Fuerteventura

Where to Stay in Fuerteventura

If you want to come to Fuerteventura and are wondering which area or which resort is the best to stay, this page will try to highlight the strengths and weaknesses of different places, and things to consider when making the decision. Tourist Areas and Resorts in Fuerteventura There are three [more…]

Best Resorts in South Fuerteventura

South Fuerteventura has some of the best and longest beaches in Canary Islands. Most of the beaches and tourist infrastructure are on the east/southeast coast – the resorts are (from north to south) Costa Calma, Esquinzo, and Morro Jable. The west/northwest coast is much more rugged and undeveloped (great for [more…]

Fuerteventura Sunrise and Sunset Times

Compared to the UK and continental Europe, the days in Fuerteventura are longer in winter and shorter in summer. The differences throughout the year are smaller due to smaller latitude (about 28 N). Canary Islands have the same timezone as the UK and are one hour behind mainland Spain and [more…]

Fuerteventura Tide Times

On many of the flat and wide beaches (the most obvious example being Sotavento in Jandia) you will notice big differences between high and low tide. They generally follow approximately in 6 hour intervals, with every day having 2x high tide and 2x low tide. The times of day and [more…]

Morro Jable

Morro Jable

Morro Jable is the biggest tourist town in the south of Jandia. Unlike some of the other resorts in south Fuerteventura, Morro Jable is quite lively and not limited to tourism – it has a sizeable population of locals, a marina and port with regular ferries to Gran Canaria and [more…]

Visiting Ajuy in South Fuerteventura

Ajuy is a very small town, actually just a fishing village, on the west coast of Fuerteventura, about 10km from Pajara. It is fairly remote, but also quite popular with tourists, mostly as a day trip. Accommodation options are quite limited in Ajuy, although you can find a few good [more…]

Fuerteventura Introduction, Facts and Figures

Introducing Fuerteventura Fuerteventura is located 84 km to the east from Gran Canaria and 11 km to the south from Lanzarote. It is the closest one of the Canary Islands to Africa. At one point the distance to the Moroccan coast is only 95 km. The coordinates of Fuerteventura are [more…]