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Playa El Bollullo

38300 Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain
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Black sand beach

Nice and quite black sand beach! Wery few turists, relativly hard to reach, you need a car but it's... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Andreea V
via mobile
Nice Walk

Seen this beach on the internet, so when staying at the Hotel Riu Garoe, we went for a walk. We... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Graeme B
Tenerife, Spain
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  • Average8%
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“black sand” (24 reviews)
38300 Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice and quite black sand beach! Wery few turists, relativly hard to reach, you need a car but it's worth!

Thank Andreea V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seen this beach on the internet, so when staying at the Hotel Riu Garoe, we went for a walk. We found the tunnel under the main road & followed the path Bollullo beach. A good walk down but twice as long back. Unfortunately the main...More

Thank Graeme B
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We have walked this route many time but it was nice to see they have put new steps and painted the hand rails. From the Botanico hotel to the beach took about 40 mins and we always take a small bottle of water because it...More

Thank Keith E
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This is easily the most beautiful beach of Tenerife. It has beautiful black sand and amazing waves to play in. There were signs indicating you couldn't swim there, but everyone was already in the water and it was so much fun. The beach feels a...More

Thank Alyssa G
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This is realy a hidden gem in all sense of the word. It may not be suitable for the disabled, as it is quite a way down a slope and anyone in or pushing a wheel chair will find it very hard going. Which is...More

Thank glow452015
Reviewed 24 April 2017

one of my favourite places in the world!!! Take a walk from the edge of Puerto de la Cruze ( 30 minute )

Thank ammarcanna
Reviewed 16 April 2017

It's bit tricky to find the great trail to the beach. It is well worth the about 90 minute walk from Purto (45 min one way) to this beach. I did not find the beach itself that great to bath at so mostly the walk...More

Thank Mikael H
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely beach out of the way with amble parking at 2 euro for the day. Highly recommend going but be advised the sea is very rough so paddling only. It may get better but from what ive read and seen it is not the best...More

Thank Rich C
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Not so easy to find at your Garmin sat nav, we used Google Maps and searched for Bollullo. 2 km narrow street down to beach access is not easy to manage. Frequent meetings with other motorists mean that one of you have to reverse, sometimes...More

Thank ResenarSverige
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Walk from Puerto to the beach is gorgeous. You can feed the lizards with apple slices or bananas while walking. The spacious landscapes are so beautiful on the way. The beach appears almost unreal looking somewhere at the bottom. The waves are large in Playa...More

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What is the address for satnav?
4 January 2017|
Response from robert c | Reviewed this property |
El Rincon, 38300 Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife Spain