Cycling on the Canary Islands

The Canary Islands are a two-hour flight away from the mainland of Spain. The islands, (like Hawaii), are islands that have been created by volcanic activity and therefore are mountainous, rocky, islands sticking out of the Atlantic Ocean.

The Canary Islands are blessed with beautiful weather all year long – it is almost always sunny and the temperatures average between 20 and 30 degrees.

Tenerife and Gran Canaria are the most mountainous of the islands and therefore the best destinations for those looking to climb. This also applies to La Palma, which is especially attractive for mountain bikers.

Lanzarote and Fuerteventura are flatter and therefore accessible to all types of cyclists.


Cycling Options on the Canary Islands

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Bike Rental

Lanzarote Bike Rentals at Bike Sensations

Road bikes, touring bikes, MTBs, and electric bikes…Johan Wagenaar of bike rental company Bike Sensations moved to Lanzarote 10 years ago with not a penny to his name. He now has a successful bike rental company with 200 rental bikes.

Rent a Bike at Bike Point, Tenerife

Bike Point was one of the first bike rental companies in Tenerife. Due to the increase in cyclists in the area over the years, the number of rental companies has increased. Despite this increase in competition, Bike Point still wins out in regards to its high-quality rentals and service.

Cycling Accommodation

Mountain Biking

City-, Day Tours & Vias Verdes

Recreational bike tours in Lanzarote with a touring or e-bike

The Bike Sensations company organizes guided bike tours from Puerto del Carmen and soon also from Playa Blanca. The tours begin at the Bike Sensations store where you meet your English-speaking guide. You will get an excellent touring bike here, but you can also opt for an electric bike.

Road Cycling

Cycling Holidays (trekking)

Lovely Week-Long Cycling Vacation on Lanzarote (Canary Islands)

Cycling on Lanzarote is a wonderful experience for everyone. The island landscape is quite varied, not overly busy, and not too mountainous. The cycling holiday offered by the travel organization Travelydays includes all of the most beautiful parts of the island, from the green north to the surreal landscapes of Timanfaya volcanic park.