Playa de Alojera

Vallehermoso

In a rural setting, Playa de Alojera is reached by a narrow winding road sloping to the inlet. The beach is more than 200 meters (about 660 feet) long with moderate...

  • Public beach

Playa de Avalo

San Sebastián

North of  San Sebastián on the way to Puntallana, Playa de Avalo has medium-grain black sand and a notable palm tree grove.

  • Public beach

Playa de la Caleta

Hermigua

La Caleta is a wind-protected beach on the north shore just east of Hermigua. During the summer months, a small bar sells fresh fish. Great spot for sunning, but

  • Public beach

Playa de la Guancha

San Sebastián

Playa de la Guancha is an isolated beach with clear crystal waters southwest of the Punta de Juan Daza. It takes about 90 minutes to hike along a high mountain path

  • Wild beach
  • Outdoor Adventure

Playa de Santiago

Playa de Santiago

The beach at the small fishing village of Playa de Santiago is gravelly with a small area filled in with sand. A jetty protects it from the surf. About an hour's

  • Public beach

Playa de Vallehermoso

Santa Cruz

On the western side of the island, Playa Vallehermoso is about three kilometers away from the village of the same name. The beach is gravely, the ocean rough and the...

  • Public beach

Playa de Vueltas

Valle Gran Rey

Near the port, the beach at Las Vueltas stretches 150 meters (about 500 feet) and boasts calm waters, showers, parking and trash cans. Bars, restaurants and shops

  • Public beach
  • Food & drink
  • Water fun

Playa del Cabrito

San Sebastián

The Playa del Cabrito is an isolated beach that can be reached by boat from San Sebastián or by trail. Waters are calm along the 450-meter (1,500 foott) pebbly

  • Wild beach

Playa del Inglés

Valle Gran Rey

Playa del Inglés, a haven for hippies and nudists since the 1970s, is a dune beach under a sheer cliff only a short walk from the cafes and bars of the port town of...

  • Public beach

Playa del Medio

Barranco de Santiago

El Media is a short stretch of black sand and pebble beach in an isolated area, which makes it popular with nudists. Its crystalline waters can be reached by trails

  • Nude beach

Playa Del Valle Gran Rey

Valle Gran Rey

The best known beach on the island, Valle Gran Rey has black sands, a small lagoon and a few beachside cafés and a backdrop of banana plantations. Bars and

  • Public beach

Playa Santa Catalina

Hermigua

Sometimes called Hermigua Beach, Santa Catalina is on a small bay where bananas once were exported. All that remains of the port are a few pillars and a sea water

  • Public beach

Playas de San Sebastián

San Sebastián

San Sebastián has two beaches close to the center of town. The main beach is protected by the jetty and has a children's play area. To reach the smaller Playa de la...

  • Public beach
  • Water fun
  • Playground