Thanks to our climate and the geographical situation of Tenerife, you can surf practically all year round on the island. The beaches have all kinds of waves, right and left, tubes and peaks that attract all types of surfers, from beginners to the most professional. Although the best time to surf is from November to February, you can almost always find waves in summer in the north of the island and in winter in the south.
It is located in Puerto de la Cruz. It is a spot that combines rock, sand, stones and rock. Next to the breakwater there is a current that practically leaves you at the peak of the wave. You just have to be careful because the wave catches once it breaks and you ride it up towards the wall on the right. It’s not a big beach, so when the school comes it’s usually crowded.
Socorro Beach, Los Realejos
It is a volcanic sand beach located in Los Realejos. It is a hollow wave from right to left. It has a lot of current throughout the year. We recommend to always check the forecast. It is also the scene of many national and international competitions. If you go, get to the beach early because parking is scarce. Depending on your surfing level, be careful. Even so, just for the views alone, this beach is worth a visit. If you do go, ask for Doña Carmen’s chicken sandwich at the kiosk on the beach.
This beach is a perfect place for surfing. The access is uncomfortable because you have to go down an abandoned road, next to the hotel, but it is worth it for those who are more initiated in surfing. There is always the same left-hand wave at one end and a right-hand wave at the other. It is an infinite wave so there is time to do any kind of manoeuvre. Despite having a rocky bottom, the beach is deep, so you won’t have any problems.
Beaches of Anaga
Roque de las Bodegas.
The beach is made of volcanic sand. It is a perfect beach for those who are just starting out because they can take advantage of the foam and practice standing up. This beach is the first one we find when we arrive at Taganana, just in front of Casa África.
This beach combines a passion for surfing and nature. This beach is for intermediate and advanced surfers. Waves from right to left, with wall and tube. We recommend not to go too far from the shore because the current drags you out. Even if you are a beginner just going and being on this beach is worth it.
This beach, when there are waves, is perfect for beginners. For there to be waves on this beach it has to be windy, which makes getting down to the beach a bit uncomfortable, but then you’ll have an amazing day on the board.
El Cabezo, La Jaquita and El Médano town beach
These three beaches are located in the town of El Médano. Not very big waves, perfect for those who are learning or just want to have a good time. It is important to check the forecast before you go because there are only waves when there is wind.
South of Tenerife
It is considered one of the best surfing beaches and there is a great surfing atmosphere with bars and places to have a drink. The waves are on average one and a half metres long. To have good waves the tide has to be medium. The bottom is rocky and the waves are fast and tubular. It is an ideal beach for winter.
It has medium difficulty. The waves are a metre and a half high, left-handed and tubular. Moreover, you can go there at any time of the year. You have to take into account that the tide must be high and the bottom is rocky.