Top 10 Things to Do in Fuerteventura

Are you traveling to Fuerteventura? Here’s a list of our favorite attractions and the top 10 things to do in Fuerteventura as a tourist!


Corralejo is a popular tourist destination and a mecca for windsurfers. Originally, Corralejo was a small fishing village, and despite the increase in tourism, this place has still managed to retain its charm. The atmosphere is relaxed and tranquil, but there’s also a wide selection of bars and clubs to suit all tastes. While going out to eat at restaurants, we recommend you to taste the local specialty “cabrito” which is a tasty dish made with goat meat.

Isla de Lobos

Isla de Lobos is a small paradise island located just off the north coast of Fuerteventura between Fuerteventura and Lanzarote. Here awaits a beautiful nature reserve with great views and beaches. Isla de Lobos is perfect for a one-day getaway. One of the most popular attractions in the lighthouse of the island, where many people come to watch the waves hit the shore.

Caleta de Fuste

If you go on holiday with young children, then you should head to Caleta de Fuste. The water here is calm and shallow, and it’s perfect for small children who have not yet have learned how to swim. There are also several diving schools and other water activities if you don’t feel like laying in the sun all day. In Caleta de Fuste, also lies the beautiful old fortress El Castillo. In the evening there are many restaurants to choose from, and many of them also offer live music.


Tourism has brought golfing to the Canary Islands, and Fuerteventura is no exception. In Fuerteventura, several golf courses are open all year round. The mild climate is perfect for a great day out on the golf course.

Gran Tarajal

Gran Tarajal is one of the larger towns in Fuerteventura, and also a home to many the island’s locals. The city is located on the river Rio Gran Tarajal, and there are plenty of cozy and authentic restaurants. Gran Tarajal is incredibly charming, and many parts of the town are typically Canarian. It also has a beautiful black sand beach with calm waters.

Cross Island

Explore Fuerteventura’s beautiful landscapes and nature on a guided tour. Cross Island takes you to several beautiful sites and allows you to discover the island in a different way.

Jandia Beach

This beach is one of the Canary Islands’ best beaches and a must to visit among the top things to do in Fuerteventura. Jandia beach stretches far along the southern part of the island and is divided into several sections.

Diving and Snorkeling

If you love to dive or snorkel, then this is one of the top things to do in Fuerteventura for you. The shores around Fuerteventura offers excellent conditions for both diving and snorkeling. In many places, the water is calm and clear. In the waters around the island offers an ambient marine life, and in some locations, you can also explore old shipwrecks!

Water Activites

There are plenty of places with water sports on Fuerteventura. Here you can find everything from paddleboarding to jet-skiing and banana boats. Windsurfing and regular surfing are two other favorite water sports on Fuerteventura.

If you love to stay active during your vacation, then this is one of the best things to do in Fuerteventura for you!

Playa del Matorral

Playa del Matorral is one of our favorite beaches in Fuerteventura that offers pure white sand, crystal clear waters, and a pure paradise spirit. The beach belongs to Pajara and is part of the Jandia peninsula in the southern part of Fuerteventura. Besides being a popular destination among “ordinary” tourists – it’s also a part of the beach that’s popular with a different type of visitors – migratory birds.

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