Tips & Tricks
Oceanarium Explorer (Urb. Barceló Club el Castillo, 35610 Castillo Caleta de Fuste) – this is a vessel that lets visitors explore the underwater – without getting wet. It’s ideal for whale and dolphin watching. During a visit to the harbor area where this vessel is docked, visitors can see a sea lion show, go on […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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.
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 […]