Windsurfing in Fuerteventura

In any beach destination in Spain we find thousands and thousands of different plans to enjoy the summer, but the water sports are, undoubtedly, one of the most coveted ones: sailing, surfing, stand up paddle surfing, windsurfing, diving, kitesurfing…  There are options for all tastes, some of which have become authentic social movements with many enthusiasts that travel thousands of kilometres to enjoy the best beaches for practising them.

If you are one of those who have booked their holiday in Fuerteventura to enjoy windsurfing, so you know that in this beautiful Canary Island are gathered some of the most interesting spots for practising this sport.  In addition to the advantage of the coasts washed by the Atlantic, Fuerteventura boasts the beauty of its landscapes, the good temperature of the water and the excellent weather that allows to enjoy the sea during the whole year.

Iberostar Fuerteventura Palace

Iberostar Fuerteventura Palace

For those planning to start this sport, the best area to do it in Fuerteventura is the south.  Costa Calma and, in general, all the coast of the municipality of Pájara. For added convenience, a good option is booking an accommodation in one of the many hotels located on the banks of Jandia Beach, very close to the lively Morro Jable town and to so wonderful beaches such as Playa del Matorral.

This plan is perfect for those who have planned their holiday with children in Fuerteventura and want to take the opportunity to learn surf with family.  Next to the hotel are always companies and schools specialized in surf and windsurf, offering courses for all ages and levels.  Likewise, you can rent equipment and watch entertaining shows.

Hotel Barcelo Corralejo Bay

Nevertheless, if you have done windsurfing and want a bit of adventure, the general recommendation is to choose an accommodation in Corralejo town, since in the surroundings of this area are placed some of the best beaches in Fuerteventura for doing this fun sport.

Additionally, Sotavento beach, in the south, is usually the scene where some of the most important windsurfing championships are celebrated, such as PWA that, year after year, receives in Fuerteventura the most renowned windsurfers in the world.

For taking waves, the most outstanding points are El Cotillo, Bristol, El Muelle and Punta Helena or Esquinzo.

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