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Playa las Gaviotas

La Caleta, Tenerife

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Summary of the Beach Inspectors

This is a nice bay for anyone who wants to be away from the tourist hotspots and can do without beach bars, lifeguards, showers and water-sports. Swimming naked is widespread and the people here are very relaxed and approachable. The scenery is picturesque and the water is crystal clear.

Playa las Gaviotas - Village at the sea to escape from civilisation

This nice bay can be reached from the village of Caleta by foot. It is rather concealed and we recommend wearing appropriate shoes to get there safely. The centrepiece of the bay is a beach with black stones, to the left and right of which are rock plateaus on which you can lie comfortably and from some of which you can descend straight into the clear, turquoise-blue sea. Directly at the beach is a village of makeshift huts and tents where hippies from all over Europe have settled, some of whom have been living here for years.

There is a lot going on especially in the evenings, but during the day it is mostly quieter. It is easy to make contact with others here and swimmers and sunbathers will find nice spots on the rock plateaus to relax.

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Playa las Gaviotas is suitable for
Every beach is unique. Apart from how the beach looks and its surroundings it is mainly the people and the amenities here which give the beach its character.
Relaxation: 4/10 points
Place 39 of 51
This beach is not great for relaxation, but you will find the odd suitable space to settle down here.
Family: 2/10 points
Place 45 of 51
The beach as well as the atmosphere of the location are not appealing for families.
Water sports: 1/10 points
Place 41 of 51
No wind and no waves here mean that this is definitely the wrong place for water-sports enthusiasts.
Party: 3/10 points
Place 10 of 51
You will not find much partying or any good party locations at this beach.

Atmosphere at the beach
8/10
Ease
6/10
Beauty
6/10
Romance
3/10
Exclusivity
6/10
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Age and nations
We from Beach-Inspector were actually at the beach for you and have spoken personally with the locals to get the complete picture.
Age groups
< 14 Years
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Location of the beach
geo coordinates: 28.105382, -16.758087
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Risks
  • Sharp stones