The 2 board-sports that have had the biggest impact on the island of Fuerteventura are windsurfing and kitesurf, mainly due to the International windsurfing and kiteboarding championship that takes place every year in Costa Calma, and has been organised there on the beaches of Sotavento (Pajara) since 1985.
The ideal weather, and good windforecast and wind conditions have made Fuerteventura the ideal island for kite surfing. We recommend the months from May to August for better and strongers winds conditions, even you can kite almost everyday in Fuerteventura.
This beach, who’s original name is “Punta Prieta”, is nowadays better known as Flagbeach. This beach is exposed to the prevailing trade winds in spring and summer. It receives moderate waves and has excellent conditions fun kiteboarding sessions.
This beautiful beach is part of a protected area, facing the island of Lobos. With its gentle waves that break on different peaks it is an ideal spot for kiters of all levels and ages.
In the following chart we show the best way to enter and exit the water with your kite board on the famous beach of Corralejo.
Manu Taub, who holds 2 kite speed records, has set up his center “Line Up Ocean Sports Center” in Corralejo, in the north of Fuerteventura.
At Line Up Ocean Sports Center, you find our kite surf school where you will be able to book your course and learn how to kite with a professional and experienced team. For experienced kiters we propose high quality rental equipment and in our shop you will find kites and boards for great prices ! You can even come and enjoy your holidays in our Kitecamp in Fuerteventura.