Turismo de Tenerife joins the campaign launched by the Royal Spanish Federation of Rescue and Lifesaving for the prevention of accidents in aquatic facilities and natural aquatic spaces. The initiative aims to reduce the number of drowning deaths that occur each year in Spain which is already over one hundred people in 2017. The Royal Federation, together with the European Federation and the World Federation of Rescue and Lifesaving, has launched the campaign #StopAhogados. The campaign includes informative flyers with simple tips to prevent accidents. The flyers can be downloaded at the Royal Federation’s website in the section on Prevention.
When you go to the beach with children your needs multiply; very important: fun and safety. In Tenerife we have marvellous beaches for all tastes: surfers, secluded, city,… Today we share five of the best beaches on the island to visit with children.
During these days nothing seems more appealing than a good dip. But, where can we go? Tenerife, which has almost 70 km of beaches, most of them Blue Flag awarded due to the quality of their water, provided services and accessibility, is the ideal place. So, our only concern will be to decide which one.
In the South beaches usually have golden sands, while those in the North are almost black.
Here you can see a list of the beaches that have been awarded with the Blue Flag:
Golden sands: Playa de Fañabé and Playa del Duque , (in Adeje); El Médano and La Jaquita (in Granadilla de Abona).
Black sands: Troya I and II (in Arona); Playa San Juan (in Guía de Isora); La Arena (in Santiago del Teide); El Socorro (in Los Realejos); Playa Jardín and San Telmo (in Puerto de la Cruz); Arenisco (in San Cristóbal de La Laguna); La Arena (in Tacoronte).
However, we can always opt for wonderful natural pools. The most popular ones are in Bajamar and Punta del Hidalgo (in La Laguna); San Juan de la Rambla (Charco de la Laja); Garachico (El Caletón) and San Miguel.
Besides, every single place offers lots of fun activities: windsurfing, kitesurfing, kayaking, etc.
No matter what you choose, sand or natural pool, any option is great for relaxing and enjoying our fantastic coast.
But remember, it is important to measure out your sun exposure. Use sunscreen, drink plenty of fluids and, of course, look after our shores and keep them clean.
Tell us which one you finally chose!
The Environmental Education and Consumer Association (ADEAC) has finally decided what beaches are top quality in Tenerife awarding them with Blue flags.
Tenerife is happy to announce that this year nine more beaches in the island got awarded as a result of improvements and hard work.
It’s vital for Tenerife to keep the beaches in the best conditions as most of the travellers come here for beach holidays, they are precious natural resources we all need to care about.
In order to get the Blue Flag award the beaches have to meet the following chriteria listed here http://www.blueflag.org/ :
- Environmental Education and information
- Water quality
- Environmental Management
- Safety and Services
List of beaches in Tenerife with Blue Flag:
- El Médano
- La Jaquita
- La Tejita
- Troya I and II
- El Duque
- Los Cristianos
- El Camisón
- Las Vistas
Santiago del Teide:
- La Arena
- El Arenisco
- El socorro
Puerto de la Cruz:
- Playa Jardín
- San Telmo
- La Arena – Mesa del mar
Guía de Isora
- San Juan
17 highly recommended beaches for all of us.
We could make several listings with our beaches, one for surfers, for divers also nudist beaches in Tenerife, so stay tunned for the next one, now you just need your accomodation, check the most recommended hotels in Tenerife at Tripadvisor, HolidayCheck, Zoover and others for the best holidays in the Canaries