Sport and Leisure
Lanzarote's clement year round climate and island location make it the perfect base for a wide range of sport activities.You can also keep up to date with all of the latest sports events on the island by visiting our homepage where we feature a calendar of events every month.
The low level of rainfall on Lanzarote means that the island is a perfect location for cycling holidays. And many cyclists and triatheletes also head for the island to undertake warm weather training during the winter months. Often basing themselves at the La Santa sports complex in the north of the island. Bicycles can be hired from a number of companies.
Lanzarote boasts some of the best dive sites in the Canaries. The same volcanic activity that has made such a dramatic impact on the surface of the island has also shaped the undersea world around the island.
The waters around Lanzarote are home to a fine array of prized big fish. So as a result big game and sports fishing are very popular island pastimes.
Lanzarote currently boasts two golf courses, with the recently opened Lanzarote Golf Resort providing a new course for enthusiasts just outside Puerto del Carmen and the well established Costa Teguise Campo de Golf.
Although there are only a few places to kitesurf in Lanzarote, the natural volcanic landscapes and the April to October trade winds, make for unforgetable kite boarding holidays.
For centuries the Canary Islands have played an important role in maritime history. As the seven islands of the archipelago occupy a strategically important position in the Atlantic Ocean. Right in the path of the Tradewinds.
For many surfers, Lanzarote is Europe’s answer to Hawaii. During the winter months, from October to March, when big powerful swells start firing off the reefs that surround the island, board packing beginners and professionals alike descend upon Lanzarote like birds migrating south.
Walking & Trekking
Lanzarote offers some great walking and trekking routes. And the island also boasts perfect year round conditions as well as some incredible scenery.