Fuerteventura is the perfect choice for a holiday in the sun, since it has 2 beaches figuring in Top 10 beast beaches in Europe 2016. The Cotillo lagoons and Cofete are different from each other but spectacular in every way and you will fall in love with this island if you choose to spend your holiday in this Canary Island.

You have plenty of places to visit, from Corralejo Grandes Playas and the dunes in the north, to the old capital of Fuerteventura, Betancuria, a small town situated inland. The Jandia peninsula in the south has some amazing beaches also and it offers great conditions for surfing and other water sports.

Since the climate is subtropical, the islands enjoy good weather throughout the year, so this makes them a popular choice among surfers.

Of all the islands Fuerteventura is probably the best for kite surfing and wind surfing. The island's name literally means Strong Winds and for the last 30 years the island has been host to the Fuerteventura Windsurfing & Kiteboarding World Cup. The west coast has the largest waves and is also the most dangerous for beginners. If you come here on holiday to learn, you can choose one of the many schools dedicated to teaching windsurfing.

Popular among surfers are Sotavento Beach, El Cotillo and La Pared. Lajares is a town frequented by surfers and it is situated very close to the beaches from El Cotillo.

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Festivities in Villaverde in honor of San Vicente Ferrer 2017

FUERTEVENTURA - April 11, 2017

Villaverde will start celebrations in honor of San Vicente Ferrer, the patron of the local church. These festivities will last for a week and will include sports, activities for children and also live music. Program for the San Vicente Ferrer Fiesta in Villaverde: 17 - 23 April 2017 This event will ...

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Easter in Fuerteventura 2017

FUERTEVENTURA - April 03, 2017

Easter is a big holiday in Spain, so the Canary Islands are a popular destination for tourists during this time. There are lots of religious events in the weeks before Easter, but the most important ones happen during the Holy Week, which this year is between 10 - 16 April 2017. Semana Santa El ...

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Best Airbnb Rentals in Fuerteventura

FUERTEVENTURA - March 28, 2017

If you're looking for your next holiday in the sun, then look no further than Fuerteventura. Fuerteventura has some of the best beaches in the Canary Islands - and also in Europe, with Cofete and Cotillo included in the Tripadvisor Top 10 Best Beaches in Europe 2015. This is a list of the best ...

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Castillo de Lara - El Pinar - Barbecue Area in Fuerteventura

FUERTEVENTURA - March 23, 2017

The area of Castillo de Lara is probably the greenest part in Fuerteventura, situated inside the Betancuria Rural Park at an altitude of 450m. This is a very unique and hidden place in Fuerteventura, so you will not find many tourists. On most days you won't find anyone here actually, so you will ...

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5 secret places and unusual attractions in Fuerteventura

FUERTEVENTURA - March 17, 2017

Fuerteventura is well known for its amazing beaches, with hundreds of km of coastline and turquoise waters, but there's so much to do and see around the island! If you want a break from laying in the sun and are willing to go out and explore, try one of these secret and unusual places. They are away ...

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Disney starts shooting in Fuerteventura for the new ...

FUERTEVENTURA - March 17, 2017

As it was announced a few months back, Fuerteventura will become for the next few weeks one of the Star Wars planets, while Disney and Lucas Films will start filming for the new Star Wars movie. The crew has started mounting the set, which will be based in the south of Fuerteventura, in the Jandia ...

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St. Patrick's Day Fuerteventura 2017

FUERTEVENTURA - March 13, 2017

St. Patrick's Day is usually celebrated in Fuerteventura, especially in the north, in Corralejo, where there is a large community of Irish residents. All of the Irish pubs in Corralejo participate in the celebration of St. Patrick's day with live music, Irish stew and of course lots of Irish beer. ...

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Fuerteventura Craft Fair 2017

FUERTEVENTURA - March 13, 2017

The anual Craft Fair in Fuerteventura, also known as Feria Insular de Artesania has reached its 30th edition in 2017. Craft Fair Fuerteventura 2017 / Feria Insular de Artesania When: 11 May - 14 May 2017 Where: Antigua, in the Recinto Ferial close to the windmill of Antigua What you will find: ...

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3 Beaches In Fuerteventura And Gran Canaria In Top 10 ...

