Fuerteventura is the second largest of Spain’s Canary Islands, located in the Atlantic Ocean 100km off the north coast of Africa. Fuerteventura is a perfect villa holiday location with great weather all year round, white-sand beaches and stunning scenery. Famous for its beaches, Fuerteventura is known as the beach capital of the Canary Islands but it has much more than just sun, sand and sea. From international cuisine and high-street shopping to nature parks and natural beauty. A lively island with plenty of activities to suit all ages makes for an amazing villa holiday any time of the year.
Things to do in Fuerteventura
With a whole host of amazing beaches on offer in Fuerteventura you will be spoilt for choice in this Canary Island beach hotspot. For those of you who are keen shoppers you won’t be disappointed. From high street stores, bazaars and mini markets, you’ll have no problem finding something to take your fancy. Don’t miss the stunning natural surroundings of Corralejo, with rolling sand dunes giving way to clear blue waters. From the waters edge you can even spot Lanzarote in the distance.
You will find a huge choice of things to do, from family friendly restaurants to varied outdoor activities in Fuerteventura.
History and Culture in Fuerteventura
The volcanic landscape makes Fuerteventura a perfect natural wonder of the world. If you head inland to explore you will come across lava fields and valleys that give way to centuries-old unspoilt traditional villages that have remained untouched by tourism. La Oliva is home to some of the most notable architecture, here you can admire the historic Casa de Los Coroneles, the former house turned museum of the island’s governor. Further down, discover the pagan past of the Majoreros in the holy mountains of Tindaya. Just off the coast of Corralejo is the striking Lobos Island. A short boat ride away this charming island is home to some magnificent flora and fauna. Here you will find walking and hiking paths that take you around the island to the pretty lighthouse.
Family holidays in Fuerteventura
There is plenty to keep the family entertained on a Fuerteventura family villa holiday. Of course you have all of the beautiful family friendly beaches you can visit but there are lots of alternative day trips out you can enjoy. Oasis Park, Fuerteventura’s brilliant zoo is great for families. Spend the day watching the meerkats, giraffes and hippos, hand-feed the lemurs, ride the camels and see the various animal displays. Or perhaps take a Pirate boat Tour and sail around the coast of Jandia with fun and games for children onboard plus a chance to see the dolphins. Wherever you go you will find welcoming family friendly restaurants and bars with dishes and delights to suit everybody.
Adventurous activities in Fuerteventura
There’s a huge choice of beaches that wrap around the coast with clifftop backdrops and sheltered coves and bays, perhaps choose the one that hosts your favourite water sport activity. The island is popular for all types of water sports especially surfing, wind surfing and water-skiing. Every year surfers flock to Fuerteventura to ride some of the best waves in the world. From beginners to experts, anybody can give it a try. Bike tours, tennis and golf are also popular pastimes here for when you book your Fuerteventura villa holiday.
Romance in Fuerteventura
There are plenty of love-filled escapes to be found in Fuerteventura. Whether it be a secluded cove for a romantic picnic by the sea or a wander along the long stretches of sandy beach as the sun goes down, the choice is yours. If you are looking for tranquil surroundings and volcanic landscapes, yet with plenty of amenities and facilities on hand too, Fuerteventura will make an ideal couples villa break.
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