Tips & Tricks
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.