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El Médano

El Médano is where you’ll find one of the finest beaches inTenerife

Playa de la Tejita is considered as one of the best beaches in Tenerife with more than three kilometres of golden sand.

El Medano is a costal seaside resort on the southern-most tip of the island. Its famous Red Mountain can be spotted from quite a distance, a volcanic cone mountain known locally as Montaña Roja rises above the sea on the Los Abrigos side of El Médano.

Neighbouring fishing village Los Abrigos is where you’ll find some of Tenerife’s finest fish and seafood restaurants.

Only 7 kilometres from Tenerife South Reina Sofía international airport is another major bonus.

El Médano not only popular with surfers and windsurfers is a favourite with tourists and locals who can be seen relaxing and soaking up the sun in the main square the Plaza del Medano..  It’s here that weekly markets and regular Festival are held.  Festival Sensaciones is one to look out for, held in September,  a celebration of the best local food and wines. The Plaza del Medano is filled with a large variety of creative and delicious tapas from the best restaurants, together with a good selection of  red and white wines, sweet and dry, young light wines or older wines with distinctions.   Many quality products from the Island like golden honey of all colours and flavours, wonderful breads, goat cheeses – fresh, semi-cured or mature are in abundance plus excellent traditional jams, sweets and cookies.

As well as many typically Canarian restaurants and bars, you’ll find many smart cafes and a variety of live entertainment.

El Medano is only a short bus ride from the well known tourist resorts of Playa de Las Américas, Los Cristianos and for the golf enthusiasts the Golf Del Sur and Amarilla Golf.

Surfers and Windsurfers

Tenerife’s El Médano is the favourite place of surfers and windsurfing enthusiasts. El Médano attracts windsurfers due to the amount of wind the town receives and is well known for its many water sport competitions.

A firm favourite with the surfers and windsurfers is El Medano’s very own underground rock music club which has a great following on Facebook.

Walkers, Botanists and Naturalists

Anyone who loves nature and walking cannot fail to be enthralled by Red Mountain, popular with walkers, botanists and naturalists alike due to the number of rare and unusual plants that can be found there and on the surrounding dunes.

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