One of the most beautiful and popular beaches on Tenerife is Playa Teresitas in the north of Santa Cruz. With its light sand, which was specially brought from the Sahara by ships, Playa Teresitas radiates a paradisiacal atmosphere and attracts locals and tourists every day anew. But there are five things that make this beach so special:
If you want to visit Playa Teresitas you don’t have to take a beach umbrella with you. At the beach you can rent umbrellas and sunbeds for little money. Besides, there are some trees and bushes and therefore you can almost always find enough shady places. On the contrary, as on every Canary Island a wind blows sometimes, you don’t have to fear that the parasol will fly away.
There is a breakwater at some distance from the beach, so there are never high waves at Playa Teresitas. Therefore, the beach is particularly suitable for children. But this is also an advantage for sports swimming.
Food and drink
Even in case of small hunger there are offers. Small, nice beach bars are spread along the beach and invite you to eat and drink.
Besides swimming, Playa Teresitas offers the possibility to play volleyball. At the end of the beach there is a beach volleyball court. There is also the possibility to rent stand up paddle boards. Santa Cruz youth like to gather in this back area of the beach.
There are parking lots all along the beach, so you can always get a parking space. A luxury that you do not encounter everywhere in Tenerife
In conclusion, Playa Teresitas can only be recommended, it is definitely worth a visit. Even on Sundays it offers so much space that it is not crowded. For families with children it offers the possibility to relax, the children can play for hours in the sand, do not have to be afraid of high waves and also for the hunger and the ice cream in between is provided.