Fuerteventura is an island of the Canary Islands (Spain) located in the Atlantic Ocean off the African coast. It is sparsely populated and its capital is Puerto del Rosario.
Fuerteventura is the second biggest island of Canary, after Tenerife. It is a Biosphere Reserve and Reserve Starlight and has a large area of protected land.
The most popular beaches of Fuerteventura are:
- El Cotillo: white sand, long beach also suitable for surfers.
- The dunes of Corralejo: buildings of black stone in the shape of the nest that allow you to shelter from the wind.
- Sotavento: where the changing of the tides form lagoons.
- Cofete: you reached via a dirt road, and surrounded by a natural landscape.
- Barlovento: along 15 km of dirt road.
- Garcey: surrounded by cliffs, characterized by dark sand, which in the bay there is the wreck of a ship.
- Morro Jable: a protected natural area.
- Jandia: an island united to the island from sand deposits.
- Las Playtas: black sand of volcanic origin.
- Pozo Negro: black sand of volcanic origin.
NATURAL SITES IN THE NORTH
- Natural Monument of Montaña de Tindaya
- Natural Monument of Malpaís de La Arena
- Protected landscape of Vallebrón
- Natural park of Corralejo
- Natural park of Isla de Lobos
NATURAL SITES IN THE CENTRE:
- Natural Monument of Caldera de Gairía
- Natural Monument of Los Cuchillos de Vigán
- Protected landscape of Malpaís Grande
- Rural park of Betancuria
NATURAL SITES IN THE SOUTH:
- Natural Monument of Montaña Cardón
- Natural Park of Ajuy
- Natural Park of Jandía
ISLA DE LOBOS
The island of Lobos (Wolves) is Nature Park and is located in the Strait of Bocaina, which separates the island of Fuerteventura from the island of Lanzarote. To access to the island you must travel by boat from the port of Corralejo.
How to arrive to Fuerteventura:
By plane: http://www.aena.es/csee/Satellite/Aeropuerto-Fuerteventura/en/Home.html
By ship: https://www.fredolsen.es/en
By car: going to the Huelva Port (Andalucia)