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Lanzarote

Lanzarote is the most easterly of the seven major Canary Islands. The arid, volcanic landscape of Lanzarote and its amazing sea cliffs create a unique and breathtaking scenery. The island was named Lanzarote after a Genoese navigator Lancelotto Malocello who arrived on the island in 1312 and opened the way to successive expeditions of French, British and Spanish sailors and merchants.

Windsurfing on Lanzarote

May, June, July and August are the best months for windsurfing, but the warm and mild climate of Lanzarote allows to enjoy windsurfing the whole year. Here comes the list of best windsurfing spots of Lanzarote: Las Cucharas, Los Charcos, Orzola, Jameos del Agua, and Famara.

Las Cucharas, located on the east coast of Lanzarote in Costa Teguise, is the best known spot on Lanzarote. It features some windsurf centers, offering rentals and lessons:

Windsurfing Club Nathalie Simon (www.sportaway-lanzarote.com) - Neil Pryde sails, Bic and Tabou boards.

Windsurf Paradise Lanzarote (www.windsurflanzarote.com) - Neil Pryde sails, JP boards.

Orzola and Jameos del Agua are two good spots for wave riding. Both spots are for experienced riders only. Jameos del Agua is located approximately 20 km to the north of Costa Teguise. The waves break in multiple sections over the volcanic reef. With an upcoming tide and the right swell and wind, this spot offers extreme long picturesque waves. The wind blows side-offshore coming from the left.

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