Playa de las Arenas (Punta Gongora)

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Where is Las Arenas Beach (Punta Gongora)

Overview Las Arenas Beach (Punta Gongora)

Located under the cliffs of the Andén Verde, between Punta de La Aldea to the (W) and Playa del Risco to the (NW), it is undoubtedly an ideal place to find a very peaceful atmosphere, in one of the few wild and almost virgin environments that remain on the island, of unequalled beauty.

General characteristics Las Arenas Beach (Punta Gongora)

  • How long is the beach? Approx. 975 metres
  • The beach has an average width of approx. 20 metres.
  • This beach usually has a low occupancy rate
  • This beach does not have a promenade.
  • It is a beach with golden sand
  • Nudist beach: Yes
  • Is there a tourist information office on or near the beach? yes

Security features Las Arenas Beach (Punta Gongora)

  • It is usually a beach with strong / windy waves.
  • The beach does NOT have a lifeguard service.
  • It does NOT have danger signalling elements (flags, beacons…).
  • Nearest hospital:

    Hospital Doctor NegrÍn
    Barranco de La Ballena s/n (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)

    Indicative distance to the hospital from the beach: 63.5 km.

    (Source: Ministry for Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge [July 2020])
    (Check with the nearest tourist office or the town hall of the municipality to which Las Arenas Beach (Punta Gongora) belongs to confirm the information)

Accessibility features Las Arenas Beach (Punta Gongora)

  • How to get to the beach: difficult on foot.
  • It is NOT a beach with easy access (for people with disabilities or reduced mobility).
  • It is possible that access to the beach is not signposted or that the signposting is insufficient.
    If in doubt, consult the nearest tourist office or town hall.
  • Is there a car park: No
  • Nearest road to the beach: GC-200
  • Access to the beach can be made by bus.
    Type of bus / additional info: Intercity, Line Agaete-Puerto de Las Nieves 103 (101)
    Ask at the tourist office or nearest town hall to confirm routes and dates of operation.
  • How to get to the beach: difficult on foot.
  • It is NOT a beach with easy access (for people with disabilities or reduced mobility).
  • It is possible that access to the beach is not signposted or that the signposting is insufficient.
    If in doubt, consult the nearest tourist office or town hall.
  • Is there a car park: No
  • Nearest road to the beach: GC-200
  • Access to the beach can be made by bus.
    Type of bus / additional info: Intercity, Line Agaete-Puerto de Las Nieves 103 (101)
    Ask at the tourist office or nearest town hall to confirm routes and dates of operation.

Nature around

  • Does this beach form part of a protected natural area? yes
    Tamadaba Natural Park
  • What is the composition of the beach?
    Sand / Pebbles / Rock
  • What is the coastline (coastal façade) on which the beach is located like?
    Mountain
  • Has there been any conditioning work or modifications carried out on the beach recently? yes
    ZEPA – LIC (ZEC)

Disclaimer

IMPORTANT: We try to make the information about Las Arenas Beach (Punta Gongora) as accurate as possible. The data are based on information provided by the Ministry for Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge (Government of Spain). Last update: July 2020. In any case, if you see any errors, please let us know through the contact form.

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Other beaches near Las Arenas Beach (Punta Gongora)

(Distancias orientativas en línea recta)

Risco – 2.9 km
Faneroque (Playa de Faneque) – 4.2 km
Sotavento – 6.4 km
Puerto La Aldea – 6.5 km
La Aldea – 6.8 km