Places to visit and see in Fuerteventura

Tourist information and guide to sights, points of interest, places to visit and see in Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain...


Fuerteventura, a member of the Canary Islands, is the second largest of the Canary Islands and lies about 100 km. (60 miles) off the coast of Saharan Africa and on the south of Lanzarote. There are lots of places to visit and see in Fuerteventura. The best way to get to know Fuerteventura is to visit the 15th century historical site of Betancuria, the great Casa de los Coroneles at La Oliva and the eco-museum of Ecomuseo de La Alcogia. Also taking boat trips to the small island of Lobos is great.


Puerto del Rosario is the capital of Fuerteventura and the island is divided into 5 municipalities that include Antigua, Betancuria, La Oliva, Pajara, Puerto del Rosario and Tuineje. Corralejo, Caleta de Fuste, Morro Jable and Costa Calma are the popular holiday resorts in Fuerteventura.

As for beaches in Fuerteventura; Fuerteventura has the biggest and best beaches in the Canary Islands archipelago. The 340 kilometres (210 miles) of coastline with white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters offers great opportunities for beach lovers. consist of white sandy beaches practically untouched and deserted.

Fuerteventura is best known for windsurfing. The Fuerteventura coasts annually attract thousands of windsurfing enthusiasts and Fuerteventura is one of the best destinations in the world to practice windsurfing.

The Jandia beach has been the site of various world championships. Every July and August, the World Windsurf Championship is held on the Sotavento beaches. For sailing; the best stretches of coastline is in Jandia in the south of the island and Corralejo in the north of the island.


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