Surfing and kitesurfing
Leocadio Machado Beach in El Médano, Tenerife
Discover the stunning Leocadio Machado Beach in El Médano, located in Granadilla de Abona, Tenerife. This beautiful 800-meter golden sand beach stretches from the end of Playa Grande to the beginning of Playa de Montaña Roja. A paradise for surf and kitesurf enthusiasts in Tenerife.
The paradise for surfing and kitesurfing
Named in honor of the novelist of «The Crazy Guy from the Beach,» Leocadio Machado is the capital of surfing and kitesurfing in Tenerife. Here, windsurfers and kiters find their paradise, with colorful sails waving on the water and in the air on ideal days. However, wind conditions are challenging and suitable only for advanced skiers.
A place to enjoy and learn
Even if you’re not a surfer, you can enjoy the lively atmosphere from the shore. If you prefer swimming and sunbathing in a more sheltered environment, head to the nearby El Médano Beach. With constant trade winds throughout the year, it’s a paradise for water sports.
Leocadio Machado Beach – Amenities and Activities
This semi-urban beach features a promenade ideal for strolling and enjoying the pleasant climate of southern Tenerife for most of the year. If you’re looking for a lively atmosphere and water activities, this is your beach. There is a parking lot with 50-100 spaces and a beach bar to cool off. Additionally, you’ll find specialized shops offering classes and equipment rental for surfing, kitesurfing, and windsurfing.
Discover El Médano and its surroundings
Right next door is El Médano Beach, one of the most well-known beaches on the island. Located in the town of El Médano, in the municipality of Granadilla de Abona, this beach is easily accessible from Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Enjoy live views through our webcam and discover the current weather in El Médano and Leocadio Machado Beach in southern Tenerife, Santa Cruz de Tenerife province.
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