On September 5, 6 and 7 the best SUP Waves and Race riders on the island and other great competitors at national and international level will gather in the island of Fuerteventura for the second edition of Fuerteventura SUP Challenge. The amazing conditions that the island lends for the practice of water sports will make this competition possible, fulfilling the highest expectations of the competitors.
The first day the competition will kick start with the Waves category, the exact location will be confirmed during the previous days to the competition, depending on the wind and wave conditions. Majanicho, Punta Elena or Generoso are some of the possible locations. The Race championship will take place on Corralejo Viejo Beach during the 6th and 7th with Long Distance and Sprint tests.
Also, during the same days Corralejo Viejo will be open to the general public to witness this fantastic event.
Motril is nestled on the south of the province of Granada, between the mountainous border of Sierra Lujar and the Mediterranean Sea. It is located between Malaga and Almeria and is the only port of exit to the sea within the whole province.
It is the ideal place to escape in summer: the summer months are hot and with the bustle and hustle comes the life and joy to Motril since hordes of people come to swim in its numerous beaches.
The cuisine is an essential component of the Spanish culture, as well as a permanent source of wealth and creativity.
Elba Palace Golf & Vital Hotel is aware of our valuable culinary patrimony and therefore wants to make the most of its hotels and locations to bring the best produce from the land and concentrate the best culinary options. Until September, you will be able to enjoy discounts in the most sophisticated restaurants on the island and great dinner options with the promotion Elba Dine Around.
Would you like to try other restaurants around the island at the best prices?
To start the day full of energy, Cafetería Hoyo 10 is worth a visit. Buffet breakfast with cold and hot dishes elaborated with the freshest and most selected ingredients. It has a casual vibe where you can also enjoy lunch, an appetitive or a tipple in its large terrace with unbeatable views to the Golf Course, the sea and Fuerteventura.
And for dinner…
The Natural Park of Cabo de Gata-Nijar in Almeria has been chosen by popular vote as one of the seven Spanish natural wonders. Allianz Global Assistance organised an online poll last month where over 82,000 people participated!
According to the organization the top of the list is headed by Gaztelugatxe rock in Bermeo (Bizkaia), followed by the Natural Park of Somiedo in Asturias and the Natural Park of Cabo de Gata in Almeria.
The Natural Park of Cabo de Gata-Nijar is a very unique place thanks to its landscapes and beauty and constitutes the first Maritime-Land Park in Andalucía. Its origins are volcanic and the protected space covers the greatest maritime-land surface and it is the most relevant ecologically speaking in the whole Western Mediterranean.
It is especially recommended for those who seek unique places, it is one of the most beautiful coastal stretches and with a wonderful ecological wealth in Western Mediterranean Sea.
Are you ready for the summer? Are you in good shape? If you have not had time to exercise, don’t worry! At Elba Palace Golf & Vital Hotel we have a personal trainer that will get to know you and customize an activity program that adapts perfectly to you.
Our personal trainer will value and examine us to get us in good shape, assessing the most beneficial exercises for each individual and creating an exercise chart that we will be able to follow during the whole summer.
Why don’t you check all the available services?
PILATES: Thinking on strengthening and tone the muscles without increasing your volume.
STRETCHING: Stretching exercises guided by a specialist.
CHI KUNG: A therapeutic millenary practice to boost your health, mobilizing the vital energy, revitalizing and developing our spiritual side.
WATSU: A massage in the water with a series of pressure points in our organism with the aim to gain wellbeing and regain physical and spiritual health.
We’d like to tell you about Rota. Have you ever been? What will you recommend us to visit? What sights are a must? We are looking forward to your contributions!
Although if you have never been, we must say that Rota, this town in Cadiz, near Costa Ballena and Chipiona, is a cosmopolitan city that oozes tons of charm, where we can enjoy the hospitality of its people and its delicious cuisine.
Rota is nature in its purest state, with vast and kilometric beaches, many of which are unspoilt and the meeting point for locals and visitors alike to suntan on their fine and golden sands.
It is worth highlighting that the most popular beach in Rota is Costilla Beach, considered one of the best beaches in Spain and also known as “La Concha del Sur” due to its beauty and resemblance with San Sebastian coast.
If you like contemplating the views, taking pictures or simply wander, we recommend a walk on the promenade where you can see small fishing boats going out to sea at dusk or contemplate the beautiful sunset.
Vecindario is one of our favourite locations, particularly because one of our hotels is placed here. It belongs to the Santa Lucia de Tirajana municipality and it is very close to the Gran Canary airport.
Today we are going to discover the area, the places we shouldn’t miss and the local cuisine and culture.
The Ansite Fortress is a must visit, a volcanic building of archaeological interest where you can find numerous aboriginal caves where endless archaeological remains have been found.
We continue with the Castle Museum of the Fortress, located in the old town of Santa Lucia, another must visit in our trip. In this archaeological museum we will be able to appreciate the remains found in the area. As well as to observe ethnographical, botanical and zoological elements or visit the garden in the same museum where we will find samples of the local fauna and fruit trees from different latitudes.
The best world’s surfers have already competed in Fuerteventura for the last 29 years. The Canary Island welcomes from July 18 to August 2, 2014 the Windsurfing and Kiteboarding Wold Cup.
This annual event for the windsurf and kiteboard lovers and aficionados, organized by René Egli together with the Pájara Town Hall will take place in the Sotavento Beach, one of the most breath-taking beaches of the Canarian geography.
During the week of the competition a total of four categories will compete: Kiteboarding Freestyle, Kiteboarding Slalom, Windsurfing Freestyle and Windsurfing Slalom. The show is guaranteed with the best kiteboarding and windsurfing by the world’s best competitors.
The different categories will compete at the High Wind Spot of Fuerteventura, the programme is the following:
Do you know our fidelity programs? If you know our hotels you cannot miss this opportunity. We are grateful for your trust and we would like to treat you in return. Check this out!
Have you ever visited our hotels? In our website, apart from finding all the necessary information to learn about our facilities, services and destinations, we offer the best price online! Also, if you register with MY ELBA you will be able to obtain up to a 10% additional discount in your bookings. You only have to register here.
Would you like to obtain more benefits? Request our Fidelity Card in the hotel during your stay and you will be able to enjoy great benefits and more discounts in your next stays at any hotel of our chain as a gift for your loyalty.
Every time you stay at Elba Hotels, you will obtain points that you will be able to exchange in our Fidelity service for free nights and other many advantages such as upgrades, late check-outs or courtesy details every time you visit us. What are you waiting for?
Undoubtedly, Fuerteventura is one of the most popular destinations to spend memorable days on the beach, unwind, enjoy the sun and practice all kind of sports.
In our hotels you will be able to relax and practice water sports including kite surfing, scuba diving in beaches like Cofete, Ajuy or Corralejo, the later one selected by National Geographic as one of the best 25 beaches in the world.
Today we’d like to tell you about Corralejo Beach and its Natural Park, where you will be able to take incredible pictures surrounded by fabulous dunes that contrast with the turquoise blue of its waters.
This protected area boasts more than 10 kilometres of paradisiac beaches, where we can take some days to unwind on their crystal waters and fine and golden sands.
We can find a great range of beaches from the smallest and most secluded coves where you can enjoy the rugged landscape and do snorkelling to the largest beaches where we won’t have any problem to find a space to lay our towel.