Playa de la
fast-growing holiday resort, Playa de la
Arena, is located on the south-west coast of
Tenerife. It is the town farthest to the
south of the three holiday resorts,
Gigantes, Puerto Santiago and Playa de la
Arena that have almost grown together.
Playa de la Arena beach
With a length of 150 metres and a width of
up to 40 metres, Playa de la Arena is
somewhat bigger than the beaches in the
The beach has
very fine-grained, dark lava sand, which is
one of Tenerife's characteristics. There is
also a fine scene behind the beach where
there are palm trees along the short sea
becomes deep relatively fast and depending
on the wind direction, there may be waves.
However, there is a lifeguard to protect the
possible to rent sun lounges and sunshades
and there are also showers and toilets. The
facilities, the clean water and
eco-friendliness at the beach has resulted
in the award of EU's Blue Flag for several
years in a row.
The water grows deep a little too fast for
young children, but on days without waves,
they can easily play alongside the water.
During the high season, there are a few
activities, such as windsurfing and diving.
There is a wide selection of restaurants,
cafés and bars behind the beach. Here you
will also find a variety of small shops.
Playa de la Arena holiday resort
Playa de la Arena is a charming and relaxed
holiday resort, which is perfect for
families with younger children and couples
of all ages.
the size of Playa de la Arena, the town has
many restaurants, cafés and bars. The
nightlife is a bit livelier than in the
neighbouring towns in the north, but also
more relaxed than in
Playa de las Americas.