Located at the foot of a cliff in the region of El Rincón (La Orotava), this beach boasts an expanse of black sand combined with volcanic formations rising out of the sea. The beach is isolated and only accessible via many steps.
Access to the beach is somewhat limited. However, you can walk from Puerto de la Cruz to Playa el Bollullo, the walk is an enjoyable one through banana plantations and will take about 40 minutes. or from the El Bolullo restaurant (in the region of El Rincón) along a stepped path that takes just a few minutes.
It is possible to buy snacks and drinks on the beach, and there are sun loungers and parasols for hire.
You can reach El Bollullo beach either by car or by walking the coastal path from Puerto de la Cruz. There is a small beach shack, the Chiringuito Bollullo Beach bar, selling drinks and tapas, and above the beach is a good restaurant serving Canarian food, seafood and steaks with fabulous views over the ocean.
There is a lifeguard and sun loungers and parasols for hire during the summer.