Tips & Tricks
Playa Barca (35627 La Lajita) – this beach (which is part of Playa Sotavento) is located just a short distance northeast of Costa Calma, and is one of the options that visitors approaching the Jandía Peninsula area can consider. Windsurfing & kitesurfing are some of the main leisure pursuits here, given the high winds […]
Rallye de La Oliva – this cool auto race is held in the island every November, and is reminiscent of the “Paris to Dakar” auto race held some years back. Participants’ driving skills are tested on the often rough terrain that is characteristic of this island. This event is part of a series of similar […]
Oceanarium Explorer (Urb. Barceló Club el Castillo, 35610 Castillo Caleta de Fuste) – this is a vessel that lets visitors explore the underwater – without getting wet. It’s ideal for whale and dolphin watching. During a visit to the harbor area where this vessel is docked, visitors can see a sea lion show, go on […]
Playa del Matorral (Jandía peninsula) – this beach has the distinction of being location on the southernmost part of the island. The popularity of this Caribbean-like beach (with its white sands and turquoise blue water) is confirmed by the presence of various resorts. Water sports are also pursued here, such as windsurfing and Kite boarding.
Parque Natural de Corralejo (Highway FV-1ª, Corralejo, La Oliva) – this is a natural park consisting of yellow dunes stretching along the east coast for about 10 km from Corralejo. Tourists come here just as much to enjoy the beach, as they come to see the rest of the park. There’s a lifeguard on duty […]
Pico de la Zarza — Pico de la Zarza, also known as Pico de Jandia, is the highest mountain on Fuerteventura (and second lowest of all the Canary Islands). At an elevation of only 812 meters, it might seem like a minor bump but if you consider that these 812 meters rise directly from the […]