Los Cristianos Beach

Location: Los Cristianos, municipality of Arona
Map: see on Google maps
Beach type: urban beach with golden sand
Access: Easy access
Facilities: Sunbeds, umbrellas, showers, toilets, bars and restaurants
Nudist friendly: No
Lifeguards: Yes
Parking: Yes
Public Transport: Yes
Wheelchair accessible: Yes

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.

Calm water and safe for swimming

Los Cristianos beach is ideal for swimming and for families with children, since the ocean here is always calm, without waves or strong currents. This beach is also classified as very accessible and safe, with lifeguards and police patrols all year long.

Los Cristianos Beach
Source: Jose Mesa

 

At 975 m long and 40 m wide, with its fine golden sand and clear waters, Playa Los Cristianos beach offers plenty of possibilities to spend the time: playground for children, beach volleyball, watersports such as snorkeling and even banana-boat rides if you are looking for some fun.

Los Cristianos beach is wheelchair friendly and you can find everything you need for a relaxing beach day: sunbeds, umbrellas, showers, public toilets and a variety of restaurants for lunch or dinner. This beach has a long promenade called Avenida Juan Alfonso Batista, where you can find plenty of bars and restaurants, very close to the beach itself.

There are plenty of free street parking spots but during the summer months this beach can be very popular, so it’s harder to find where to park. A paid underground parking is also available close by.

Nudist friendly beach in Los Cristianos

If you are a naturist and you prefer a more private beach, you can go to the unofficial nudist beach in Los Cristianos, a small black sand beach called Playa de los Tarajales, situated in the neighborhood El Rincon. It’s rocky and there are no sunbeds, shops or umbrellas, which means that on most days you can have the place all to yourself.

Los Cristianos Beach Webcam

There is a livecam of Los Cristianos Beach available to watch here. Most popular resorts on the island have similar webcams available, so you can see how the weather is like.

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