Playa de Fañabé, Tenerife

Playa de Fañabe

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If you’re looking for a place to have some fun in the sun with the family, Playa de Fañabe is the perfect spot. Located on Tenerife’s southern coast, in the upmarket area of Costa Adeje, this beach offers plenty of activities to keep vacationers of all ages busy. And when you need a break from the sand, there are plenty of bars and restaurants nearby to quench your thirst or satisfy your hunger. So what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and head to Playa de Fañabe for a vacation you won’t soon forget!

Weather And Best Time to Visit

Playa de Fañabe has a Mediterranean climate, with hot and dry summers and slightly cold winters. The optimum time to go to this beach is from March until December, when the weather is pleasant and there’s zero to minimal chance of rainfall. The temperature ranges from a high of 25°C in August to a low of 17°C in February. When it comes to the water, it varies between 20°C and 27°C.

If you’re looking for the warmest months to visit, it’s August, September, and then July. The hottest time of year is generally early August, with temperatures rarely dropping below 22.9°C (73.2°F) at night.

February is the coolest month of the year, with a daily maximum temperature of 19.2°C (66.6°F) and a typical low of 17°C (62.6°F). January is the driest month, with 0 mm of rainfall and 31 perfect sunny days, while October is the wettest month, with 8 mm of rain over one day.

The following are the monthly average temperatures:

January – 19.4°C (66.9°F) and 17.5°C (63.5°F)

February – 17°C (62.6°F) and 19.2°C (66.6°F)

March – 17.6°C (63.7°F) and 19.6°C (67.3°F)

April – 19.9°C (67.8°F) and min 17.8°C (64°F)

May – 21.6°C (70.9°F) and 19.3°C (66.7°F)

June – 20.5°C (68.9°F) and max 23°C (73.4°F)

July – 22.2°C (72°F) and 24.9°C (76.8°F)

August – 22.9°C (73.2°F) and 25.8°C (78.4°F)

September – 24.7°C (76.5°F) and 22.7°C (72.9°F)

October – 22.2°C (72°F) and max 23.8°C (74.8°F)

November – 21.9°C (71.4°F) and 20.5°C (68.9°F)

December – 20.5°C (68.9°F) and 18.8°C (65.8°F)

Why Go to Playa Fañabe

Are you considering Playa de Fañabe for your next Canary Island vacation? Well, we can certainly help you make up your mind. In this article, we will discuss some of the best activities you can enjoy on this beach. From swimming and sunbathing to trying watersports and dining, there is something for everyone in this beautiful destination. Keep reading for our favorite things to do in this lively seaside community!

Playa de Fanabe Beach
Playa de Fanabe Beach © woodytyke

Family-Friendly, Blue Flag Beach

Playa de Fañabe is one of the best all-around beaches on this side of the island. Its tranquil stretch of black sand and pristine warm waters make it an ideal location for everyone. Distinguished by its Blue Flag status, Fañabé Beach stands out as one of the best on Tenerife. This illustrious distinction is only given to beaches that have met this renowned organization’s stringent environmental and safety criteria. It recognizes the water and sand’s cleanliness, as well as the excellent facilities and access for persons with disabilities.

The waters of Playa de Fañabe are generally quite calm, making it an excellent beach to bring your kids or unwind in a peaceful bath. Paddling with children in mild seas is a pleasure, and having a lifeguard on duty adds an extra sense of protection. In addition, there’s plenty of room here, so it’s never crowded and the tranquil vibe is preserved, yet there’s a lot to do for family members who want to stay active.

The same can be said with the commercial establishments around Playa de Fañabe. There are many options when you feel hungry, ranging from well-known international fast-food chains to local businesses. In contrast to other lively seaside destinations in Tenerife, this beachfront becomes a scene for sophisticated cocktail bars at night, not dance clubs until dawn.

Watersports

The ocean is a vast and amazing place, and there are so many activities to enjoy while immersed in its waters. Beach watersports are a great way to make your Playa de Fañabe vacation more exciting, get a good workout, and cool off in the summertime. Plus, there are many different options available depending on your interests.

Its limpid, gentle bay attracts lovers of water sports. Take a banana boat ride around Playa Fañabé or enjoy a ride on the open sea on a jet-ski. If you feel more daring, strap on a parachute for an exhilarating experience that offers an impressive birds-eye view of Costa Adeje and the Atlantic.

Other popular fun and exciting water-based activities in Fañabé beach include swimming, snorkeling, banana boating, fly fishing, flyboarding, and standup paddling.

Complete Amenities and Services

Playa de Fañabé offers a range of facilities that make it an ideal spot for the entire family. Everything is built with the needs of adults and children in mind, ensuring maximum convenience.

There are sunbeds and parasols for hire, as well as locker rooms with showers and toilets. Vacationers also have foot showers, waste bins, cleaning services, tourist information assistance, lifeguards, telephones, parking, taxi, bus stops, and a children’s area at their disposal. Designed for everyone’s enjoyment in a welcoming environment of inclusion, Playa de Fañabé has sloped walkways, too, making it easy for people with limited mobility to get to and from the beach. All of these ensure a comfortable day of lounging under the warm Canary sun.

