Tenerife sports in a nutshell.

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The absolute Number one of all Tenerife sports is soccer.




The 2014 World cup is over and this time Spain wasn't the winner. That's also the end of The Hyundai park soccer frenzy. Its gigantic screen may serve for another sport or for the Santa Cruz Carnival thereafter.

Sport number 2.

Tenerife isn't short of physical activities. However, a fitness center for weight lifting, equipment training and gymnastics is the only chosen one for many young people.

Many of those so called gyms are around. Pilatus fitness training has been popular for a while since 2009. A good one is below Hotel Puerto Palace Puerto de la Cruz right next to the Thai Restaurant of Puerto Cruz. Another one is conveniently located outside Playa Jardin at Bahia Jardin below Hotel Turqueza and Diamond Hotel Puerto de la Cruz.



A Karate Dojo which uses the Kyodaista style is connected to the Bahia gym.

The highly popular Casablanca Apartments Puerto de la Cruz have a very big center for fitness workout, a picture of which encounter there with name in Spanish. Tenerife yoga classes are advertised quite often, if you were regarding Yoga like a sport.

Tenerife beach sports.

Depicted is a match in March 2014. Middle age tourists seemed to have much fun. This was by Beach Punta Brava in Puerto de la Cruz. Handball which can be more controlled in a small area is an ideal team sport for seashores as well as for holidays. In this case, only men took part with a single woman that seemed to coach them.

 Los Cristianos handball.

The first tournament of Club Balonmano of Arona handball by Los Cristianos took place on May 09, 2015 with two age groups of youngsters that delighted passers-by. In that case both boy and girl teams from La Guancha and Arona were competing.

Football practice on the beach like in Brazil.

Very long Tenerife beaches would be needed to play football.. Even El Medano shores are not long enough, as not to molest other sports or sunbathers.

Tenerife fencing called Esgrima in Spanish.

Club in North Tenerife Diaz Molina at
Pabellon de Deportes (Sports Arena)
C/Rosario Sotomayor s/n
38400 Puerto de la Cruz
Tel: 0034 + 638321936 (mobile)
Web for Tenerife fencing with more addresses of clubs in other towns.

Tenerife Winter sports.

Winter sports are not yet on the agenda of Tenerife sports. Only Mount Teide and its huge collapsed crater have snow between about December and Easter. However, most of the volcanic terrain by Teide is not suited for any sports, except hiking, walking and friendly snowball fights. The location is also part of a fragile ecological system.

A snow piste for Tenerife?

News in early 2014 announced the Tenerife Island government's intention to rectify the above mentioned facts. The construction of a snow piste for winter sports by Mount Teide is now being considered for the first time.

There is ice skating in winter on the modern, artificial lake by Plaza de España in Santa Cruz the Tenerife capital.

The same sport was possible near the Puerto de la Cruz Muelle in the past.

There are no Tenerife sports, such as figure skating and snow boarding either.

  1. Big installations for trampolin jumping as well
    as an adventure mini golf park by the beach promenade.
    of beach Fañabe on Playa de las Americas.
  2. Ping pong table tennis at 3 star Tenerife hotels
  3. Hotel sports with tennis, padel and bowling.
  4. Triathlons are on traditional Tenerife holidays, often,while the swimming may even be taken out on the ocean.
  5. Cricket, baseball (beisbol) handball and volleyball are part of team sports in some schools on the island.
  • Tenerife Roller skating is not one of most frequent Tenerife sports, at least not where towns and villages are hilly and where terrains have not been set up for kids as yet. It will be better in the future.
  • Skate boarding by the beach promenade Las Americas and in Santa Cruz by several town squares.
    Depicted beside is Tenerife skateboarding on Plaza
    Europa Puerto de la Cruz where nearby police and people in the townhall with their friendly attitudes don't seem to mind.
  • The sport of boles or boules is practiced by some elderly on the top terrace of Playa Jardin in winter, above all.
  • More Tenerife sports called contact sports, such as judo, boxing, wrestling and ringing.
  • Guanche sports include Guanche wrestling, bola Canaria (similar to bocce) and the Palo Canario sport. Most teams and schools are found in the Anaga mountains but also in nearby San Andres of Santa Cruz. The Palo sport is a Marshall art and is similar to the Zulu stick fighting sport.
  • The latest Tenerife Island Sport dates also back to the Guanches with pole vaulting Shepherds jumping in awkward terrain from rock to rock or over gorges, a video of which follows, although in Spanish only...
  • A big sports palace is opposite Hotel Maritim where the

  • Guanche sports tournaments celebrate the ancient traditions.
  • Tenerife sports, such as fencing or professional
    sharp shooting is unheard of.
  • Many of the elderly locals consider rabbit hunting in the mountains
    as part of Tenerife sports.
  • Public Tenerife tennis clubs abound.

