Sporting Activities In Lanzarote


The ideal climate and crystal clear waters makes Lanzarote a great place to keep fit while keeping in touch with nature with all kinds of outdoor activities, modern facilities and qualified instructors.

Club La Santa is a purpose built paradise for all sports enthusiasts. They have almost every sports activity covered including aerobics, gym, cycling, athletics, swimming and other watersports. Located in Tinajo, the contact number is: 928 599999. La Santa is also the main headquarters for the Lanzarote Ironman, the gruelling triathlon competition.
Horse Riding Horse back riding now having a network of sightseeing routes all over the island allows visitors to view the countryside while keeping fit. Lanzarote Caballo equestrian centre has horse riding excursions, lessons and events. On the road to Yaiza heading towards Playa Blanca.Tel:928 830038
Karting With a track designed for serious competitions the Gran Karting Club is located near the airport. A fun day out for all the family.Tel: 619 759946.
Sport Fishing With an abundance of sea life in the Atlantic such as swordfish and shark, fishing is a fast growing sport. The fully equipped boats can be found in the Puerto Calero Marina located within a short drive of Puerto del Carmen.
Trekking Explore places that can only be reached on foot. Organised guided treks over a network of routes passing through the rugged terrain of the south or the simple beauty of the north.
Diving There are many PADI dive centres, including several in both Puerto del Carmen and Playa Blanca, that cater for the first timer to the most experienced. From crystal clear shallow bays to night dives or shipwrecks the waters of the Atlantic offer an array of sea life waiting to be discovered. Manta Diving is located in Puerto del Carmen.Tel:928 516 815.
Tennis If you want to learn from scratch or simply improve your technique try the Fariones Deportivo. With qualified instructors, equipment hire and a refreshment bar. Tel. 928 514790 or e-mail centrodeportivo@grupofariones.com
Gym If you are used to a fully equipped gym, running machines, swimming pool, massage, jacuzzi, monitors, spinning, paddle tennis and aerobics, the Fariones Sports Centre is for you. Payable daily at reception, the centre can be found in Puerto del Carmen at the side of the Fariones Hotel.
Windsurfing With trade winds assuring perfect conditions windsurfing in Lanzarote is very popular with novices and experts alike. Schools can be found in Costa Teguise. Windsurf Paradise: 928 346022 or Windsurfing Club: 928 590731
Cycling

With breathtaking scenery, warm climate and roads perfect for biking, Lanzarote is a popular island for many cyclists. If it's just a gentle ride down the promenade taking in the coastal views, you can hire a bike for all the family on the Avenida de las Playas. For the more serious cyclist head for the volcanic region for an unforgettable journey.

Wrestling - La Lucha Canaria "La Lucha" means to wrestle. Canarian wrestling is a traditional sport carried through the years. A kind of sumo type of wrestling but the wrestlers wear more! This usually takes place on a Sunday in the capital of Arrecife.

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