Continent
Africa
Country
Canary Islands
Next Big City
Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Next Town
El Medano
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, School, Shop, Repair, Rental, Parking

Water

Type:
Medium wave, Big wave
Hazards:
Reefs, Mole, Rocks
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Low tide, Coming tide, Falling tide

When there's south swell you get very clean waves, can be big. Not with high tide as it bounces back from the wall and then it's super choppy.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
Concrete
Beach Users:
None

Small, sandy beach.

Weather

Spring:
Normal
Summer:
Shorty, Normal
Fall:
Normal
Winter:
Normal

Air between 20-25°C, water 20-23°C. Shorty can be used all year.

Wind

Best Months:
May, June, July, August, September
Wind Type:
Trade
Best Direction:
NE
Main Direction:
NE

The usual direction is NE, sideonshore and strong. Best wind from June to August, but works all year. Mainly NE trade winds from April to October.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Just in the center of El Medano.

Extra information

Rules
None

Should be used by kite experts only due to big waves and many windsurfers around.

Nightlife

Bars: Jeip on the Red Plaza (staff are mainly kiteboarders), pool table and Tuesday is party night as well as Friday, Saturday and Sundays. Que Pasa, next to a surf shop. Goiter on the Red Plaza. And more.