SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, 25 Aug. (EUROPA PRESS) –
The Cabildo de Tenerife promotes the execution of 23 improvement and conditioning projects in coastal areas of the island in collaboration with the municipalities and the Government of the Canary Islands with a total investment of 16.8 million.
The president, Pedro Martín, assures that 17 of the works have already been completed and highlights “important actions” such as the Bajamar dam, “a historic demand” from the residents of La Laguna with an investment of 2,058,530 euros; the adaptation of Los Roques de Fasnia, whose works are estimated to be completed next summer (1,707,656 euros); the execution of the new promenade of La Hondura, in Santiago del Teide (1,204,245 euros) or the adaptation and improvement of the coastal paths of San Blas and Amarilla Golf (2,416,690 euros) to improve the mobility and experience of residents and tourists.
Of the six actions that are underway, those in Garachico, San Miguel and Candelaria will be completed before the end of the year, and the projects in Fasnia (two) and Guía de Isora are expected to be completed in 2023.
The island president highlights in a note the importance of these actions, with which the Tenerife coast is revalued from the Cabildo.
“The work focuses on providing modern and accessible infrastructure, equipment and services in maritime environments, for the enjoyment of residents and tourists, which is also very important for the economy of the municipalities and urban centers that surround these stretches. coastal,” he says.
For her part, the island’s Director of Tourism, Laura Castro, points out that in recent years they have been collaborating with town councils to reconvert their coastal spaces, “which have been degraded over the years, to return them to their good condition and that they recover their tourist potential, their attractiveness and vitality, not only for those who visit them, but also, and very especially, for the local population”.
The island manager emphasizes that these works “are part of the destination improvement strategy that the island corporation has been working on and new actions will be added in more parts of the island to improve and enhance its tourist attractions in conditions of quality, accessibility and security”.
TENERIFE AND THE SEA PROGRAM
The 23 improvement and refurbishment projects in coastal areas of the island are part of the ‘Tenerife and the Sea’ program, within the strategic framework for insular development of the Medi-Fdcan funds, and its objective is to improve beach areas, coastal and coastal front of the island.
The actions also include the comprehensive renovation of the Los Tarajales beach promenade, in Fasnia (1,354,051 euros); conditioning the front of the beach of Las Caletillas, in Candelaria (1,884,072 euros); the recovery of the breakwater of Playa de Las Eras, in Fasnia (516,393 euros) and the adaptation of the access paths to the beaches of Benijo and Almáciga, in Santa Cruz de Tenerife (498,618 euros).
In Guía de Isora, the first phase of the adaptation and improvement phase of the Avenida del Emigrante has already been carried out (1,831,169.63 euros) and the second phase of this project is scheduled to end next year (2,500,355.67 euros). euros), focused on the remodeling of the coastal front of the San Juan beach, providing this enclave with more modern infrastructures and facilities, accessible and respectful of the natural environment.
In addition, the existing road in Punta Blanca between the towns of Alcalá and Varadero (635,991.65 euros) has been refurbished.
In Garachico, access to La Caleta del Andén is improved (223,935 euros); In Puerto de la Cruz, several actions have been carried out, such as the improvement of the access area to Playa Jardín (612,144 euros) and in Santiago del Teide, access to Los Guíos Beach (393,847 euros) was also improved.