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 beaches in the north and other arid and inhabited areas.
Corralejo Natural Park is 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.
El Cotillo is situated on the North West coast of Fuerteventura and it has one of the best beaches on the island. El Cotillo beach was voted number 4 most beautiful beach in Europe according to Tripadvisor ...
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 de la Entallada is the closest point to Africa in all the Canary Islands.
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 visited.
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 freshest fish caught in Fuerteventura.
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.
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 ships coming here every day.
Mirador Sicasumbre is the first astronomical viewpoint in Fuerteventura, and it offers great views over the island. You will have to climb for a few minutes in order to get up to the top, but the views are totally worth the effort.
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.
Fuerteventura may seem at first a boring destination for a 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.
Christmas in Fuerteventura 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!
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 ground squirrel is an invasive species in Fuerteventura, causing important damage to cultivations and to Canarian native animals and plants.
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 in Fuerteventura - Corralejo, Caleta de Fuste and Morro Jable have New Year's parties each year, followed by fireworks to mark the event.
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 ...
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 and in our opinion it is one of the best beaches in Spain by far.
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.
Cultural October in the municipality of La Oliva, Fuerteventura Blues is coming to the streets of Corralejo on the 25th and 26th of October in an epic event that will celebrate this year its 12th Edition.