beach Playa de la Tejita is situated on the
south coast of Tenerife close to the holiday
resort El Médano and the airport, Reina
The beach Playa de la Tejita
With its more than 1 km in length and 100 m
in breadth, Playa de la Tejita is the
largest sand beach in Tenerife.
surrounding the beach is absolutely
breathtaking, especially the view of Montaña
Roja (the Red Mountain) in the south-east
end of the beach.
beaches in Tenerife have dark lava sand, but
at Playa de la Tejita, the sand is
relatively bright and fine-grained. However,
the beach is very open towards the sea,
which means that there are often waves and
There are sun
lounges and sunshades in both ends of the
beach. The south-east end is very popular
among naturists, and Playa de la Tejita is
the naturist beach with the most visitors in
The beach is
easy to access by car, and there are parking
spaces in both ends of the beach.
The actual beach is very child-friendly with
plenty of room to play, but often the waves
and the undercurrents in the water are too
heavy for smaller children.
There are no water sports facilities at the
There are no restaurants or cafés at Playa
de la Tejita.
Nearby holiday resorts
Playa de la Tejita is located less than two
El Médano, a medium-sized
holiday resort which has preserved some of
its original charm.
El Médano has a
good selection of hotels, restaurants and
shops. This makes the town popular among
families, but it is also known as a surfers'