Holidays in Fuerteventura, Spain

Fuerteventura Holidays

Fuerteventura is an untouched Island, with a relaxed bohemian atmosphere, and a stretch of golden beaches, making it the perfect location for the summer holiday vacation. The weather is mild in the winter too, so it is a much-loved holiday destination in the Winter months too!

Location of Fuerteventura

Fuerteventura is located 100 km off the coast of North Africa and it’s the oldest Island of the Canary Islands. It is the second largest Island in the Canaries, after Terife. Puerto Del Rosario is its capital. Although it is one of the Canary Islands, its archipelago is actually Spanish. The name Fuerteventura is often used to mean ‘strong fortune’ or ‘strong wind”. The Western coast of Morocco is only 100 km away.

Currency

The currency used in Fuerteventura is Euro just like the rest of Spain.

What are some of the travel and tourism attractions?

Corralejo Sand Dunes

Corralejo is located after Jandia/Morro Jable and it’s the second largest tourist location in Fuerteventura. During the day, you can go sprawl on the beach along Promenade, sunbathe au natural on the more recent BAKU Waterpark, go shopping, eat at the reticent restaurants, or go for an excursion at the Laranzarote or Los Lobos. You can enjoy the night life at many bars and disco.

If you are looking for more action, then Corralejo is just right for you. You can go surfing, sea-angling, jet skiing, boat trips, or play tennis.

El Cotillo

Enjoy a pristine family-friendly holiday at El Cotillo, where you’ll find the picturesque Playa Concha and the Cotillo lagoons. Both suitable for kids to bathe, when the tide is low. You can also visit La Marisma, to savor tasty ocean-fresh seafood, such as clams and mussels.

Ajuy

Ajuy is situated on the west coast of Ventura. It is a small untouched village, which gives you the perfect atmosphere to relax and have a romantic holiday. Explore some of the most amazing caves and black beaches in Ajuy, eat fresh fish, and visit a souvenir shop, and an old sports field.

La pared

The main attraction of this quiet town is the fabulous sunset. You can basks in the sun at the shores of the beaches and it is a surfer’s dream location due to the constant surge.

Cleta de Fuste

Explore Salinas del Carmen where you’ll find a salt museum, describing the history of the island. You can also take advantage of the numerous shopping facilities, sports facilities and restaurants or visit the oceanarium in the harbor at Cleta de Fuste or book the most luxurious resorts and spa at Design Holidays.

Where are some of the resort centers in Fuerteventura?

  1. Oasis Village
  2. Sheraton Fuerteventura Beach, Golf & Spa Resort
  3. Barcelo Castillo Beach Resort
  4. Suite Hotel Atlantis Fuerteventura Resort
  5. H10 Tindaya
  6. Suite Hotel Atlantis Fuerteventura Resort
  7. LABRANDA Corralego Village
  8. Iberostar Fuerteventura Palace
  9. Hotel Riu Oliva Beach Resort
  10. Occidental Jandia Mar

Facts and Stats

  1. Fuerteventura was nominated as the most attractive tourist destination for visitors, among 500 European destinations, based on its cultural heritage, environment and sustainability.
  2. The climatic condition is pleasant with over 3000 hours of sunshine, all year round. As such, it is referred to as the ‘Island of eternal spring.’
  3. Fuerteventura is home to two surviving populations of the threatened Canarian Egyptian vulture.
  4. The Island has a population of 113,275.