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

Water

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

Choppy but actually more wavy chop, not short unassailable chop.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
June, July, August

The sandy beach is big to launch from, just in summer there's a lot of people on the beach.

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. Best wind from June to August, but works all year. Mainly NE trade winds from April to October. The launch is a bit gusty but once in the bay it's very nice.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Extra information

Rules
None

Not really recommended for kite beginners, but they can start on the main beach (Flashpoint Beach) and sail out a bit and come out on the other sandy beach which is called Pigsbay or El Cementario (Graveyard) further downwind (south).

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.