Playa del Socorro - A Beach Mecca For Surfers In Tenerife
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Playa del Socorro - A Beach Mecca For Surfers In Tenerife

Published on July 22, 2019

Playa del Socorro is situated on the north west coast of Tenerife and it’s a popular spot for surfers around the island.

Playa El Ancon - Nudist Friendly Beach In Tenerife
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Playa El Ancon - Nudist Friendly Beach In Tenerife

Published on July 03, 2019

Similar to Playa El Bollulo and Playa Los Patos, Ancon beach is situated close to Puerto de la Cruz in the area known as El Rincon. Getting here is not easy, so it’s an ideal place for anyone looking for some privacy.

Playa Los Patos - Visit The Wild Beaches Of Tenerife
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Playa Los Patos - Visit The Wild Beaches Of Tenerife

Published on July 03, 2019

Playa Los Patos is located in the Orotava valley, more precise in the area called El Rincon, similar to beach El Bollulo and Playa El Ancon. Playa Los Patos is separated from Playa Ancon only by a protuberance that enters the ocean and divides the two beaches.

Playa Bollulo - A Wild And Amazing Beach In Tenerife
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Playa Bollulo - A Wild And Amazing Beach In Tenerife

Published on July 03, 2019

Playa Bollulo is located in the north of Tenerife, close to the resort of Puerto de la Cruz. The beach can be reached either by car (by parking at the the restaurant El Bollulo, and then it’s a 5 minutes walk down to the beach) or by walking the 4 km from Puerto de la Cruz. The journey takes around 45 minutes on foot and you can admire the entire coastline.

Playa Martianez - The ideal beach for surfers in Puerto de la Cruz
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Playa Martianez - The ideal beach for surfers in Puerto de la Cruz

Published on July 03, 2019

Playa Martianez is an urban beach in Puerto de la Cruz, that does not impress or conquers with her beauty, especially if you compare it with Playa Jardin.

Playa Chica - The Town Beach In Puerto Santiago, Tenerife
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Playa Chica - The Town Beach In Puerto Santiago, Tenerife

Published on July 03, 2019

Playa Chica is centrally located in Puerto Santiago, accessible from the promenade and close to the fishing docks. Locals also call it Playa El Puertito, because from the beach you have a view towards the Fishermen’s Harbour (Muelle de los Pescadores). Due to its location, the beach is also known as Playa de Puerto Santiago, after the name of the town. In the end it's the same beach under many names, a typical thing for Tenerife and Spain in general.

Playa de la Arena - A Great Place To Stay In Tenerife
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Playa de la Arena - A Great Place To Stay In Tenerife

Published on July 03, 2019

You will find Playa de la Arena close to the town of Puerto Santiago, in a beautiful natural setting, with views of the island La Gomera. This beach has been awarded the Blue Flag distinction since 1989 continuously, which means it is not only beautiful, but also very clean and offers plenty of facilities to visitors.

Playa de Abama, Tenerife - A public beach in front of a luxury hotel
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Playa de Abama, Tenerife - A public beach in front of a luxury hotel

Published on July 02, 2019

Playa Abama is situated very close to Playa San Juan and it has crystal clear waters, protected by big rocks thrown into the sea to break the waves and keep the beach safe for swimming. Some natural pools form nearby, so there’s a lot to explore and discover.

Playa Las Galletas - A very quiet and relaxed beach in Tenerife
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Playa Las Galletas - A very quiet and relaxed beach in Tenerife

Published on July 02, 2019

Las Galletas beach is located in the fishing village with the same name, in the municipality of Arona, only 15 kilometers away from Los Cristianos, and pretty close to Tenerife South airport.

Playa del Duque - An Upscale Area in Tenerife and Costa Adeje
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Playa del Duque - An Upscale Area in Tenerife and Costa Adeje

Published on July 02, 2019

Playa del Duque is situated in the upscale zone of Costa Adeje, with lots of 4 or 5 stars hotels close to the beach and a wide range of international restaurants, prepared to meet the highest culinary expectations.

Playa Torviscas - A Great Beach in Costa Adeje, Tenerife
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Playa Torviscas - A Great Beach in Costa Adeje, Tenerife

Published on July 02, 2019

Playa Torviscas is part of the Costa Adeje set of beaches and it is connected to Playa Fanabe, separated only by the breakwater that helps in keeping the water calm. Together they are also part of Playa de las Americas resort and they are considered a more upmarket area compared to the south of las Americas.

Fanabe Beach - The heart and soul of Costa Adeje
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Fanabe Beach - The heart and soul of Costa Adeje

Published on July 02, 2019

Playa de Fanabe, part of the Playa de las Americas resort, is one of the busiest and most popular beaches in Tenerife and the largest one in Costa Adeje. Situated in the south of the island, it is connected through a promenade with the neighboring Puerto Colon and Playa del Duque.

Playa Honda - A rocky surfer's beach in Playa de las Americas
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Playa Honda - A rocky surfer's beach in Playa de las Americas

Published on July 02, 2019

The name of Playa Honda translates to English as Slingshot and it is situated in the resort of Playa de las Americas. On some maps and guides, you will even find it under the name of Playa Las Americas.

Playa del Camison - Relax in Playa de Las Americas
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Playa del Camison - Relax in Playa de Las Americas

Published on July 02, 2019

El Camison beach is located in the popular Playa de las Americas resort, on the south end towards Los Cristianos and close to Playa Las Vistas.

