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El Cotillo – wonderful coast village

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

In the North of the Canary Isle Fuerteventura, on the Westside, is situated a small village called El Cotillo.

The small village directly at the coast side is famous for surfers and watersport and generally for all people, who want to know a traditional village on the isle.

In the center of El Cotillo you find a small harbor, where the fishermen arrive with fresh fish and seafood. The other harbor, where the boats are, is quiet new. The old harbor is situated near the new harbor, separated only by a small path.

Near the old harbor you can find lots of bars and restaurants, where you can taste typical canarian food and wine and … Read the rest

Posted by Ann
Categories: About Fuerteventura, Beaches, El Cotillo, Surfing, Watersport

excursion to the neighbour island Lanzarote

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Fuerteventura is situated right next to the Canary Isle Lanzarote in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Who spends his holiday on the Canary isles doesn’t have to stay only on one isle because you can do isle hopping and visit the neighbor isles. You can stay for more time or only make an excursion. It is very easy to get from Fuerteventura to Lanzarote.

The ferries from Fred Olsen are departing every day from Corralejo in the North of Fuerteventura and take their guests to Lanzarote. The trip takes more or less about 15 minutes. Thanks to this connection you have the possibility to visit the volcanic isle of Lanzarote, which characteristics are very typical for a volcanic … Read the rest

Posted by Ann
Categories: Corralejo

Mysterious stone buildings on the beach

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Who visited Fuerteventura for a holiday maybe saw some mysterious stone buildings in the form of a U on the beaches. Those stone buildings are found over all in the area around Jandia and Costa Calma, where people love to enjoy the sun at the beaches and also on some other beaches on Fuerteventura and Lanzarote.

The locals call those stone buildings hoyos, what means something like hole or tumb. For tourists with fantasy those stone buildings can be like a hiding place or a fortress. Principally the hoyos protect the visitors on the beach from the wind and as a second effect they protect them as well from the vies of curious visitors. Behind the hoyos you Read the rest

Posted by Ann
Categories: About Fuerteventura, Beaches, Costa Calma, Jandía, Locations, Pictures

Cumbre de Betancuria – goat and sheep farm and cheese dairy

Sunday, December 9th, 2012

Who is interested in culture and gastronomy of Fuerteventura can visit a goat and cheese farm. The isle is well known for sheep and goat cheese and other specialty’s as marmalade out of cactus fruits or different liquors.

Cumbres de Betancuria – cheese dairy and goat farm

Near the village of Betancuria in the interior of the isle you find the cheese dairy and goat farm called Cumbres de Betancuria.

The guest room

The farm house by itself is already a visit worst and in the inside you can find many interesting decoration articles and old tools, which were used to do different works at the farm. In the farm cheese, coffee and sweets are served for the … Read the rest

Posted by Ann
Categories: Betancuria, Flora and Fauna

Fuerteventura Surf House

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Fuerteventura Surf House is situated in Corralejo on Fuerteventura, the most famous isle for surfers in the Canary archipelago.

The surf house is situated only 5 minutes from the center and from shopping centers, restaurants, bars etc.

Lorenzos Surf House is the best possibility to spend a cheap surfing holiday on Fuerteventura. He rents private rooms in a house with shared spaces like living room and fully equipped kitchen. The rooms are fully and nicely equipped and some of them have a private bathroom.

In the surf house you can know people and other surfers and have fun together and as well enjoy your privacy and time for yourselves whenever you want.
Surf house is … Read the rest

Posted by Ann
Categories: About Fuerteventura, Corralejo, Sports, Surfing, Watersport
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