Playa de La Arena beach

A volcanic black sand beach along Tenerife's west coast
Right in the middle of the small tourist town of Puerto de Santiago you will find Playa de la Arena beach. Situated along the west coast of Tenerife, its black sand is more than just a picturesque contrast against the white foam of the waves, but also absorbs the heat of the sun, which makes this a warm beach with a delightful temperature whatever time of the year you decide to visit. The volcanic rocks that flank the beach make this an excellent spot for snorkelling or scuba-diving to discover fascinating marine life.
A fully-serviced small urban beach
Playa de la Arena is a small urban beach with excellent transport connections via bus or taxi. Behind the beach is a large commercial avenue where you’ll find a huge variety of shops, bars and restaurants – one restaurant is positioned right on the beachfront. The beach has full access and a large ramp section and there is also a lifeguard service, showers, and sunbed and parasol hire, but it is advised to get there early if you want a sun bed as the best places are usually taken early in the morning.
Length
120 m
Lifeguard
Parking
Restaurant
Showers
WC
Public transport
Tourist info
Localidad
Puerto Santiago

TENERIFE

TENERIFE

GRAN CANARIA

GRAN CANARIA

FUERTEVENTURA

FUERTEVENTURA

LANZAROTE

LANZAROTE

LA GRACIOSA

LA GRACIOSA

LA GOMERA

LA GOMERA

LA PALMA

LA PALMA

EL HIERRO

EL HIERRO
Sustainability
Sostenibilidad
- Never leave waste of any type lying around, including cigarette butts. Leftover food leads to a proliferation of rats and wild cats.
- Do not throw any waste or other objects into the sea.
- Respect the animals. Do not bother them or feed them. If you see an injured specimen, you can call the emergency number: 112. Do not pick flowers or plants from the environment.
- Do not pick up or take away stones or any other item from the natural environment. And do not move them to pile them up into sadly famous 'towers'.
- Do not use soap or gel in the showers located at the entrance to the beach.
- Try to use ocean- friendly sun creams.
- Pets are prohibited at most beaches. Make sure you can take them beforehand.
- Try not to alter the peace of the environment with excessive noise (loud music, yelling, etc.) or activities that might be bothersome, such as ball games.
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