The pleasant climate of Lanzarote and its calm sea makes it one of the best places to practice different sports.
Do you want to discover what sport to do on your next trip to the Canary Island?
5 water sports to practice in Lanzarote
The Canary Islands, having the strength of the north-northeast winds for much of the year, make Lanzarote an island with the optimal conditions to practice certain types of sports. For both beginners and those who already have an advanced level, Lanzarote is the perfect spot to practice:
The pleasant climate of the island together with the constant winds makes some beaches of Lanzarote the perfect place to enjoy good waves almost all year round. Also, the fact that the water is not too cold during the winter, makes it one of the favorite places to surf even during the cold seasons. Famara Beach is perfect for beginners; advanced levels usually approach El Quemao beach to enjoy tube riding there.
The different types of sport fishing can be done in Lanzarote. However, you should take into account the areas and schedules reserved for each type of fishing. Thanks to its rich seabed, Lanzarote will offer you a unique experience also around fishing.
The rich marine life of the island of Lanzarote makes it a unique place to enjoy a different dive. In addition, because of a rocky sea bottom the variety of marine species that you can see under the sea is much wider. Both in Playa Chica and in Puerto del Carmen you will find different diving options, diving schedules and prices.
Windsurfing and Kitesurfing:
The continuous trade winds of the island make it a very good place to practice certain sailing sports or sports that need a constant wind. This is the case of windsurfing and kitesurfing, two water sports that you can practice and learn in different parts of the island of Lanzarote.
Adventure sports in Lanzarote
If you prefer land sports, Lanzarote also offers a wide variety of options to enjoy its beauty while exercising. Some of the most famous on the island are:
The island offers fun ascents and exciting descents along unique paths and trails. Because of its volcanic landscapes you will think you are on the Moon! You can choose between different routes that will make you feel unique adrenaline experiences. In addition, almost the entire island has a bike path or specific routes for cyclists through which to circulate more safely.
The volcanic landscape of Lanzarote makes the island a unique enclave to enjoy the natural environment while walking. Whether in a group or individually, getting to know the island by hiking is a unique way to discover unique natural landscapes away from the most touristic points.
If you prefer to enjoy the mountains but at a higher pace, Lanzarote is also the perfect place for trail running. Mountain runners will find different level and lengths trails to enjoy the mountains and do sport at the same time.
The good climate of Lanzarote makes playing golf a very pleasant experience in any of the courses and facilities prepared for it.