Update 21 October: If anyone was an eyewitness to this tragedy, please will you contact me, either through the Contact Me page or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Anyone who has already posted a comment below doesn’t need to because I’ve already sent an email.
Update 24 September: The poor man who died at Playa del Camisón has been identified by family in the comments below as Victor Goodwin, a British holidaymaker. The comments speak for themselves, and clearly there will be some coordinated action following this tragedy to get answers at the very least.
Original post 20 September: A 35-year-old man died shortly after 2pm this afternoon after drowning at Playa del Camisón in Los Cristianos. Emergency services were initially called out with reports from Arona Policía Local that a bather had disappeared at the beach, but after the poor man’s was found by bomberos, paramedics and beach lifeguards could do nothing other than confirm his death at the scene.