Fuerteventura

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 Sixty miles off the coast of Africa lies the second largest of the Canary Islands, Fuerteventura.
With mile after mile of warm, untouched sandy beaches tempered by a refreshing breeze off the Atlantic it has become a haven for beach lovers.
Fuerteventura is located in the Atlantic Ocean just off the coast of north Africa, 50 nautical miles to the nearest point, although it is part of the EEC as it belongs to Spain.
It is the second biggest of the Canary Islands and has the longest beaches in the archipelago:
Discover The North of the Islands Villages

Corralejo and Lobos

El Cotillo and El Roque

Lajares

Villaverde

Tindaya

Tefia

Vallebron

Discover the Islands Architecture
Architecture
 Fiesta Dates and their Origins

Just outside of the town of Corralejo is a vast area of white sandy beaches and impressive dunes very reminiscent of the Sahara, edged by the crystaline turquoise waters of the Atlantic Ocean.


Explore The Island on the extensive Bus Network

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The island is a wonderful destination for sun, beach and water sports enthusiasts- the sea and climate conditions make the island the perfect place for a large variety of sports. Many types of surfing are popular on the island, including surfing, windsurfing, stand up paddle and kitesurfing.
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Guide to the Islands Museums
Some Caves to Explore

Island Caves

Visit Some Island Churches.
Mirador Morro Velosa (Viewpoint)

One of the best places to observe the interior of the island, a Unesco Biosphere Reserve is Morro Velosa, a scenic viewpoint with stunning views of the northern area of the island including the dunes of Corralejo, the villages of el Cotillo
and Antigua.
Mirador Morro Velosa
The island has excellent maritime connections to other islands and the mainland.
The closest island to explore is the Isla de Lobos and you can find a boat in Corralejo Harbour to take you there.
You can also find boat trips to Lanzarote the next closest island, there is also a frequent ferry service operated by 2 companies, Fred Osen and Naviera Armas.

If you enjoy hiking you can find plenty of easy nature trails to explore to get another perspective of the island
The island has a wealth of natural protected areas -comprising almost thirty per cent of its surface.
The Island Council has laid out a series of Nature Trails that can be enjoyed.
Hiking
Discover the Islands Desert Fruits
Sixty Shades of Red
Island Lighthouses
Kitesurfing and Surfing Coaching

Kiteboarding Surfing Fuerteventura is specialised in private lessons, they teach safely at your pace.
KSF is operated by local Fuerteventura people with IKO certified coaches.
They have also teamed up with Fadi Issa with 19 years of kitesurf experience in one on one advanced kiteboarding instruction.
For an experience you won't forget.
Experience a spectacular trip along the coast on a camel.
Oasis Park
Located on the south east coast of the island, Oasis Park is a beautiful nature reserve. It is set in a 800,000m2 area of flora and fauna, home to over 3000 animals of 250 different species, containing a unique Botanic Garden with the
largest cactus garden in Europe.