As the island is often called “Hawaii of the Atlantic”, no doubt that surfing in Gran Canaria is a wonderful attraction. Excellent weather and an abundance of sandy beaches, with the proper conditions for every level of ability, tempt surfing and bodyboarding lovers from all around the world to visit this beautiful island.
If you are new to surfing, most of the schools are located on the south coast of the island, while the north coast attracts more experienced surfers. Although the best place for practising the sport depends on certain conditions, such as wind or wave strength and height, these are some of the most popular spots for surfing in Gran Canaria. (more…)