FAQs

How fit do I need to be?

Gran Canaria is predominantly mountainous and days can be as long or as a short as the individual and group fitness allows. We would expect our riding guests to be competent cyclists, we will take care of the routes on a daily basis subject to group and individual fitness as the days here can be as long and tough or as short or easy as our riders would like.

People also come here to train for specific goals so if you are looking to keep your winter base fitness or wanting a more relaxing cycling holiday, talk to us and we’ll make sure you get exactly what you need from your week.

Languages?

Our guides speak English and Norwegian. The language on Gran Canaria is Spanish and due to the large amount of tourism here, you will find most places speak basic English.

Getting Here

Gran Canaria - Las Palmas is the international airport, located just 30 minutes drive from our hotel locations. Most major airlines offer good flight schedules to the island, either direct or with good connections through Madrid and Barcelona.

If you have any questions or need any help with your travel plans, contact us and we’ll be happy to help.

What is your cancellation policy?

We understand that sometimes even the best laid plans can go wayward. If you tell us within 2 weeks of your trip we will refund your booking fee less a €50 admin charge. If you have to cancel your trip within 2 weeks of arrival the payment is non-refunable, however we will transfer your booking to another trip within a 12 month period or to another person to try our best to avoid you losing any money unnecessarily.

We also highly recommend taking out travel insurance at the time of booking which covers any loss of booking fees should you need to cancel within this period.

Can I hire a bike?

Yes, we have partnered up with the best bike hire shops on the island, you can rent top end road bikes with disc and Di2 and everything from there. The prices vary depending on specification but you can expect to pay around €250 for the week (8 days of riding) for a top end bike.

We will handle all the logistics for you, you can select bike hire on your booking form and tell us your measurements and we’ll do the rest, all part of the service. We don’t charge extra for this, what we pay, you pay.

What is there to do for non-riding partners?

Gran Canaria is a major island holiday destination and with that comes all the offerings of beach side fun including water sports, scuba diving, tennis, shopping aswell as plenty of bars and restaurants. The hotels have spas, swimming pools and bars to enjoy throughout the day and offer boat or mountain excursions. There really is so much on offer to suit everyone. We will also be more than happy to help with logistics and advice on all off the bike activities for non-riding guests.

Can I hire an E-bike?

Yes, we can arrange the hire of e-bikes just contact us for details and pricing.

Is Gran Canaria safe?

Gran Canaria is a very popular tourist destination governed by mainland Spain. It prides itself on having a low crime rate and high police presence, you can expect the same levels of safety and security as any mainland European country.

What currency do I use?

Throughout all the Canary Islands the currency is Euros, almost every establishment from the tiny backstreet bakeries to the large hotels accept most major bank cards as a common form of payment.

Have another question? Contact us and we’ll be more than happy to help.