Watersports in Fuerteventura

With it being an island and all, Fuerteventura comes with all the water-sporting opportunities you might expect. But maybe what you didn’t anticipate are the excellent wind conditions Fuerteventura boasts, making it a top holiday destination for surfers, windsurfers and kitesurfers alike.

Add to this some seriously great diving conditions and enough diving schools to turn even the most basic novice into a pro, and you’ve got yourself a watersport haven.

If you’re looking to explore all the watersporting opportunities Fuerteventura has to offer, check out our list of what you might find on this little Canary Island.

Wind-based sports

Fuerteventura is known especially for its blustery conditions – some translate Fuerteventura to mean ‘strong winds’ – which make it a particularly incredible destination for wind-based sports.

The island is so popular for windsurfing that it’s actually where the Professional Windsurfers Association hosts their windsurfing speed and slalom events in the summertime.



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