The best beaches and coves of Tenerife

The island of Tenerife , in the Canary archipelago, has the luxury of being able to offer good weather practically 365 days a year, especially in the south, since in the north it does tend to cool and rain during winter. It is one of the main Spanish tourist destinations and there you can find not only wonderful beaches and coves but also many very interesting places to visit.

Anyway, today I would like to focus solely on the beaches and coves of Tenerife , where you can find them with different characteristics and thus choose the one that best suits your tastes and needs. Although there are many more than I will recommend, in these you will undoubtedly enjoy a true paradise:

Garden Beach

It is in Puerto de la Cruz , in the north of the island, and around it there are more than 15,000 square meters of gardens, which makes it in a spectacular setting. It is 700 meters long and has black sand, having various services such as parking, showers, hammocks, umbrellas, bars and restaurants.

Las Vistas Beach

It is one of the most famous on the island and is in the south, specifically in Los Cristianos . It is 850 meters long and is also made of white sand. There is a bus stop and it is one of the busiest thanks to being in one of the most touristy areas. There you can rent jet skis and there is a promenade with several shops, bars and restaurants.

Pools of Bajamar

It is a small cove that has several natural pools formed by the rocks and that are made of sea water. There are 2 large ones and a small one for children and they are in the municipality of La Laguna.

La Tejita Beach

It is in the south, in the town of Granadilla . It is one kilometer long and has fine, golden sand. Its waves are very strong so it is one of the favorites for surfers and fans of other water sports. It has a small nudist cove.

Médano Beach

It is in the area of ​​El Médano, belonging to Granadilla. It is made of fine golden sand and is 2 kilometers long. It is a very windy beach perfect for surfing and in the surroundings there are several shops, restaurants and a tourist office.

El Confital Beach

Beach in Tenerife
It is also in Grandilla, south of La Tejita Beach. It is made of black sand and is 200 meters long, along which there is also a promenade with hotels, restaurants and various services. There is a camping area.

Las Americas Beach

It is in Costa Adeje and it is also one of the most famous on the island, so its occupation is usually high throughout the year. It is semi-urban with fine golden sand and in it you can practice sports such as surfing, diving or taking a ride on a jet ski.

La Caleta

It is next to Playa de Las Américas and is 75 meters long. Its occupation is medium and it is made of stones , not sand. It is small but charming, also having various services and a promenade.

Duque Beach

It is in Costa Adeje and belongs to one of the urbanizations in the area. It is made of black sand and has a length of 700 meters. Very close there is a port from which several excursions are made.

Fañabé Beach

It is also in Costa Adeje, one of the most touristic areas of the island. There are 650 meters of black sand and there are always many people. It is also close to the port since it belongs to an urbanization close to the previous one.

The Seagulls

It is in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the capital of the island, and it is a small nudist cove where there is usually strong waves.

Las Teresitas Beach

It is also in the capital and there are more than 1,200 meters of fine white sand . There are a couple of beach bars, parking and in the surroundings many bars and restaurants. Its occupation is high.