The beaches of Las Gaviotas and of Antequera are two mythical places of the canarian naturism. Just a few kilometers away from Las Teresitas, an iconic beach in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, they were the spear head of naturism in an Island that nowadays has almost twenty spots where the practice of naturism is usual. In the coast of the Rural Park of Anaga there are other three beaches where you can usually find naked swimmers: Benijo, Fabián and El Draguillo. The three are small coves of black sand surrounded by impressive cliffs. A real pleasure. Also in the northern coast of the island of Tenerife, the naturists find nudist beaches like Los Patos, El Ancón, La Garañoña, La Gordezuela, La Rambla de Castro and El Camello. In this island naturist travelers can also find spots for relax and health like the Aqua Club Termal, that offer a spa and a pool exclusive for naturists.
As it happens in the other islands, the major part of the touristic offers are in the south of the island. The Mountain of El Medano is one of the most representative coastal landscapes of Tenerife. Big fields of red dunes and sand beaches where the sun and the wind are never missing. Here you can find one of the main centers of naturism in Tenerife. In the beaches of El Medano, Montaña Roja, and La Mareta is very common to find naked swimmers. Very close by, near the town of Las Galletas, naturists have the beach of Colmenares, La Pelada and Punta del Callao. Also in the South, dominated by the tourist resorts, the options are La Puntilla and the beach of La Caleta in Las Américas, Los Morteros and Playa Blanca in Guía de Isora or the beach of Los Guíos in Santiago del Teide. Another mythical beach in Tenerife is the one in Masca, where you get by foot (after a two hours walk) or by boat. It is usual to find naked swimmers in it.
The touristic zones of the south of the Island are the ones that concentrate the biggest number of beaches where naturism is more common. The most famous ones are the one of Maspalomas, Playa del Inglés (with a zone between both beaches) and Montaña de La Arena, all of them in San Bartolomé de Tirajana, but the number of beaches is more ample and for every taste. You have beaches with sand or stones, intimate or crowded like Maspalomas itself, one of the most popular beaches in the Canary Islands. Still in San Bartolomé de Tirajana its worth mentioning the beaches of La Mujer, Punta del Carpintero and Meloneras (a prolongation of the Maspalomas walkway).
The town of Mogan is the one with most nudist spaces in the Island. Around the small fisher’s town of Arguineguín we have to mention the beaches of Lomo Galeón, El Molinero and Medio Almud. Towards the West, the beaches are placed between the cliffs in an amazing succession of coves that after the Port of Mogan, have the best preserved pieces of coast in the whole island. There are some points where the practice of naturism is usual. Although there are some places that have been lost for naturists like Amadores, the nudists concentrate themselves in spaces lije Tiritaña, El Diablito and Cruz de Piedra. After this, it is the paradise. The first of the great nudist beaches in Gran Canaria is Veneguera, that is also a symbol of the Gran Canarian people’s fight against urban speculation. Between this beach and Güi Güi, all the beaches are suitable for naturism. Places like Tasarte, Tasartico, Las Arenas or Lioguicha are small lonely beaches. Some of them are only reachable by foot.
Nudist beaches in the north of Gran Canaria
The Gran Canarian capital is the pending subject regarding spaces to practice naturism. The Confital Bay, the north prolongation of the beach of Las Canteras, is the only stretch of the coast of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria where nudists can enjoy the beach without any problem. Past the city towards La Aldea, the coast is a succession of coastal shelfs, small coves, and ponds that allow you to enjoy the sea in a different way. In the town of Arucas, naturists are concentrated in the beach of La Redonda, Punta del Angosto and in Las Salinas (very close to the Bañaderos). The route continues in Santa María de Guía with beaches like El Lagarto, Paso del Sargo, El Arrastradero and the Caletón de los Cangrejos. In Galdar, the naturist beaches are Punta Gorda, La Guancha and the pretty beach of El Juncal (with an access through the old road to Agaete under the viaduct of El Juncal).
In Agaete, naturism lovers have the beach of Punta Góngora (with an access from the Andén Verde), Farenoque (at the feet of the Tamadaba rocks and an access from El Risco), Sotavento (located between the Laja del Risco and the Punta de la Palma) and the spectacular beach of Guayadera. In the town of La Aldea, the best option to do nudism in the Beaches of Gran Canaria is the area of the Güi Güi beaches, a sort of paradise where you arrive after a three hours walk, but that means to encounter the island in its most primitive state.