leisure and sports

How to have a great time

The natural conditions of the municipality of Pájara make it an ideal place to enjoy any outdoor activity, both day and night and every day of the year. Activities that can be as varied as water sports, excursions on foot or by bicycle through any of the beautiful and diverse natural landscapes that can be found in our territory, as well as romantic walks at sunset along our endless white sand beaches.

In La Lajita, in the midst of exuberant native vegetation, they have the opportunity to ride a camel, visit the cactus garden or the zoo that has numerous species from all corners of the planet, witness a show of parrots, sea lions, reptiles or birds. raptors

In the various tourist centers located in our municipality it is easy to have fun, day or night, and whatever the age of those who want it. Leisure centers, restaurants, pubs and clubs, live music, a wide variety of options within your reach. The numerous hotel facilities, in their dedication to offering their clients a quality leisure offer, put at your disposal infinite proposals to occupy your vacation time, both sporting and relaxing: complete gyms, tennis courts, golf, swimming pools, of wellness and spacious gardens.

Ocean floors

The extraordinarily luminous seabeds are equally spectacular: sandy bottoms with a great variety of beautiful and original rock formations teeming with life.

The great richness of the seabed is an enormous attraction for lovers of sport fishing. Its clean and transparent waters give rise to a great diversity of marine fauna, with the great blue Marlin being the main protagonist.

Windsurfing and Kiteboarding

The Jandía Beaches have unbeatable conditions for the practice of Windsurfing and Kiteboarding, being able to satisfy both professionals and beginners, putting at their disposal numerous schools where courses are taught or material is rented.

This sport enjoys a long tradition in our municipality, being held on the Playa de Sotavento, since 1986 and in the month of July, the finals of the professional World Championships.

Another sports

There are two traditional and autochthonous sports that continue to be practiced in our municipality, the Canarian wrestling and the stick game, the latter as an exhibition.

You can witness interesting Canarian wrestling matches, called wrestling, in the terreros (a special area for practicing this sport) in Pájara, Morro Jable and La Lajita. It is a competition of ability and dexterity, in which two teams face each other in pairs.

The Municipality of Pájara has soccer, athletics, handball, basketball, etc. teams. that participate in the divisions and national championships of these modalities.

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Territory

a special island

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Climate

good weather all year round

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Economy

The sustenance of the island

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Culture and traditions

our identity

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Gastronomy

Local and fresh products