Best places to visit in Fuerteventura

The most deserted of the Canary Islands is one of the most unique places in the world. Charming villages, long white sand beaches, dunes and much more. Check this must see list with the best 10 places to visit in Fuerteventura.

Places to visit in Fuerteventura. The top 10 you must see

Best beaches you must see Fuerteventura

1. A must see in Fuerteventura: Playa de Sotavento

One of the most stunning beaches in Europe, famous for its lagoons. Make sure to visit when the tide is high and when it is not windy.  (Check this post with advice on how to avoid the wind in Fuerteventura)

The closest place to park if you want to be near the lagoons is Risco del Paso.

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2. Corralejo Dunes, one of the best places to visit in Fuerteventura

One of the most stunning landscapes in Fuerteventura with some of the best beaches. Our favourite beach in the area is Playa Alzada.

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3. Cofete beach

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The wildest beach in Fuerteventura and one of the most difficult ones to access. It’s around 22 kilometres off-road. You do not need a special car but the road is uncomfortable. It takes around 50 minutes.

Our favourite places to stay in Fuerteventura

A concept guest house in a traditional village with a modern twist. Have a look here>

A riad-inspired boutique hotel that offers great value for money in this beautiful fisherman village. Have a look here>

An apartment in the “local” area of the village is equipped with kitchenette for a “homey” stay but with swimming pool. Have a look here >

4. Places to visit in Fuerteventura: The Natural Swimming pools

The most famous one is the natural swimming pool of Aguas Verdes and you must visit with low tide.

Places to visit in Fuerteventura: Best villages

5. El cotillo, one of the best places to visit in Fuerteventura

This lovely fishermen village is perfect for a stroll around and a lunch by the beach. Our favourite restaurant is this one.

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6. Betancuria

The old capital of Fuerteventura is one of the most charming villages in the island. White-washed houses and palm trees make this village as Canarian as it can get.

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7. Corralejo, a must see village in Fuerteventura

While touristic, this seaside village keeps the local charm and it is a great destination to have some tapas right by the beach. You can check our favourite spots for tapas here.

Best sights to visit in Fuerteventura

8. Barranco de los Enamorados

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A narrow yellow and orange path among canyons made of sand. One of the most instagrammed places in the Island.

9. A must see to enjoy stunning views: Mirador de Vallebrón

A perfect spot to enjoy the landscape of Fuerteventura, the ocean and the sacred volcano, Tindaya.

10. Windmills

You will find them all over the island so make sure to stop for a picture. One of the most charming ones is Molinos De Villaverde.

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