Windsurfing in Fuerteventura, a key destination for this sport

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Windsurfing in Fuerteventura has a great boom and every day more people visit Fuerteventura to live the adventure of practicing it to the fullest while enjoying the incredible beaches where they can show off all their skills in time with the waves.

Are you one of those who have a passion for Windsurfing? Do you want to learn this sports practice? If so, in this article in the Blog of the Lopesan Group we will tell you where you can Windsurf in Fuerteventura so that you can enjoy an unforgettable vacation while practicing your favorite sport.

Why Windsurf in Fuerteventura?

Fuerteventura is a place that offers many possibilities for windsurfing since it has excellent characteristics in terms of the orography of its beaches, which have excellent location as they are located in the Atlantic and stand out for their winds that are very conducive to the practice of this sport.

In addition, on this island, you will have various options of Windsurf schools in which you will have the opportunity to learn from scratch everything you need to know about this interesting sport.

 Where to windsurf in Fuerteventura?

There are a large number of beaches for windsurfing in Fuerteventura, it is most recommended to do it in those located on the east coast, as it is the most suitable area to practice this type of sports water.

Among the best places for windsurfing in Fuerteventura the following can be highlighted:

1. Sotavento Beach

It is a splendid enclave where they held the World Windsurfing and Kiteboarding Championship.

Sotavento is formed by other 5 smaller beaches: Risco del Paso, La Barca, Mal Nombre, Mirador and Los Canarios. All of them are very close to the hotel IFA Altamarena of the Lopesan Group.

In a wide 3 km space, formed thanks to the double sand barrier that is located approximately at a distance that oscillates between 100 and 300 meters from the shore, you can see areas with large rises and falls, which are more than perfect for those who want to windsurf in Fuerteventura.

Likewise, the constant wind is another of the attributes that make this place an excellent option for windsurfing in Fuerteventura, because it allows this sport to be done throughout the year. Although, the best time to practice it, it is preferably from April to September, as experts recommend.

On the other hand, the lagoon of this site is ideal for those who are beginners and want to live the experience of windsurfing in Fuerteventura, but also for the most advanced athletes.

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2. Corralejo

It is one of the best areas to venture into Windsurfing in Fuerteventura since it is one of the privileged spaces on the island because it has extraordinary spaces such as the Corralejo Natural Park

In regards to the most predominant characteristics of the  Corralejo beaches, these stand out for their big waves and wind conditions, which are highly valued and made the most of by the most expert windsurfers.

In addition to having the quality of having a very favorable wind for those who want to experience Windsurfing in Fuerteventura, it is also worth mentioning the extraordinary views of Lanzarote and the Isla de Lobos, which can be seen from the beaches, and which can be reached from the boats that depart from the pier Corralejo.

3. Majanicho

It is a special place that thanks to the east wind allows wide possibilities for windsurfing in Fuerteventura, being a true gift for lovers of this sport.

There, windsurfers will be able to take full advantage of its powerful and large waves that are produced in series, as well as its variety of peaks.

4. Lighthouse of  Tostón

Near the lighthouse of Tostón, there are two beaches little frequented, they are perfect to Windsurf in Fuerteventura. These are located to the left and the other to the right of the lighthouse, forming a kind of flat sea that is enclosed between rocks.

5. El Burro Beach or Glass Beach

This is the ideal place to practice windsurfing in Fuerteventura during the summer since it has a very favorable wind and waves for this sport.

It stands out for being a place where windsurfers of all kinds can go, regardless of the degree of experience, because the course of the waves and current hardly varies, even in those days that this beach usually has more waves.

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6. Costa Calma

It is a great place for those who visit the southeast of this island with the purpose of Windsurfing, especially if they do not have much experience and they are beginning to venture into this sport, for its calmer waters.

7. Cotillo

Characterized by the strength of its waves, it is a beach recommended especially for those windsurfers who have a high level of experience.

8. Tarajalejo

The characteristics of this place make it one of the best options for those who want to learn to windsurf in Fuerteventura, since, due to its excellent weather conditions; it is very favorable to start in this sport.

9. Flag Beach

It is one of the places to visit in Fuerteventura if you want to delve into the world of surfing, as it is a beach that is favored by the northeast wind, especially during the summer months when the winds blow more intensely trade winds and although the waves are less frequent, there is still a good wall for windsurfing and jumping.

Where to stay in Fuerteventura to practice Windsurfing?

If you want to enjoy the practice Windsurfing and you still don’t have a place to stay in Fuerteventura, you can do it in one of the Lopesan Group hotels.

We have at your disposal the IFA Villas Altamarena and the IFA Altamarena Hotel, two extraordinary accommodations which are located in Jandía. So if you want to know more about our services, contact us.

 

 

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