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Playa El Bollullo

38300 Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain
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Black sand, long trek (staircase) down to the beach

A somewhat cryptic route to the beach, and the last long stretch of road is only one lane. The... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2015
Copenhagen, Denmark
Great north coat beach

Playa Bollullo is a relatively secluded beach that is reached by a walk (or drive) through banana... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2015
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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“black sand” (27 reviews)
“big waves” (12 reviews)
38300 Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain
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Reviewed 28 January 2015

A somewhat cryptic route to the beach, and the last long stretch of road is only one lane. The Bollullo restaurant at the end of the road serves a delicious paella with 'Meeresfrüchte' (you have to wait for 45 minutes while this 'dish for two'...More

2  Thank Guegues
Reviewed 1 January 2015

Playa Bollullo is a relatively secluded beach that is reached by a walk (or drive) through banana plantations, and then a walk down a footpath to the beach itself. The sand is dark/black volcanic sand, and I still find that unusual enough to be appealing....More

2  Thank DoctorDee69
Reviewed 16 October 2014

No service, no emergency crew, rocks and strong waves. You must be very experienced to take a swim there.

2  Thank Григорий В
Reviewed 10 September 2014

You can either walk from Puerto de la Cruz (45-60 minutes walk from city centre), take a taxi (appx. 10 euro) or go by your own car and park near the beach (1.50 euro for whole day parking). Beach is situated among high cliffs, with...More

1  Thank Martin_Krba
Reviewed 4 August 2014

This a romantic beach jus 2-3 kilometers from centre of the Puerto. It is not good to swim there but you can take a sun baths. And the walking tour through the banana valley is so beautiful! Take a big bottle of water and something...More

2  Thank paivistina
Reviewed 25 May 2014 via mobile

Hard to find, located in the end of very narroe one way road. Beautiful place, but it was too crowded... Maybe because of the weekend. You can visit it if you're passing by.

3  Thank 13th_witch
Reviewed 1 March 2014

Take a walk along the coast east from PDLC. From the Lido follow the road out of the resort - alongside the tunnel and go up the hill, walking up the hard shoulder of the main road. At the top bend go down small steps...More

5  Thank DaisySalt
Reviewed 30 January 2014

The walk to Bollullo from Puerto and La Paz is a delightful stroll and is paved most of the way through a banana plantation and is now proving to be one of the most popular walks in the area. The beach is also accessible by...More

4  Thank DLFD
Reviewed 26 December 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 5 December 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
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18 July 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
4 January 2017|
Response from robert c | Reviewed this property |
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