Fuerteventura is an island full of small treasures waiting to be rediscovered, with lots to do and visit. These are just some of the best things to do in Fuerteventura:
1. Walk along the longest beach in the Canary Islands
Cofete is at the foothills of the mountains, right in the middle of the Jandia Natural Park, in the south of Fuerteventura, and has the honour of being the longest beach in the Canary Islands.
2. Get lost in the Corralejo Dunes
The Corralejo Dunes are one of the most extraordinary natural landscapes in the Canary Islands, and its coastline is a succession of spectacular beaches. Lose yourself among them.
3. Take a dip in crystal-clear waters
The capricious volcanic rock in the north of Fuerteventura has created an array of natural pools known as Los Lagos, with clear waters and white sand. Nearby you can also find Los Charcos.
4. Get to know the historic capital of the Canary Islands
Betancuría was founded in 1404, and then became the capital of Fuerteventura and the first capital of the archipelago. Its old town is one of the best preserved in the Canary Islands, come and see it!
5. A sunset in Los Canarios
In the mountains surrounding Cofete, you can find a wonderful viewpoint to enjoy one of Fuerteventura’s spectacular sunsets.
6. Delve into the Ajuy caves
The Ajuy caves are in the small village of Ajuy. There is a recommended trail which snakes through the cliffs and provides access to the caves, depending on the tides.
7. Take a peek inside Fuerteventura
In the interior of Fuerteventura, you’ll find its most popular viewpoint, Morro Velosa, at the top of the few mountains that rise above the vast plains in this part of the island. From here, you can savour the view of the Betancuria Country Park, which extends from the interior to the west coast.
8. Lose yourself in Sotavento
Sotavento is one of the most special places in Fuerteventura – a unique landscape that stretches along the west coast of the island. Sotavento is a collection of golden sand beaches with crystalline waters, which are ideal for walk, a dip in the sea, or trying a water sport.
9. Photograph Fuerteventura’s south coast
In the far-south of the island, you’ll find the town of Morro Jable, one of the most visited corners of Fuerteventura. The Playa del Matorral covers much of the coastline and creates one of the most characteristic vignettes of the island. Nearby, you can find a viewpoint which allows you to admire this spot in all its splendour.
10. Discover the small island of Lobos
Many people make the most of their visit to Fuerteventura by visiting the small island of Lobos, situated to the north of Fuerteventura. An uninhabited, arid, and protected island in miniature.
If this has left you wanting to find out more, discover everything that Fuerteventura has to offer here.