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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.
We will say it right from the start: August is the hottest month of the year in Fuerteventura. But this probably comes as no surprise, as August is usually the hottest month of the year in most places in the Northern hemisphere.
The City Council of Antigua has announced that the popular Beach Party in Caleta de Fuste will be organized once again this year between October 7 and 8.
In 2022, the International Kite Festival in Fuerteventura will celebrate its 35th edition since it first launched in 1987. The event has started more than 30 years ago and it was simply a gathering put together by people who were passionate about kite flying and since then it has grown with each edition, into the internationally recognized event that it is now.
A big fiesta is announced for this weekend in Costa de Antigua, Fuerteventura, between July 22 and 24, in celebration of Santiago Apostol, with batucadas, children's parties, musical performances, flamenco shows, fireworks and a foam party.
Caleta de Fuste Flea Market has undergone changes and improvements in recent years, so now the market can also offer some entertainment like musical performances and workshops on Saturday mornings, besides the usual shopping activities.
Seniorbel, the Belgian developer Seniorbel based in Tenerife for over a decade, will allocate 20 million for the development of a macro commercial complex, which will be one of the largest and most luxurious in Fuerteventura, according to an announcement published today in the Spanish newspaper La Provincia.
After years of waiting, the demolition of Las Agujas complex, located at the entrance to Corralejo, will now be a reality.
The Cabildo de Fuerteventura has announced that in 2022 the festival Fuerteventura in Musica will be celebrated once again on La Concha beach (Cotillo).
The carnival in Tetir, Fuerteventura, will be celebrated once again in 2022, but this time the celebration will be in summer, with no more restrictions and limited access!
Every three months, the sleepy village of Tetir fills up with people and energy in order to host the popular Tetir Craft Market, an event that brings together residents and tourists alike.
Good news for holidaymakers going to Fuerteventura: Antigua and Caleta de Fuste will celebrate for the first time a Daytime Carnival with parades, performances and music groups.
Patricio Calero Square in Corralejo will host "Bellissima", an event where visitors will be able to celebrate Italian music, culture and gastronomy with performances by Andrea Agresti and his band 4Ever Band, Nunzia Giannotta and DJ Miguel Dejota.
The Corralejo Seafront Rehabilitation Project will see the light of day in the coming months after being included in the Strategic Plan for Tourism Infrastructure and Comprehensive Management of Tourism Centers subsidies.
The City Council of Antigua has announced on Thursday, March 31 that it has voted to resume the market in Caleta de Fuste, which has been suspended for approximately two years as a result of the Covid 19 pandemic.
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.
The City Council of Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura's capital, has announced that Los Pozos beach will have a new service for sunbeds and umbrellas in a few weeks, once it has been authorized by the Port Authority.
Out of all the carnivals in Fuerteventura, the carnival in Corralejo is probably the most expected one of all.
Cabildo de Fuertevenura announced that only in the last four months, more than 4,500 kilograms of sand, stones, shells and rhodoliths have been confiscated at the airport.
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.
The new restrictions imposed on travel from the UK prevent children between the ages of 12 and 17 from entering Spain because they don't have yet the full vaccination scheme, while children from other countries such as Germany or Sweden are allowed to enter with a test.