- Updated On:
- June 24, 2021
Are you up for a full-on sports holiday? Then you have to consider Playitas Resort. One of Europe’s best sports resorts. If you’re a sports lover and can’t sit still on your holidays, or looking for a training escape, then this the place your dreams will come true.
It has top facilities that attract both amateurs and renowned elite athletes from the world of triathlon, athletics, cycling and other sports. You can travel alone, in a group or with the whole family, it has entertainment options for everyone and even has its own children’s sports academy.
There are three types of accommodation you can choose from. The Playitas Hotel, the Apart-hotel, or the Playitas Villas. All are four-star accommodation and equipped with aircon, WIFI, and everything else you need.
It stands out for its respect for the environment and it also has plenty of healthy food options. Playitas definitely is a “must” for sports lovers!
With so many activities on offer, this sports resort is ideal to train for your sport, may it be cycling, triathlon, swimming, running, tennis, or join in on one of the many fitness and cross-training programs.
There’s really nothing like being surrounded by like-minded people!
Fuerteventura is one of the most popular of the Canary Islands for cycling holidays. The roads are well maintained, there is low-density traffic and a good variation of routes. Besides the year-round Spring-like of course.
Playitas is catered to cyclists and has its own on-site cycling centre. There are over 250 bikes available for bike rentals, including road bikes, mountain bikes, excursion bikes, children’s bike and fat bikes. All the bikes are by the best brands and are new.
The cycling centre also has a workshop with tools and supplies and a wash station. Routes and maps are available and guided excursions are also possible. So whether you want to bring your own bike, or rent a bike locally, rest assured they’ll be well taken care of.
Triathlon training at Playitas Resort
Playitas Resort is one of the most important triathlon training centres in Europe. Many triathletes train at this resort, not only to train under the sun but the inspiring facilities and people really do help take your training to the next level.
The 8-lane Olympic-sized lap heated lap pool includes starting blocks, underwater form correction cameras, wave killer line, timers, the list goes on, so check the amenities below for more details. Oh and open-water swimming is also possible nearby, don’t forget your wetsuit though.
There are also various marked running tracks, ranging from 1.4 to 23 km in distance, in the immediate vicinity of the sports resort. Maps of running tracks are available on-site, with the Lighthouse Run being one of the most popular. An athletics track is also available, but this is 5 km from the resort and run by an external company.
There really is too much to mention, but here are some highlights:
- Premium gym with over 700 m2 including a free weight area, cardio and strength machines.
- 1200 m2 indoor sports hall suitable for handball, football, basketball, and badminton. You also have the possibility to rent this exclusively.
- Multiple floodlit tennis and padel courts.
- Combat and fitness centre including official sized boxing ring.
- Multi-functional courts for different sports including cross-fit and equipment for Olympic lifting
- 18-golf course
- Beach volley
- Obstacle courses
- Climbing wall
- Indoor cycling
- and more…
About 80% of the sporting activities and classes available on-site are included in your nightly stay at the Playitas Sports Resort. Both the outdoor and indoor gyms are available at all times without prior reservation. The other activities require onsite reservation which can be made at the reception, in the gym or via the Sportsbooking page. Playitas has its own mobile app with an overview and schedule of all the activities which you can refer to at any time.
Other activities such as bike rentals and green fees have an additional charge.