Isle of Fuerteventura

Fuerteventura – the golden canarian isle

In the middle of the Atlantic Ocean is where the Canary Isles find their place. Fuerteventura is one of 7 marvelous islands in between the 3 continents America, Europe and Africa.

Fuerteventura is famous for its wonderful beaches and bizarre landscapes. Here you can find endless beaches with golden sand and an unforgettable view over the ocean. Round over the isle there are touristic villages, hotels and apartment complexes where you can rent a comfortable room or your own holiday apartment or cottage.

On the island you find many surf- and windsurf spots. One of the most famous surf spots are situated in Corralejo, El Cotillo, Costa Calma and Morro Jable, Tarajalejo, Caleta de Fuste and more. In most of this places you can join a surf-school and have special windsurf or kite surf lessons.

Costa Calma Vacation
The famous Beach of Costa Calma

But Fuerteventura has got many more highlights to offer than beaches and watersports. Other kinds of activities you can enjoy here are hiking, biking, diving, horse riding or golf.

In your holiday on Fuerteventura you can hire a rental car and explore the isle by your own. There are many places of interest to visit such as the dunes of Corralejo in the north of the isle. The dunes are part of a protected landscape and from here you can visit as well an isle called “la isla de lobos”. You can get there every day by ferry and visit the lonely island, where, how the story tells, once have been living sea lions.

Other places of interest to visit on Fuerteventura are the museums village Ecomuseo La Alcogida, situated near Tefia. Here you can find typical houses and cottages in the traditional style of the isle. You can watch how different kinds of artisan work and learn about the culture and origin of the isle of Fuerteventura.

A very mystic place to visit is the holy mountain called Monte Tindaya, where the ancient people used to celebrate different kinds of spiritual events. The highlight on Monte Tindaya are the pedomorphs, which are a sign of the art of the aborigines Benahoritas.

In different villages like Antigua you still can visit real mills, where once the habitants where grinding their corn. The Molino de Antigua is not the only historic building to visit here.

Windmill Antigua, Fuerteventura
Typical Windmill in Antigua, Fuerteventura

For young people and those who want to have a lot of action and diversion on Fuerteventura places as Puerto del Rosario are adequate. Here you find lots of Restaurants, bars, discotheques and more. Nightlife is very varied, you can find locations with live bands, electronic music, cocktail bars and more. During the day in Puerto del Rosario you have lots of possibilities to do shopping.

As you can see Fuerteventura offers many possibilities for a nice holiday. You can rent holiday houses, apartments and hotel rooms in different villages and towns as Corralejo, Morro Jable, Jandía, Puerto del Rosario, Costa Calma and many other.

Whatever you are looking for, sports, monuments, culture, nightlife, excursions etc., on Fuerteventura you can find it. On a holiday you can visit the Canary Isle of golden sand in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Special holiday packages are very comfortable and economic as you don’t have to organize anything by yourself. Who prevers an individual vacation on Fuerteventur finds plenty of possiblities to rent different kinds of holiday accomodations.

This entry was posted on Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 at 12:43 am and is filed under About Fuerteventura, Antigua, Beaches, Betancuria, Cofete, Corralejo, Costa Calma, El Cotillo, Jandía, Nightlife, Places to visit, Sotavento, Sports.

One Response to “Fuerteventura – the golden canarian isle”

  1. Patrick Says:
    May 10th, 2012 at 3:14 am

    what a beautiful island is Fuerteventura! Everytime I go there, I enjoy every little detail in the landscapes of vulcanos and deserts.

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