Fuerteventura Travel Guide

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Fuerteventura Travel Guide
 
With golden sand, warm water and a gentle sea breeze, Fuerteventura is the second largest of the Canary Islands and attracts huge numbers of sun-worshippers and water sports enthusiasts every year.
 
The name ‘Fuerteventura’ translates to ‘strong wind’ and it’s an apt name for the island that is subject to a continuous cooling breeze. It’s a perfect place for families and couples and extremely popular with all water sports lovers. Fuerteventura is believed to have the best beaches in the Canaries and even boasts some of the best in Europe. The island has more than 150 beaches which cover roughly 120 miles of sun-drenched shoreline and crystal-clear waters.  
 
If you can drag yourself away from the shoreline during your stay, inland is well worth exploring. Wind-whipped lava fields and valleys of euphorbia give way to centuries-old villages that have missed the march of mass tourism. Corralejo, which is situated in the north is the most popular town on the island, it balances old and new. Visit while on holiday to Fuerteventura and you’ll find traditional tapas bars in the old town and karaoke bars in the resort centre. Further down the coast, Costa Caleta is a family favourite, with water sports and international restaurants easy to come by.
 
 
Here are the essentials you’ll need to know when planning cheap Fuerteventura holidays 2023.
Language
Spanish, with English widely spoken in all the major resorts
 
Passport and Visas
UK citizens are only allowed to spend a maximum of 90 days on Fuerteventura in any period of 180 days without a visa. Your passport must be valid for more than six months.
 
Time Difference
There is no time difference between Fuerteventura and United Kingdom.
 
Flight Time
Between 4 hours and 30 minutes and 5 hours and 30 minutes.
 
Currency
Euros is the local currency as Fuerteventura is a Spanish island.  
 
Weather
The lowest average temperature is in the months of January and February when it is 21°C. The highest average temperature is in July, August and September when it is 29°C. The best time to go is May and June and late September/early October when it is hot without being unbearable.
 

Things to Do

 
Visit the Lagoons of Baku
The Lagoons of Baku are a series of lagoons that are connected by a small natural canal. The lagoons are located on the southern coast of Fuerteventura and are a great place to relax and take in the scenery.
 
Go Kitesurfing
Fuerteventura is one of the best places in the world to go kitesurfing thanks to its strong winds and sandy beaches. If you're a kitesurfing enthusiast, or even if you've never tried it before, Fuerteventura is the perfect place to give it a go!
 
Explore the Corralejo Dunes
The Corralejo Dunes are a protected natural area that is home to over 100 species of plants and animals. The dunes are located on the north side of the island and are a great place to go for a hike or simply enjoy the views.
 
Visit La Oliva
La Oliva is a small town located in the middle of Fuerteventura. The town is home to several museums as well as an 18th-century church. La Oliva is also a great place to try some traditional Canarian dishes.
 
Go Windsurfing
Similar to kitesurfing, Fuerteventura is one of the best places in the world to go windsurfing thanks to its strong winds and sandy beaches. If you're looking for an adrenaline-filled activity, windsurfing is definitely for you!
Fuerteventura is a beautiful island with plenty to do for visitors of all ages. Whether you're looking to relax on the beach, explore nature, or get your adrenaline pumping, there's something for everyone on this little slice of paradise. Book Fuerteventura cheap holidays today and you won’t regret it!
 
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