The 10 Best Beaches in Fuerteventura

Many would agree that Fuerteventura has the best beaches in the Canary Islands. Endless beaches with golden and white sands and crystalline waters, small, isolated coves, welcoming beaches in the island’s towns… Fuerteventura has beaches for all tastes. Each one is a small slice of paradise.

The following is just a small selection of the best, ranging from the far north to the far south of the island. They’re chosen based on the quality of their waters, their location and their cleanliness.

These are the 10 Best Beaches in Fuerteventura:

1. El Matorral

Playa del MatorralPlaya del Matorral is an extensive golden sand beach in the far south of Fuerteventura. Several beaches in one. At the foot of the El Matorral Lighthouse [read more].

2. Sotavento

SotaventoPlaya de Sotavento is a long white sand beach with crystal-clear waters in the south of Fuerteventura. Paradisical and magical [read more].

3. Cofete

Playa de CofeteThe infinite Cofete Beach is the longest and most spectacular beach in Fuerteventura. 13 kilometres of pure golden sand. On the southeast coast [read more].

4. Butihondo

ButihondoPlaya de Butihondo is an amazing golden sand beach located in the south of Fuerteventura, between Morro Jable and Costa Calma [read more].

5. El Bajo Negro

El Bajo NegroA small slice of paradise located in the Corralejo Dunes, in the north of Fuerteventura [read more].

6. Alzada

Alzada BeachSmall unspoilt white sand beach with a gentle breeze in the Corralejo Dunes [read more].

7. Playa Esmeralda

Playa EsmeraldaPlaya Esmeralda is a small beach between Sotavento and Costa Calma, on Fuerteventura’s east coast. Unspoilt white sands [read more].

8. Costa Calma Beach

Costa CalmaLong beach in the heart of Costa Calma. Golden sands and clear waters [read more].

9. Mal Nombre

Mal NombrePlaya del Mal Nombre is long, with golden sand and very calm waters, on the east coast of Fuerteventura [read more].

10. El Castillo Beach

Playa del CastilloFound in Caleta de Fuste, on the east coast. Wide, with golden sand and hardly any waves [read more].

If you want to see more, you can find all of Fuerteventura’s beaches here.