Playa San Juan
is a relatively small town on the west coast
The distance to the international airport,
Reina Sofia, is 35 km.
The beach in general
Playa San Juan has a nice 350 m long beach,
which is well protected next to the harbour.
The beach was
renovated in 2009, where it was supplied
with a lot of bright sand. At the same time,
a new sea front was built with restaurants
The water is
clear and usually calm. There are quite many
pebbles for a few metres between the beach
and the water, but the water has a sand
The beach has
all the usual facilities, including sun
lounges, sunshades, showers and toilets.
There is also a free parking space close to
The beach is well protected against waves
and this makes the water relatively calm. So
apart from the areas with pebbles, the beach
is well suited for children.
There are no water sports activities at the
beach itself. However, there is a
close to the beach.
There is a fine selection of restaurants and
cafés behind and close to the beach. The
restaurants also work as beach bars.
Playa San Juan resort
Playa San Juan has grown from a small
fishing village to a medium-sized town in
the Canaries with many shops and
restaurants. Two of the best restaurants are
the seafood restaurant La Boca Rie and Jamon
Jamon, which serves traditional Spanish
lovely and roomy beach, Playa San Juan has
not developed into an actual tourist
destination. During the day, there are quite
many tourists at the beach, but there are
only a few small hotels in town.
The town is
known for is perfect diving conditions with
underwater caves and beautiful fish. There
is also a golf course a few kilometres away.