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Watersports in Lanzarote
Lanzarote is the place to come if you enjoy action, adventure and watersports. The island has excellent facilities for the extreme sports fans including surfing and windsurfing to name just a few.
One of the great things about Lanzarote is that whether you're a beginner or experienced the conditions here cater for all levels.
If enjoy the water, Lanzarote offer's some of the best scuba-diving in the world, with the majority of dive schools catering for the beginner through to the advanced diver. Diving is the probably the most popular watersport in Lanzarote. The underwater of this magnificent island is special volcanic character and has an abundant fish life. With a beautiful seabottom with lavarock and sand. On many places the bottom slopes down to a lava reef. The reef is actually a lava wall with crevices and ledges around which you can find a rich fishlife. There is about 550 different kinds of fish and over 1000 invertebrates in the Canary Islands.
There are four main points of diving in Lanzarote, some dive centres offer more but do not publicize this as they do not want the other dive centres there!! These four are Puerto Del Carmen, Arrieta - Mala, Orzola - La Graciosa and Playa Blanca.
You will find many dive centres in Lanzarote, offering all sorts of different courses and excursions for all levels. Just a few of these centres are;
Lanzarote Dive Services - Puerto Del Carmen - www.lanzarotedive.com
Safari Diving - Puerto Del Carmen - www.safaridiving.com
Aquatis Diving Centre - Costa Teguise - www.diving-lanzarote.net
Dive College Lanzarote - Playa Blanca - www.www.scubalanzarote.co.uk
Free Dolphin Lanzarote Diving Centre - Playa Blanca - www.dolphindivinglanzarote.com
There are some surfing school's and windsurfing school's too in Lanzarote which you will find in the main resorts - Puerto del Carmen, Costa Teguise and Playa Blanca. With the island having a constant wind it is perfect conditions for windsurfing, the best area to practice to windsurfing for beginners and advanced is the beach of Playa de las Cucharas in Costa Teguise, which has excellent conditions most of the time.
In Playa de Famara, Due to the strong undertow and the crashing waves a red flag usually flies at this beach; it is excellent conditions for surfing but the only people going into this water are the experienced surfers!!! The beach has a vast expanse of golden sand with the Famara cliffs offering a stunning backdrop. The centres and schools will take those surfers who are learning to the various good points around the island.
Deep Sea fishing is also available from the local ports in the main tourist areas, and it is an amazing day out for all - just make sure you have your sea legs!! One company that does these excursions is; Blue Delphin Uno Fishing Excursions, Playa Blanca - they offer all sorts of day trips - half day full day or just a few hours!! They have a variety of fishing excursions including night fishing, shark fishing, bottom fishing and Currican. The experienced team will make sure your day out fishing whether a large group or on a shared charter will have a fantastic time!! www.lanzarote-fishing.com
Water skiing, jet skiing and para sailing, dolphin and whale spotting is also available from the all the main tourist resorts.
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