El Playa del Socorro
Active Beach or Passive Beach?
Active. . El Playa del Socorro is an Active Beach because it was formed by a volcano.
El Playa del Socorro has black sand. . Its black sand is originates from the type of rock called Igneous rocks which are formed by molten lava. The kind of Igneous rock the sand comes from is Basalt. . Other details about the sand include that black sand is heavier and coarser than golden sand, that black sand retains heat more than golden sand, and that not all of the sand on the beaches of Tenerife are black, there are also beaches with golden sand.
Other Features of the Beach
El Playa del Socorro is know from its great waves and beautiful surroundings. On Tenerife, El Playa del Socorro and the other beaches with black sand are called “Dark Delights.”