Playa Martianez

Location: Los Realejos
Map: see on Google maps
Beach type: fine grey sand beach
Access: Easy access
Facilities: Showers, toilets, waste bins, beach bar
Nudist friendly: No
Lifeguards: Yes
Parking: Yes
Public Transport: Yes
Wheelchair accessible: Yes

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.

The ideal beach for surfers in Puerto de la Cruz

Although the beach is not ideal for relaxing and swimming, it has good conditions for surfers and there is even a surfing school right by the beach. If you’re staying in the city, Playa Martianez is easy accessible on foot or by car, and it’s never crowded compared to the more famous Playa Jardin.

Playa de Martianez

A long promenade passes in front of the beach, with benches and sitting areas from where you can admire the view of the ocean. If you move a little further from the beach you will get to Parque Martianez, designed by the Canarian architect Cesar Manrique.

Martianez beach has black volcanic sand and it offers easy access for wheelchairs, although there are no facilities like sun loungers or umbrellas and not even lifeguards on site. The beach is usually frequented by surfers and it offers a lot of space for long walks and exploration, given itss considerable size: 350 m in length and 40 m in width.

Playa Martianez is close many good restaurants and hotels in Puerto de la Cruz

A great number of hotels are situated right across the beach, offering spectacular views of the Atlantic. Puerto de la Cruz is considered the first resort ever in Tenerife, so here you will find many restaurants and bars with amazing food, some of them even worth the trip from across the island.

From Playa Martianez you can easily walk to the other beaches in Puerto de la Cruz like the smaller Playa San Telmo and the beautiful Playa Jardin beach.

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