What are the best places for paragliding in Tenerife?

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What are the best places for paragliding in Tenerife?

If you are thinking of paragliding in Tenerife you will be glad to know that on the island you can find several places where you can make it.

Therefore, we have decided to make a list with the best places to paragliding in Tenerife,so that you can find the places that best suit your needs or what you are looking for as an experience.

Best places to paragliding in Tenerife

The places we'll mention below are known as some of the best places where we can practice paragliding, so we're sure at least a couple of them will be just what you're looking for.

Fasnia Volcano

Paragliding in Tenerife from the Volcano of Fasnia is one of the best experiences you can have, so we start our recommendations with this place.

Paragliding in Fasnia is highly recommended because it is located southeast of the island, with a level of about 400 meters above sea level, which makes it a very conducive place to enjoy this sport.

The surface that we can use on the take-off ramp also has about 400 square meters, having plenty of space to take off. The landing takes place on the esplanade of the base of the volcano.

This place is used when the wind at that height comes from the Northweast, the East and the South.

As for the difficulty level of Fasnia, at the first and last hour of the day the difficulty level is low to intermediate (2 to 4), while at noon the level goes from intermediate to high (3 to 4).

Taucho

The paragliding take-off from Taucho is located in the central part of Adeje, specifically at coordinates 28R 329445 3114546. This place has a level of about 800m above sea level, being an excellent place for all people who want to fly.

On the other hand, the estimated take-off area and the preparation area is up to 5,600 square meters, having plenty of space to be able to carry out this activity comfortably.

Taucho is used when winds come from the southwest and northeast.

With regard to the level of difficulty, we find the fact that at the first and last hours of the day the difficulty is low/high intermediate level (2 to 4), while at noon the difficulty is intermediate/high level (3 to 4).

The landing can be done on the beach of La Caleta, Adeje in winter; and on the Taucho-Armeñime esplanade, Adeje.

The hillside of Güimar

The platform for paragliding on the hillside of Güimar is located in the center of the municipality of Güimar, specifically at coordinates 28R 360926 3130318.

This place is located 725m above sea level, being an excellent option to practice with the paragliding. As for the surface that we can use as a ramp, it has an approximate size of 400m square.

This ramp is used when the winds come from the Northwest and East.

With regard to its difficulty level, at the first and last hour of the day you have a low difficulty (1 to 2), while at noon the difficulty level is intermediate/high (3 to 4). It's one of the best places for people who are learning.

The landing can be made on the esplanade of Güimar and also on the Puertito Beach of Güimar (only during the winter).

La Corona

The platform for paragliding in La Corona is located north of Los Realejos, specifically at coordinates 28R 343171 3140191. This place is located at a height of 765m above sea level, having the perfect height to have a good experience.

The surface that we can use to prepare and as a ramp has a size of 420m square, so you will be very comfortable.

This ramp is used when the wind comes from the North, East, South and Northeast.

With regard to the difficulty level of this ramp, at the first and last hour of the day it has a low difficulty (1 to 2) and at noon has a difficulty of intermediate/high level (3 to 4). So it's also a good choice for newbies who want to learn.

Landings can be made at Finca Los Quintos (during winter) and Playa del Socorro (during winter).

Izaña

Izaña is located in the Teide National Park, just between kilometer 33 and 34 of the TF-24 road. It usually paraglides from Izaña to the coast.

It is important to note that in this place the glide is something special because you can look at the Teide. We can also highlight that it is a unique flight at the beginning of the summit of the Teide at 2,200 meters above sea level.

Because of the characteristics of this place it is really important to be aware about the weather situation in the area.

On the level of difficulty, throughout the day has an intermediate difficulty (2 to 3), although this depends on the weather conditions of the day on which the activity will be carried out.

Landings can be made in several locations. To the north you can land in Faro Puerto (Puerto la Cruz) and on the Esplanade of land (next to the football field, Puerto la Cruz), while to the south the landing can be done on the esplanade of Güimar (La Ladera) and on the Beach of Puertito de Güimar.