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Things to do in Fuerteventura

Whether you want action or relaxation, cultural days spent seeing the sights or the chance to indulge in some retail therapy – there are things to do in Fuerteventura to cater to every need. From its stunning beaches to its spectacular scenery, the Canary Island has everything.

Soak up the year-round sunshine on pristine white sand beaches in Fuerteventura. Or take advantage of the island’s breezy climate and try kite- or windsurfing. Gaze at the jaw-dropping National Park scenery or stroll around historical towns. Shop at bustling malls, then dine alfresco on mouth-watering seafood fresh from the Atlantic.

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Activities in Fuerteventura

Fuerteventura is a renowned water sports playground, thanks to its Atlantic breezes and warm, transparent waters. Ride the swells around the north coast, or have a go at kitesurfing in Corralejo and Caleta de Fuste. Go snorkelling around submarine lava rivers, or hone your game at Fuerteventura Golf Club.

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Fuerteventura beaches

Recline with a cocktail on white sands fringed by beach bars in Costa Calma. Discover a kite- and windsurfing paradise in breezy Jandia. Unwind on the shores of laidback Caleta de Fueste. Or head to family-friendly Corralejo beach, wrapped around the east coast and with plentiful dining options nearby.

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Shopping in Fuerteventura

Wander around the shops lining Correlejo’s bustling main street, taking in the vibrant El Campanario retail complex. Catch a movie or go ten pin bowling at the Atlantico Shopping Centre in Caleta de Fuste. Or browse the big-brand stores of the sprawling Las Rotondas mall in Puerto del Rosario.

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Fuerteventura attractions

Take a boat trip to the island of Lobos and spot rare flora and fauna in this stunning National Park. Or wander around the pretty historical town of La Oliva. Feed the tame chipmunks in Caleta de Fuste. Or join the cheering locals at a Canarian wrestling match.

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Food in Fuerteventura

Feast on succulent fresh seafood at an al fresco eatery overlooking the sea. Tuck into salty papas arragudas with peppery mojo sauce. Satisfy your craving for a full English breakfast at numerous restaurants in the north of the island. Or sample cuisine from every country, in multicultural Fuerteventura.

Explore Fuerteventura

Discover the different coastal areas of Fuerteventura

Costa Calma
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Stretch out on the soft sandy shores of Playa Barca in Costa Calma. Strong offshore winds make this area a paradise for windsurfing and kitesurfing – with world championships taking place there every summer. Drink in glorious coastal views from one of the hotels perched high above the shoreline. An array of restaurants and bars offer plenty of dining and cocktail-supping options.

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