Continent
Africa
Country
Canary Islands
Next Big City
Fuerteventura
Next Town
Costa Calma
 
Type:
Ocean, Lagoon
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, School, Shop, Repair, Rental, Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
None
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
High tide

Since the wind is sideoffshore most of the time, you have small waves with chop close to the beach, beach break. The further you get out the bigger the waves. The ocean is deep immediately. At high tide there can be a big shallow area in the lagoon, only at very high waters.

Beach

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

The sandy beach is very wide and long. Soft close to the water, hard behind it. Can be good for land kiting. Lots of space to safely launch and land the kites.

Weather

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

Nice air temperatures all year-round, around 25┬░C. Water rather cold, wetsuit needed all year-round.

Wind

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

Usually very gusty and sideoffshore almost every day from spring to fall. Winds can be gusting anything between 3-8 Bft. Sometimes stronger. Winter can have South or East winds, more constant, but less strong and not that often.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Fly into Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura. Then by car or bus to the South on the highway. Turn left when you see the sign to `Sol Gorriones`. Pass the hotel to the left and drive down to the beach. You can park directly at the beach.

Extra information

Rules
Zones

Kitesurfing to the right of the windsurfers, there are signs.

Nightlife

A little bit of nightlife at the hotel close by.