Tenerife’s beaches are clean and well maintained. There are 8 with ‘blue flag‘ on the island, including Playa del Duque, Playa de Las Teresitas, Troya and Playa de la Arena. In Tenerife we can find white sand beaches and natural volcanic beaches with black sand, the best are in the southwest of the island and around the main tourist areas. Most of them have good access for everyone including disabled or elderly and comply with the strictest European standards of cleanliness, they also have showers, hammocks and parasols. At the beaches of Tenerife you can enjoy a wide offer of water sports such as diving, stand up paddle, water skiing and windsurfing as well as exciting boat trips to see dolphins and whales very close. Tenerife offers the best beaches that a tourist may wish to enjoy a wonderful holiday close to the sea.