Gran Canaria

Surf on Gran Canaria

Surf on all the Canary Islands a household word

The Canary islands like Lanzarote, Tenerife and Fuerteventura, and therefore Gran Canaria  are suitable for almost all types of surf. Think of windsurfing, kite surfing and skimboarding or sup. The surfing fanatic in Gran Canaria can count on a suitable climate, warm temperatures and lots of wind.

Surfing in Gran Canaria

If you’re on holiday in Gran Canaria and want to combine it with surf then the island has some beautiful places in store for you. The surf and the waves of the Atlantic ocean give surfers the quality they want. Through this link you will get a list of all suitable locations for surfing in Gran Canaria.

The north of the island is by far the most important location for windsurfing. El Confital which is located in the vicinity of Las Palmas. You know the famous golf “El Frontón” then you are at the place where the annual World Bodyboard Championship is organized. The coast is very rocky here in conjunction with a strong branding its waves up to 5 meters no exception..

The eastern
part of Gran Canaria is known to Pozo Izquierdo and Vargas. The top surfing locations are here “Mosca Point” and “Muellito.” The warm winds and ocean currents appropriate is Pozo Izquierdo also a mecca for windsurfing enthusiasts.

Globally, is this surfing location known. It is not insignificant that the Wind & Waves Festival is organized annually here. Around the boulevard there are to find some surf hotels. And who knows you meet champions like Bjorn Dunkerbeck and Daida and Iballa Ruano. A live webcam of Pozo Izquierdo gives you an idea of the waves.

To the Surf School during your vacation

Surfing or wave surfing on the island one of the most popular sports. If you are not yet familiar with surfing, you can still learning it. On Gran Canaria you can also find several good surf schools. One of the surf Schools is Oceanside Surf. This surf school is located in Las Palmas and started as a Surf shop. For the beginner, there are lessons SUP (Stand Up Paddle). Surf Canaries School is located on the dunes of Maspalomas since 2007 .. Pro Surfing is located in Maspalomas with a surf shop in Playa del Ingles.

Want to combine the sport of surfing with a holiday then allows you and your children from the age of 15 at Surf Camp in most of these surf schools. Throughout the year are lessons in surfing, bodyboarding, paddle, windsurfing and wakeboarding. The material which is necessary for surfing can also be rented. Classes are taught in all schools by professional instructors or a personal trainer.

Other surf schools in Gran Canaria are Pozowinds, Orca Surf Shop, University Surf School and Little Surf House and at least Wave Pals. Undoubtedly there are many more of these sports and surf schools and shops. All suggestions, sign up backlinks and ad requests are welcome via the contact form

Skimboarding at the beach

Skimboarding can almost at every beach in Gran Canaria like Maspalomas, Playa del Ingles and San Agustin. For skimboarding you does not need much of water. This sport can be practiced easily attached to the edge of the water. When the weather permits, you see almost daily children and young people who are at skimboarding.

A beautiful website with a general overview of surfing on the island of Gran Canaria is Surf Guide. On Gran Canaria for who love sports and water sports of course many other possibilities. Think of sailing, scuba diving, scuba diving and fishing. Slightly more parasail above water, jet skiing and water skiing. It’s all there for you in the best conditions.

Are you a fan of one of the water sports on Gran Canaria, you can contribute to this website. Send me your findings, comments and photos via e-mail. Holiday and sports experiences can help others on their way to explore this beautiful island and his sport facilities. Everything is voluntary, so there is no remuneration provided. Contact us via this link