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Sand and sea

Very pretty place, stroll around at your leisure. Typical canary but still worth having a stroll... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bumblebee56
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West Yorkshire
Clean beach lovely sand

The black volcanic beach was the main reason for our visit. The sea was choppy when we visited and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Anita O
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had been looking forward to getting in the sea but it was rough and scary looking. However, it was very nice to sit and watch the waves

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very pretty place, stroll around at your leisure. Typical canary but still worth having a stroll in the sunshine.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank bumblebee56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The black volcanic beach was the main reason for our visit. The sea was choppy when we visited and the lifeguard definitely has his work cut out curating where people could and couldn't swim. The person maintaining the beach and taking sun bed payments (3...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Anita O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice beach, not too much people. The are toilets in the corner of the beach for 20 cents also shower for like 1€. Two outside showers located in the beach. The staff on the beach is very welcoming and there are sunbeds rented for 3€.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Excursion35688499236
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

It is a really great place to catch the sun and relax take a dip in the wonderful sea of you feel the need. Don't be put of by the black sand although as the day gets longer the sand gets hotter so be warned,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank johnmarney
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Lovely wee each very clean and there is a lifeguard on duty. You can get a massage on the beach. A couple of restaurants to visit. Lovely place to visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Fiona F
Reviewed 2 October 2018

was here for a week on a family holiday, small beach, very hilly (like most of tenerife) but had every thing you needed along the front, we liked the fact it wasn't a big busy resort, nice and clean (some building work going on but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank wifey84
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Only walked throught the beach but it seemed lovely. I love the black sand and i love that they have umbrellas all around. You can get Beautiful photos. Not a very big beach so I can only guess that in the summer months it can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank jadieegosh
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We’re a week into a family holiday at Playa de la Arena, and pleasantly surprised. Upon first arriving, I was a bit worried that the town was too similar to some of the bigger tourist towns further south, but now we've looked around there's a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
6  Thank arobinson1
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Spent the day here away from the hotel. The black sand is amazing (but gets everywhere 😁) beach is very clean, an attendant always going around looking for litter. You can hire beds and parasols for €3 each for the day. Lifeguards on duty -...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank DarthGolf
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Joe C
19 November 2018|
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There are parking bays all along the sea front
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