Watersports at San Lucianu Beach Resort
You can’t beat the watersports centre at San Lucianu Beach Resort. Combine excellent wind conditons, an expansive sailing area with a team of exceptional, qualified instructors and a vast amount of sailing and windsurfing courses and clinics to keep you entertained out on the water.
For something a little more chilled, why not explore the local coastline on a kayak or SUP board.
San Lucianu Beach Resort is a great watersports location, with a good mix of light to moderate wind conditions and a fantastic gently shelving beach, reassuring even the most apprehensive of beginners.
The mornings see cross onshore winds coming from the right with an average force 2. This means the water is lovely and flat, perfect for learning to sail, windsurf, kayak and SUP board. In the afternoon the wind will pick up to force 3-4 blowing cross onshore from the East providing better conditions for intermediate sailors and windsurfers.
At all of our beach resorts we offer free tuition in windsurfing and sailing with our expert instructors to suit every ability from beginners to advanced. You can sign up to an introduction lesson to learn the basics as well as refresher sessions and clinics. Plus if you are already accomplished in your chosen sport, you are welcome to just take to the water independently, where our safety boats are always nearby to ensure maximum enjoyment out on the water.
There is a range of Royal Yachting Association (RYA) courses in sailing if you want to develop your skills further coming away with a qualification at the end of the week.
If you want to soak up the sunshine out on the water, but fancy something a little more lighthearted and gentle you can take out a kayak or stand-up paddleboard. Kayaks are perfect for heading out as a pair or solo as each kayak can seat two people.
Please note: The waterfront is open 6 days a week from 9am to 5.30pm and is closed over lunch in off-peak season.
Take to the water in one of our dinghy boats. Choose from singlehanders to multihulls. If this sounds like another language then let one of our qualified instructors introduce you to the exhilirating world of dinghy sailing. We have an array of courses and lessons from free introduction to sailing lessons to RYA qualifications.
With its good mix of wind conditions, it offers great sailing for all levels. The gently shelving beach and our superb sailing instructors are reassuring to even the most apprehensive beginner. If you're a beginner or an improver, you can sign up to one of our group tuition clinics or free sail if you prefer. Whatever your choice, our instructors will rig your craft and get you out on to the water safely.
Singlehanded adult dinghies
Crewed adult dinghies
Please note: equipment may vary
This all-round resort is great for windsurfers, especially intermediates. Beginners will excel in the light morning winds and can practice their balance and control while intermediate windsurfers take to the waters in the afternoons as the winds pick up for some great blasting across the bay.
Our team of qualified instructors provide group or private tuition.
As with sailing, the mixed wind conditions at San Lucianu are great for windsurfing. Mornings tend to be calmer on the water tempting the novice windsurfer out, whereas the breeze builds in the afternoon, often making for good conditions for the more advanced. Whatever your ability, this really is an exhilarating sport, and our instructors are on hand to take you to the next level. Group tuition, private instruction and RYA windsurfing courses are all available throughout the summer.
Choice of equipment to suit the conditions
Additional Starboard Rio boards provide a modern alternative for the beginner windsurfer. Further boards from the Starboard Go range provide a great option for those looking to break into intermediate standard. Finally, extra Futura boards provide more options of board for flat-water blasting.
There are various free lessons on offer from beginner to improver.
Youth boards: Rio Small
Beginner boards: Rio Medium & Large and Bic Beach 175 & 225
Intermediate boards: Go 121, 122, 131, 141, 151, 161, Go Windsurfer, Phantom Race 320, Bic Techno 133, 148, 160
Intermediate/ advanced boards: Carve 111, 121, 131, 141, 151, 161 , Futura 101, 111, 121, 133, 141
Sails: Youth, Beginner, Progressive, Freeride, High wind freeride, Twin cam freeride
Please note that equipment may vary.
Stand up paddle boarding
Stand up paddle boarders stand on their boards and use a paddle to propel through the water. You don't need to be strong or fit. The conditions in Corsica are perfect for those new to the sport to gain their balance - it just involves a little patience.
Sit back and relax - take a kayak out to sea and enjoy the peace and quiet and stunning views. You can go it alone, or grab a friend to paddle with you. Kayaking is a great way to take to the water and and chance to explore the coastline.
