Things to do in Fuerteventura

Top Things to Do in Fuerteventura

Things to Do in Fuerteventura

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  • Dave A
    Nottingham, England103 contributions
    Didi made this visit for us. We decided to visit on a dusty overcast day but our exp reindeer here made it sunshine all the way. Didi who is from Belgium gave us a demonstration that appeared to us like it was just for us and very individual. We timed it right to watch them filleting the Aloe plant leaves which looked just like fish fillets. Didi explained all the process and about the history of this plant. This place is free to visit, all the staff we met were so very friendly and although you are in their shop there was no pressure or hard sell to buy any of the many aloe products. We did though end up buying and my wife is very pleased with her purchases and the special little gifts also put into our bag to take away. We spent nearly two hours there walking round the aloe field and generally mooching about. Thank you all for your hospitality and especially Didi (who does not listen or read about the news)
    Written 3 February 2022
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  • Brewerboy
    17 contributions
    Absolutely amazing words cannot describe the unique atmosphere and sense of tranquility that envelops you as walk along the dunes and beach. Truly awesome in the true sense of the word. Tumbleweed, goats, lizards and the odd bird were the only life I encountered. Must rate as one of my life's best experiences and I'm 66 years old.
    Written 9 June 2022
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  • lucilastic
    South West England, UK3,893 contributions
    Beautiful undeveloped beach and laoons. If you walk North you may even get a lagoon yourself. Portals only and the only cafe is now closed. Can ark cars.
    Written 1 July 2022
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  • Rik V
    Rotterdam, The Netherlands42 contributions
    Amazing out of this world place ! So gorgeous, and definitely worth the trip! The road to the beach is allright, a bit bumpy at times , with a 4x4 it’s perfectly doable! At some point the road is quiet small, I am afraid of heights and it sometimes was a challange!
    Written 9 January 2022
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  • cosecgpd
    Cramlington, UK60 contributions
    Picture postcard views with silver sand and azure blue sea
    Our first visit but most definitely not our last
    Written 29 June 2022
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  • SurreyRonnie
    Basingstoke, UK82 contributions
    When I was here, the sandy beach was very clean and clear of any rubbish, plus the ocean’s colour was just like you see in all the photos - beautiful!
    Written 17 June 2022
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  • UnderhandPayments
    London, UK93 contributions
    Beautiful island only a 10 minute boat ride away from the north of Fuerteventura.

    We visited the El Puertito beach closest to the restaurant which is around an eight minute walk for from where you land via water taxi.

    You can walk to this beach / area with flip-flops, but beach shoes or trainers would be more comfortable.

    El Puertito has many small patches of glorious white sand where you can pitch up, but be warned a) there is no shade/parasols and b) the tide comes in from around 1/2pm so choose your position wisely. The lagoons surrounding Puertito are beautiful and allow for some snorkeling if that's your thing (just don't expect to see thousands of fish!).

    I'd also recommend taking your own drink and food, as there is a small restaurant by El Puertito, but it may not be open (it was open when we visited in mid-June).

    The restaurant serves traditional seafood dishes such as paella and freshly fried fish caught literally minutes away. We had a three person paella and two local fish that came to 36 euros in total. The view from the restaurant is breathtaking as well.

    All in all, a fantastic and beautiful location, but plan wisely and don't expect to have every amenity on your doorstep.
    Written 18 June 2022
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  • dundeetravellermrshc
    Dundee, UK2,867 contributions
    Another beautiful beach area on the walk to Atlantico centre, sun beds to hire and parasols to sunbath under. Lifeguards on duty, flags on display to alert you to the swimming conditions. More popular than Playa del Castillo , its got better sand here, not man made,
    Written 9 February 2022
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  • JulieWorden
    Preston, England, United Kingdom19 contributions
    Beautiful massive sandy beach. Shallow for children to paddle. Toilet facilities not great. Very clean and tidy.
    Written 8 March 2022
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  • David D
    Devon, UK16,148 contributions
    Friday 13th November we were on our way to visit Aguas Verde and the road signs took us to Playa del Valle. It is here that we parked our car and took the cliff pathway along the coast to see the pools.

    There journey from our hotel, Riu Palace Tres Islads, to here was 50 kilometres, mostly on very good roads, apart from the last few hundred metres which was on an unsurfaced road.

