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Playa de Benijo

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Address: Almaciga, Tenerife, Spain
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Absolutely wonderful beach with great waves

Slightly hidden place, which requires to make some effort to reach it (probably renting a car), however, it certainly pays off (however, you can have some problems with parking... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2017
tomas k
Prague, Czech Republic
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Low tide is essential, but pretty beach then if so. Nudists around! Car parking quite minimal. Lots of trails past this beach for walkers.

Thank Emma G
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We went there by car, because Benijo is a quite remote village. The beach is really worth a visit and you can spend good times there. As we returned, our car got broken into through the window, although we had nothing really expensive in there, so they just stole my 2nd pair of shoes. Had to spend the rest of... More 

Thank Lennard K
Prague, Czech Republic
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Slightly hidden place, which requires to make some effort to reach it (probably renting a car), however, it certainly pays off (however, you can have some problems with parking your car). The beach is covered with black volcanic sand and represents the opposite of ovecrowded beaches located in the south of Tenerife. There are rocks and cliffs around and the... More 

Thank tomas k
Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
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97 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I loved so much this place. I arrived from Anaga Mountains in this beach. It was cloudy, windy, the sea was with enormous waves. A few people could have a swim, but here you feel nature on your skin. Probably Cristoforo Colombo saw the same coast while he was going to America.

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

It's not just Playa Benijo that should be on your bucket list. The road that snakes up from San Andres and then down from the high Anagas into Taganana, hugging the coastline as it meanders past Playa de San Roque and Almaciga's wild surf before finally arriving at Benijo is not for the nervous driver, or passenger for that matter.... More 

4 Thank Yoginideva
Rajecke Teplice, Slovakia
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Just sit here a relax. Or enjoy some seafood in the restaurant above and watch this beautiful scenery

1 Thank _deedeelenartova
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

From my point of view is the best beach in Tenerife. One of the best views, clean water and black and clean sand. It was a plesure to lay down and listen to the waves ( big wave for my taste- I can't swim, so I didn't go to much into the water, but for a swimmer it would be... More 

Thank Viorica I
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26 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The beach is absolutely awesome. Especially together with the road from La Laguna through the Anaga mountains.

1 Thank Jan K
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53 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

One of the best maybe the best beach in Tenerife. The sites are in the north of the island and quite a tricky ride, but it's worthwhile for sure. It's one beach where the sunset is magnificent, black sand is glowing and smooth. It's a waves beach hence you have to be careful with young ones ... But the pictures... More 

2 Thank Radu G
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22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

For those of you that enjoy a good deiving road, set Playa Benijo as your destination and you will have a big surprise. Beutiful scenery, amazing roads and great food!!

Thank Scarb B

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