Dining Options

The dining options in Playa de Fañabé are varied and plentiful. There are dozens of restaurants to choose from, serving everything from traditional Spanish food to international cuisine. If you’re looking for a casual bite to eat, there are plenty of places to get sandwiches, burgers, and pizza. And for those who want to indulge in a bit of luxury, there are several upscale dining restaurants as well. No matter your budget or taste preferences, you’re sure to find something to your liking around the beach. Bon appetite!

Bành Nôï Thaï Viet Food

If you’re looking to try something new for dinner while in Fañabé Beach, Bành Nôï Thaï Viet Food is a great option. It’s perfect for those who want bold flavors without worrying about eating too much fat or calories. Plus, with a good variety of dishes to choose from, you’re sure to find something that you’ll love.

Both Thai and Vietnamese food are delicious and have a lot of flavors. You’ll fall in love with their use of various spices and fresh ingredients to create healthy and tasty dishes. If you’re looking to try something new, Bành Nôï Thaï Viet Food is a great option. And, if you’re not a fan of spicy food, don’t worry – the dishes can be made to your liking.

Some of the best-selling dishes that you might want to try when in this restaurant are shrimp spring rolls, Thai green chicken curry, shrimp dumplings, bun bo (Viet bowl), chicken satay skewers, green papaya salad, and pad Thai prawns. With so many different dishes to choose from, you’re sure to find something that you’ll love. So next time you’re in the mood for something different, give this place cuisine a try. You won’t be disappointed.

Cheers Salud Na Zdorovie

When in Playa de Fañabé, it doesn’t matter if you’re looking for something sweet or sour, salty or spicy, a quick snack or a multi-course meal, you’ll find it in Cheers Salud Na Zdorovie. They serve hearty, filling, and flavorful Russian-Ukrainian cuisine, always made from fresh ingredients.

One of the most famous dishes in this restaurant is borscht, a soup made with beets, cabbage, and other vegetables. Other popular choices include pelmeni, which is meat dumplings, and meat-filled pancakes called blini. Seafood is another specialty of Cheers Salud Na Zdorovie, with seabass, paella, garlic prawns, and calamari among their best-sellers.

Cheers Salud Na Zdorovie Outside
Cheers Salud Na Zdorovie Outside © cheerssaludnazdorovie

El Makami

The Canary Islands are known for their tapas culture, and for a good reason. Tapas are a great way to sample various dishes without committing to a large meal. They’re also perfect for socializing, as one person or a group can enjoy them.

Tapas bars can be found all over Tenerife, and they’re usually packed with locals and tourists alike. If you’re looking to try some traditional tapas in Playa de Fañabé, El Makami is a place you should not miss.

Their most popular tapas include papas bravas, papas Canaria con mojo, fish croquetas, padron peppers, meatballs, tempura shrimp, falafel, fried calamari, and grilled goat cheese. Of course, there are many other delicious options to choose from. They also have a good variety of pizzas on the menu.

For drinks to pair with tapas, most guests want something light and refreshing, like a cold beer, sangria, or white wine. If you’re looking for something a little more substantial, you can go with red wine or a cocktail like a strawberry mojito. Some of our favorite pairings include a glass of cava with gambas al ajillo (shrimp in garlic sauce), a house red wine with papas bravas, or a gin and tonic with a Spanish omelet.

Whatever you choose to drink, make sure you enjoy it with some good company and delicious tapas! Salud!

Getting to and Around Playa de Fañabé

Vacationers who want to hire a car can get to Playa de Fañabé easily by driving along the TF-1. From there, it’s just a short drive to the beach.

To get to Playa de Fañabé from Tenerife South Airport by public transport, take bus 40 or 111 to the Costa Adeje station. From there, take bus 471 to Fañabé Plaza, which is just 7 minutes away from the beach. If you’re coming from Tenerife North–Ciudad de La Laguna Airport, take bus 20 to the Santa Cruz Interchange, then bus 110 to the Costa Adeje station, followed by 477 to Fañabé Plaza. Taxi services are also available just about everywhere.

Comfort, Convenience, And Fun in Playa de Fañabé

Playa de Fañabé is a great place to visit because of its stunningly blue waters and lovely dark sand beach. It is well-maintained and perfect for swimming, sunbathing, relaxing, and partaking in watersports. Several restaurants and bars are also close by, making it the perfect spot to spend a day or afternoon.

Playa de Fañabé is located in the heart of Costa Adeje, one of the most popular tourist areas in Tenerife. The beach is just a short walk from many hotels and resorts, making it convenient for visitors to get to. Public transportation options are also available, so getting around is straightforward.

Whether you’re looking for a place to relax or a place to have some fun, Playa de Fañabé is the perfect spot for you. So, what are you waiting for? Come and visit today!

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