This week from the Paradise Court Aparthotel we propose some of the best surfing beaches in the south of Tenerife.
Thanks to the geographical situation and the climate of the island, it is posible to practice this sport all year round.
In Tenerife we have the best sea and wave conditions as well as a fantastic marine ecosystem and volcanic reefs.
On the island many visitors as well as locals choose the beaches listed below to surf and bodyboard (both very popular), longboarding and SUP (Stand Up Paddle).
If you are thinking of learning any of these sports, there exist numerous schools which will make your stay on the island a fantastic opportunity to hook up with these incredible activities.
The island’s beaches have waves riding right, left, spikes and tubes attracting surf lovers in summer and winter from all over Europe.
Suitable Surfing Beaches in South Tenerife.
Las Conchas (Guia de Isora):
This is one of the best know on the south coast. Quality waves break in this zone up to 2 metres in height. The beach has showers, car parking, restaurants, lifeguards and toilets.
Punta Balanca (Guia de Isora)
In this natural environment protected by mountains one finds a microclimate where the temperatures rarely drop below 20 degrees. Here the waves are between 2 and 4 metres. The surf is quite strong from the northwest and is ideal throughout winter.
Las Palmeras (Playa de las Americas)
This is one of the best beaches on the island from which to practice bodyboarding. The waves go from one and a half metres and are of excellent quality throughout the whole year. The beach has showers, car parking, restaurants, lifeguards and toilets.
Las Gallestas ( Las Galletas )
Las Galletas is a nice little town in the south of Tenerife famous for its tranquility. The waves go between one and three metres. The surf is usually strongest from the south and perfect for surfing in summer. The beach has showers, car parking, restaurants, lifeguards and toilets.
There are four points where it is possible to surf: El Muelle, La Peraltera, La Tubera (perfect for bodyboarding) and La Ballena.
This town is 15 minutes from our hotel.
El Médano (Granadilla de Abona)
This area of Tenerife is most globally popular for Kitesurfing and Windsurfing. El Médano is one point on the island where there is a constant wind 250 days of the year.
Every year in mid-July a windsurfing championship is held here as well as the Spanish itesurfing Championship.
The beaches in this zone are: Playa Sur or The Bay and Playa Cabezo (the place where the World Championships are organised) and the El Muelle.
El Medano is found 20 minutes from our hotel.