Introducing Fuerteventura Holidays
With over 150 beaches, spectacular sand dunes, exhilarating wind surfing and more than 3,000 hours of sunshine a year, Fuerteventura holidays provide the perfect chance to relax with the sand between your toes.
Located among the strikingly-beautiful Canary Islands, Fuerteventura hits the balance between beach break and adventure destination, offering visitors the opportunity to revel in sandy strips of perfection or head on thrill-seeking missions within the island’s rugged landscape and along its wind-blessed coastline.
Life's a beach in Fuerteventura
You can base yourself in the thick of it during your holidays to Fuerteventura by staying at one of the island’s all inclusive hotels among a bustling beach resort. On the north coast you'll find Corralejo, a popular sandy beach resort that is complete with a quaint town. Sip a beer and admire the scenery from one of the beach huts or simply doze on your sun lounger; you’ll find the pace of life is slow and laid back. If you enjoy combining beach bliss with some adrenaline, head to Playa de Sotavento for an introduction into the island’s water sports scene.
For those looking to escape the crowds, Jandia on the southern coast will suit your requirements. A relatively quiet resort that offers up an array of great hotels, such as the family-friendly 4-star Barcelo Jandia Mar, staying here will give you the option to enjoy your Fuerteventura holidays at your own pace. If you’re travelling as a family, Costa Calma is home to a family friendly beach and plenty of top resorts, while Caleta de Fuste boasts beautiful coastal walks and enchanting coves, with secluded beaches and a golf course.
Action and Adventure on Fuerteventura Holidays
The island naturally encompass an adventurous ethos, enforced primarily by the expansive coastline and the thrills that can be found along it. Holidays in Fuerteventura are hugely popular for wind surfing and kite surfing - as well as standard surfing - and you’ll find a variety of schools dotted around various resorts on the island that can help you hone your skills. The World Wind Surfing Championships are held here every July, just in case you want to see how the professionals do it!
If you need a break from the water, there are plenty of other action-packed things to do on this Canary isle. If you’re really feeling adventurous, try dune jumping - a wild buggy ride across the volcanic bays and enormous sand dunes, or for something a little more laid-back, there is a great golfing scene across the island for those that have packed their clubs.
At the end of the day, there’s nothing better than tucking into the wonderful cuisine of Spain, whether it’s a plate of delectable tapas or a hefty jug of sangria. The night doesn’t have to end once your plate is cleared – holidays to Fuerteventura boasts bustling nightlife, especially in Corralejo – so bring your dancing shoes!
Language: Spanish (English widely spoken)
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