Natural golden sandy beach the only one in Tenerife
The fishing village of El Médano is now enlarged to small holiday resort town. El Médano is a genuine Canarian seaside resort nestled on the south coast of Tenerife.
A lovely long stretch of golden sand the largest natural beach in Tenerife, having two kilometres in length, its white sand fills everyone with wonderment. You are only a mere 20 km from the busy resorts of Los Cristianos and Las Americas, so trips to either resort is easily done.
If you love water sports, this is the place for you a haven for Windsurfers and Kite boarders where the predominately winds are the Easterly Trade Winds which create ideal conditions for these extreme watersports. The World Kite Surfing Championship competition takes place here every year where hundreds of adrenalin-fuelled sportsmen and women take to the sea to perform tricks on surfboards attached to large kites. With awesome waves are really what this place is all about, there are also several places to hire water sport equipment and wetsuits.
El Medano Tips
Excellent for wind and kite surfing
El Medano is only 7klm from south Tenerife airport
Currency used is the Euro
Flight time is approx 4hrs 30mins
The beach promenade is lined with shops, bars and restaurants
El Medano is host to a popular tourist market every Saturday selling local wares and crafts, there is also a local farmers market every Saturday and Sunday morning for all your local produce.
The resort of El Medano has a good selection of beachside hotels and apartments, a promenade runs parallel with the beach and is lined with shops, restaurants, bars and cafés. There are also several places to hire water sport equipment and wetsuits. Book cheap holidays to El Medano at Latedeals.co.uk.
Top Places to Visit
Easily defined on Tenerife’s skyline by its snow capped tip, Mount Teide is the highest point on the island. It really is worth the hike up the mountain for the spectacular views across the island.
Fun for all the family at this water park with its adrenalin filled death defying rides. There are rides to suit children and adults alike but if you wish to chill out in the hot Tenerife sun, then the superb man made beach with its six foot wave making machine is the perfect alternative to the rides.
Lago de Martianez
A vast salt water lake on the north of the island Lago de Martianez attracts thousands of holidaymakers each year. There are waterfalls, 8 pools and caves to explore. You can also take some time out to relax at the numerous cafes and restaurants