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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.
Pájara will host once again the 2023 Windsurfing and Wingfoil World Championship, one of the leading sports events in Fuerteventura and the Canary Islands, which will take place on Playa La Barca (Sotavento), in Jandía, between July 21 and August 5.
The La Oliva City Council is implementing measures to provisionally unblock the sunbeds and umbrellas service in the Grandes Playas hotel zone. These actions are carried out with the aim of meeting the needs of tourists and guaranteeing a quality tourist experience in this popular coastal area.
The General Hospital of Fuerteventura, a center attached to the Health Department of the Government of the Canary Islands, recently carried out the first bypass in the area of vascular surgery.
The Taimar Hotel in Costa Calma has received the distinction of the International Symbol of Accessibility from the Government of the Canary Islands, becoming the first in Fuerteventura and one of the few in the world to have this recognition that rewards the absence of barriers, both physical and communication in public spaces.
The City Council of La Oliva has announced on their website that the upcoming celebration of Fiestas del Carmen will be held in Corralejo, from July 6th until July 23rd.
KFC marked its arrival in Fuerteventura with the opening of its first restaurant, located in Corralejo, which opened its doors on June 30th.
The Cabildo de Fuerteventura has announced that in 2023 the festival Fuerteventura in Musica will be celebrated once again on La Concha beach (Cotillo).
By the time July is here, Fuerteventura goes into full summer mode. July and August are the hottest months in Fuerteventura, so if you're wanting a really warm holiday in the sun, these are the best months to visit. It's a good thing the trade winds make their presence felt, as otherwise, it would simply be unbearably hot during the afternoon.
Cabildo de Fuerteventura, through the Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment, makes available to the public the entry tickets for visits to the Sea Turtle Recovery and Conservation Center, located in the port of Morro Jable, starting next 15 of June.
Fuerteventura Tourist Board and AENA sign an agreement for the reopening of the tourist information point located in the Arrivals area of the airport.
The Antigua City Council from the Department of Commerce offers a new initiative, attractive for the whole family, within the framework of revitalization activities in Caleta de Fuste, aimed both at the entertainment of the tourists who visit us, as well as for the residents of the municipality and the island themselves, affirms area councilor Pedro M. Armas.
Cabildo de Fuerteventura, through the Environmental Protection Department, has completed the project for the installation of a wooden footbridge on the existing section of the footpath in the area of Las Lagunitas, on the Islote de Lobos.
June is when things start to get heated in Fuerteventura: it's still not as hot as it will be in July or August, but for those who are satisfied with temperatures just shy of 30°C during the daytime, June will prove to be a good month to visit.
Cabildo de Fuerteventura improves the bus service with new frequencies on some of the existing lines. The reinforcement will start from Monday, May 1, and will be applied every day of the week, including holidays.
La Oliva City Council has published, after months of intense work, the specifications for the exploitation by third parties of the maritime public domain on the beaches of the municipality of La Oliva for the installation, exploitation, conservation and maintenance of seasonal services, specifically four kiosks and three beach bars, subject to the technical conditions and the administrative authorization granted by the Canary Islands Coastal Demarcation.
Costa Calma is a small tourist resort in the south of Fuerteventura, which is close to some of the island's most beautiful beaches.
Out of all the Canary Islands, Fuerteventura is the one with the most amazing beaches, endless sand dunes and a relaxing vibe that will make you want to come back time and time again.
Gran Tarajal is the second most important residential town in Fuerteventura after Puerto del Rosario and it is located on the east coast, in the municipality of Tuineje.
Corralejo is probably the most popular resort in Fuerteventura and it's situated in the very north of the island, being a part of the municipality of La Oliva.
Morro Jable is situated in the south of Fuerteventura, in the municipality of Pajara, which is the southernmost and the westernmost municipality on the island.