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 […]
Oasis Park (Museo del Campo Majorero, Carr. Gral. Jandía, 35627 La Lajita) – this is the only zoo anywhere in Fuerteventura. Amog the animals found here are hippos, giraffes, African elephants, and lemurs. Oasis Park Fuerteventura boasts the only interactive show with snakes and crocodiles in the Canary Islands, where members of the public are […]
Playa de Sotavento – this beach, located toward the southern end of the island (not far from Jandía peninsula) is the epicenter of windsurfing activities here. Both amateur and pro windsurfers congregate here to test their skills. The seriousness of this sport on the island is stressed by the presence of the Rene Egli […]
Playa de Cofete – located on the island’s west coast, this is considered one of the best beaches in Fuerteventura. TripAdvisor.com included Cofete as one of the “Top 10 Best Beaches in Europe”. In fact, portions of the 2018 film “Solo: a Star Wars Story”, as well as the 2014 Hollywood film “Exodus: Gods and […]
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 […]
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.