The beach is the longest of the existing ones in the city. It is oriented to the northwest, in what is known as the Confital arch or bay, and extends from the foothills of La Isleta to just before the mouth of the Tamaraceite ravine, for just over three long kilometers of fine, golden sand.
For much of this length, the beach is sheltered from currents from the Atlantic by a natural sandstone and reef bar, which is popularly known as “the bar” and can be reached by swimming from the shore.
Las Canteras beach has a great wealth in its waters with a large amount of aquatic flora and fauna, it is an ideal beach for practicing water sports, including snorkeling, being enough with a pair of glasses and a tube to enjoy its rich bottoms. in color and life.