FUERTEVENTURA - February 24, 2017

Tripadvisor has announced it's Top 10 Best Beaches in Spain for 2017 and both Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria are found on this list, to no surprise to anyone. Playa de las Canteras, in the capital of Gran Canaria is no. 3 on the list, Playa de Maspalomas is no. 6 and the Lagoons of El Cotillo, in ...

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Fuerteventura Windsurfing World Championship 2017

FUERTEVENTURA - February 15, 2017

In 2017, for the 32nd year in a row, the World Cup Surfing Championship will take place in Fuerteventura, at the famous Sotavento beach. Playa Barca, part of Sotavento, is considered the perfect windsurfing spot in Fuerteventura. It is located only 200 m away from the Hotel Melia Gorriones and ...

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Fuerteventura Buses and Public Transport

FUERTEVENTURA - February 04, 2017

The bus company in Fuerteventura is called Tiadhe and they run a service all over the island. These are the most popular routes for anyone visiting the island on holiday. For all the bus routes in Fuerteventura please visit the Tiadhe website. Bus from Corralejo to the dunes - no 06 It is the same ...

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Morro Velosa Statues

FUERTEVENTURA - January 27, 2017

The Morro Velosa Statues are situated in the Rural Park Betancuria, very close to the viewpoint with the same name: Mirador Morro Velosa. Mirador de Guise and Ayose or Mirador Corrales de Guize is situated at an altitudine of 600 m, in a place where you can see towards the north of Fuerteventura: ...

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Las Bohemias del Amor

FUERTEVENTURA - January 27, 2017

When we were visiting Puertito de los Molinos, one of the best kept secrets of Fuerteventura, we came accross a small restaurant called Bohemias del Amor. But first a little context. The entire village has only around 10 houses and less than 20 permanent residents, so you can imagine our surprise ...

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Mirador Morro Velosa

FUERTEVENTURA - January 26, 2017

Mirador Morro Velosa is situated on the road between Antigua and Betancuria, at only 9 km of the old capital of Fuerteventura - Betancuria. The building itself is situated on the top of Tegu mountain (montana Tegu) at an altitude of 669 m. The view from the Morro Velosa viewpoint is breathtaking, as ...

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Fuerteventura Carnival 2017

FUERTEVENTURA - January 24, 2017

Every year, between the months of January and March, Fuerteventura and the rest of the islands are dressing up for party and start celebrating their first big event of the year. This year the main events will take place in Corralejo, Puerto del Rosario, Caleta de Fuste and Morro Jable. Corralejo ...

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Puertito de los Molinos - A well kept secret in ...

FUERTEVENTURA - January 19, 2017

Somewhere on the west coast, down south from Cotillo and close to Tefia, lies the small village of Puertito de los Molinos, or El Puertito as some call it. With less than 20 permanent residents, Puertito de los Molinos is often overlooked by tourists coming to Fuerteventura. But if you would like to ...

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Fuerteventura Markets

FUERTEVENTURA - January 18, 2017

Planning to spend a few hours at a street market during your holiday in Fuerteventura? Check out the list and find the one that sparks your interest! Corralejo Markets Acua Water Park - Flea Market - Every Tuesday & Friday - 9:00 - 14:00 El Campanario - Craft market with local handmade objects - ...

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The next Star Wars movie will be filmed in ...

FUERTEVENTURA - January 16, 2017

In the last years Fuerteventura has become a popular choice among Hollywood directors, with movies like Exodus: Gods and Kings and Allied partially show on the island. In 2016, Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard, his co-star in the movie Allied, have been filming in Fuerteventura for two days, on the ...

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Fuerteventura Beaches

FUERTEVENTURA - January 14, 2017

Facts about Fuerteventura beaches Some of the best beaches in Europe for practicing water sports such as windsurfing and kitesurfing The best beaches for windsurfing are on the West Coast Many of the beaches in Fuerteventura are nudist friendly You can find both beaches with golden sand and beaches ...

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Where To Stay In Fuerteventura 2017

FUERTEVENTURA - January 07, 2017

Fuerteventura is the second largest of the Canary Islands after Tenerife and the oldest of the archipelago. It has a barren landscape, very little vegetation, dessert dunes, yet the island it is one of the best holiday destinations in Europe. Why? Because Fuerteventura has some of the most stunning ...

