To point someone in the direction of a beach that would suit it’s important to know what their personal preferences are. Some people like resort beaches with facilities, bars and restaurants galore, other like their beaches remote and wild. Like choosing which Tenerife resort would suit someone, it’s horses for courses.
There have always been plenty of bars behind Tenerife’s beaches, but the last couple of years has seen a rise in beach clubs where you can chill out, eat, drink and be merry in chic surroundings whilst the island’s top DJs treat your ears.
If you feel the need to escape and find a spot where the hotels and apartments magically disappear you don’t always have to hire a car or jump on a bus to head to Tenerife’s people-free hinterland. There are serene areas of natural beauty right in the heart of (or at least off to one side) many of Tenerife’s resorts.
Grand plans going wrong are not uncommon on Tenerife. There are quite a few examples of anti-attractions around the island. Some were doomed from the start, others should have been successful. These are some of the island’s white elephants.
If a long sweeping sandy beach is one of your top priorities when choosing a holiday, these are the places to steer clear of to avoid having dreams of bumming it on the beach dashed against an uncomfortably rocky/pebbly coastline.
With this week’s mid-term holidays in mind, here are some top tips for family fun on Tenerife without having to spend half your holiday standing in lines…