    Portrayed beside La Romantica II tennis club pool, which is one of three in Toscal Longuera of Realejos.


    Gocarts karting, bike and car racing in Southern Tenerife  at www.kartingtenerife.com


  • Address: Carretera del Chó s/n
    Between Park Parque de la Reina y Las Chafiras, 38640 Arona, Spain
    922 730 703
  • Office Bike Tours Address:
    and endurance training
  • 38004 Santa Cruz de Tenerife
    Terra Incognita Ramon y Cajel
    Tel: + 34 922 29371928
  • Mt Sport Tenerife cycling club at C/la Gomera,79, 38640 Arona, Tel: 0034 + 822 732129

  • Paragliding Realejos also stands for Puerto de la Cruz.

    There, many pilots land often with their Flypa wings by the lighthouse car parking ground that is depicted above.

  • See photos of an amazing paraglider pilot landing and learn about the sport at Tenerife paragliding with Tandem and Flypa also known as parapenting or parapente in Spanish.
  • Major Tenerife golf courses and clubs.

    • Abama golf in huge hotel complex by Playa San Juan where one of the best chefs spoils you
    • Amarilla Golf by Tenerife South airport +0034 922 730319
    • Buena Vista del Norte Golf courses +0034 922 129034
    • Costa Adeje Golf +0034 922 752005
    • Los Palos golf centre Arona +0034 922 169080
    • The oldest Real Golf club from 1930 in Tacoronte + 0034 922 636607

    There, Tenerife golf with 18 holes is practiced by thousands of tourist. However, it's a British expat the old golfer who writes best about golfing and the many championships and events on the island. Tenerife's greens are so popular because the weather for them is so unbeatable and so are the locations, the designs and accommodation by its clubs.

  • Marina Los Gigantes for British fans of Marine sports
  • The Association Bike Sport club.
  • Los Realejos and Puerto de la Cruz also like the Tenerife Beisbol sport, which is represented by Los Marlins. Read Centro Insular de beisbol (Island center of baseball) in the photo...
  • Deportivo S.A.D. Santa Cruz Spanish Football is highly prominent and matches are screened on extra large TVs in virtually every restaurant and bar which is big party time. After a won soccer match fans drive slowly around my block of houses. They hoot non stop.
    It also happens when Real Madrid has won a game.

  • By the way, it's recommendable that some Tenerife towns like
    the capital as well as Los Realejos don't only spend money
    on tourism but on a good sports arenas, as well. Depicted beside is the Realejos Stadium Olympico, where one athlete a runner with international fame is high in his eighties already.
  • The rhythmic gymnastics club Gimnasia Tazmania Realejos made itself a name, above all since this is now an Olympic sport.

  • Yearly Tenerife sports events in Los Realejos.

    The VI North Tenerife classic car race precedes the VIII Island qualification as well as the XIV Canary Islands competitions. More info at the web Rincon del Motor.

    Famous high altitude Marathon the Tenerife Blue trail.

    More about this prestigious European Marathon.

    Sports that have been stopped.

  • The Tenerife cock fighting sport doesn't exist any more.
  • Organized dog fights as well as bull fights have also been stopped. The  Arena de Toros (bullfighting arena) in Santa Cruz is now being used for big outdoor pop music festivals, such as raves.

  • Awesome never to forget Teide Cordillera cruising.

    An acquaintance of mine never forgot his motorbike tour which he did in the Canadas del Teide. The crater of Spains highest peak is also highly popular for walking and hiking while this most rewarding of Tenerife sports gets you to explore an island of immense diversity.

    Horse riding near Los Gigantes Santiago de Teide.

    There is no professional horse riding in Tenerife nor are there international horse races. I have heard of a fun race with horses which took place during an Adeje Fiesta in 2013, though. Los Realejos also has horse races in April which is just for fun. It has also come to my notice that this hotel offers riding to tourists.

    New 2012 Adeje fancy sports center.

    2012 news were made by the new sports center of Adeje called El Galéon. It hosts virtually almost all known latest trends of Tenerife sports, except for snow.

    Bocce, jeu de boules, boule or lawn bowls.

    Marvel at the elderly sport park pictures Tenerife photos Bocce, with the bocce game being similar to playing boule, jeu de boules or even lawn bowls, while the latter is still practiced at Club Alvaro's in La Paz Puerto de la Cruz of Tenerife North.

    Aerobics at the Tenerife capital park Garcia Sanabria.

    Discover more Tenerife images while the next depicts aerobic exercises in Park Garcia Sanabria. Aerobics are also best for the elderly or for anybody who isn't allowed to do contact sports for orthopedic reasons which is a second option to stay healthy just like playing bowls or bocce.

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