Authorities in Tenerife invested a lot of time, hard work and money to convert the rocky coastline into a beautiful sunny heaven. They even brought refined sand from the Sahara Desert to build award-winning Tenerife beaches. Hotels and resorts with nice beaches, beautiful and stunning views are the best guarantees you will have a great vacation.
Here is our list of top ten 10 Tenerife Beaches:
1. Los Gigantes… one of our favorite Tenerife beaches
The Los Gigantes is a private Tenerife holidays resort placed on the western side of the Tenerife. This incredible place takes your breath away with its beautiful architecture and untouched nature. The resort has become famous just for its big cliff, over 800 meters formations. The rocky cliffs offer an inspiring and incredible view for the guests. The private area of Los Gigantes offers shimmering gold and brown sand and beautiful aquamarine waters.
2. Playa Jardin
Playa Jardin means the Garden Beach. This modern restaurant is enclosed by beautiful flora, cacti, and palm trees. It is the exotic vision of Cesar Manrique, who had a dream about making a beautiful artificial coastline, which came true with this beautiful Playa Jardin. This beach spreads from San Felipe Castle to the Punta Brava, and it offers the beautiful ecological background obtained from the shimmering black volcanic sand. The waves from the ocean are normally big here that encourages the fearless youth to try paddling or surfing.
Playa Jardin will surely offer you the outstanding views of the sea and the city, and offers the relaxing and artistic atmosphere and feel. If your hotel is in this area then you could explore the neighboring private beaches and villages… identified only by locals.
3. Playa del Bollullo:
This place offers the most exciting and amusing opportunity to step onto the black volcanic sand of Tenerife. Many beaches here are famous for the same reason… black volcanic sand. The rocks and sand offer the natural and wild beauty which you can feel only here in Tenerife. The Bollullo beach is surrounded by cliffs that make this beach a very protected and warm from the interfering of the outside world.
The unexpected winds that emerge from the sea often bring unexpected and fierce waves that attract surfers. The Bollullo beach is far from the civilization so you only find a small, tiny food & drink stand. So you will not leave this beach thirsty and hungry. Of course, you can bring your own food and drink.
4. Playa de Las Americas … for many people #1 of all Tenerife beaches
It is the most popular beach in Tenerife. Playa de Las Americas beach is also a man-made beach. Beach is very well maintained. It is always clean, well-equipped with umbrellas and sun beds. Here you will find guests from different parts of the world. The Playa de Las Americas coastline looks very natural, and it is the favorite place for individuals who enjoy all types of sports.
5. La Caleta:
The La Caleta is also the favorite beach for many tourists so it is a place that is always crowded and crumpled. This beautiful beach is a jewel of Tenerife. It gives an opportunity to the visitors to spend a relaxing time and enjoy the sunbathing on this small but peaceful beach. The La Caleta is close to Playa de Las Americas. From Playa de Las Americas you can reach the La Caleta in one hour. This place makes you feel light and hungry. But don’t worry! There are some of the traditional fish restaurants right on the beach. You will enjoy the delicious fish along with a cold beer.
So let us moved to the next beach… Playa de Las Teresitas.
6. Playa de Las Teresitas
This beach is popular because of its picture perfect and romantic appearance. This beach is well known and shows up almost on every Tenerife postcard. You may already hear about or see at least a photo of this beautiful beach. This beach is located near the Capital City Santa Cruze de Tenerife. The close by fishing village of San Andres which is definitely worth exploring. In San Andres, you will see the true tradition of Tenerife. In this small village, you will learn how the locals use to live during their period. You will get perfectly chilled drinks and snacks right on the beach.
You Will Forget Time and Reality
Many people confessed that the place makes them forget the time and the reality. Some of them like spending weeks on this beach. You have to like it.
Can you believe, they imported white sand from the Sahara desert. Playa de Las Teresitas is one of the best Tenerife beaches.
You will enjoy outstanding views of the skyline and city. On this beach, you will find a clear, lagoon kind of water.
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