Playa del Médano

Bisected by the Barranco de los Valos ravine, Playa del Medano offers one of the southeast coast’s longest and widest sand beaches. Situated at the heart of a large bay, it shouldn’t be mistaken for the much smaller Playa de El Medano closer to the town of the same name.

Made up of Tenerife’s typical dark volcanic sands, Playa del Medano is popular with windsurfers and kite surfers, who use the southern end of the beach. This makes sense since it’s the northern areas of the beach that meet the smallest waves.

Approximately 750 metres long and with an undulated width of up to 40 metres, sun loungers and parasols can be rented for the day, while other amenities include showers and more than 100 parking spaces nearby. Lifeguards patrol daily in the summer months.

Nearest town/city

Granadilla de Abona


  • Kite surfing

Lifeguard service



  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Restroom/toilets

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