10 Amazing Beaches

in Tenerife

An over view of 10 amazing beaches in Tenerife.

Playa Jardin Beach, Tenerife

A Beautiful black sand beach with high waves, a great place to relax and swim with botanical gardens nearby to explore. It is also located just over the road from the Loro Parque zoo.

Playa de los Gigantes Beach, Tenerife

A small beach with a big view, the jaw dropping landscape running along the coast to the north will have you in awe of nature. The best way to truly take in these dramatic views are from the water, so get on a jet-ski and explore. If that’s not your thing maybe bring along your snorkel and mask and check out the rock-pools, or just relax on the exotic volcanic black sands.

Playa la Tejita Beach, Tenerife

A large flat open beach with stunning mountain views, situated on the south of the island and on a direct wind path so can get breezy, which makes it a perfect place for kite-surfing and on good days the swells can get very big. This beach has a nudist friendly section so if you’re after a full body tan this is the place.

Playa del Duque Beach, Tenerife

A calm beach with a great view of el Duque castle, surrounded by bars, restaurants, cafes and a shopping centre. Take a peaceful walk along the promenade and listen to the roar of the sea as it crashes against the rocks.

Playa Bollullo Beach, Tenerife

A stunning natural black sand beach with massive waves, it is situated a little bit out of the way, but to most who visit, there is no better spot on the island. There are no barriers here, so the currents can be very strong and because of this swimming isn’t advised. Possibly the best place to relax and witness the Atlantic away from the hustle and bustle.

Playa de la Vistas Beach, Tenerife

A sparkling white sand beach with calm waves, well equipped for people with disabilities and plenty of space to lay your towel. The promenade that stretches the whole length of the beach hosts bars, restaurants and shops. Everything you need in one area.

Playa las Teresitas Beach, Tenerife

A peaceful long white sand beach boasting calm crystal clear water and an inspiring mountainous backdrop. A very popular photo spot due to the surrounding landscape, a perfect family outing location.

Playa del Camisón Beach, Tenerife 

A calm and family friendly white sand beach with a cosmopolitan backdrop, there are plenty of leisure facilities nearby with an armada of shops and restaurants. You can relax in a hammock on the beach or maybe get cosy on one of the beds, before enjoying the spectacular water fountains with colourful lights and music on av Las Americas, directly behind the beach.

Playa del Médano Beach, Tenerife 

A destination favourite for surfers of all kinds, placed on a good wind path making it perfect for any kite type sports. Certain parts of the beach have have eroded  into natural shelter spots, perfect for sunbathing. There is also the unmissable sight of the red mountain to the south.

Playa de Fañabé Beach, Tenerife 

Often quoted the best beach on the island to witness awe inspiring and absolutely stunning sunsets. A beach with calm clear waters and beautiful white sand lined with beds, bars and restaurants. Perfect for a family day out, with everything you would need a stone’s throw away.