Guayedra Beach: Where The Locals Go To Get Naked

Guayedra nudist beach in north west Gran Canaria Guayedra nudist beach in north west Gran Canaria

Guayedra beach is where nature-loving locals from all over the north of the island go for nudist sunbathing in the west coast sunshine.

You never know what you're going to get at Guayedra beach. Some days the whole beach is stony and the sea too rough to swim, while others there's big patches of sand and small waves. Arrive close to low tide and you'll get more sand and smaller waves. Arrive anytime and you'll get sunshine. Guayedra gets the same sunny weather as the Agaete Valley.

The views from the sand are fantastic as you see Tenerife and Teide on the horizon, Puerto de las Nieves to the north and the rugged west coast stretching out to the south. Take care swimming at

Take care swimming at Guayedra beach as the waves are dumpy and can pull you out to sea. Take your cue from the locals and don't swim if others aren't in the water. 

Guayedra beach has no facilities or rubbish bins. It's a nudist beach where it's almost rude not to strip off.

Get to Guayedra beach by driving about five kilometres along the GC 200 road from Agaete towards La Aldea. The turnoff is just after the Barranco de Guayedra signpost by the bins and the bus stop. Follow the dirt track (fine for all cars) until you get to the house and park. Walk down the hill to the shore and turn right at the sea. Guayedra beach is about two minutes walk. Blue bus 101 between Agaete and La Aldea stops at the Guayedra bus stop provided you tell the driver in advance. The walk from the road is about a kilometre. 

Alternatively walk from Puerto de las Nieves or Agaete. This takes about an hour and involñves a short walk along the road and a couple of steep bits.


Additional Info

  • Lifeguard: No
  • Calm water: No
  • You're sitting on: Sand
  • Sand colour: Volcanic black
  • Looks best at: Sunset
  • Nudist: Yes
  • Hippy rating: 10

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