Playa Paraiso is
located on the south-west coast of Tenerife,
approximately 8 kilometres north of the busy
Playa de las Americas.
Playa Paraiso beaches
Playa Paraiso has three small beaches, all
located in small rocky bays.
The best of the
three beaches is the one farthest to the
north. The beach is called Las Galgas, but
is usually referred to as Playa Paraiso. It
is located right between the large hotels
Riu Buena Vista Clubhotel and Roca Nivaria
This beach was
recently completely renovated and was in
this connection supplied with new sand. The
sun lounges, sunshades and showers are also
The two other
beaches have gravel and pebbles. Close to
one of them, there is a giant sea water pool
called 'Lago Paraiso', see the picture
The sand on the main beach is fine-grained
and there is usually enough room to play.
However, the water is not very shallow and
there are several stones along the
There are no water sports facilities at the
During the high season, refreshments are
sold at the main beach, Las Galgas.
Playa Paraiso holiday resort
Playa Paraiso is a small and relatively
quiet holiday resort. There are a number of
large and good hotels and plenty of
restaurants, bars and small shops in the
During the past
couple of years, several initiatives have
been launched, including a renovation of the
main street in 2013.