The Canary Islands offer mild temperatures all year round, so any time is the perfect time to enjoy their volcanic landscapes and amazing beaches. Gran Canaria, for example, is a small continent where you can enjoy all kinds of experiences: water parks, quiet fishing villages, bars, restaurants, zoos?
Today we move to Gran Canaria to discover one of its best beaches. We are referring to Melenara, which is located in the southeast of the island. Would you like to join us?
Awarded the Blue Flag
Melenara beach is a small shell-shaped cove with fine, dark sand. It is located in the municipality of Telde and this year it has been awarded the Blue Flag by the Foundation for Environmental Education in Europe (FEEE). The most striking feature of the beach is the statue of Neptune in the sea, which a few years ago lost an arm and the trident. However, it was restored a few months ago.
An ideal beach for families
It is an ideal beach for families, as the waves are gentle. Moreover, as it is not very big, children can be kept under control at all times. On the other hand, it is important to bear in mind that it offers a wide variety of services in the surrounding area, including a lifeguard service, toilets, showers, rubbish bins, beach umbrellas and sun loungers for hire, restaurants, supermarkets and shops.
An ideal avenue for strolling
Finally, we would like to mention that the beach has an ideal avenue for a stroll. This avenue connects Melenara with Salinetas beach, towards the south. It also leads to La Garita, which is in a northerly direction. We leave you with our gallery below, where you will find more images of Melenara beach. Don’t miss it!