Lanzarote is the most north-eastern of the seven Canarian Islands and is, as all other Canarian Islands, made of volcanic rock. Lanzarote is approximately 140 kilometres away from the western coast of Morocco. If you have enough time, you can even sail to Morocco. The climate is also very pleasant and warm all year round. Only in the winter months there are a few rainy days.
Why should I go sailing in Lanzarote?
Because sailing is the best holiday activity where you can really relax. Leave the everyday stress at home and let your soul dangle. The breathtaking coastal landscape of Lanzarote alone will take you into another world.
Let yourself be enchanted by the wonderful volcanic landscape. In any case, sail past El Golfo and observe the spectacular play of colours of nature.
When can I go sailing on Lanzarote?
You can sail in Lanzarote all year round as the temperatures are between 20 and 30 degrees Celsius. These warm temperatures come from the desert wind of the Sahara.
Where can I go sailing in Lanzarote?
In Lanzarote there are six ports from where you can set sail. One is the Puerto de la Graciosa which is located at Caleta del Sebo. The Puerto de Playa Blanca and the Marina Rubicon are located at Playa Blanca. The Puerto Calero is located at Yaiza and the Puerto del Carmen at Tias. The sixth port, the Puerto de Arrecife, is located in the city of the same name.
To whom is sailing on Lanzarote suitable?
Sailing is really suitable for everyone. No matter if you are with family, with friends or on an internal company trip, sailing is always a great activity. For couples it is also a great way to watch the sunset while having dinner on the ocean. Birthdays, weddings and other events are also possible on board a sailing ship.
What are the possibilities?
There are many possibilities: You can sail half day or full day. Sailing trips over several days or weeks are of course also possible. Or even a long weekend at sea. You can also sail with a small holiday budget. A day trip including food and drinks is about 80,- Euro.
Suitable for everyone: A day at sea
Whether you are a beginner or a professional, sailing is suitable for everyone. If you have a sailing license, then you can easily charter a sailing ship. You can sail from the six ports of Lanzarote. Sail for example to the neighbouring island Fuerteventura. This island is only about 12 kilometres away from Lanzarote. Or let the wind decide where the journey takes you.
For experienced sailors: charter your own boat in Lanzarote
For experienced sailors there are almost no limits. Of course you can rent a sailing ship with a skipper or crew. If you have a sailing license, you can charter the boat without a crew.
For beginners: charter your own boat with skipper
Inexperienced people can charter a boat with skipper or a whole crew. Of course you are allowed to actively support the crew or the skipper. This way you will learn the basics of sailing and maybe you will discover a new hobby.
How much does sailing on Lanzarote cost?
You can sail from about 80,- Euro including food and drinks. However, the price depends on the providers, the season and the duration of your sailing trip. On top of that there are the costs on board. These are made up of food, gas for cooking, diesel, final cleaning and of course the harbour fees. Normally the amount is paid on the last day of your sailing trip.
What do I have to pack for sailing on Lanzarote?
To make sure you are well equipped for your sailing trip, we have made a small list with the most important things:
- Light footwear
- Rain jacket or windbreaker
- Bathing clothes + towel
- Gloves, if you want to try sailing yourself
- sleeping bag or blanket + sheet / bedding
- ID card
- Medicines against nausea
- Book or games to pass the time
sunbonoo wishes you a wonderful sailing trip on the Atlantic Ocean!