The Canary Islands are located 100 Kms off the cost of Morocco and are often referred to as Europe’s Hawaii. The Canaries are famous for there heavy and shallow reef breaks. The main islands are La Palma, La Gomera, Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura and Lanzarote.
The Canary Islands are renowned for having the best climate in the world due to its spring-like weather all year round. The Canary Islands are home to warm, sunny weather with an average temperature that ranges from 17°C in the winter to 24°C in the summer. The surprising landscape, with high mountains covered by snow very close to the beaches, is an additional attraction.
The Canaries, are a Spanish archipelago located just off the northwest coast of mainland Africa. Everything on the islands is typically Spanish. The tourism economy is what the Canary Islands rely on the most with over 12 million visitors per year. The islands most popular tourist attraction besides its beaches is Mount Teide the worlds third largest volcano.
The Canary Islands boast world class surf with something to suit all levels of surfer. Typically there are a lot of reef breaks with a few scattered beach breaks also. Unfortunately the islands are also plagued by north-easterly trade winds which can easily blow out the dominant north-westerly swells.
Water temperature varies from 22º C in summer to 19º C in winter. So you can get away with boardies and a rashie in Summer months and a 3.2 Steamer in the winter months. Also bring your surfing etiquette.