Gran Canaria, a nautical tourism destination


Its 236 kilometres of coastline make Gran Canaria the perfect destination for those who love sailing. Ideal winds for sailing, sea currents that attract large schools of fish, a stunning sea bed and spring-like temperatures are only some of the natural conditions which make Gran Canaria a great nautical destination open to everyone all year round.

To make the most of such superb conditions, Gran Canaria has developed a complete infrastructure with all necessary services to allow for the practice of different water activities and to hold major sporting events such as the start of the ARC transatlantic race or the Gran Canaria Windsurf PWA Grand Slam.

Gran Canaria has perfect locations to enjoy all kinds of water activities, from areas with the best conditions to practice sailing to other spots with waves that have made Gran Canaria known as the world mecca for Windsurfing. In addition to this, the biological and ecological richness of the seabed surrounding the island and its breath-taking beauty will leave no one diving there indifferent.

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