Following the route by some emblematic villages of northern Tenerife, Bajamar is a place you like to know and also has bathing areas, ideal for hot days.
A little information about Bajamar
The small town of Bajamar is located in the northern part of Tenerife, within the municipality of San Cristóbal de La Laguna It is quite frequented by German tourists, many of whom have a holiday home in this area of the island where you can enjoy beautiful sunsets, with the nature very present in all the surroundings. Here also reigns the tranquility, being a coastal town of scarce inhabitants.
The population of Bajamar surpasses by little the 2,000 inhabitants, and has a total area of 2.08 square kilometers.
The town of Bajamar is adjacent to some of the other villages that we talked about previously in our blog, such as Tegueste, Tejina or Punta del Hidalgo. In addition it is only fourteen kilometers from the center of the municipality, the beautiful university town of San Cristóbal de La Laguna, a must visit for all tourists visiting Tenerife.
What to see in Bajamar
Natural pools of Bajamar
One of the most representative points of this small coastal town are its natural pools, which are quite large and in which you will find room with ease if you want to take a bath in them. However, in Bajamar there are not so many chances that you will find an optimal sunny day for bathing as you will find in other areas of the island.
It is also necessary to mention that parking is complicated in this area, especially at weekends, holidays and summer.
Faro de Bajamar
The Lighthouse of Bajamar provides, at least, a picturesque stamp for the visitors of this small northern town.
Playa de San Juan or Playa de Bajamar
In addition to the natural pools, Bajamar also has a beach that is also quite calm waters, due to the dam that protects it from the strong waves that are sometimes in the area.
It is a beach of gravel and sand of about 200 meters in length, which also has all the necessary services and you could expect any tourist, such as showers, wastebaskets, toilets, as well as bars and restaurants in its immediate vicinity.
Arco de Bajamar
As a curiosity, you should know that you can find a picturesque rock formation in the shape of an arch, located on top of a cliff that can be seen from Bajamar.
Directions to Bajamar
If you do not have a rental car during your visit to Tenerife, you can reach Bajamar by public transport.
From Santa Cruz you can take line 105 and from La Laguna, bus lines 050 and 224.
If you are staying in Puerto de la Cruz, you should take two buses, the first one to go from Puerto de la Cruz to San Cristóbal de La Laguna station. Once you have arrived in the university city, take another bus towards Bajamar.
Hiking in Bajamar
Bajamar also can be an excellent place to start a path through the beautiful mountains that enrich the landscape of northern Tenerife.
From Bajamar you can start multiple paths that pass through the Anaga Massif. Your destination can be Punta del Hidalgo, Pedro Álvarez or the Cruz del Carmen, it all depends on how much you are willing to walk.
We attach below a link to the network of hikers Wikiloc, where you can see the routes you can do from Bajamar.
Bajamar is a town that seems to have a special attraction for German tourists, but it will also please anyone who wants to know a little better every beautiful corner of Tenerife and loves nature.
It is also within a journey on which you can enjoy in one day some of the most picturesque villages in the north, being able to plan a trip to spend a perfect day and make the most of it, with a hiking trail included and which can finish or start with a swim in the sea.
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More information that may be of interest to you
Our blog is full of valuable information to plan your future trip to Tenerife.
Apart from the aforementioned articles that you can visit about the villages near Bajamar, as well as from the university town of San Cristóbal de La Laguna, you may also find it interesting to know a little more about the hiking trails to do in the north of Tenerife .
In addition, if you want to get the most out of your trip, consider installing on your mobile phone some of the smartphone applications that we recommend to get to know Tenerife.
Finally, do not forget to visit the sections of our blog where we have categorized all the most relevant information about the towns of the north of Tenerife and the most emblematic places of Puerto de la Cruz, with valuable information to know in depth the city where our Ambassador Apartments are, in case you finally decide to stay here.
We hope all this information has helped you to plan your trip, and we hope to see you in our apartments.