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Fuerteventura auf den Kanaren ist ein beliebtes Reiseziel, Bild: Juergen_Wallstabe / shutterstock

The most beautiful holiday resorts in Fuerteventura

The Canary Islands have a whole repertoire of wonderful places where you can spend an incomparable stay. Fuerteventura is one of the islands of the Canary archipelago and is characterized by beautiful beaches and fantastic natural landscapes that delight the eye of any tourist. One of the greatest advantages of the island is that it has a rich repertoire of fascinating places that encourage you to discover the local culture and enjoy various recreational activities that will make your stay a unique experience.

You can also stay in a hotel just a few meters from the beach. So you can watch the landscape from your room and walk for hours along the beautiful Atlantic Ocean.

A visit to the capital Puerto del Rosario is worthwhile

Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura
Puerto del Rosario, Image: MikhailBerkut / shutterstock

Puerto del Rosario, as the capital of Fuerteventura , is one of the most beautiful places on the island. The city is known for its great atmosphere and the friendly attitude of its inhabitants towards tourists. Among the leisure activities you can experience in Puerto del Rosario are windsurfing and surfing on the beaches, visiting the Casa Museo de Unamuno Museum and the Church of Nuestra Señora del Rosario or attending the wonderful performances in the island’s auditorium. The beach of Puerto del Rosario or, as it is commonly called, Playa Chica, because it is only a little more than 130 meters long, is located right in the center of the island’s capital. It borders the pedestrian street “Paseo de los demócratas”, which was inaugurated in the summer of 2012. This promenade has wooden platforms that can be used as a sun terrace or as a grandstand overlooking the sea. Playa Chica is an urban beach with golden sand, protected by a breakwater redesigned in 2012, which makes the water very calm. It is located on a wide avenue with rest areas. The beach is very easy to access, with stairs and a ramp for the disabled, strollers and people with reduced mobility. It has many services: benches and umbrellas, lifeguard tower, showers, public toilets, garbage cans, umbrellas (free of charge). In front of the beach are restaurants and terrace bars, and just a few meters away is the Las Rotondas shopping center.

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Corralejo attracts with beautiful beaches and azure blue water

Corralejo Beach
Fantastic beach of Corralejo, Image: Juergen_Wallstabe / shutterstock

In the north of Fuerteventura there are several charming places, including the town of Corralejo. This place is considered one of the most important tourist areas on the island, as a lot has been invested in improving the roads and the signage of the paths in recent years. In Corralejo you will have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful beaches such as La Alzada and Bajo Negro. They all consist of crystal clear waters and large areas of white sand. And if you love adventure, there’s nothing better than exploring Lobos Island to enjoy this little landscape paradise.
And if that’s not enough for you, you can visit the Corralejo Tourist Office, where you can get information about the different excursions in the city. You can also enjoy water sports and visit various leisure activities such as bars and discos.

Morro Jable – a true paradise on the island of Fuerteventura

Morro Jable, Fuerteventura
Morro Jable, Image: Nido Huebl / shutterstock

Another charming holiday resort in Fuerteventura that you should definitely visit is Morro Jable. This place is located at the southern end of the island and is visited every year by numerous tourists who enjoy the local leisure and culture. In Morro Jable you can admire the multifaceted nature of the coast and the geographical relief and walk among the striking white houses near the golden sandy beach and the turquoise sea. In the old part of the village, you can visit the port that connects Fuerteventura with the rest of the archipelago and get to know the traditional fishing past, which is still part of the local cultural identity.

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Discover Canarian architecture in Pájara

Pájara is one of the largest and most charming municipalities on the island and is located in the centre of Fuerteventura, which also includes the Jandía peninsula with a 144 km² natural park. The Pico de la Zarza, one of the highest points above sea level in Fuerteventura, is also located in Pájara. So if you have a head for heights, you should not miss this charming sight. You can also enjoy the popular Canarian architecture by visiting charming places such as the Church of Nuestra Señora de Regla.

The Jandía Peninsula invites you to visit

Jandia, Fuerteventura
Jandía, Image: 1 Media / shutterstock

And finally, the Jandía peninsula, which is one of the most charming places in Fuerteventura and has become the symbol of the island thanks to its beautiful landscapes and magnificent coastline. Among the special features of Jandía are the beaches with their golden sand and turquoise sea, which promise relaxation for those who want to take long walks in this charming place.

But you won’t just enjoy relaxation and beach walks. You can also practice various water sports such as kitesurfing and windsurfing or enjoy the best of local gastronomy in the numerous restaurants and bars in the area.

Visit the oldest village of Betancuria

When it comes to fascinating places, in the west of Fuerteventura you can’t miss the former capital of the island (until 1834) Betancuria. It was the first city of the Canary Islands and was founded in 1404 by the conqueror Jean IV de Bettencourt.

Betancuria is without a doubt an integral part of the cultural heritage and history of Fuerteventura and has one of the most attractive historic centres on the whole island. Currently, there are only 800 people living here. On your tour you will discover such well-known places as the Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum, the Church of Santa Maria, Las Peñitas, the Parque Rural de Betancuria and the viewpoints of Ayose and Guise.