Land sports at San Lucianu Beach Resort
There are activities galore on and off the water at San Lucianu Beach Resort.
Corsica is also well known for its road cycling routes and in 2013 played host to the first stages of the Tour de France, where riders cycled past San Lucianu Beach Resort. Our free guided bike tours with an expert guide can take you many routes across the island - why not admire the beautiful church of San Nicolao and the view from the top of the mountain?
Our fantastic cycling centre at San Lucianu Beach Resort offers a fleet of Cannondale road bikes from entry-level up to premium carbon-framed as well as hybrid bike catering for all enthusiast needs. Corsica provides a spectacular location for cycling and our expert guides will lead you through the best trails on the island.
At 3,352 square miles, Corsica provides a spectacular location for cycling. It is the third biggest and also most mountainous island in the Mediterranean. We are delighted to be offering a fleet of hybrid bikes to San Lucianu and our expert guides will lead you through the best trails on the island. Plus all of our tours are designed to fit in with childcare opening hours so you can be back in time to collect the little ones.
Choose your ride from our collection of hybrid, entry level road bikes and full carbon road cycles. The hybrid bike combines the qualities of a road and mountain bike and is ideally suited for exploring the predominantly tarmac surfaces that surround this resort. Our entry level road bikes are great for casual cyclists looking to hit the roads. The full carbon Supersix Evo are great for those wanting to try out a carbon bike for the first time while experienced cyclists will enjoy riding a high spec bike.
Guests have the option of exploring the area under their own steam or joining a guided tour. Tours set at easy-going, medium and challenging levels and ranging from 10-60km offer something for everybody.
The Bike Fleet
There is a fleet of Cannondale bikes in resort for you to choose from or alternatively for keen cyclists you can simply bring your own bike to resort. Our bike teams service, clean and lubicate all bikes (including your own) at the end of each day.
Bike rental upgrade
At San Lucianu Beach Resort our aluminium Cannondale Synapse Claris bikes are free to use whilst the carbon Cannondale SuperSix Evo Ultegra bikes are available to rent for a half or full day.
Cannondale Quick 6 (2017)
Free of charge
Cannondale Synapse Claris (2017)
Free of charge
Cannondale Supersix Evo Ultegra
€30 half day/ €50 full day
*Please note this fleet is from 2016.
Helmets are mandatory and are provided free of charge. Puncture repair kits, pumps, spare inner tubes and tyre levers are available by request.
A friendly match or winner takes all - you decide. Our tennis courts are a fantastic place to socialise and meet other sporting enthusiasts during your stay. Whether you are a novice and need a few lessons from our LTA accredited team or are prepping for the finals at Wimbledon, the resort has 3 courts ready and waiting for you.
With a stunning backdrop of mountains, and a lovely sea breeze there are not many better places to enjoy a game of tennis. San Lucianu has three hard painted tennis courts available at no extra charge for your enjoyment. Top of the range HEAD racquets and balls are also available for your use, free of charge.
LTA approved programme
The Mark Warner tennis coach runs a LTA approved programme of coaching sessions and is also available for private tuition at extra cost. During the week we host a laid-back and fun mixed doubles tournament, and social tennis evenings throughout the week.
Tennis tuition is available for complete beginners through to club and county level players for ages 3 years upwards. All group coaching can be pre-booked in the UK and we recommend that you book early as places are limited and extremely popular.
We have various free sessions on offer from social tennis to speed serve however for those that want to take things a little more seriously we have a range of courses for adults and children from group coaching to signature intense courses to private tuition.
Fitness & hikes
Start off your morning with a low impact aerobics class and you'll feel ready to take on the day. In addition to relaxing sessions, our fitness instructors run a range lively aerobics and fitness classes to suit everyone's preference.
If you're keen to keep up your cardio, there are also lots of running routes around the resort, along the beach towards Morina Plage or for those who wish to push themselves, there are beautiful trails that wind into the hillside. The resort hosts a morning run if you want some company along the way.
Enjoy fitness and aerobics classes outdoors amongst the beautiful gardens with views down to the waterfront at our friendly San Lucianu Beach Resort. Classes include beach yoga, HIIT sessions, Zumba, circuits and volleyball all with a qualified instructor.
You Tube video of San Lucianu Resort - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0x1iTdTWqs