All about surfing in Tenerife. All about surfing in Tenerife Welcome to the Hawaii of Europe Warm weather, a warm mentality and incredible waves all year around. Tenerife has one of the best climates in the world with average temperatures between 2. C and water temperatures of 1. C. A dozen world class surf spots provide endless possibilities, no matter what level of experience in surfing you have. Tenerife combines a great variety of beach and reef breaks that bear comparatively little dangers. The ideal solution, of course, is to ban cars and melt them down into free bicycles for all. But in the real world, your best bet is to physically avoid the pollution. Download the free trial version below to get started. Doubleclick the downloaded file to install the software. Horse racing Ice hockey Karate Olympics Racing Motorsport Cricket is a batandball game played between two teams of eleven players on an ovalshaped field. Torrent Sound Packs For Fruity' title='Torrent Sound Packs For Fruity' />This makes Tenerife one of the top surfing destinations in Europe, if not in the world. Tenerife is a regular destination for many pro surfers and every year the island is host of top international competitions. No matter whether you just want to escape the grey winter in the North or need the perfect waves for your ideal summer holidays Tenerife is the place. Tenerifes cosy temperatures. Reminder. Were always open. IndiansCavs home Monsters, Gladiators Games or ALL Gateway Events. DomesticsLabatt blue,Budweise. Bud. Besides best surf conditions and beautiful beaches Tenerife offers you a lot more Laurisilvas and pine forests, a unique flora and fauna, lava landscapes and the third highest volcano on an island in the world a stunning view when you are sitting on your surfboard. The North is the greener part of the island and has a flourishing subtropical flora and fauna. The South is situated within a warm African atmosphere with less rain. The people on the island are considered the friendliest in Spain and the island is popular for its diverse traditional parties and ceremonies. Low prices for accommodation, car hire and consumption goods make this island even more enjoyable. What to expect from surfing in Tenerife. The island offers nearly every kind of wave throughout the year and can be divided into a Northern and Southern region from a surfers point of view. You will find the most frequented surf areas in the South at Playa de Las Americas and Los Cristianos. At the same time it is also the most touristic region of Tenerife. Play Oban Star-Racers Games. The most popular surf spots in the North are close to the city of Puerto de la Cruz, Bajamar and La Laguna. The Northern region is definitely less touristic and more quiet. What both regions have in common is the reef rocky topography that works best at high tide. It produces nice barreling waves. Tenerife has a volcanic origin and a typical characteristic of the beaches is the black or dark sand. Looks pretty awesome. If you expected a Whitehaven kind of sand it may disappoint you though. Biggest waves from October to February. From October to February the Northern part of the island has very powerful waves and during that time it provides a huge amount of spots for experienced surfers. However, there are a good number of spots suitable for beginners as well. During these months the South of the island offers a bigger variety for both kinds of surfers, pros and beginners. There is a little phenomenon happening during the Winter. The powerful waves suck away the sand from the beaches and they appear rockier than they actually are. This creates sand deposits in the water near the beach and surfing can become more comfortable because you will have more sand at the bottom. Later during the Summer it takes place the other way around and the beaches seem to gain volume again. During the Summer the waves become less powerful in the North and you can find a huge range of spots for any surfer. Summer is a great time to spend it in the North unless you are hunting the giant waves. Then you should rather book a flight between October and February and travel to the North. The South offers a high number of spots where you can go crazy during the Summer. It doesnt really matter where or when you are on that colorful island. You will always find a great spot near you. Surfing doesnt have to be expensive. Although it is warm all year long it can get windy at the coast. To really enjoy surfing on a windy day it is recommendable to take your wetsuit with you. If you are too lazy or you dont have your own stylish wetsuit yet, rent one for a few euros. There are surf schools and surf shops at almost every spot. A wetsuit will cost you around 1. If you need a board you can get a good one for around 2. There are some good offers if you need material for a longer time. Renting a board for 7 days costs more or less around 1. Have a blast If you are a beginner or you want to boost your surfing skills there are numerous attractive offers. A two hour lesson will cost you around 3. Or get picked up by a van with other surfers and instructors that takes you to the best surf spot of the day, providing a board, wetsuit, lessons and a lot of laughs. Trips like these take about 4 hours and cost you around 4. Watch out for nice group discounts. A very recommendable surf school in the South is Kontra. Ola. It is situated at Playa de las Amricas, close to a lot of top spots. A very experienced and friendly surf school. So if you are hanging around in the South say hello or check out their website by clicking on the name. When you are surfing in the North you can drop in at the surf school La Marea in Puerto de la Cruz. The school is right at the black beach Martinez. Awesome instructors and passionate surfers themselves. Click on the name to check out their website. Too many days of surfing in a row When your muscles hurt because you have been surfing for too many days in a row you can take a breakIt feels great to recover in Tenerifes pure nature, like at the Teide National Park. Or check out some orcas and white tigers at Loro Park. If prefer something more refreshing go to Siam Park. This is the best water park you will ever visit, promise. If you still feel like surfing on your day off, you can try out the biggest artificial wave in the world at Siam Park Yes, people here are crazy about surfing In Tenerife you will also find a great nightlife and there are numerous traditional festivals. From cosy small festivals to big ones like the famous carnival, the second biggest on the planet pretty huge, lots of funny people You are not a party kind of person Grab your board plus tent and go wild camping. Discover some secret surf spots. Later more about that, but please dont tell anyoneLow living costs. Where to get delicious food and a good sleep The local food is fresh, creative and most importantly very tasty. For dessert you should go pick some local bananas or discover new subtropical fruits Eating out can be cheap and 5 should leave you satisfied. If you want to create your own tasty dish you will find out that prices in the supermarket are a little cheaper than in most European countries. Cheap accomodations. In Tenerife you have a vast amount of cheap holiday offers plus readily available cheap car hires. Accommodation starts at 1. Camping costs around 5. Wild camping 0. If you need a car you can hire one for around 1. Bare in mind that refueling costs you less than 1 per litre By the way, the other kind of fuel, which you can drink, is also pretty cheap. The Canary Islands are lucky to have a special tax system until 2. The sales tax is just 5 percent. That makes consumer goods much cheaper. The locals. A short comment on the locals. At some surfing spots locals can get unfriendly very fast. There are several reports of incidents between tourist and local surfers. But keep in mind that these incidents do not happen often and if you respect the locals they will respect you. You want to be on the safe side Check out the basic rules of surf etiquette. Try to become friends with the locals. They might even take you to some secret spot nearby and youll have a great time. Surfing in Tenerife is definitely a lot of fun no matter what time of the year you decide to enjoy a visit and where you start your journey on that sympathetic island. It is right here. Tenerife is proof that you dont have to leave Europe to find world class surf spots on a subtropical island. It is right here. Neither do you have to spend your entire savings to make a surfers dream reality. This place with all its opportunities is still affordable.