The 5 Most Charming Towns in Fuerteventura

Fuerteventura is the second largest of the Canary Islands, but one of the least populated in proportion to its size. An important part of the population of Fuerteventura lives in small towns that dot the entire island geography. Both inland and on the coast, the towns of Fuerteventura are characterized by being safe, quiet and beautiful places.

This is just our selection of the 5 most charming towns in Fuerteventura:

1. Betancuria

BetancuriaBentacuria is a town with a lot of history. It was one of the first European settlements in the Canary Islands and it even became at one point the capital of Fuerteventura. Its past is reflected in its numerous historical buildings, where the traditional elements of Canarian architecture began to emerge [read more].

2. Antigua

Iglesia de AntiguaAntigua is an inland town characterized by its tranquility and traditional beauty. It is the capital of the Antigua region and one of the oldest towns in the area [read more]. 

3. La Oliva

Iglesia de la CandelariaLa Oliva is the most important town in the north of Fuerteventura. It is an inland town, dominated by the arid landscapes that characterize the interior of the island, and with an important sample of historical buildings [read more].

4. El Cotillo

Caleta en El CotilloEl Cotillo is a small fishing village located in the north of the island, popular for the spectacular beaches in its surroundings, for its gastronomy specializing in seafood and for its good climate [read more].

5. Ajuy

Playa de AjuyAjuy is a tiny town located on the eastern coast of Fuerteventura. Its population does not reach a hundred people, but it attracts many visitors for its beautiful volcanic sand beach and the caves that jut out into the rock formations that surround the town [read more].

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