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Jazz music can be enjoyed on the streets of Caleta de Fuste every Saturday afternoon from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., thanks to an initiative of the Antigua City Council, which invites residents and tourists to stroll, enjoy the terraces of cafes, restaurants and open commercial areas of the town.
This Saturday in Caleta de Fuste the prices go down and the music volume goes up with the performances and surprises scheduled in the second edition of Turisaldo 2023.
This weekend locals and visitors will celebrate the traditional Oktoberfest in the municipality of Pájara, Fuerteventura.
The mayor, Isaí Blanco, indicated that “we are already working on the procedures to allocate two municipal lots to cover the population's need for parking, and at the same time compensate for the fact of allocating the La Bocaina parking lot for the creation of 81 public homes.”
The Festivities will begin in Caleta de Fuste this Wednesday with the reading of the Proclamation by the neighbor and kind friend, Pedro Herrera García, a hospitality professional, who has been working at the Barceló hotel complex for more than 38 years, even before it had this name, being today Head of Bars and Restaurants.
In an event held last Friday, October 6, in Grandes Playas, Corralejo, La Oliva City Council officially presented the lifeguard service provided by the Red Cross. This announcement marks a milestone in the safety of the municipality's beaches, with the contract coming into force on September 11.
A 55-year-old drowned today at Playa de Cofete, a remote and wild beach in Fuerteventura.
This weekend, Caleta de Fuste invites tourists and residents to enjoy three days of live music in Plaza de El Castillo, with beer-making demonstrations and fun games for adults.
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.
La Oliva City Council informs the online voting regarding the theme of next year's carnival in Corralejo has ended and 581 have participated.
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.
This Friday, July 28, a new Children's Party will take place on the beach from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, and the protagonists will be the young talents who will take the stage.
Costa de Antigua Festivities in honor of Santiago Apóstol will begin on July 21st.
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.
KFC marked its arrival in Fuerteventura with the opening of its first restaurant, located in Corralejo, which opened its doors on June 30th.
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.
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.
If you're coming over to Fuerteventura for Holy Week this year, why not participate in Festival Sonido Costero, a festival dedicated to Canarian music celebrated in El Cotillo?
According to Tourinews, HD Hotels, the hotel division of Grupo HD (Dinosol Supermercados), has recently acquired the Oasis Village resort, located in Corralejo (Fuerteventura).
For the first time this year, people in Corralejo will celebrate a fun traditional Indian festival dedicated to the arrival of spring, warmth and the triumph of good over evil.
Every month between 500 and 600 kilograms of geological material are returned to the beaches of Fuerteventura, including sand, pebbles, volcanic rocks, or rhodolites.
The carnivals have returned to their normal schedule in Fuerteventura and the Canary Islands in general, after a long absence due to the pandemic.
Sad day today in Fuerteventura, as two people have lost their lives while at the beach in Jandia, in the southern part of the island.
A new event in Fuerteventura this December: the first edition of Antigua Cheese Fair will be celebrated between 9 and 11 of December 2022.
The Area of Infrastructures, Roads and Territorial Planning of the Cabildo de Fuerteventura, directed by President Sergio Lloret, carried out on Wednesday, November 16, a test of a consolidating and stabilizing product for paving, which could be used for ecologically-friendly paving of the road between Morro Jable and Puertito de la Cruz and Cofete.
Sunday was a spectacular closing day at Corralejo Grandes Playas, bidding farewell to the 35th edition of the International Kite Festival.
Fuerteventura starts its presence in the World Travel Market (WTM) with very good data from the British market, which continues to be interested in the island as a destination for beach holidays.
Recently, the World Travel Award offered the prize for Best Vacation Resort to Barceló Fuerteventura Beach in Caleta de Fuste, Fuerteventura.
The Arena Negra Festival will return this November to Gran Tarajal in Fuerteventura to celebrate the second edition of this event.
During the last weekend of October, Corralejo will host FEMAR 2022, the first edition of Feria del Mar organized in the municipality of La Oliva.
The Department of Tourism of the Pájara City Council announced the largest drone show in Fuerteventura, as part of the Patron Saint Festivities of Costa Calma. The event will take place on Saturday 29 at 00:00 hours, next to the Costa Calma Soccer Field.
After opening its first stores in Tenerife and Gran Canaria, the ALDI supermarket chain is soon expanding and opening its first store in Fuerteventura as well.
Pajara will host this month a music festival that will take place in the towns of Morro Jable, La Lajita and Costa Calma from October 8 to 29 and will feature artists like Camela, Los Screensavers or Shaila Durcal.