    Oh my word what an experience, the sound of the Atlantic Ocean pounding the lava coastline, the salty spray rising up and the colour of the water. The raw force of nature at work and it's best. We did not encounter another person as we walked along the coast.

    It was difficult to know when to stop and turn back as around the next corner was a sight as wonderful as the previous one.

    The shapes and formations of lava were absolutely astounding. The various coloured layers of rocks was fascinating and so eye catching.

    Large holes created in the lava, filled with bright green water, hence the name of the place "Green Pools".

    Written 16 November 2020
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • kw0kster
    Ayrshire, UK99 contributions
    Probably the only shopping mall on Fuerteventura. It comprises of two floors. Main floor comprises of about about a dozen stores including EuroSpar which sells everything a home needs. There is also a small cafeteria which gives a decent cuppa with assortment of patisseries at a very good price.
    The main level also has a hairdresser shop if you need a snip. Mobile phone shop, sports and designer shops can also be found here. If you’re looking for a store selling console games or electronics you won’t find it here.
    Lower level caters for toilets cafes, indian restaurant and Yelmo cinema with a bowling alley and small arcade/play center for children.
    The cinema was disappointing during my stay as they seem to only show movies in Spanish language. Apparently they do show movies with original English language not when we were here sadly.
    Lower level leads to the car park and out towards the beach and water feature which needs a good clean.
    Written 8 December 2021
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  • vitorbabrazil
    Salvador, BA8,560 contributions
    Right after the viewpoint with the statues, one turns right and goes up a hill towards what used to be a very nice meeting place with infra-structure, along with a majestic view.
    The venue itself is closed but nothing prevents one from going up, being only careful with the access, which closes at 18h.
    Written 8 October 2021
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  • HappybackpackerDE
    Berlin, Germany108 contributions
    Just a quick drive after El Cotillo beach on a corrugated offroad path, this infamous beach, took my breath away. Rugged cliffs, wild beach and a jaw dropping steep path felt like going down to paradise. Stay for sunset and you might be lucky enough to have the beach all by yourself. There is no real signs for Escalera, so watch out for other cars parked near the cliffs.
    Written 10 February 2020
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  • David D
    Devon, UK16,148 contributions
    Thursdsy 12th November and we drove the  11 kilometres from Tefia to visit this remote village and its beach.

    Just keep following the twisty road, will eventually get there as the road comes to an end at Puertido de Los Molinos. We parked up in the car park, bar / restaurant Casa Pon nearby, we then walked towards the beach.

    We crossed over a small wooden bridge, which spaned Barranco de los Molinos (ravine of Los Molinos) and its very narrow river. There were a number of unusual ducks here, more like turkeys. The bridge was definitely the newest structure here by a good number of years.

    There were a few buildings here, we assumed were fishermen's house, which had withstood many a battering from the elements throughout the decades, if not longer.

    We walked up the steps on the left hand side of the beach. These were carved into the rock face, which took us to a small pathway which led us across the wild and rugged coastline. It was an opportunity to see the dramatic terrain with the waves of the Atlantic Ocean crashing upon it.

    There was another pathway, up to the cliffs, on the right hand side of the beach, it can be found behind the restaurant by the car park, we did not venture up there.

    The beach which stretches for about 200 metres along the coast is located in a rocky bay flanked on either side by sheer cliffs and a mountainous terrain behind it. Towards the waters edge the sand is dark golden brown. However the rest of the beach is cover with large rounded stones which are difficult to walk on, definitely not flip flop territory.

    There are no sunbeds, umbrellas, showers, toilets or sports area here. There are a couple of restaurants, when open, and some bins, that is virtually it.

    An ideal spot to escape from modern life, no phone signals, basically a place to unwind, relax, stroll along the beach or the cliffs.

    We were hoping to visit the caves but we were unable to to so due to the height of the tide.

    Despite not being able to visit the caves it was well worth a visit to enjoy the raw beauty and tranquility of the place.
    Written 18 January 2021
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  • Phil C
    11 contributions
    Beautiful beach’s on both sides of the resort, lots of good restaurants with the freshest fish you will ever taste. It is a little sleepy but for me that just adds to the charm.
    Written 22 May 2022
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