Tenerife offers a variety of beaches. There are some with the natural volcanic black sand, shingle and rock beaches. There are also beautiful man-made beaches with sand that has been imported from the Sahara Desert. You’ll also find a good selection of Naturist beaches for those looking for an all-over-tan.
Golden Beaches of Playa de las Americas and Los Cristianos
Playa de las Americas and Los Cristianos have beaches of fine golden sand with sunbeds, toilets, watersports, bars, shops and restaurants.
Teresitas Beach in Santa Cruz
In northern Tenerife you’ll find that Teresitas Beach is the most popular beach. It is located just north of Santa Cruz and stretches for 1.5km with scattered palm trees offering plenty of shade. There are also toilets and sundeds for rental. Sands are soft golden and there is a breakwater for safe swimming. This beach is very popular with the locals.
Tenerife Naturist Beaches
The most popular naturist beaches in Tenerife are Playa de la Tejita at El Medano, Playa de los Patos at La Orotava and Playa de las Gaviotas near Santa Cruz.
All these Tenerife Highlights can be visited independently or if you’re travelling with a tour operator then most listed below will offer organised excursions.Share