Lago Martianez in Puerto de la CruzOne of the main attractions of Puerto - Lago Martyanes. This complex of pools filled with sea water, created by the famous Canarian artist Cesar Manrique, is an ideal place for swimming and sunbathing. The natural beach in the eastern part of the city is covered with black volcanic sand.
Its length is 350 m, width - 25 m.
It is not protected from the waves, so ill-suited for swimming, but for surfers - it's paradise, and can compete with El Medano - a small resort in the south of Tenerife, the Mecca of windsurfers and kitesurfers. Near this beach is a great alternative to swimming in the ocean has become unpredictable complex of artificial lakes Lago Martianez (Lago Martianez), filled with ocean water, and islets of volcanic lava. The complex - the creation of architect and artist Cesar Manrique, in which the project and created the unique lake in 1977.
Artificial lake area of 15,000 square meters with fountains occupies almost half of the entire complex. Small pools are for children. Lago Martianez, decorated with numerous palm trees, installations and sculptures by the architect, is open every day from 10:00 to 19:00, but you can enter only up to 17:00.
A ticket for one adult will cost 3,5 €,
for children aged from 4 to 10 years - 0,5 €.
The subscriptions for 2-4 weeks there are discounts.