Canary Islands summer breaks
The most beautiful beaches in the Canaries

Best beaches in the Canary Islands

The beautiful Canary Islands boast sun all year round, volcanic landscapes that are just out of this world, perfect conditions for practising watersports, and wild or well-equipped beaches making it the ideal place to enjoy a summer holiday. Boasting beautiful beaches ranging from la Candelaria and Puerto de la Cruz in Tenerife to Maspalomas in Gran Canaria, this island chain features one of the most popular destinations amongst European tourists.

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The top 5 best beaches in the Canary Islands


Playa de las Canteras
Gran Canaria

The best beach for families:

It features a long and wide stretch of beach with fine sand, a beautiful transparent sea and lots of bars, shops and useful services for everyone. On the Playa de las Canteras beach children can play and go for a dip in the sea whilst their parents enjoy the sun.


Charco Azul
El Hierro

The best beach for nature lovers:

Charco Azul features nature and diversity in all its splendour including natural pools, imposing dark volcanic rock and caves with incredibly blue waters frothing in.


Las Américas

The best beach for party animals:

In the trendiest town on the island visitors will find a beautiful beach proudly boasting a blue flag for its crystal clear waters, as well as clubs, restaurants and beach bars guaranteeing perfect holidays both day and night.


Playa Corralejo

The best beach for water sports enthusiasts:

The coastal area of Corralejo is characterised by intense blue waters, high sand dunes and a constant breeze making it a mecca for kitesurf, windsurf and sailing enthusiasts.


Playa de San Sebastián
La Gomera

The best beach for swimming:

La playa de San Sebastián is incredibly peaceful and picturesque so if you’re looking for a bit of peace or would like to enjoy a refreshing dip in the sea, then this is the place for you.

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