Sports & Adventure
Gran Canaria – the fair weather sports center!
Mountain hiking and the sea under the African sun Imagine there is an open-air sports center where the weather is good all year round. In winter it is mild and summer it is rarely really hot. And there is a swimming pool, as big as the Atlantic Ocean.
There is this place – Gran Canaria! For athletes like made. Endless beaches as well as the refreshing Atlantic Ocean with its almost unlimited possibilities invite you to play sports in the open air. A refuge for surfers, windsurf enthusiasts, passionate divers, kite surfers and sailors.
That’s why the island is also the winter home of many professional teams from all over Europe. And for all those who want to use one of the many landscapes of the island with the varied relief to enjoy their sport …
Surfing, mountain biking, rock climbing, swimming in the sea, hiking, windsurfing, cycling, golf, kitesurfing, diving … so to speak, every conceivable sport awaits you here.
On Gran Canaria. In the fair weather sports center, which is always open.
Underwater Worlds – Diving & Snorkeling
Diving in the sea around Gran CanariaGran Canaria offers a thousand possibilities for diving enthusiasts. The volcanic island surprises with the richness of its underwater life and the beauty of its seabed.
The dive sites are spread all over the coast. The diving schools offer courses and dive trips, which do not require you to bring your own equipment. Do you want to know why so many people are keen on diving? Forget the stress of everyday life, immerse yourself in the magic of the seabed of Gran Canaria.
Play golf all year round
Gold and sea – under the sun of Gran CanariaGuest of the beautiful island weather, Gran Canaria is ideal for golf tourism.
The wonderful climate combines with the long-established tradition of golf, whose roots extend back to the 19th century. At that time, the country’s first golf club was founded in Gran Canaria. That was in 1891 …
Six generations later, Gran Canaria is still a popular destination for thousands of European golfers. Many years have passed since the opening of the first golf course, the very first in Spain. At that time, the English tourists who visited the island played here to enjoy their mild winters.
But golf is not just a tradition on Gran Canaria. A modern infrastructure has developed around the sport in recent years. With services tailored to the needs of golfers and golf courses for every handicap. Within a radius of less than 50 kilometers. Short paths and varied landscapes. Golf courses created by the best designers in the world.
That’s why many tournaments have been held in Gran Canaria in recent years, and the importance of the island as a golf destination is constantly increasing. Because if after the game the rackets are packed, the beautiful holiday continues on Gran Canaria. On an island with varied landscapes, a thousand beaches and a lot of tradition, history and culture.
Of course, there is also a gastronomy that fulfills all wishes and a wide range of hotels. One of Europe’s most important holiday destinations, the island has prepared well to offer you a great golf vacation. A refuge to calmly practice your favorite sport. Not far from home.
Here is a list of sports – which is certainly not complete!
- to bathe
- Mountain biking
- Inline skating
- deep sea fishing
- To hunt
- pier fishing
- Surf fishing