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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.
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.
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.
The Minister of Tourism, Marlene Figueroa, has met with the Executive of the tour operator British Airways Holidays, Hannah Sheehan, to establish and develop lines of collaboration that allow the strengthening and expansion of regular air connectivity with the British market, one of Fuerteventura's main strategic commitments in regards to the upcoming winter.
The 7th edition of Fuerteventura Reggae Festival 2023 is almost here! The event will be celebrated between 22 - 24 September, 2023.
An accident occurred on Saturday morning in front of La Concha beach on the island of Los Lobos, which involved a passenger ship, El Majorero, that remained half-sunk in that area.
October is one of the more quiet months in Fuerteventura, except for the time period when the children in the UK are on their autumn half-term holiday. At that time the island becomes busy again and prices for flights are considerably higher than during the rest of the month.
All the municipalities in Fuerteventura are celebrating each year the carnival season and the south of the island makes no exception.
La Oliva City Council informs the online voting regarding the theme of next year's carnival in Corralejo has ended and 581 have participated.
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.
According to Canarias7, it is expected that in October the City Council of La Oliva in Fuerteventura will award the exploitation of 1,400 sunbeds and 700 umbrellas on several beaches in Corralejo.
According to a report from the Government of the Canary Islands, eight people have been injured in an accident that occurred this Thursday on Avenida Nuestra Señora del Carmen, in the town of Corralejo, in Fuerteventura, when a vehicle crashed into the terrace of a bar.
La Oliva City Council continues with the implementation of the environmental information service in various parts of the municipality, also focusing on Playa del Mejillón, located between the towns of Majanicho and Corralejo.
A car crashed into a terrace from a bar and a shop on Avenida Nuestra Senora del Carmen this Thursday, August 31, 2023.
La Oliva City Council reinforces its commitment to beach safety by acquiring a new water rescue vehicle. This measure aims to improve rescue operations at sea and guarantee the safety of visitors and residents who enjoy the beaches of the municipality.
The emergency personnel team sent to Tenerife from Fuerteventura returned to the island yesterday after helping to extinguish the fire declared in Tenerife a week ago.
The President of the Island Council, Lola García, and the Minister of Tourism, Blue Economy and Biosphere Reserve, Marlene Figueroa, received the Minister of Tourism and Employment of the Government of the Canary Islands, Jéssica de León to hold a working meeting with the six municipalities of the Island.
The municipality of La Oliva is preparing for a new edition of the already traditional Corralejo Carnival and, as every year, the community has the opportunity to play a significant role in shaping the festivities. The La Oliva City Council announces the start of the voting period to select the allegory that will adorn the Carnival 2024 celebrations. The Carnival Council, in a recent meeting held together with the Councilor for Celebrations, Omaira Saavedra, made a selection of four allegorical concepts that reflect the diverse and dynamic essence of Carnival.
The Cabildo de Fuerteventura, through the Environment area, which is directed by Carlos Rodríguez, wants to thank the citizen César Espino for his act of courage in rescuing a whale in distress in waters near the coasts of Fuerteventura.
The coastal town of El Cotillo, in the municipality of La Oliva, will celebrate this month its patron saint festivities in honor of Nuestra Señora del Buen Viaje.
If you'll be in Fuerteventura at the end of October, don't miss the chance to participate in the International Blues Festival, which will last for a weekend.