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.
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.
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.
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.
The Doramas Rural Park is one of the two rural parks in Gran Canaria. The Barranco Oscuro Nature Reserve is located within Doramas.
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.
As the name might suggest, the Museum of Science and Technology Elder focuses on displaying the most important scientific progresses of humankind.