The Fortunate Islands, thus also knows the spectacular Canary Islands, and it is not surprising. Its imposing landscapes and variety of beaches make these islands a true paradise. If you are a fan of crystal clear waters and white sand, Walk with us some of the most beautiful beaches in this archipelago.
Canary beaches of all colors
One of the biggest attractions of the Canary Islands is the wide variety of beaches it has. And with variety we refer to its colors and contrasts, from white, black and reddish sandy beaches to the most crystalline waters. The Lucky Islands are a paradise that has little to envy to the most exotic islands of the Caribbean.
Las Teresitas BeachLas Teresitas beach, Tenerife - holbox / Shutterstock.com
Located in Santa Cruz, Tenerife, it is one of the best beaches in the region. Its water is a deep turquoise blue and has approximately one kilometer of golden sand. A breakwater protects the beach from currents and waves, so its calm waters are ideal for children to have fun with their parents.
El Médano BeachEl Médano Beach, Tenerife - Pawel Kazmierczak / Shutterstock.com
This beach seems taken from a painting by the contrasts of its landscape. It is located in the municipality of Granadilla de Abona, in Tenerife, next to a small town called Médano.
This beautiful beach is the longest on the whole island, It has an extension of just over two kilometers of shining sand. On the southern edge of the beach stands the imposing Red Mountain, a volcanic cone that is protected.
El Médano beach has a spectacular promenade It has all the necessary services for the comfort and enjoyment of tourists.
Las Canteras BeachLas Canteras Beach, Gran Canaria - Mihai-Bogdan Lazar / Shutterstock.com
In Gran Canaria you can find this beach that, at first glance, is very different from the others. What makes this beach so different is that it has a beautiful natural reef just 200 meters from the shore. If you want to know a beautiful and unique place, this is one of the beaches you must visit.
Benijo BeachBenijo Beach, Tenerife - Santi Rodriguez
Located in the northern part of the island of Tenerife is Benijo beach. A beach that is not only beautiful but also impressive for its strong waves. The black sand of volcanic origin perfectly complements the landscape.
Seeing the sunsets on Benijo beach is a real delight. Of course, you must be very careful if you want to bathe, since the strong currents and waves make it a bit dangerous.
Papagayo BeachPapagayo Beach, Lanzarote - Pawel Kazmierczak / Shutterstock.com
As if from a scene taken from the movie The blue Lagoon it will be treated, this is Papagayo beach, located in Lanzarote. To get there you must travel several roads and unpaved roads, but well worth the effort.
Its waters are intense turquoise and its golden sand is considered one of the best in the whole island. In addition, it is a very quiet beach without much waves, ideal to relax and enjoy the sun.
Nudist beaches in the Canary Islands
Maspalomas BeachMaspalomas Beach, Gran Canaria - Andrew Buckin / Shutterstock.com
This beach located in Gran Canaria is very impressive, since right next to the sea has gigantic and beautiful dunes that make it unique in its style.
Maspalomas beach is, in some sections, a nudist beach. Sections that are perfectly marked to avoid surprises. In addition, it has a series of stalls and kiosks that offer a wide variety of drinks and exquisite meals.
English beachPlaya del Inglés, La Gomera - Pawel Kazmierczak / Shutterstock.com
In La Gomera is this fantastic black sand beach that contrast with the blue of the sky. It is surrounded by dunes and a large cliff called La Merca. Like Maspalomas beach, it is also a nudist beach, very popular with locals, although if you want to go with a bathing suit you will not have any kind of inconvenience.
«A beach is not only its sand, but what it hides beneath»
Canary has beaches for all tastes. With waters ranging from turquoise blue to a dark color and sands that walk through all textures and colors. Did you know these beaches of the Lucky Islands?