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Oasis Park Fuerteventura

FUERTEVENTURA - January 07, 2017

Oasis Park is situated in the town of La Lajita, in the south of the island. You can get here by car or by bus, since the park has its own shuttle that stops at the big hotels on the island. The park is a Zoo combined with a Botanical Garden specialized in tropical and sub tropical plants, cactus ...

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Faro de la Entallada in Fuerteventura

FUERTEVENTURA - January 07, 2017

Faro de la Entallada is situated near the village Las Playitas, on the east coast of Fuerteventura. This is the closest point to Africa on the island, at a distance of only 100 km of Cape Juby in Morocco. Since Fuerteventura is also the closest island to the African continent, this means that Faro ...

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Food Diaries: Restaurants in Fuerteventura

FUERTEVENTURA - January 06, 2017

Fuerteventura is a place to relax and unwind in the sun and while you're here, there are several things you just have to try when it comes to food. So if you get hungry while exploring the beaches in Fuerteventura, you may want to stop at some of these bars and restaurants that we have already ...

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Ajuy - Fuerteventura

FUERTEVENTURA - January 06, 2017

Ajuy is a small village on the West coast of Fuerteventura, in the municipality of Pajara. Ajuy used to be an important fishing port on the island and even today people in the village still do some fishing. So if you want to try the local fish, here you will get to enjoy dishes with some of the ...

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La Pared - Fuerteventura

FUERTEVENTURA - January 06, 2017

La Pared is a small town on the west coast of Fuerteventura, popular among surfers who come here for the great beach. The town only has a few bungalows, a hotel and some private villas and only one supermarket. If you plan to go and visit the town there aren't many things to do or see, maybe just a ...

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Mirador Sicasumbre - Viewpoint in Fuerteventura

FUERTEVENTURA - January 06, 2017

Mirador Sicasumbre is the first astronomical viewpoint in Fuerteventura, and it offers great views over the island. GPS Coordinates for Mirador Sicasumbre: 28.288064, -14.159556 Location: FV-605, 35628 Pájara, Las Palmas, Spain How to get to the Mirador Sicasumbre If you go on the road FV-605 ...

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Best Viewpoints in Fuerteventura

FUERTEVENTURA - January 06, 2017

If you want to explore Fuerteventura then you should rent a car and have a drive to see all the beautiful places. The landscape and the views are changing from coast to coast and there are many places worth seeing and exploring. Here's a list of the best viewpoints in Fuerteventura, places from ...

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Things To Do With Kids in Fuerteventura

FUERTEVENTURA - January 05, 2017

Fuerteventura may seem at first a boring destination for family with children, but there's plenty to do and see around this beautiful island. Besides swimming and playing around the hotel pool, there are plenty of activities and places that cater for the needs of families with young children. These ...

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The Barbary Ground Squirrels (Chipmunks) in ...

FUERTEVENTURA - January 04, 2017

The Barbary ground squirrel is typically found on the coast of western Sahara, in Morocco, Algeria and in the vicinity of the Atlas Mountain. These squirrels were brought to Fuerteventura more than 4 decades ago as pets. During this time they have managed to colonize the entire island. The Barbary ...

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What To Do for New Year's Eve in Fuerteventura ...

FUERTEVENTURA - January 04, 2017

If you're planning on spending New Year's Eve in Fuerteventura this year, then you have to attend one of the many parties organized on the island. Most of the large tourist resorts - Corralejo, Caleta de Fuste and Morro Jable have New Year's parties each year and fireworks at midnight. New Year's ...

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The Three Kings Parade in Fuerteventura 2017

FUERTEVENTURA - January 03, 2017

The arrival of the Three Kings is an important event in the Spanish Culture, with festivities taking place in almost any city in Spain. The celebration starts on the night of 5th January, with a parade called Cabalgada de los Reyes Magos.In Fuerteventura there are several parades, organized in every ...

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Cofete - Fuerteventura

FUERTEVENTURA - January 02, 2017

Cofete is the crown jewel of Fuerteventura, the most spectacular wild beach you will get to see in all the Canary Islands. In 2015 Cofete was included in the top 10 Best Beaches in Europe according to TripAdvisor users. Cofete is situated on the west coast, which has some of the most amazing and ...

