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. Once a small fishing village, its popularity has boomed due to its fantastic waves.

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World Kite Surfing Championship, held every year

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 kilometres from the busy resorts of Los Cristianos and Las Americas, so a trip to either resort is easily done.

If you love water sports, this is the place for you. A haven for windsurfers and kite boarders, the Easterly Trade Winds create ideal conditions for these extreme watersports. The World Kite Surfing Championship competition takes place here every year where hundreds of adrenaline-fuelled sportsmen and women take to the sea to showcase their best tricks. If you fancy giving it a go but don’t have your own gear, there are plenty of places to hire watersports equipment and wetsuits.

Currency: Euro

Language: Spanish

Time Difference: GMT -0

Religion: Roman Catholic

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 selling fresh local produce.

The resort of El Medano has a good selection of beachside hotels and apartments. A promenade lined with shops, restaurants, bars and cafés runs parallel with the beach and is the perfect spot from which to sit back and watch all of the action. Book cheap holidays to El Medano at

Places to Visit

Mount Teide

– 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.

Siam Park

– 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