Las Galletas is a fishing village with a fishing harbour and marina. The village does not have any main tourist accommodation, this has grown up in Costa del Silencio which has grown up on the eastern side of Playa las Galletas immediately after the main road Avenida de Fernando Salazar Gonzalez.
Las Galletas Beach Description
Las Galletas Beach is a long curved beach that is protected by the harbour quay making the sea extremely calm, and therefore ideal for young families.
The beach is made up of areas of fine dark volcanic sand and areas of small to large pebbles & area of mixed sand & pebbles
There is car parking the full length of the backing roadTF 66 named either Avenida del Alantico (Google) or Calle Cesar Manrique depending on the map used.
Las Galletas Beach Facilities
- Deck chairs & parasols
- first aid in summer
Las Galletas Beach Location
The beach is located immediately to the west of the harbour wall. The beach is backed by the road leading to the next village El Fraille and further along Los Cristianos or Playa de las Americas.
Because the harbour wall makes the end of Playa las Galletas there is open countryside behind the road.
The area is has excellent scuba diving and is consequently the home harbour for a few scuba diving schools. See Scuba Diving
The harbour is the home of the Golden Trout Yellow Submarine that takes visitor on a 50 minute underwater adventure to see the marine life.
Trips are daily at 10am, noon, 1pm, 3pm, 4pm & 5pm.
Playa las Galletas harbour beach
Address: Avenida Dionisio Gonzalez, 10. 38631 Playa las Galletas, Arona, Tenerife
Open: Monday Friday, 08:00 22:00h
The Sea front Promenade starts at Playa las Galletas harbour wall and runs eastwards to the start of where a short inland diversion around the Tel Bel Swimming Pool and a section of the Ten Bel complex.
The promenade then continues along the top of low cliffs to the eastern end of Costa del Silencio
Just beyond is Costa del Silencio dramatic open countryside with higher cliffs and domination by the Volcanic cone & caldera of Montana Amarilla. Walking paths run from around the rear of the mountain to the summit & to a small naturist cove and you can continue on to Golf del Sur where you can catch a bus back, or even walk back. If going for a walk take a litre of water with you. We also recommend strong shoes.
Sea Front Bars & Restaurants
There are plenty of Bars Cafes & Restaurants along the 250 metre section near to the harbour quay
Vai Moana Full Moon parties
The Vai Moana Full Moon parties are a must, said to be one of the best
See location of Vai Moana Bar & Disco on our Las Galletas Map
More Bars & restaurants
Shopping in Playa las Galletas & Playa Costa del Silencio
The area is not a shoppers paradise but you will find shops selling the essensials that you may need while on holiday.
Dive 24:7 Dive Centre Description
Dive 24:7 run by Irish divers David & Nichola Carson is located in nearby El Fraile and their rigid hull inflatable boat "The Celtic Wave" is harboured in Playa las Galletas.
They instruct on recreational, technical and rebreather diving with several different PADI Dive courses lasting from half a day to 4 days. They also over dive packages for certified divers.
Dive 24:7 visit a wide range of dive sites including the famous El Puertito Turtle Dive
Dive 24:7 Dive Centre Location
Calle Lanzarote, 4. 38632 El Fraile, Spain. Telephone 922 731 605. dive24-7 Website
See Location of Dive 24:7 Dive Centre on our Playa las Galletas Map
Buceo Tenerife Dive Centre Description
Spanish Diving School
- 3 Dive boats
- Air & Nitrox cylinder filling
Buceo Tenerife Dive Centre Location
Buceo Tenerife Dive Centre, Calle Maria del Carmen García nº 22. Playa las Galletas
See Location of Buceo Tenerife Dive Centre on our Playa las Galletas Map
Dive Tenerife Dive Centre Description
Dive Tenerife is operated by Pete & Debbie
- PADI Diving Courses
- Equipment Sales and Service
- Boat Diving & Shore Diving
- Equipment Rental
- Free Hotel Pickup Service
- Air or Nitrox
- 2 Diving trips per day at 9:30am and 1pm
- Fully equipped dive boat
Dive Tenerife Dive Centre Location
Dive Tenerife, Calle Consuelo Alfonso 12, Edificio El Majuelo 38631, Playa las Galletas Arona, Tenerife divetenerife Website
See Location of Dive Tenerife Dive Centre on our Playa las Galletas Map
Ocean Diving Tenerife Description
French Diving School
- Training courses PADI and CMAS
- Diving activities snorkeling, first dive with tanks, photo)
- Equipment hire
- Cylinder filling
Ocean Diving Tenerife Location
Ocean Diving Tenerife, Calle Maria del Carmen Garcia nº 8 38631 Playa las Galletas, Tenerife Ocean Diving Website
See Location of Ocean Diving Tenerife on our Playa las Galletas Map
Paseo Maritimo Dionisio Gonzalez Delgado, 38631, Playa las Galletas Tenerife. Tel: 922 73 01 33. Open 9am to 3.30pm Mondays to Fridays.