Playa de las Teresitas, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

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Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Walk the palm-lined shores of one of the most popular beaches on the Canary Islands, Playa de las Teresitas. The beach stretches 1.5 km (1 mi) and features white sand as opposed to the black sand traditionally found throughout Tenerife. Take a dip in the calm, clear water, appreciating the backdrop of the mountains, or start up a game of beach volleyball. The area is known for its fresh seafood, so be sure to stop in the nearby village of San Andrés for a meal if you can. Add Playa de las Teresitas and other attractions to your Santa Cruz de Tenerife trip itinerary using our Santa Cruz de Tenerife travel route planning tool.
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  • My husband is not a good swimmer and this beach was great for him as you can reach the seabed well into the sea. There is also a barrier preventing huge waves. Nice after a hike in Anaga.  more »
  • Absolutely lovely beach worth a visit when you're here in Tenerife! Lovely clear waters... Watch out for light fingered opportunist thieves ( we had our money stolen from two separate purses that...  more »
  • Beautiful beach with free parking
  • Very different by the beaches you find in the south of the island. Worth visiting. White sand and more clear water...

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