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Playa El Medano , El Medano
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One of the best wind and kitesurfing locales in the world, the waters of Playa El Medano are always decorated with sails. Watch them cut acro
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Garden
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Make up your own mind about these six mysterious lava pyramids and explore the park that surrounds them at Piramides de Guimar. Archaeologist
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Religious Site
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Over two centuries after a fire destroyed the church of Tenerife in 1789, Bishop Domingo Pérez Cáceres of Tenerife called for the Basilica de
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CERTIFIED DIVERS ONLY.Small group.All dives guided from the boatNo time limitation.Successive dives recommended to discover 2 different sites.We are flexible and ready to customized your dives regarding your expectations !
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Scuba / Snorkeling
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LJ Diving Tenerife gives you the opportunity to experiment our Love & Joy diving philosophy :-) You are going to explore the most beautiful C
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Playa de la Tejita , El Medano
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El Medano

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El Médano is a town in the municipality of Granadilla de Abona, on the island of Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands.A place of strong winds, it has been the site for various windsurfing competitions and championships, though in recent years, an increase in the number of high-rise hotels and apartment buildings has reduced these winds' power. However, El Médano is still one of the world's best windsurfing/kitesurfing locations, with three different windsurfing spots, the Bay, the Harbour Wall, and Cabezo Beach . The main bay is divided into three areas, the general sailing area with very good entry and exit points, the swimming area, marked by a chain of buoys and the pigs bay, which is to be avoided because of security reasons.The town is situated near the largest natural beaches of Tenerife, the Playa Grande and the Playa Tejita. Between the beaches is La Montaña Roja, a volcanic cone that is a protected natural reserve. It's a great place to relax and wind down. There is a large town square in front of the main beach, which holds many local fiestas, especially during the summer months and a spectacular annual public firework display across the bay. Around this square are many bars and restaurants where you can take a coffee or eat Spanish tapas or sea food. A nice and cozy wood board starts there and goes all along the beach up to "kite" beach and through the "medanos" or rocky dunes that are a result of the erosion caused by wind and sea. El Medano is located just south of the Reina Sofia airport, located in the south of Tenerife. Aircraft noise can be heard quite regularly. This is a small coastal resort that has a more Spanish theme than most other resorts in the south of Tenerife, frequented, especially on weekends, by local people with their children, to enjoy bathing in the shallow seas. Parking can be a big problem at weekends. Our Spain driving holiday planning app combines visitor reviews with your personal interests to make an itinerary informed by experts, but tailored to suit your style.

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