Did you know that you can enjoy up to 5 bathing areas in Puerto de la Cruz and all of them at a distance of approximately 2 kilometers without having to leave the same city?
Let’s review below how in a half-hour walk along the coast of the city you can discover 5 high quality bathing areas.
Playa Jardín (Jardín Beach)
We start at one end of Puerto de la Cruz, in the complex of 3 beaches connected through gardens and paths, perfect for spending the day and enjoy long walks barefoot on the beach accompanied by the sea breeze.
The three beaches (Playa Jardín, Playa Chica and Playa de Punta Brava) are approximately half a kilometer long and are easily accessible. In all of them you can bathe while you see the Teide on the top of the island.
Going into the city, and near the main square of Puerto de la Cruz, Plaza del Charco, you will find the Fishing Quay, headed by the emblematic monument to the fisherwoman.
A small quay with a great history behind it and today one of the favorite places for the inhabitants of the city to cool themselves off on hot days.
It is also a very important place for one of the much-anticipated festivities of the year in the city, the embarkation of the Virgin of El Carmen.
Playa San Telmo (San Telmo Beach)
Following the route through the city, in its spine, you can find San Telmo promenade and Playa San Telmo. A small beach that has also been awarded with the Blue Flag for the quality of the water and its available services.
Undoubtedly, one of the best options you have without leaving the city to enjoy a swim in the clean waters of the coast of Puerto de la Cruz.
Lago Martiánez swimming pools is a swimming area converted into a work of art by the influential Canarian painter, sculptor and designer César Manrique.
An ideal place for families where you can enjoy not only a swim close to the sea, but also the art surrounding these facilities and all the services they offer inside.
27,000 cubic meters of water so you can have a different and distinguished swim experience in Puerto de la Cruz.
Playa Martiánez (Martiánez Beach)
Right next to Lago Martiánez and ending the promenade of the city, we find Playa Martiánez. It is a 350 meter long black sand beach frequented by surfers due to the usual heavy swell.
A beach you should enjoy with caution, if you want to swim in it.
As you can see, Puerto de la Cruz has many things to offer, 5 bathing areas to choose from without leaving the city, so you can choose the one that best suits your tastes or needs.