The Cabildo de Fuerteventura, through the Ministry of Transport and the Tiadhe intercity transport concessionaire, has launched a special bus service for the Caleta de Fuste Beach Party 2022.
Fuerteventura Tourism is attending the IFTM Top Resa (a major B2B travel event) in Paris this week to promote the island of Fuerteventura on the French market, where the director of the area, Jessica de León, has met with the main tour operators and travel agents in the country.
The City Council of La Oliva continues betting on eco-tourism. In 2017, the northern municipality was the only one to access ECO-TUR aid, a European program aimed at improving the ecotourism offers in EU regions made up of European local administrations from all over the Canary Islands, Azores and Madeira, and also from other countries such as Cape Verde, Senegal and Mauritania.
The Department of Tourism of the City Council of La Oliva, in collaboration with the Tourist Board of the Island Council of Fuerteventura, has launched a promotional campaign for the 2022 edition of Corralejo Kite Festival.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Fuerteventura shows the second-largest increase in the Canary Islands in terms of tourism demand from the British market. Airlines and tour operators also agree that the island is a favorite choice for Brits during the winter season.
This year the 3rd edition of the Festival de la Tapa will take place in the municipality of Antigua in Fuerteventura, and over 20 restaurants will participate in the 2021 edition of the event.
The Maxorata Pimentón Curado cheese has won the first prize for the category of cured goat cheeses in the 11th edition of the GourmetQuesos Championship, held at Madrid Gourmet Show.
The city council of La Oliva has announced that there have been sightings of Blue Sea Dragons on the beaches near Corralejo, so people should be extremely careful when going in the sea, because their sting can be dangerous.
The government team from Cabildo de Fuerteventura sees the measure of maintaining Fuerteventura at Alert Level as completely unjustified.
Tripadvisor has published its Travelers' Choice awards for 2021 and when it comes to the best beaches in the world, Fuerteventura is present among the best 25 with the stunning Cofete beach, the most ...
On Thursday, July 22, Lidl will open its third store in Fuerteventura, located in Corralejo, municipality of La Oliva, on Calle El Guirre.
The City Council of La Oliva has presented an ambitious project called "Floworking", through which it plans to promote the municipality as an ideal place for remote workers.
This is our dedicated page for updates on the Coronavirus situation in Fuerteventura, one of the Canary Islands in Spain. For those planning a visit to the island and wondering if it's safe to come or not, we will publish here the info regarding the total number of cases, current active cases, as well as any other details shared by the local authorities.
Fuerteventura will have for the first time a type of regulation in place for this phenomenon throughout the island territory, responding to an important demand from citizens.
The Lajares Artisan Market has returned to Fuerteventura after a long break due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The City Council of La Oliva and the Re-lajarte Association resume this event with entertainment activities and live music. The market has all the health measures to prevent COVID-19 infections.
Fuerteventura Tourist Board has shared on Monday, June 22, a list with the hotels that are scheduled to reopen in the coming months after the closure caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Since then we continue to add to the list, as we learn about new hotels starting to welcome visitors again Fuerteventura.
The water park in Corralejo, Fuerteventura, has just annouced that they will delay their reopening until 2021.
UPDATE - January 2020 - The online authorization system for Los Lobos, put in place by the Cabildo de Fuerteventura in 2019, does not work anymore, so this means that you cannot ask for online permits anymore and there is no control on the island of Los Lobos.
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.
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 ...
The Cabildo de Fuerteventura and Gobierno de Canarias have announced a plan to build a Mirador overlooking Cofete Beach in Barranco de los Canarios (municipality of Pajara).
The authorities in La Oliva have announced that the beautiful road through the dunes of Corralejo will be closed for 2 months, starting August 10th 2018, until October 6th.
The official website of the event Fuerteventura en Musica has announced yesterday, June 6th 2018, that the 2018 edition of the festival has been cancelled by the Cabildo of Fuerteventura.
A new music festival will be celebrated for the first time this year in Fuerteventura and it will be happening right in the capital of Puerto del Rosario!
The famous restaurant Casa Marcos in Villaverde - Fuerteventura, has announced its definitive closing starting December 17th 2017.
Cabildo de Fuerteventura has announced this Monday a new mobile that that will be used to inform people on the bathing conditions on 39 beaches in Fuerteventura.
This year's XIXth edition of Vuelta a Fuerteventura in Kayak will begin on Saturday, August 26, at 10:00 am, from the Insland's Nautical Center in Puerto del Rosario.
It seems that the island of Fuerteventura is becoming more and more popular among tourists from all over Europe, according to the recent numbers declared by AENA.
According to the newspaper Onda Fuerteventura, IKEA will open a large store in the Costa de Antigua Polygon.
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.
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.
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.