The beaches in the south of Tenerife have everything you need for a spectacular day at sea. The south coast of the island is blessed with paradisiacal beaches of great beauty and all the services for the bather. Enjoy beautiful beaches of golden sand and turquoise waters.
Top best beaches in the south of Tenerife
In the south of Tenerife you will find the most famous tourist centres of the island, with a wide range of hotels and various leisure options. You can reach the beaches on foot or by bicycle from your hotel via the seafront promenade. Take advantage of your visit to go on boat trips and practice various water sports. Most of the beaches in the south of Tenerife have been awarded the Blue Flag, which indicates that they have waters suitable for bathing and all the necessary services for bathers.
El Duque Beach
This is a radiant beach of golden sands and crystalline waters, with a beauty that reminds us of the beaches of the Caribbean. It is located in Costa Adeje and has been awarded the blue flag. Due to the calmness of its waters it is suitable for the whole family, and is one of the most visited beaches in the south of Tenerife. It has access to the promenade from where you can admire the beauty of the sea, take relaxing walks and access the restaurants, bars and shops. There is free parking near the beach. It is said that this is the best beach in Tenerife because of all the services it offers and also because it is close to an exclusive area with 5 star hotels, elegant restaurants and well known brand shops.
La Pinta Beach
This is a small beach in Costa Adeje adjacent to the large harbour of Puerto Colon. In spite of its small size it receives tourists all year round, fascinated by its good weather. As well as enjoying the sand and the sea, you can go on boat trips, see cetaceans in their natural habitat and enjoy various water sports. Through the promenade you can access the restaurants and shops to buy whatever you need.
La Troya Beach
This is a beautiful beach in Playa de las Américas with a large number of bathers, especially in high season. It offers all the beach services. It has a breakwater that protects it from the strong waves, offering calm waters ideal for visiting with children. Its location near Las Américas gives you easy access to the bars and restaurants in the area. In the evenings the party atmosphere begins and nightlife lovers gather to visit the best nightclubs in Tenerife.
El Camisón Beach
This is a warm beach with golden sands brought from the Sahara to recreate the beauty of the Caribbean beaches. It is located in the Playa de las Américas complex and offers crystal clear waters with low waves for the whole family to enjoy. It is surrounded by palm trees that provide good shade to rest, enjoy a picnic and enjoy the beautiful view of the sea. On the beach you will find a restaurant where you can eat and enjoy refreshing drinks. There is also easy access to other restaurants and shops in the immediate vicinity of the beach. There are sunbeds, umbrellas, toilets, showers, footbaths, lifeguards and free parking.
Las Vistas Beach
This is a small beach in Los Cristianos, very popular for its beauty and excellent services. It began to attract tourists in the 60’s with the tourist boom that exploded in Tenerife at that time. It is very close to restaurants, cafes and bars with the best of the island’s typical food. It is also one of the perfect beaches in Tenerife South to go with the family and children because of its gentle waves. Enjoy a day out with the family, with the children playing carefree.
El Médano Beach
This is one of the most popular beaches in the south of Tenerife, perfect for lying on the sand, relaxing and admiring the waves. It is located in the municipality of Granadilla de Abona and is a favourite with surfers who find the perfect weather conditions for this sport. Along the promenade you can enjoy the coastal scenery and access the different shops and restaurants with international and local food.
La Tejita Beach
It is sheltered by the volcanic cone of Montaña Roja. It is a nudist beach that stretches for 1 km in length. As for water sports, it offers perfect conditions for surfing, windsurfing and kitesurfing.
It is located in Adeje and is a beautiful beach of golden sands. It is 600 metres long and is one of the most visited beaches in the south of the island. It offers a pleasant, summery atmosphere that is highly valued by tourists, as well as excellent water quality, clean and suitable for bathing. It has been awarded the Blue Flag with services of sunbeds, umbrellas and showers, as well as availability to practice different water sports. At night the music is turned on and tourists gather to enjoy Tenerife’s nightlife. It is next to the promenade through which you can access the restaurants, bars and shops. It has a private parking area very close to the beach and another free parking area next to the hotel area.
This small beach is only 300 metres long and is located right next to Playa de Fañabé. Due to its low wind and calm waters it is ideal for the whole family to enjoy. It has footbaths and toilets. You will also have access to restaurants and parking areas near the beach.
We remind you that the beaches in the south of Tenerife are the busiest on the island, so you should take your precautions. In high season they are usually full of tourists so it is difficult to find parking space. You should also make your reservations for accommodation and activities well in advance to make sure you find availability on the desired date.