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Things to do in Caleta de Fuste

CALETA DE FUSTE - April 26, 2017

Caleta de Fuste or El Castillo as some people know it, is a popular resort situated very close to the airport in Fuerteventura. The town is found on the east coast of the island, sort of in the middle, so it has a great position if you want to explore and discover more places while you are on ...

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Caleta de Fuste April Fair 2017

CALETA DE FUSTE - March 28, 2017

Caleta de Fuste will celebrate this year the typical Sevillan fiesta with flamenco dance, music and beautiful floats. In the entire municipality of Antigua there are residents from many cultures, so it is important to celebrate diversity, especially when there's music and dancing involved. Program ...

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The famous restaurant La Frasquita has been rebuilt ...

CALETA DE FUSTE - March 28, 2017

Good news for Caleta de Fuste this week: the famous restaurant La Frasquita will reopen soon, after being demolished due to works done to built the new maritime promenade - Paseo Marítimo de la Playa del Castillo. The restaurant of La Frasquita had a history of over 30 years and they were ...

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El Cotillo Craft Market

EL COTILLO - March 13, 2017

There is a new market in Fuerteventura, this time happening in the beautiful village of El Cotillo. El Cotillo Craft Market / Mercado Artesanal en El Cotillo When: Every Friday, from 17:00 to 20:00 Where: Plaza Publica del Cotillo What you will find: handmade objects, jewellery, decoration, ...

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Invictorock Corralejo 2017

CORRALEJO - February 17, 2017

Corralejo will start celebrating today the Invictorock 2017 Festival, where different groups and bands will perform a variety of music styles: Reggae, Ska, Punk, Rock, Heavy Metal, Folk and Rockabilly. Invictorock Corralejo 2017 Dates - 17 & 18 February 2017 Location: Plaza Patricio Calero Time: ...

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Fuerteventura en Musica 2017

EL COTILLO - February 17, 2017

The festival Fuerteventura en Musica (FEM) has already been confirmed as they announced the dates for the 2017 edition. The organizational work has already started and soon we will know the first names of the artists that will perform during the event. Fuerteventura en Musica 2017 Dates - El ...

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El Cotillo Beach - Fuerteventura

EL COTILLO - January 07, 2017

El Cotillo beach is situated on the North West coast of Fuerteventura and is one of the best beaches on the island. El Cotillo beach was voted number 4 most beautiful beach in Europe according to Tripadvisor users and it is truly a small paradise, with all the lagoons and crystal clear waters. The ...

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Corralejo Beach - Grandes Playas - And Dunes

CORRALEJO - January 07, 2017

A MUST SEE in Fuerteventura - Enjoy this beautiful place with turquoise water and kilometers of fine white sand Corralejo is situated in the North of Fuerteventura, in the municipality of La Oliva and it is the most popular resort on the island. Corralejo National Park While driving towards the town ...

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5 Things To Do in Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura

PUERTO DEL ROSARIO - January 06, 2017

Puerto del Rosario has been the capital of Fuerteventura since 1860 and it was previously called "Puerto de las cabras" (Port of the goats). The city is the largest on the island, with a population of around 30,000 people according to Wikipedia and it's the main port in Fuerteventura, with many big ...

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11 Things To Do in Corralejo, Fuerteventura

CORRALEJO - January 05, 2017

Corralejo is situated in the very North of the island and it's probably the most popular resort in Fuerteventura. Here you will find great beaches, good food, an active nightlife and many things to do with the kids, if you're planning a family holiday to Fuerteventura. Top 11 things to do in ...

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Christmas in Corralejo, Fuerteventura - Best ...

CORRALEJO - January 05, 2017

Christmas in Corralejo is a unique experience, a mix of wonderful weather and mostly sunny days. And what's better than a sun tan in December? If you decide to spend your winter holiday here, you are lucky because there is nothing better than Christmas on the beach! Here's an infographic regarding ...

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The new road Caldereta-Corralejo will be open on 29 ...

CORRALEJO - January 03, 2017

According to the local authorities, the new road between Caldereta and Corralejo will be open for use starting 29 December 2016.The road will be only partially ready, with 13 km out of the total 18 km ready for use, so tourists and locals will be able to only use part of the road until its complete ...

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