Doing sports in Yaiza is a good way to enjoy the natural beauty that surrounds it. In south Lanzarote, a great idea is just go hiking on Tremesana, in the heart of Timanfaya National Park, or scuba diving in the strait that separates Lanzarote from Fuerteventura. The area offers a host of adventure travel activities.
Sports in Yaiza
- Sailing lessons in Puerto Calero: Together with the marina in Rubicón and that in Playa Blanca, Puerto Calero is one of the perfect places to learn sailing. Intensive courses for all ages and levels will enable students to sail across the Atlantic.
- Scuba diving in the strait of La Bocaina: This area is great for underwater diving close to Playa Blanca. The quality of the water is so high that is offers excellent visibility all year round. The most usual diving spots are Las Lenguas, Coloradas, Flamingo… In some of them divers will find shipwrecks and caves. The deepest dives can be made in Punta Pechiguera.
- Horse riding in Yaiza: Uga and its environs are great for anyone – beginners or experienced riders – wishing to experience the beauty of Lanzarote on horseback. There are guided rides too to enjoy the island wonderful landscapes with your family or friends.
- Hiking in Timanfaya: The National Park offers an extensive network of trails of varying difficulties you can follow to discover the wonderful landscape in a new way. One of the most popular walks is Tremesana, close to El Golfo, which you can follow with the Marcha Blanca Visitor’s Centre for free.