Surfing and windsurfing in Gran Canaria / Sports

Just like any of the other Canary Islands, Gran Canaria features excellent conditions for water sports. On top of that, Gran Canaria is the ultimate European destination for practicing surfing, which is why it has been dubbed the Hawaii of the Atlantic. The mere resonance of this surname alone can call forth the wide range of opportunities one can resort to in order to indulge in surfing, though surfing does not exhaust the range of water sports available in Gran Canaria.

Windsurfing, kitesurfing and bodyboarding are just as rewarding in Gran Canaria, and the plethora of centers putting forward professional platforms in order to occasion unforgettable experiences in this respect meets the rightful expectations of visitors who can not conceive a perfect stay on the island in the absence of surfing and the like. Tourists should also take into consideration the countless surf shops located on the island.

Kitesurf Gran Canaria

Founded in 2006, the Kitesurf Gran Canaria school teaches tourists how to practice this “sport which comprises several sports”: surfing, windsurfing and parachuting.

Kitesurfing is a difficult sport, but nonetheless it can be practiced by virtually anyone and it offers adrenaline rush to all adventure seekers.

As a rule, the center organizes individual courses, though small groups of 3 people at most are accepted. The courses comprise 14 topics, both theoretical and practical, and they last do take a while.

Name:
Kitesurf Gran Canaria
Telephone:
0034 647 891 122
Email:
kitesurfgrancanaria@yahoo.es / kitesurfgrancanaria@hotmail.com
Website:
www.kitesurfgrancanaria.net

Escuela de Surf Gran Canaria

Escuela de Surf Gran Canaria (Gran Canaria Surf School) offers tourists the opportunity to experience one of the most appealing water sports.

The center makes available 3 sites in Gran Canaria, and it takes pride in having the best instructors ascertained by the British Surf Association.

In addition, people who do not have their own equipments can rent the necessary wear and accessories from the center, whereas tourists who are not accommodated to one of the 3 campuses of the club can resort to the buses made available which will take them to the site of the courses between 9am and 9:30 am.

A complete course takes 5 days, but the center organizes such activities all the year round. The courses result in the granting of a graduation diploma ascertaining the attendance to the 25-hour course.

Name:
Escuela de Surf Gran Canaria
Address:
C.C. Nilo, 63, Maspalomas, 35100, San Bartolome de Tirajana, Gran Canaria, Spain
Telephone:
0034 639 624 310
Email:
info@surfgrancanaria.com
Website:
www.surfgrancanaria.com

PR Surfing Gran Canaria

Name:
PR Surfing Gran Canaria
Address:
Puerto Rico, Mogan, Gran Canaria, Spain
Telephone:
0034 628 104 025 / 0034 678 196 585
Email:
info@prsurfing.com
Website:
www.prsurfing.com

Nomad Surfers

Name:
Nomad Surfers
Telephone:
0034 971 311 717
Fax:
0034 971 311 717
Email:
spanish@nomadsurfers.com
Website:
www.nomadsurfers.com

Club Mistral

Club Mistral, a club with several headquarters throughout the world, offers tourists the possibility to enjoy the services of windsurfing specialists even in Gran Canaria.

The club’s instructors are ready to attend their clients all the year round regardless of season. Tourists can either only rent equipments or learn how to practice windsurfing. They might just want to improve their technique. The bottom line is Club Mistral is a reliable option regardless of tourists’ needs.

Name:
Club Mistral
Address:
Playa de Tarajalillo, San Bartolome de Tirajana, Gran Canaria, Spain
Telephone:
0034 928 774 025
Fax:
0034 928 771 576
Website:
www.club-mistral.com

F2 Surfcenter Dunker

Name:
F2 Surfcenter Dunker
Address:
Plaza de Hibiscus, Playa Aguila, San Bartolome de Tirajana, Gran Canaria, Spain
Telephone:
0034 928 762 958
Fax:
0034 928 764 563

3RJ

Name:
3RJ
Address:
27, C. Parroco Francisco Rodriguez, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
Telephone:
0034 928 491 142
Email:
escuela3rjsurfk@hotmail.com
Website:
www.surfk.com

Okite

Name:
Okite
Address 1:
C.C. San Agustin, Playa de las Burras, local 20, 1, C. Las Dalias, San Bartolome, Gran Canaria, Spain
Address 2:
1, C. La Chopa, Pozo Izquierdo, Santa Lucia de Tirajana, Gran Canaria, Spain
Telephone:
0034 928 772 872
Email:
info@okite.es
Website:
www.okite.es

Hullon

Name:
Hullon
Address:
68, C. Las Bajas, Pozo Izquierdo, 35119, Santa Lucia de Tirajana, Gran Canaria, Spain
Telephone:
0034 928 121 405
Email:
escuelahullon@hullon.com / hullonstore@hullon.com
Website:
www.hullon.com

University Surf School

Name:
University Surf School
Address:
42, C. Castillejos, Guanarteme, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
Telephone:
0034 661 360 530
Email:
info@universitysurfschoolcanarias.com
Website:
www.universitysurfschoolcanarias.com

Club de Surf Oleaje

Name:
Club de Surf Oleaje
Address:
78, C. Luisa Ramos Medina, 35414, Arucas, Gran Canaria, Spain
Telephone:
0034 686 161 344
Email:
info@cluboleaje.blogspot.com
Website:
www.cluboleaje.blogspot.com

Ocean Side

Name:
Ocean Side
Address:
14, C. Almansa, 35010, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
Telephone:
0034 928 220 437 / 0034 928 261 457
Email:
info@ocean-side.es
Website:
www.ocean-side.eu

Little Surf House

Name:
Little Surf House
Address:
78, C. Covadonga, 35010, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
Telephone:
0034 690 928 817
Website:
www.littlesurfhouse.com

Aloha Surf

Name:
Aloha Surf
Address:
C.C. Tropical, 1, Avda. Madrid, Playa del Ingles, 35100, San Bartolome, Gran Canaria, Spain
Telephone:
0034 639 126 824
Website:
www.alohasurfshopgrancanaria.com

Orca Surf Shop

Name:
Orca Surf Shop
Address:
9, Calle Pascal, 35007, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
Telephone:
0034 928 266 555
Website:
www.orcasurfshop.com

Attractions in Gran Canaria

Doramas Rural Park

The Doramas Rural Park is one of the two rural parks in Gran Canaria. The Barranco Oscuro Nature Reserve is located within Doramas.

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Nublo Rural Park

The Nublo Rural Park is the largest protected area in Gran Canaria. It neighbors upon 8 municipalities, and its highlights refer to the large pine forests.

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Museum of Science and Technology Elder

As the name might suggest, the Museum of Science and Technology Elder focuses on displaying the most important scientific progresses of humankind.

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Gran Canaria