Sporting Destinations in Lanzarote

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Thanks to the trade winds, the mild temperatures all year round and the modern and safe infrastructures, the island is a haven to practice all kind of outdoor sports.

Watersports tend to be the most popular. The island is home to the largest marine reserve in Europe and has some of the most diverse dive sites to be found around the world. The water offers ideal transparency and mild temperatures all year round. The north and westcoast offer ideal conditions for surfing varieties, while the north east – Costa Teguise – is famous for its excellent windsurfing. In the tourist resorts there are numerous diving schools, sailing excursions and schools, deep sea fishing excursions, jet ski hire, parasailing and much more. Also in the resort there are professional gyms providing sporting facilities including squash, tennis and paddle courts.

Other popular sporting activities on the island include hand gliding, trekking, climbing, caving, cycling and mountainbiking. The existing routes for trekking and mountain biking will let visitors enjoy the breathtaking scenery of Lanzarote while practicing their favorite sport. Although Lanzarote is quite a small island, there are a great number of possibilities for trekking and cycling. Lanzarote European Sports Destination is the island´s new brand which has been launched to promote the unlimited opportunities that Lanzarote offers as an international sports destination, developing the necessary infrastructures and facilities which can meet the needs of sports men and women, offering the best service and different, engaging, entertaining and safe experiences.

Golfers will be interested to know that the island currently has two golf courses and one more planned in the southern tip of the island. This brings it up to three golf courses, one in each of the main tourist resorts, and all of them located in privileged settings with spectacular views to the immense ocean and the volcanic cones.

Two top quality luxury leisure harbours, Marina Rubicon and Marina Puerto Calero, not only offer a good range of sailing options, excursions and water sports, but have a fantastic offer of luxury shops, exquisite restaurants and lively atmosphere.

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