Playa Troya Beach - Popular Beach in Playa de Las Americas, Tenerife
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Playa Troya Beach - Popular Beach in Playa de Las Americas, Tenerife

Published on July 01, 2019

Troya beach is the most popular beach in Playa de las Americas, with many shops, restaurants and hotels in close proximity. Divided between Troya I and Troya II, this is the party epicentre in Tenerife and a favourite place for all tourists.

Playa La Tejita - A Wild Beach in Tenerife
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Playa La Tejita - A Wild Beach in Tenerife

Published on July 01, 2019

Playa de La Tejita is the largest natural beach in Tenerife, with 1 km in length and almost 40 m wide. It is located close to El Medano beach, on the other side of the volcanic cone called Montana Roja.

Playa Los Guios - The Black Sand Beach in Los Gigantes, Tenerife
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Playa Los Guios - The Black Sand Beach in Los Gigantes, Tenerife

Published on July 01, 2019

Set in the small town of Los Gigantes, in the municipality of Santiago del Teide, this beach is commonly known as Los Gigantes beach, although it has two other official names: Playa de Los Guios and Playa Argel.

Las Teresitas Beach - The Most Beautiful Beach in Tenerife North
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Las Teresitas Beach - The Most Beautiful Beach in Tenerife North

Published on July 01, 2019

Situated up in the north, in the small village of San Andres, Playa de las Teresitas is one of the most popular and spectacular beaches in Tenerife. With fine golden sand brought here from Africa, this beach stretches for almost 1,5 km, with splendid views of the Anaga mountains.

Playa Leocadio Machado - The town beach in El Medano
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Playa Leocadio Machado - The town beach in El Medano

Published on July 01, 2019

El Medano is a small town in the municipality of Granadilla de Abona, on the east coast of the island, very close to the Reina Sofia airport. The town is right next to the beach, so you can easily find public parking on the streets nearby.

Playa Las Vistas - Best Beach in Los Cristianos, Tenerife
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Playa Las Vistas - Best Beach in Los Cristianos, Tenerife

Published on July 01, 2019

The town of Los Cristianos welcomes visitors with a total of three beaches: Los Cristianos Beach, protected by the nearby harbor; Las Vistas Beach, the most popular and beautiful beach of all three and a secluded small beach with black volcanic sand, which is considered nudist friendly.

Los Cristianos Beach - Info about facilities on Playa Los Cristianos
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Los Cristianos Beach - Info about facilities on Playa Los Cristianos

Published on July 01, 2019

The town of Los Cristianos has a total of three beaches: Los Cristianos Beach, a large beach protected by the harbor; Las Vistas Beach, probably the most popular beach of all three and a secluded small beach with black volcanic sand, which is considered nudist friendly.

8 Best Beaches in Tenerife - Most beautiful beaches in the South & North
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8 Best Beaches in Tenerife - Most beautiful beaches in the South & North

Published on October 05, 2018

Tenerife is a great destination for a sunny holiday, but the island is of volcanic origin, which means that there are many beaches with black volcanic sand.

Charco de la Laja - Natural swimming pool in San Juan de la Rambla
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Charco de la Laja - Natural swimming pool in San Juan de la Rambla

Published on November 21, 2017

Charco de la Laja is a natural swimming pool located in the north of Tenerife, in the town of San Juan de la Rambla.

101 Beaches in Tenerife: A Complete Guide to Tenerife
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101 Beaches in Tenerife: A Complete Guide to Tenerife

Published on February 28, 2017

Tenerife - the largest of the Canary Islands and the most popular among tourists. With a beautiful weather all year round, Tenerife is a popular beach destination even during the winter months, when temperatures are still in the mid 20s range, especially in the south.

Playa de Las Gaviotas - Naturist friendly beach in Tenerife North
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Playa de Las Gaviotas - Naturist friendly beach in Tenerife North

Published on February 23, 2017

Located in the town with the same name, Las Gaviotas beach is charming and well worth a visit if you have a rental car and want to explore more of the north. It’s easy to get to Las Gaviotas from Santa Cruz and you can drive all the way to the beach, although there are not many parking spaces.

Playa Radazul - A lovely day at the beach close to Santa Cruz
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Playa Radazul - A lovely day at the beach close to Santa Cruz

Published on February 08, 2017

Playa Radazul is located in the center of the town with the same name, close to Santa Cruz and in the municipality of El Rosario. This beach is also known under the name of Litoral del Rosario.

Playa de La Nea - Great beach for families with kids in Tenerife North
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Playa de La Nea - Great beach for families with kids in Tenerife North

Published on February 08, 2017

Playa de La Nea is situated close to Santa Cruz de Tenerife, in the small resort called Radazul. Due to its proximity to the capital, many residents come to this beach, especially in the weekend during summer months. At other times the occupancy is low at this beach.

Playa San Telmo: Swim In The Natural Pools In Puerto de la Cruz
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Playa San Telmo: Swim In The Natural Pools In Puerto de la Cruz

Published on February 06, 2017

Located in the north of Tenerife in the town of Puerto de la Cruz, San Telmo beach is small compared to Playa Jardin and Martianez Beach, but it is ideal for swimming and it’s very popular among locals.

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