The Spanish island of Fuerteventura is one of the most visited of the Canary Islands, with its white sand beaches and friendly weather providing for an unforgettable holiday! If you are still undecided on where to go for a sunny all-year-round break, have a look at our guide and you will certainly have a pleasant list of places to visit during your Fuerteventura holidays and quite a few reasons to daydream and decide on doing it!
The municipality of Pájara is the largest municipality of Fuerteventura and a great destination surrounded by amazing beaches. More specifically the white sand and clear blue waters of El Cofete beach set an amazing scenery that tempts you to take the day off touring to chillax and sunbathe. The small fishing village of Ajuy on the western part of Pájara is also a wonderful little place to visit that bears home to a distinct volcanic beach facing the Atlantic Ocean. In all a wonderful experience during your Fuerteventura holidays.
The town and municipality of Antigua pay host to some sights you ought not to miss during your Fuerteventura holidays. In addition to all the beach activities, thriving nightlife and museums, make sure you take some time to visit Caleta de Fuste and walk by the 18th century castle on the coast. The views are rewarding and the seaside restaurants offer a wide variety of local food and tapas if hunger gets the best of you.
Parque Rural de Betancuria
If your interest lies in geology and paleontology or if you just want to take in some amazing sights and views, make sure to visit the Rural Park of Betancuria. The area surrounding the village of Ajuy bears a significant role in paleontological research as it is a large depository of fossils and bones of now extinct sea creatures. If you are not the museum type you can still take a stroll around the area and marvel at the wonderful natural scenery crafted by lava flows and weathered by the ocean.
Situated on the northern part of Fuerteventura, La Oliva is a small Town and municipality on the northern part of Fuerteventura bustling with amazing sights and beaches. A definite must visit as well during your Fuerteventura Holidays, La Oliva is home to the El Cotillo and Corralejo beaches which magnetise the eye and soul with their white sands and azure blue waters. If you are a fan of history and landmarks, La Oliva has you covered as well since the windmills near the beach and the Church of our Lady of La Candelaria are both worthy of mention and at least a visit! When in La Oliva don’t forget to visit the Casa de Los Coroneles, a fortified building dating back to the 17th century which housed the Coroneles who have been ruling the island since and get a good taste of the island’s history.