The weather, scenery and accommodations are just a few of the things to consider when organizing your next trip to a sports destination, but we will help you discover more reasons why you should visit Lanzarote European Sports Destination
When you begin to prepare for your next sports season, among the many questions that you may come across when it comes to its organization, besides the choices for sporting events in which to participate, there is also choosing your next sporting destination. Whether your trip is an active holiday or you are just looking to train for your next season, you need for the destination to meet a number of requirements.
Among all the destinations you can find, there is a small island in the Atlantic Ocean, very close to Europe, which we will help you discover by including 10 reasons why Lanzarote is your next sporting destination:
01. Good weather all year round
Thanks to its geographical location, Lanzarote has warm weather all year round, which allows for outdoor training, thanks to its annual average temperature of about 21 ºC. This motivates many professional athletes to choose the island as a destination where to do their training during part of the season.
02. Volcanic landscapes that transmit extra energy during workouts
Lanzarote, also known as the Island of the Volcanoes, offers you the possibility of devouring kilometers in an environment that, during stretches, makes you imagine that you are running on the Moon, thanks to landscapes of extreme beauty that you find yourself in.
03. Running and triathlon are fashionable disciplines all year round
Nice temperatures, light and accompanying landscapes turn outdoor training into a real pleasure. If you are planning on visiting Lanzarote and you enjoy running, do not forget to pack your running shoes!
04. Bicycle routes you won’t want to finish.
Going out to discover the environment while riding your bicycle may be an experience you will never forget, wondering through unique landscapes surrounded by lava and the magical vineyards of La Geria, or enjoying the spectacular views of La Graciosa as you pass through the Mirador del Rio.
Lanzarote has multiple routes to go bicycle riding, both on asphalt or land, so if you like to explore territories on your bicycle, download our route maps and organize yourself to make the most of your time!
05. Wind lovers will enjoy forever
Whether you like windsurfing, kitesurfing or sailing, the island has the formula for wind lovers to enjoy non-stop, thanks to the excellent conditions you will find for sailing, especially during the summer, when the trade winds visit the island.
These conditions are well used by an infinity of professionals of great international recognition who visit our marinas for their training
06. The sea equally conquers everyone
Enjoy the sea all year round, thanks to water temperatures ranging from 18 ºC to 25 ºC!
If on the south side of Lanzarote, you may enjoy the calm that predominates in the sea for your swimming or diving sessions. If on the north side, you will find different spots of sandy beaches or volcanic lava, which provide splendid and powerful waves. A real pleasure for surf lovers!
07. If you are still not familiar with Lanzarote sea bottom, you are very lucky!
Goggles and an oxygen tank are enough to start discovering a world you have never imagined existed. The volcanic coast of Lanzarote offers an infinite number of areas to comfortably dive into from the shore to explore a sea bed full of life.
If we add the fact that the island has several dozen diving centers and that many of them have the best facilities in all the Canary Islands, we are left with ideal conditions for scuba diving in all its forms.
08. Enjoy every hole while you play your favorite sport.
Playing golf in Lanzarote is a synonym of enjoying every hole at any time of the year thanks to an eternal spring that is present in the island.
Few destinations in the world meet this requirement, which also offers the possibility of playing on two very complete golf courses, located very close to each other, having the best accommodations just minutes from the holes.
09. International sporting events
The sports calendar of the island hosts countless competitions of great international recognition, which each year attract top athletes. Ironman Lanzarote, Lanzarote International Marathon, Haría Extreme, Lanzarote Winerun or Famara Total, are just some of the events that you can find in the sports agenda of the island.
Download the Lanzarote European Sports Destination calendar and choose which event you want to participate in!
10. Specialized accommodation for sports lovers
Active holidays lovers will be able to enjoy tailor-made accommodations, thanks to the extent variety of specialized establishments available; an ideal option for professional athletes and active families who will find full sports facilities that organize multiple activities for their guests at amazing environments where to enjoy doing what they like best.
These are just 10 reasons why Lanzarote can be your perfect sporting destination, but we are sure that once you visit the Fire Island, you will add your own reasons, but if you need more reasons to finish convincing yourself, read our post on 10 reasons to travel to Lanzarote.
Don´t forget to download our sports calendar to follow all of our calendar events!