Fuerteventura, undoubtedly one of the best Canary archipelago. Noted for its beautiful beaches and its landscape is characterized by extreme aridity.
Fuerteventura has an airport which has 5 million passengers per year. It is located in the scrub, just 5 km from Puerto del Rosario, the capital.
Moreover, this beautiful island has 3 ports for shipping links: Puerto del Rosario, Corralejo and Morro Jable. The main activity of Puerto del Rosario is the movement of goods but also allow the arrival of tourist boats and ferries from Gran Canaria. The Port of Corralejo Fuerteventura links with the island of Lanzarote and Morro Jable with Gran Canaria and Tenerife.
How do I move?
Fuerteventura has a bus network with which to move around the island. In addition, with taxis in municipalities. Another good option is renting a car with which to move freely around Fuerteventura.
What to see?
Fuerteventura has 6 municipalities: Antigua, Betancuria, La Oliva, Pájara, Puerto del Rosario and Tuineje.
• Natural park Jandía is south of the island, highlighting its impressive landscape, contact with nature, especially Cofete Arch.
• Natural Park of the islet of Lobos: Located north of Fuerteventura, one of the most beautiful natural areas of the island. It houses a significant number of native species in contact with nature and an idyllic landscape.
• Betancuria Ethnographic Museum: Museum is a fairly complete as we can tell about the history and knowledge of the island, has several rooms with elements paleontological, ethnographic and archaeological.
• Casa Museo de Unamuno (Museun House Unamuno): During his exile in Fuerteventura were preserved numerous objects of this writer, well, you can also see some of the most significant texts of Unamuno. Located in Puerto del Rosario.
• Dunes of Corralejo Natural Park: Located north of the island is perhaps the most significant and beautiful site of Fuerteventura. It’s a totally paradisiacal landscape and desert, which combines the freshness of the sea and the tranquility of the dunes. Addition to a large number and variety of birds. It is very close to the port that links to Lanzarote. Has one of the most beautiful beaches of the island, the beaches of Corralejo.
• Mill Craft Center Antigua: As its name suggests, is located in the municipality of Antigua. The route of the Mills, is this point important craft center where you can see elements of the rural work, various constructions etc.
• Tindaya Mountain: Located in the municipality of La Oliva. It is a hill formed by erosion that has exposed ancient materials. This beautiful mountain can be seen from different parts of the island.
• Beaches of the municipality of Antigua: In this tourist highlights 3 beaches:
1.Caleta de Fuste with calm waters and safe although there is a constant wind all year, has a boardwalk.
2.The Muellito with fine golden sand but can also appear rounded stones, water features black sand Black tranquilas3.Pozo intermediate and song also has a moderate swell due to the constant wind blowing in it.
• Beaches Betancuria Township:
1.Valle of St. Agnes. It’s a nice beach about 500 m. long, black sand and pebbles.
2.Playa of Beargrass, a beach with strong waves caused by wind blowing on it, black sand and some stones.
• Beaches of the Municipality of La Oliva: This town has plenty of beaches but we emphasize:
1.Corralejo is one of the most beautiful and idyllic beaches of the island due to its proximity to the Dunes of Corralejo. It has fine golden sand and calm waters despite being a windy beach.
2.The Cistern of the cave is in a virgin place. It has fine golden sand with lava stones and heavy surf due to the wind.
• Beaches Pájara Township: One of the most visited by tourists, we highlight:
1.Cofete is located in a unique location next to the islet and Roque del Moro. It is located in a virgin and has fine golden sand but the constant wind makes its waves is strong and is only recommended for small splashes.
2.Cost Calma is a golden sandy beach 2 km long.
• Beaches of the Municipality of Puerto del Rosario is the capital of the island has many beaches, although we emphasize:
1. Playa Blanca (Write Beach) is adjacent to the former National Parador de Fuerteventura. It has fine sand, golden and moderate swell. It is located 3 km from the capital.
• Beaches Tuineje Township:
1. Tarajal, Gran is in a fishing village of the same name. The sand is black lava stones and also has a promenade with many restaurants.
2. Giniginámar is around an urbanized area, with black sand lava stones and pebbles.