Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife
Geography of tourism ; Tourism impact ; Tourism planning
View looking across the top of the beach. Facilities for beach users including toilets and a cafe are built into the retaining wall left. Stacked deck chairs / sun loungers and sun-bathing tourists. Street seller with jewellery (left). Over 20,000 cubic metres of dark sand were imported to create beaches surrounded by landscaped garden areas on what was previously a rocky coastline. Further offshore concrete blocks beneath the water break up the effects of the waves.
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Landscape design -- Spain -- Tenerife
Tourism -- Spain -- Tenerife