Golden sand or black sand, quiet and far away or lively and close, sheltered or windy, between
rocks or trees… the beaches of Tenerife offer you endless options to choose from, from which you
will never go wrong, as each one offers you a completely unique experience, however, to make
your choice easier, we leave you this list where we hope you find your favorite beach.
PLAYA DE BENIJO
This wild beach of black sand will take your breath away, not only for its landscape of volcanic
rocks, but also for the way to get there, which requires crossing the Anaga massif, a green and
lush laurel forest that ends where the beaches begin.
PLAYA EL BOLLULLO
Among the banana plantations in the north of Tenerife we find this black sand beach, one of the
favorites of all travelers, thanks not only to its sand but also to its crystalline water and its fun
waves, which makes it the ideal beach to play with the waves.
PLAYA EL MEDANO
Being one of the best known and most accessible beaches on the island, El Medano beach
guarantees a unique atmosphere, where thanks to the wind it is possible to practice numerous
water sports or take a pleasant walk along the coastline.
PLAYA DE MASCA
This completely wild beach can only be reached with good hiking boots or a boat, but without a
doubt the adventure to get there is worth it, as this paradisiacal beach in the middle of the Masca
ravine will be unforgettable.
PLAYA DE LAS TERESITAS
Being one of the best known beaches in Tenerife, this beach is located only 8 kilometers from the
capital Santa Cruz. With more than a kilometer of golden sand, easy access and a large parking
area, it is undoubtedly one of the best beaches in the island.
PLAYA DE LOS GUÍOS
Located on the western tip of the island, is this beach where the imposing cliffs of Los Gigantes
stand out. It is worth spending some time on the beach admiring its beauty from a completely new
PLAYA DE PUNTA DE TENO
This small black sand beach of barely 30 meters long is worth to visit, not only for the blue of its
water but also for its location, a magical and charming corner of the island in the same lighthouse
PLAYA EL DUQUE
Created for all visitors seeking tranquility, this beach offers a high standard and high quality
enclave. Awarded with the blue flag distinction, this beach also has a beautiful seafront walk
surrounded by all kinds of establishments that will make your visit unforgettable.
PLAYA JARDÍN EN EL PUERTO DE LA CRUZ
On the coast of El Puerto de la Cruz, as its name indicates, this large black sand beach is
surrounded by endless green areas, which make it an ideal place for a stroll.
PLAYA DEL PUERTITO
This small beach away from most of the tourist influence is located in a small fishing district, where
there is a unique natural enclave formed by a marine micro-reserve frequented by green turtles,
which, with a little luck, will approach to greet visitors.