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Canary Is Windsurf SUP Kite - Fuerteventura - Sotavento, Canary Islands

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FUERTEVENTURA - Learn to Windsurf, SUP and Kitesurf holidays to Sotavento in the Canary Islands EARLY BOOKING OFFERS for 2017 with Complimentary SEAVIEW UPGRADE - great value!


Melia Gorriones Hotel

4 stars

Fuerteventura - Sotavento, Canary Islands

Melia Gorriones Hotel

The 4* Melia Gorriones is set up on the low cliffs, in a superb position located right on the edge of the huge Sotavento Beach. A modern, stylish hotel with 418 rooms, several pools, kid's club & evening entertainment. Windsurf and kitesurf centre next to the hotel. View Now >

7 nights BB from £5499pp SAVE £50 

including flights and transfers 
Depart selected dates May/June

* Subject to following: Travel dates 01 May - 30 June 2017. (Excludes 23, 24, 25 May 2017). Subject to availability.
Price includes return flights, standard room on twin share basis & transfers. (Price quoted includes flights from Glasgow. Other airports available subject to surcharge), Subject to availability.

Sotavento Lagoon Spot Guide

Sotavento Lagoon Spot Guide

Windsurfing and kitesurfing at the world cup destination of Sotavento is divided into flat water, wave, lagoon and open sea conditons. This is a tidal area so offers some fantastic flat water conditions, plus the open sea conditions that bring the best in the world to compete every year!

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Risco del Paso Spot Guide

Risco del Paso Spot Guide

Guide to the sailing spot of Risco del Paso just north of the Melia Gorriones hotel and main windsurfing and kitesurfing world cup destination at Sotavento. Less extreme conditions with sand spit protected lagoon.

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More information about Melia Gorriones Hotel in Fuerteventura - Sotavento, Canary Islands

For your windsurfing, kitesurfing & surfing holiday to Sotavento, Fuerteventura, Melia Gorriones is no exception to the Melia Hotels which are renowned for their comfort, hospitality, services and facilities. With exceptional winds, superb sailing conditions and the first class windsurf and kitesurf centres, this venue has very few rivals.

Approximately 1 hour drive South from Rosaria airport (69 km). Set on huge, undeveloped beach on the Jandia Peninsular. The local town, Costa Calma, is a 10 minutes drive away with restaurants, bars and shops.

A stylish, modern hotel with 418 spacious, air conditioned double rooms with double or twin beds, sitting area with sofa bed. Flatscreen TV, minibar, safe, telephone, bathroom with bath tub and balcony with sea/garden views. Room categories include Standard Double Sea View 26m², Standard Sotavento Beach View 26m², Family Rooms (connected to a second room with two single beds and a balcony), The Level Rooms 29m² and The Level Master Suites 60m² (with separate bedroom and lounge, whirlpool, bathrobe, kitchen, DVD and music system.

Executive Level Rooms offer exclusive services and areas with the benefit of stunning sea views, mini bar, aroma pillow, bathrobe and slippers, access to a private breakfast room for Level Guests, access to exclusive private outdoor sun terrace with two hydro massage tubs and The Level Lounge with concierge service, newspapers, cakes, coffee, tea, soft drinks and fresh fruit (10am to 5pm) plus one hour use of sauna, hydro-massage and turkish bath in the hotel Spa for each week of your stay.

Main buffet style restaurant, pool restaurant & snack bar with terrace. Several bars, Fun Pub for regular evening entertainment/disco which is suitable for families to visit together, Gaby Club Bar (adults only), 4 pools (large lagoon style, salt water pool, sports pool, spa/tropical pool and children's pool), tennis, 24 hr gym, spa centre, children's play area with climbing frame and wall, free Kid's Club (5-12yrs) which operates with a minimum of 5 children booked in, with babysitting available (extra fee). Extensive tropical gardens & direct access to beach. Gift shops & mini-market. WiFi internet is available in the hotel lobby and the Gaby Club Bar.

The Pro windsurf centre and separate kitesurf centre are directly infront of your hotel with a bookings office and shop at the hotel. A smaller, second windsurf & kitesurf centre is based approximately a 5-10 minute drive away further south at Risco del Paso beach with a shuttle available from the hotel. More >

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Great Reasons to go to Sotavento, Fuerteventura, Canaries

Best Time:  April - October.
Launch: Huge, wide sandy beach.
Wind Direction: Cross offshore
from left.
Wind Type: Trade winds. Unique
double venturi creates exceptional
cross offshore winds.
Shorebreak: Slight.
Water Conditions: Flat water some
wind chop.
Suitability: All Levels - slalom /speed/freestyle. Beginners in the lagoon.

  • World famous windsurfing and kitesurfing venue.
  • World's biggest centre.
  • 3 windsurf spots offering flat water and swell/small waves.
  • Superb beginners lagoon.
  • Best wind June-Sept.
  • Most popular board size
    85 - 105 L
  • Most popular sail size
    4.8 - 5.2 M.

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