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Playa El Bollullo

38300 Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain
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Awesome waves!

Bollullo beach is a secluded black sand beach in a cove. It's a bit of a walk, as others have said... read more

Reviewed December 26, 2013
Worth the walk

very long walk to get there - not great in the heat. however, the beach was lovely and much better... read more

Reviewed December 5, 2013
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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“black sand” (24 reviews)
“big waves” (11 reviews)
38300 Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain
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Reviewed December 26, 2013

Bollullo beach is a secluded black sand beach in a cove. It's a bit of a walk, as others have said, but it's worth it. The sea is powerful here, so not for swimming, but the waves are magnificent! The cafe sells drinks and snacks....More

4  Thank MarkerUk
Reviewed December 5, 2013

very long walk to get there - not great in the heat. however, the beach was lovely and much better than others we visited in the area. 1 bar serving food and drinks but the toilet was horrendous - take some hand gel and your...More

4  Thank RachnMike
Reviewed November 24, 2013

A nice beach with a soft and dark sand but sea is there rough good for surfers. So one must be careful while swimming, the currents or waves can be too strong. Unfortunately the beach is about one hour walk from Puerto de la Cruz...More

3  Thank duhoz
Reviewed November 24, 2013

An interesting walk along the coast/banana plantations takes you to Bollullo, where there as a great cafe with typical canarian meal of the day. When you approach the beach don't look over the wall - where it seems half of Tenerife have thrown their rubbish....More

3  Thank Margeurita
Reviewed October 10, 2013

Bollullo is about 20minutes 'walk' from La Paz through the banana plantation, down the baranco, up again, past the restaurante and down to the first beach there the bar provides cold beer and generous sandwiches. The sand is Black and Hot, the surf can be...More

6  Thank Sandy M
Reviewed August 7, 2013

Of course this is quite a stunning location and worth the long walk. There is another beach on from it which sadly is a little bit inaccessible as the path has collapsed. Still worth going on foot just to esperience the Tenerife countryside

2  Thank southcoasts
Reviewed July 12, 2013

This is one of the locals beaches. Nice sand, lovely waves and a funny beach bar. Be aware of the extremely hot sand. I guess you can use it to frie eggs....

2  Thank MissTickBite
Reviewed April 8, 2013

Take a taxi to the beach, walk down and lay on the black sand. The beach is too dangerous to swim in as the waves are huge, but you can go in as far as your knees, but be careful. Sea not at all suitable...More

4  Thank Davidandsally186460
Reviewed March 13, 2013

Lovely sand, if you like it black, with traces of gold! It's about an hour's walk from Puerto de la Cruz, which is a fairly pleasant walk. However, I wouldn't bother to go there when other beaches are closer to Puerto and which do not...More

5  Thank Michael T
Reviewed January 6, 2013

Wonderful beach hidden off the beaten track. It takes a little effort to get there from PDLC walking, but when you find it, you will find it was worth the effort. Its a lovely wide soft sandy beach surrounded by high rocks. It has a...More

3  Thank Nikkiandben L
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July 18, 2017|
Response from southwestscotlad | Reviewed this property |
La Tejita in the south at the back of the airport is a great sandy but more remote beach which is popular with naturists. The beaches I went to in the North were all black sand. There is also the man made beach La... More
January 4, 2017|
Response from robert c | Reviewed this property |
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