The Canary Islands are often celebrated as a triathlete's paradise, a popular training ground for athletes to hone their skills, enjoy the scorching heat, and breath-taking scenery. More specifically, Lanzarote—amongst the soaring mountain peaks - is where one of the most eminent IRONMAN races took place. It’s no wonder it has emerged into a hotspot for triathletes.

Tropical Weather

As the rest of Europe transitions from blissful summers to winter blues, this island continues to bask in the gorgeous sun. Blessed with warm weather conditions, it’s possible for triathletes to swim, bike, and run all year round.

Captivating Surroundings

Lanzarote, part of the Canary Islands, offers a unique and stunning volcanic landscape that is optimal for endurance training. Triathletes also love the island for its prodigious nature. Imagine cycling through hilly terrains, surrounded by the beautiful coastline, with distinct trails, all while in constant awe. There are endless options for trails to explore, and every road is a discovery. If you haven’t planned your next triathlon camp yet, take a glimpse into the Canary Islands. You won’t be disappointed!

Stunning Coastlines 

The island bursts with iconic white sand beaches and coastlines where you can unwind and take a dip after your training session. It provides just the right blend of inspired training and relaxation – all in an enchanting destination. You can immerse yourself in its untouched beauty and the sea breeze to replenish your energy.

World-Class Sports Resorts

If you’re looking for a world-class sports resort to stay at, this is the place to be. It’s home to Club La Santa, Vitalclass Lanzarote Sports Wellness Resort, Barcelo Active Resort, and more—where the elites have trained. In addition to its reputable training venues, the island also pushes your boundaries with its demanding routes and strong winds, moulding you into a stronger triathlete.

Prestigious Competitions

The world’s toughest competition, Ironman Lanzarote, has been hosted here for over 30 years. It’s one of the most anticipated international races, bringing over 2,000 athletes. Since the swim is in the Atlantic, the bike course climbs over 2,500 metres, and with strong winds and blistering heat, the course is often very gruelling. From beautiful coastlines and infrastructure to tropical weather and great trails, as well as hosting Ironman races, the island has earned its name as a triathlete’s paradise.


Lanzarote is a beautiful place to visit and a treasure of the Canary Islands. It’s not only ideal for triathlon training, but with its favourable climate, it's perfect for all sports. The towns are picturesque, the sea is blue and tranquil, and the enigmatic volcanic landscapes are what make it stand out. In addition, the island has been shaped by the visionary artist and architect César Manrique, which adds a unique flair for you to discover. Lastly, it’s becoming a top choice for important triathletes such as Patrick Lange and Chema Martínez, who continue to bring their training here, as well as professional triathlete teams, to escape the winter and take advantage of its landscapes.