Tips & Tricks
Betancuria – this town, located in the mid-west part of Fuerteventura, was founded in 1404 by the Norman knight Jean de Bethencourt (making it one of the most important colonial landmarks of the island). Those visitors who are looking for a glimpse of this town’s past (which was a former capital of the island) will […]
Bar Bugaloo (Calle Hernán Cortés 2, 35660 Corralejo) – this is an internationally-themed music bar close to the sea, located in the heart of the town of Corralejo. The staff is multilingual (English, German, Spanish, Dutch, French and even Slovenian). A large contingent of 20-something-year-olds (students) hang out here. This is also an ideal place […]
722 Gradi Restaurant (Calle Majanicho 11, 35650 Lajares) – located towards the northern end of Fuerteventura, this is a “fusion” restaurant whose menu offers dishes with Italian and other culinary influences. One fusion dish served there is Canarian staple fried sardines paired with Korean-style pickled vegetables. There is also an art gallery offering local & […]
Casa de los Coroneles (La Oliva province) – as its name suggests, this stately house was the one-time home of the island’s governing colonel from the 18th century (Col. Melchor de Cabrera Bethencourt – a likely descendant of Fuerteventura’s original founder). The fact that this structure has windows (at a time when most local homes […]
Centro Comercial Atlántico (Carretera Gral. Jandía, km. 11, Antigua) – this mall has over 40 retailers (mainly local & national ones), along with a Spar supermarket, a six-screen cinema complex, a bowling alley, a small amusement arcade, and a few restaurants. There are also some outdoor events (especially during the holidays).
Acua Water Park (Avda. Nuestra Señora del Carmen 41, 35660 Corralejo) — located in the tourist area of Corralejo, this is the only water park in Fuerteventura. With over 25,000 square meters of unlimited fun, the water park offers more than 14 attractions suitable for all audiences, as well as a wide range of dining […]