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Playa de la Arena, Tenerife
(3.7/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
One Tenerife’s few natural beaches, Playa de la Arena makes up in cleanliness and beauty what it lacks in size. This small stretch of sand consistently wins European Blue Flag recognition for excellence. The black sand can get quite hot during summer, so make use of the lounge chairs and umbrellas for rent. When you want a break from the hard work of relaxing by the water, take a stroll to Los Gigantes, a set of cliffs overlooking the water. From here, you'll have commanding views of waves crashing into the rugged coastline. Cafes and restaurants line the beach. Plan your Playa de la Arena visit and explore what else you can see and do in Puerto de Santiago using our Puerto de Santiago trip itinerary maker.
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  • Nice beach but not great, not very big so there is the opportunity to go for long walks, often the sea is rough and emits waves big enough and not allowed to do the bathroom.
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  • Drive or take the 143 buss head of to los gigantes take a left of the main road to playa de arena plenty of parking along the road park up if hungry have a breakfast in legends good grub beach is smal...  more »
  • We spent a week with our 3 kids end of October. It was exactly what we need. Sun, Nice swimming pool, good activities and a fantastic view on the black beach. Only 2 remarks, no free WiFi access in th...  more »