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FuerteventuraSpain

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

Pierre & Vacances Fuerteventura Origomare
Pierre & Vacances Fuerteventura Origomare
4 out of 5
Carretera Majanicho 100, La Oliva, Fuerteventura
The price is €59 per night from 30 Oct to 31 Oct

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! (362 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 from 29 Oct to 30 Oct

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! (690 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 €126 per night from 11 Nov to 12 Nov

Located in Costa Calma, 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 ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (135 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
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Holiday Rentals in Fuerteventura

Pierre & Vacances Fuerteventura Origomare
Pierre & Vacances Fuerteventura Origomare
4 out of 5
Carretera Majanicho 100, La Oliva, Fuerteventura
The price is €59 per night from 30 Oct to 31 Oct

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! (362 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
LABRANDA Tahona Garden - All Inclusive
LABRANDA Tahona Garden - All Inclusive
2.5 out of 5
C/ Alcalde Marcial Velázquez, no. 17, Caleta de Fuste, Antigua, Fuerteventura

Located in Caleta de Fuste, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Caleta del Fuste and Caleta de Fuste Marina. Fuerteventura Golf Course is 2.5 ...

4.2/5Very Good! (60 reviews)

"Great budget hotel. Simple but clean with beautiful grounds and the food was surprisingly good!"…"

Reviewed on 13 Nov 2019

LABRANDA Tahona Garden - All Inclusive
Sotavento Beach Club
Sotavento Beach Club
4 out of 5
Avenida Jahn Reisen, 3, Pajara, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Located in Costa Calma, this aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Costa Calma Beach North and Costa Calma Beach. Sotavento de Jandia Beach is 2.8 mi (4.5 km) ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (7 reviews)
Deayuno no gratuito

"La descripción en hoteles.com no coincide con lo que el hotel ofrecía. El desayuno Bufé gratis no está incluido ( gratuito según hoteles.com) si no se reserva media pensión o pensión completa. Recomiendo indiquen también que el gimnasio es de pago también si solo se elige alojamiento. Por lo demás, ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Jul 2020

Sotavento Beach Club
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Popular places to visit in Fuerteventura

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Pajara featuring signage

Pajara

Sotavento de Jandia Beach showing a coastal town, mountains and general coastal views

Puerto del Rosario

Antigua which includes a garden

Antigua

Photo "Nuevo Horizonte" by Arek N. (CC BY-SA) / Cropped from original

Nuevo Horizonte