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

Water

Type:
Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
None
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Tide independent

The waves can be big and punchy. The wind is onshore there so a lot of the guys go up there to wave ride or use the waves as ramps.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
Rocks
Beach Users:
None

Sandy beach. Your gear will never go on the rocks as there's about 100m sandy beach all year around. Sometimes crowded on weekend but overall it's very nice.

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. Be carefully, here the wind usually is onshore.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Fly to airport Tenerife Sur. El Medano is a 5 minute drive east of it.

Extra information

Rules
None

Good for beginners who start from Flashpoint Beach. Here they can end when still learning going upwind and also when there's waves further upwind.

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.

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

Water

Type:
Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
None
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Tide independent

The waves can be big and punchy. The wind is onshore there so a lot of the guys go up there to wave ride or use the waves as ramps.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
Rocks
Beach Users:
None

Sandy beach. Your gear will never go on the rocks as there's about 100m sandy beach all year around. Sometimes crowded on weekend but overall it's very nice.

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. Be carefully, here the wind usually is onshore.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Fly to airport Tenerife Sur. El Medano is a 5 minute drive east of it.

Extra information

Rules
None

Good for beginners who start from Flashpoint Beach. Here they can end when still learning going upwind and also when there's waves further upwind.

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.