El Médano Beach

El Médano beach is one of the most charming beaches on the island of Tenerife. As its name suggests, it is a beach located right in the town of El Medano, in the municipality of Granadilla de Abona and about 10 minutes drive from the Reina Sofia Airport in the south of Tenerife.

The beach is easily accessible and you can park along the Avenida Príncipes de España or on one of the surrounding streets, and like the nearby beach of La Jaquita, the beach of El Médano is one of the beaches of Tenerife that has light brown sand, typical color of the sand in this area of the island.

It is a beach quite frequented, both by the residents of El Médano, as well as by a large number of tourists throughout the year. The beach has showers so that you can go afterwards fresh and without sand or salt water. It is one of the beaches of Tenerife awarded with the blue flag.

The beach of El Medano has a lot of atmosphere with restaurants, cafes, street market on weekends, and craft stalls. You can find a coastal walk along the entire coastline of the beach that will take you to the beach of Leocadio Machado. The two beaches are actually next to each other and at low tide you can walk from one to the other on the sand.

In the area of Leocadio Machado beach if you venture out you can practice a variety of water sports such as surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, paddle surfing. The wind conditions in this area make it a particularly good place to practice this type of sport, and in this area you will find some surf schools willing to teach you the secrets of this fun sport. The beach is usually guarded, however, it is always advisable to be attentive to the color of the hoisted flag and to be cautious.

No doubt it is highly recommended to visit this beach, know the area and water sports that are offered, this beach is often held championships of world renown as the World Championship of Windsurfing and Kitesurfing, you will not regret it.

Data of interest

Location: El Médano, Granadilla de Abona.

Length: 750 meters.

Width: 43 meters.

Composition: Sand.

Access: On foot (easy).

Disabled access: Yes.

Services: Toilets, showers, litter garbage cans, cleaning service, tourist office, telephone, bars and restaurants, hammock and umbrella rental and windsurfing area.

Parking: Yes (more than 100 parking spaces).

Bus: Yes (intercity)

Coordinates: 28° 02′ 39.00” N 16° 32′ 19.89” W.UTM Coordinates: X: 348.747,32 Y: 3.103.050,85 H: 28




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