Tenerife boasts numerous beaches covering the entire shore of the island. They are characteristic for their black volcanic sand, and the water is very shallow in certain areas. The most popular beaches of Tenerife include Las Americas, Playa Duque, Playa de la Arena, Playa los Gigantes, Playa Los Cristianos, Playa Roja and many more. The most popular beaches are situated in the south.
Playa La Tejita is located in El Médan, next to the volcanic cone of Montaña Roja (Red Mountain). The area is a protected natural reservation (part of the Montaña Roja National Reservation), which means that access by car is not permitted. Visitors can use the parking area located a few hundred meters from the beach itself. The beach is not very crowded, even though it is truly beautiful, and this is mostly due to the occasionally high waves that wash over it. The beach is perfect for surfers, as well as those who simply enjoy the colors of the waves while they bask in the sun. Sun beds are available for rent at the beach, and the beach is truly worth a visit.
Garachico Natural Pools belong to the El Caletóna area in the north of Tenerife. They are located lose to the Castle San Miguel (16th century), as well as the Garachica stone, formed as a consequence of a volcanic eruption in 1706. At the time, the area was the most important pier on Tenerife, this clear water area is perfect for all who enjoy the open sea and bathing in natural pools. During the summer, lifeguards, restaurants, parking spots, public pools, a beach and a new pier are all available in the area.
Natural Pools – The completely natural pools of Los Abrigos will surely offer you pleasure. Hidden from the nearby road by large stones, they are hard to spot if you don’t carefully look at them, but they are a truly wonderful place, which you can see from our photo. When the waves are strong, the area is reserved only for the bravest, because at these times you will really think that the water will eject you from the pools and take you into the ocean. If the water if calm, this spot will surely provide you with one of the most beautifully spent days on Tenerife. The locals also visit the pools when they are not too crowded, and those who are familiar with the island know which beaches are less visited, which makes them a better choice.
Playa El Beril - if you are looking for a peaceful beach with characteristic volcanic traits and black sand, you’ve come to the right place. This beach is part of the Adeje shore of Tenerife, near the elite Playa del Duque. You can actually just carry on walking from the Playa el Duque and reach this vast beach, characteristic for its shallow water, but it is important to note that the waves on this beach are truly small, because they are broken up by large natural stone walls. The beach offers beach volleyball courts, sun beds and parasols. In addition to this, showers and changing stations are available at the beach, and the long promenade houses many bars which offer visitor refreshments in the heat of the summer.