Discover the Beaches of Puerto del Carmen

Playa Grande

This is the prime tourist zone within Puerto del Carmen and the beach is also known as Playa Blanca, however so as to not get confused with the area of Playa Blanca in the south of the island it has been renamed Playa Grande! 

Having fine golden sand that seems never ending the beach is well visited and very popular, having an array of sunbeams, hammocks and all the major amenities it is a busy yet very pleasant beach. 

Los Pocillos

Being a part to the Los Pocillos development offers the beach a host of amenities to service the visitors to the beach. Having fine golden sand that is very flat, during the high tide small pools of sea water can be found adoring the beach, almost like little private swimming pools for the children. 

Other Beaches in the area include...

Pena Grande

This is a windy beach that has a mixture of the fine gold sand and pebbles that get blown on to the beach. being a very small beach in comparison to those close by it does have a whole host of amenities available that include a lifeguard, restaurants, showers and parking facilities. 

Pila de La Barrilla

At just under 100m this beach is a small gem in the area of Puerto del Carmen with fine gold sand and a calm sea it has the availability of lifeguards and make is a secure and quiet beach .


This beach is found adjacent to the Fariones hotel and benefits from fine golden sand and calm waters. Having a few amenities available to the beach users it is small but beautiful.