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Playa de Las Gaviotas

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife, Spain
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small but pleasant beach

we got there too late in the day to swim but had a drink at the bar next to it (nice people running... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2017
Oxford, United Kingdom
Worth to visit

I really recommend to visit that beach in the first part of the day as in the late afternoon sun is... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2016
Michał W
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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“nudist beach” (4 reviews)
“black sand” (4 reviews)
“playa de las” (2 reviews)
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

we got there too late in the day to swim but had a drink at the bar next to it (nice people running it). nice little black sand beach

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Reviewed 13 December 2016

I really recommend to visit that beach in the first part of the day as in the late afternoon sun is behind the mountain. Beach is not crowded probably because the only way to get there is by car. The sea is quite calm in...More

Thank Michał W
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Nudist versus Naturist. According to Webster Web-Dictionary there is no serious ”versus” involved here. Americans most often say nudism for plain nakedness, whereas in Britain the word naturism is most often heard, tending to mean a LIFESTYLE with no clothes on. Textiler-Voyeurs versus Nudist-Voyeurs. In...More

Thank Guegues
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Positives. After the completion of comprehensive securement-work of the non-trustworthy cliffsides behind Gaviotas Beach, and the clear-up on the beach itself, Gaviotas is now a lovely 200 meter beach with powdery soft black sand (less than 0,5 mm in diameter). Gaviotas is directly exposed to...More

1  Thank Guegues
Reviewed 30 May 2015

From the lovely and civilized "Playa de Las Teresitas" (constructed with Sahara sand) you head north-east along the winding serpentine road "TF 121" for 3,3 km, (you pass the satellite town of El Suculum on the way as well as the Mirador point (with an...More

3  Thank Guegues
Reviewed 25 November 2014

For arrive, you need to have a car (by bus also but really tiring). Supposed to be a nude beach but almost nobody do it. Really calm and not overcrowded. Be careful with drifts and recommend to bring own food & drinks there isn't any...More

1  Thank VoyagerInShape
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Black sand and rocky, with cliffs. If you like a challenge, go. Access depends on the parlous state of the crumbling road around the cliffs. Natural beach. No frills.

1  Thank patersontenerife
Reviewed 22 June 2014

Very quiete and nice, black sand, free parking, nudism, waves for bodyboarding. Open minded people, here you have from family to gay couple and surfer, a big mix but very peaceful. No music, no bars, no food, if you plan to spend the day there...More

5  Thank Magnoparecchio
Reviewed 27 April 2013

Very small beach (nudists are also present) 5 minutes drive from Las Teresitas. We arrived and the road was closed, so we parked the car and enter the gate (that was saying closed) and went. We found quite a bit of people but not at...More

4  Thank TheTraveller8989
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john m
7 July 2016|
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Response from luistlopez |
I wouldn't recommend to get there walking from San Andrés.
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