Fuerteventura: Introduction

White beaches, volcanic mountains, palm trees and goats (lots of goats!)

Fuerteventura Introduction Fuerteventura Introduction

Fuerteventura, the sunny Grand Canary Island, is a unique and vibrant island renowned for its reputation as a fabulous sun holiday destination. The island boasts an unforgettable coastline, volcanic semi-desert terrain and picturesque white-washed villages. Visitors to Fuerteventura will enjoy not only the Spanish and traditional flair of the capital Puerto del Rosario but the laid back lifestyle and myriad of markets, local museums, all within the setting of breathtaking natural beauty (over 300 days of sun a year, archipelago islands, ocean, mountain ranges, and white sandy beaches).

In both Fuerteventura's urban and rural areas you will countless reminders of the island's rich history such as historic churches, windmills, museums, and anscestral homes. You will also find no shortage of water sports and outdoor activities. Expect world-class kite and windsurfing, scuba diving, swimming, mountain biking, hiking and of course sunbathing.

Fuerteventura is undeniably an island that balances tourism with its local lifestyle and traditions and few islands can boast the stunning beaches and scenery, cultural museums, fantastic local eateries and enough festivals to fill up an entire calendar year as can Fuerteventura. In short, Fuerteventura is an exciting location for all visitors.