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, Rescue, Food, Parking

Water

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

With 0-18 kts choppy. 18 knts and more nice waves max 3m. Works with every tide. Best waves from June to August.

Beach

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

Small beach with lots of rocks. Ask the locals for entries/exits.

Weather

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

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. With other directions other spots on the island. 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

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

Extra information

Rules
None

Only kite experts! Mainly a windsurf beach. Kiters should stay clearly away from windsurfers.

Nightlife

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