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Black sand beach

Nice black sand beach where the surfers gather. A nice spot to stop off to do a bit of people... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
Gaynor T
Swansea, United Kingdom
not great

I have no problem with the black sand but the sea ,at least while we were there is very rough , you... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Chipperfield, United Kingdom
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Avenida de Colon, 38400 Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a black sand beach which is quite rocky in places. It is backed by a large pedestrian area with fountains where people sit and take in the scenery. There is a lifeguard on the beach and it is used by surf school and...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Nice black sand beach where the surfers gather. A nice spot to stop off to do a bit of people watching, always seems to be a large number of people around no matter what time of day it is. Nothing more than that really.

Thank Gaynor T
Reviewed 2 September 2018

I have no problem with the black sand but the sea ,at least while we were there is very rough , you couldn't risk swimming in it and there are no sunbeds so unless you lie on the sand makes it difficult , on a...More

Thank GlyndwrL1
Reviewed 3 August 2018

...but I wouldn't say this was a good one for other sea use, as the waves are strong and the sea quite rough. But if you are happy to sit and watch the surfers whilst taking in the attractive coastal scenery, then this is a...More

Thank Merrowmum
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Fantastic cocktail bar on the beach but if you plan on swimming in the sea take swim shoes because trying to get in is a nightmare with all the rocks! OUCH! Don't get harrassed by lucky lucky men as much as places like Playa Del...More

Thank kierahart95
Reviewed 24 April 2018

The beach area is a great place to unwind and people watch. Black sand. The sea is quite rough and a dream for surf boarders. The surf looks amazing against the black sand. Very relaxing.

Thank gezb
Reviewed 8 March 2018

As part of our visit to Puerto De la Cruz we spent some time here taking in the scenery and people watching. It's an easy stroll along the front and plenty to see and do. The shops behind are good and there are nice gardens...More

Thank NAS1954
Reviewed 2 March 2018

This natural beach it`s a nice place to watch the sea and its wawes with the surfers, but not so good for swimming.

Thank massimoswitz
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Good place to sit and relax and watch the people out on the sea riding the big waves, which there are plenty. It would not be a good place to take little children as the sea is very rough and the waves are strong. There...More

1  Thank Alan S
Reviewed 9 December 2017

I've never stayed on a black beach. And was a surprising feeling for me, living on Majorca, and habituated to white sand...Be careful with water: is so strong. This is not Mediterranean Sea. Local people told me that one of the most common beach accidents...More

Thank viajero1968
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