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Montana de Tindaya

Montana de Tindaya (35649 Tindaya, La Oliva) – located toward the north end of the island, this is a favored eco-tourist destination. This volcano rises to about 400 meters above sea level. Since it is classified by the local authorities as a natural monument, it is protected by special laws.   In order to be […]

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Maxi Power Sailing

Maxi Power Sailing (Puerto del Morro Jable, Morro Jable) – visitors to Fuerteventura typically refer to windsurfing and kite boarding, when they think about nautical activities there. Along with that, visitors here can also go on a sailing excursion. “Maxi Sailing Fuerteventura” gives visitors the opportunity to experience the world of professional ace sailing aboard […]

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Malpaís de la Arena

Malpais de la Arena (Calle Montaña de la Arena, 74, 35640 La Oliva) – this natural park exists thanks to the last volcanic eruption that occurred on the island 10,000 years ago. Within this area is La Arena Volcano, which is about 420 meters high and is the highest point of this park (making this […]

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Jandía

Jandía – this is a peninsula in the southwestern part of the island of Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands. The peninsula is entirely in the municipality of Pájara. Within the peninsula is Fuerteventura’s tallest mountain, Pico de Jandía or Pico de la Zarza, that rises to an elevation of 807 meters. Jandía has gotten some […]

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La Isla de Lobos

Isla de Lobos – this islet (whose name means “Island of Wolves” in Spanish – named after the sea wolves, or monk seals, that once lived there), is located just north of Fuerteventura. It comprises a largely uninhabited nature preserve that’s home to diverse flora and fauna, including rare birds. The main beach, Playa de […]

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Fuerteventura Windsurfing World Cup

Fuerteventura Windsurfing World Cup (Playa Barca) – since the mid-1980s, this event (a.k.a. PWA Grand Slam”) attracts the best of the best in the world of windsurfing. Participants are tested in the disciplines of speed, slalom and freestyle. The Meliá resort chain (which has a presence by this beach – the Meliá Gorriones resort), is […]

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Finca Canarias Aloe Vera

Finca Canarias Aloe Vera (Carretera General Fuerteventura FV-2 Km 42, 35620 La Fuentita) — over the years, Aloe Vera has been promoted internationally as a plant with healing properties and cosmetic uses (sun care, face care, body care, and hygiene).   This ecological plantation, located just 10 minutes from Gran Tarajal beach, is part of […]

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Cuevas de Ajuy:

Cuevas de Ajuy – these caves recall the Jurassic Park prehistoric movies, since this site goes back to that era (far before the Spanish conquest of this island. Among this site’s natural attractions are a 4 million year old fossilized beach (featuring sea floor sediments). Exploring this place is a captivating, almost mystical experience, as […]

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El Campanario Shopping Centre

El Campanario Shopping Centre (Hibisco 1, Corralejo) – this shopping center takes its name from its 25-meter tall bell tower (which offers panoramic views of Corralejo, and the islands of Lobos and Lanzarote). It has 34 retailers offering a variety of merchandise and brands (including ADN Factory (shoes), BAOBAB (kids), Catrina, Chup Chup, Desigual, Cristalida, […]

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Centro Comercial Las Rotondas

Centro Comercial Las Rotondas (Calle Francisco Pi y Arsuaga 2, 35600 Puerto del Rosario) – this is perhaps the largest shopping mall anywhere in Fuerteventura. This mall has 76 retailers, including international brands like Benetton, C&A, Calzedonia, Cortefiel, Guess, H&M, Massimo Dutti, Pull & Bear, and Zara. There are also some fast food eateries like […]