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Fuerteventura

Fuerteventura one ofthe the largest of the Canary Islands, located just west of Morocco, and iswell known for incredible beaches and excellent surfing. Enjoy the pleasantocean breeze and relax on pristine stretches of white sand on this island ofscenic parks and dunes. Visit the town of Corralejo, with its nature reservesand selection of water sports, ranging from diving to kite surfing.

To many, Fuerteventurais known as “the island of eternal spring” in recognition of its persistentlypleasant climate year-round. It enjoys little to no rain in the summer, withonly a few wet days between October and March.

Travel to Corralejo, appreciate its charmingstreets and alleys and dine in its delectable restaurants and cafés. Feed thatshopaholic in you and pick up a souvenir a one of the many boutique shops. Justoutside the town centre you’ll find miles of sand dunes in the CorralejoNational Park. Stroll across the sand at your leisure, enjoy the scenery andforget the worries back home.

When you really feel like it’s time to chill, getyourself a lounger and sunbathe on Corralejo Beach. Or choose from the countessother beaches on the island, such as Cotillo Beach and Sotavento de JaniaBeach. These serene beaches, with their sapphire blue seas, have very fewbuildings to interfere with nature on the great, sprawling areas of sand.

The island’s name developed from the Spanish termfor “strong winds,” which explains its pull for windsurfers. Take your boardout on the rough water and enjoy the view of the island’s rugged coastline.

For a change of scenery, head to Ajuy Beach, withits black sand formed from a volcanic eruption. Its yellow rocks combine wellwith the blue sea and sky for otherworldly photo opportunities. Explore cavesand beautiful rock formations next to the beach.

The local language is Spanish, dating back to theisland’s colonization many centuries ago. English is also widely spoken aroundthe resorts and attractions.

To reach the island, get a flight to FuerteventuraAirport in the El Matorral area on the east coast. Take a shuttle bus from theairport to your desired destination. Corralejo is 24 miles (39 kilometers)north, which will take about 30 minutes in a taxi.

Choose Fuerteventurafor a relaxing holiday with the family on white, sandy beaches surrounded bypicturesque sand dunes and parks.

Fuerteventura Travel Guide Video

Top hotels in Fuerteventura

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Pierre & Vacances Fuerteventura Origomare
Pierre & Vacances Fuerteventura Origomare
4 out of 5
Carretera Majanicho 100, La Oliva, Fuerteventura
The price is €86 per night

This family-friendly La Oliva aparthotel is located by the ocean, within 2 mi (3 km) of Playa de Majanicho and La Derecha. El Hierro is 1.9 mi (3 km) away.

4.1/5Very Good! (358 reviews)

"The water park is great for kids and the staff were friendly and helpful. The property didn’t feel very clean though, the beds were clean, but the villa smelt and the floors felt like they needed to be moped"…"

Reviewed on 25 Feb 2020

Pierre & Vacances Fuerteventura Origomare
Barceló Castillo Beach Resort
Barceló Castillo Beach Resort
4 out of 5
Avenida del Castillo s/n, Antigua, Fuerteventura
The price is €104 per night

Offering direct access to the beach, this Caleta de Fuste hotel is in the entertainment district and within 1 mi (2 km) of Caleta del Fuste and Caleta de Fuste ...

4/5Very Good! (689 reviews)

"Couldn’t fault this place. Lovely spacious accommodation. Clean and loads of amenities. Beach a very short walk. Friendly staff. It was my birthday while I was there and found a lovely treat when I got back to the room after a day out. I would definitely go back again."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

Barceló Castillo Beach Resort
INNSiDE by Meliá Fuerteventura - Adults Only
INNSiDE by Meliá Fuerteventura - Adults Only
3.5 out of 5
Playa Barca, Sol Beach House Fuerteventura - Adu, Pajara, Fuerteventura
The price is €132 per night

Located in Pajara, this beachfront hotel is in a regional park and within 1 mi (2 km) of Playa Esmeralda South and Sotavento de Jandia Beach. Costa Calma Beach ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (133 reviews)

"It was the perfect place to go and relax and unwind with food that was fabulous and contemporary accommodation. I will be back."…"

Reviewed on 23 Jan 2020

INNSiDE by Meliá Fuerteventura - Adults Only

Popular places to visit in Fuerteventura

Corralejo Beach
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Corralejo Beach

4/5(223 reviews)

Amble along the soft white sand of these beaches, cross the ocean to reach an exotic island and traverse miles of sand dunes.

Las Gaviotas beach
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Las Gaviotas beach

4.5/5(27 reviews)

Discover sand dunes and lagoons in the natural park before sunbathing at one of the many beaches in this serene region.

Sotavento de Jandia Beach
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Sotavento de Jandia Beach

4.5/5(37 reviews)

Capture photos of the most remarkable part of the Jandía Beach zone as you trawl past water pools and mountains of sand.

Top things to do in Fuerteventura

Oasis Wildlife Fuerteventura
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Oasis Wildlife Fuerteventura

€35
Per adult
94% of travellers recommend
Rancho Texas Lanzarote Park Admission
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Rancho Texas Lanzarote Park Admission

€32
Per adult
98% of travellers recommend
Quad and Buggy Tour in Costa Calma
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Quad and Buggy Tour in Costa Calma

€90
Per adult
Buggy or Quad Tour Experience in the North of Fuerteventura
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Buggy or Quad Tour Experience in the North of Fuerteventura

€48
Per adult
Buggy or Quad Tour Experience in the South of Fuerteventura
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Buggy or Quad Tour Experience in the South of Fuerteventura

€68
Per adult
Dune Buggy Fuerteventura Off-Road Excursions
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Dune Buggy Fuerteventura Off-Road Excursions

€50
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend