• The best beaches on Tenerife for the winter

    The pleasant climate all year round makes Tenerife one of the favourite destinations for those who want a haven to enjoy a warm winter. Hence, the island’s beaches become the perfect place to usher in the new year and to pass the winter months.  Here is a selection of...
  • PLAYA DE EL SOCORRO – LOS REALEJOS

    El Socorro, in Los Realejos, is one of the most attractive beaches of northern Tenerife, especially for sea sport lovers. The Blue Flag distinction, guaranteeing the quality of the water and the high standards of all its services, makes El Socorro ideal whether you want to spend a relaxing...
  • Five natural pools in Tenerife worth visiting

    Luxury swims in small packages Just like good things come in small packages, many ocean and swimming enthusiasts prefer a nice natural pool than the large extensions of our notoriously excellent beaches. This is a small selection of some of these pools in Tenerife which are undoubtedly well worth...
  • Playa Roque de Bodegas

    An Atlantic Ocean which cries: “Stop”!

    The Anaga area, in Santa Cruz, has a trio of beaches which simply deserve an unhurried and inquisitive visit. Very close to the famous town of Taganana, after crossing this legendary massif with a recent Biosphere Reserve listing, we come to a surprising beach which, at low tide, is simply spectacular. If, moreover, the sun...
  • Top 5 beaches: Tenerife

    1.La Arena Playa de la Arena, in Santiago del Teide, is one of the embryos of tourist development on Tenerife. Once a charming fishing village, Puerto Santiago – and Los Gigantes, the spectacular nearby cliffs – gradually developed as from the seventies. It became a holiday destination for residents...
  • A red extension worthy of its mountain which lures you to disconnect

    There is an airport nearby, the Island’s wind sea sports hub is right next door (El Médano), a few kilometres away is the fishing village of Los Abrigos, famous for its restaurants and the South motorway provides a view of its charms. However, getting to the beach of La...
  • Playa El Socorro

    If what you want is to enjoy your surfing skills, either because you are learning or because you love to see others ride, the beach of El Socorro, in the northern borough of Los Realejos, is the place for you. With black sand, car parks, restaurants and refreshment stall,...
  • Piscina natural de Jover. A charming spot in the northeast

    If you want a day out with the family that is different and full of contrasts, then Jover is the place for you. This is no beach, and you’ll not find metres and metres of golden or black sand, but it is certainly a charming spot on the coast of La Laguna, on northeast...
  • Agua Dulce

    This is a virgin beach situated along the coast of a pretty valley full of banana plantations. Agua Dulce, in the borough of Los Silos, has the best conditions for surfing, but is also perfect for wave-loving swimmers.     Covered with pebbles and volcanic sand, this beach is...
  • Beaches of the north

    The Caletón pools in Garachico, formed by the volcanic eruption, offer bathers refreshing and capricious formations. We will take breakfast here, in one of the many cafeterias which string along the main road, enjoying the views. From Garachico, we head towards Los Realejos for a swim in El Socorro....
  • Treasure of Anaga. Benijo

    With Biosphere Reserve listing, the Anaga massif in Santa Cruz is a gem of environmental diversity trimmed by a legendary beach for those who love freedom, nudism and symbiosis with nature. Benijo does not disappoint those with a non-conformist spirit. Access by car is easy, there are various restaurants...
  • Beaches and pools to enjoy the summer

    One of the most gratifying activities of the summertime (actually, it can be done all year round) consists in a refreshing seashore swim. Travellers have lots of different options, from volcanic, virgin, black-sanded beaches, normally found in the north of the Island, to the expanses of golden sands more...
  • Golden sands in the south. Playa de Abama

    If you are looking for somewhere secluded where you can relax and disconnect, Abama beach is the place for you. Situated beside a luxury hotel, this cove with golden sands and calm sea guarantees peace and quiet. Nestled beside a cliff crowned with banana plantations, this shell-shaped beach is...
  • Playa de Las Gaviotas. Hypnotic black sand

    The beach of Las Gaviotas is a symbol of freedom and contact with nature. Its situation, isolated yet close to Santa Cruz, makes it the ideal spot to disconnect from the bustle of the city. This beach with very fine, black sand, is found just under the Anaga massif...
  • Playa de San Telmo. History in a nutshell

    This is one of the smallest beaches on the Island, but it has always had something special: an aura, a different aroma, something authentic and strongly bonded with the Canary Islander and the sea. San Telmo, and its recently refurbished promenade, is one of the most visited spots on...
  • Playa de Amáciga. Much more than surf

    The trio of excellent beaches on the Santa Cruz side of the Anaga massif includes one which, although a favourite with experienced and beginner surfers for decades, has more than enough reasons for a day out there. Of course, the vicinity of such attractive beaches as Roque de Las Bodegas or Benijo provides an opportunity...
  • Delightful little beach to eat and relax, Playa de San Marcos

    Over and above the controversy regarding the greater or lesser quantity of sand with respect to past years – it is true that it has diminished and that solutions are being weighed up – the beach of San Marcos, on the coast of the ever enchanting northern town of Icod de los Vinos, continues...
  • A favourite with tourists, it keeps its essence despite urban growth nearby

    Playa de la Arena, in Santiago del Teide, is one of the embryos of tourist development on Tenerife. Once a charming fishing village, Puerto Santiago – and Los Gigantes, the spectacular nearby cliffs – gradually developed as from the seventies. It became a holiday destination for residents and, with...