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Energetic El Medano Holidays

Both relaxation and action can be enjoyed during El Medano holidays, with many opting for the beautiful stretches of beach, while others will be drawn to the majestic presence of the inland mountains, promising fantastic variety to your Tenerife getaway. A combination of scenic walks, challenging hikes, soft sands and clear blue waters characterise this idyllic resort on Tenerife, appeasing both outdoor pursuit fanatics and beach bums.

Discovered on the sunny south coast of one of the Spain’s most famed summer escapes, this diverse town is guaranteed to keep holidaymakers engrossed throughout their stay, whether they’ve come for the sunshine or not. The resort is bustling with activities and relaxation in equal measure, while the impeccable views of the ‘Red Mountain’ will define your holidays to El Medano. Golfers are also very well-served by the resort, sat just a stone’s throw from Golf del Sur, a fantastic golfing resort showcasing some of the best conditions on the island.

Most popular hotels in El Medano

Medano Hotel
Medano Hotel
Medano Hotel

El Medano, Tenerife

from €409 pp
Arenas Del Mar Beach & Spa Resort
Arenas Del Mar Beach & Spa Resort
Arenas Del Mar Beach & Spa Resort

El Medano, Tenerife

from €468 pp

At a glance

  • Currency: Euro
  • Language: Spanish
  • Time Zone: GMT +0
  • Average flight time: 4h 25m

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Beach Bliss and Mountain Exploration

You’ll encounter the island’s longest beach during your time in El Medano, the two kilometre stretch of paradise that is Playa Tejita. Back from the sand is a vibrant boardwalk, lined by great eateries and lively bars, offering a flavour of the Canaries via some wonderful authentic meals. Back on the sand or in the sea, you can burn off those extra calories you’ve acquired from the Spanish cuisine through numerous water sports. Wind and kite-surfing are very popular here given the windy conditions and great waves, hosting various tournaments and championships throughout the year.

If you can stay in one of the hotels with a view of the Montana Roja, then you’re in luck; but nothing beats immersing yourself in the splendour of the mountain scenery first-hand. Head into the nature reserve surrounding the mountain during your El Medano holidays and enjoy some wonderful hiking and wildlife encounters – a wonderful way to balance beach and nature during your time around El Medano.