Tenerife is an island famous for its striking beauty and nature. Largely dominated by volcanoes and cliffs, there are many secluded regions to visit with picturesque beaches. For families looking for a peaceful day to couples looking for some adrenaline-fuelled fun, there are beaches to suit everyone’s tastes in Tenerife.
Playa de las Teresitas
Often referred to as the most beautiful beach on Tenerife, Playa de las Teresitas is the perfect beach to capture those idyllic moments and save them forever. With its golden sands, turquoise sea and large palm trees, this beach is frequently photographed and used in travel articles and magazines. Beside the beach you can find a fishing village and an Anaga Mountain backdrop, so you will never be short of activities to do.
Los Gigantes is a secluded resort beach located in the western part of Tenerife. The untouched nature of the beach is stunning as there are giant cliff formations over 800 meters high. Visitors will particularly enjoy the aquamarine waters that are perfect to swim in on a warm day.
Also known as the ‘garden beach’ Playa Jardin is a beautiful beach surrounded by cacti and palm trees. The beach is famous for its urban strip of sand which was the vision of Cesar Manrique who wanted to create a man-made coastline. Playa Jardin is filled with black volcanic sand and is perfect for families who want to sunbathe or thrill seekers eager to try out surfing or paddling.
Playa de las Americas
Playa de las Americas is one of the most famous beaches in Tenerife. This large beach is equipped with sun beds and umbrellas for its visitors to relax on and sunbathe as well as being popular for people who enjoy sports such as basketball, volleyball and surfing.
Playa del Bollullo
Playa del Bollullo is a remote beach that shows Tenerife’s untamed, wild beauty. Bollullo beach is surrounding by cliffs which make it intimate and protected, this means that the winds whip up and can often be strong, creating ideal conditions perfect for people looking to surf or canoe. Although Playa del Bollullo is isolated from large crowds, there are many food and drink stands for you to enjoy.