In the Atlantic Ocean, 1,640 km from the Spanish capital, is the second largest island of the Canary archipelago, the island of Fuerteventura. This island is the fourth most populated in the Canaries, with nearly 120,000 inhabitants, and is geologically the oldest of this group of islands.
When visiting this beautiful island, it is advantageous for the visitor to have a means of transportation, car hire Fuerteventura, is an alternative to take into account so that the stay is pleasant, and concerns about the transfer does not damage the good times.
The best places to visit in Fuerteventura
It’s the most touristic town in Fuerteventura, located in the northwest of the island, there you have many alternatives for leisure activities, many restaurants and many stores to visit.
From your arrival in the airport you can hire a car hire and from their travel to Corralejo, 30 minutes will be enough to cover the 39 km to Corralejo by a road in very good condition, where you can enjoy appreciating the famous dunes.
If you arrive to the island by sea, your arrival will be at Puerto del Rosario, where you will also find several options for car hire, and the distance you will travel in the rental car will be a little shorter than from the airport, in the 32 km to Corralejo you will take approximately 25 minutes.
In Corralejo, along 3.5 km you will find the beaches of Los Matos, El Viejo Beach, Long Beach, El Pozo beach and El Caserón Beach, beaches with very white sand and clean and very transparent waters with turquoise colors, where there is a great marine biodiversity.
Surfing, Snorkeling, Diving and many recreational activities can be developed in this paradisiacal place.
The best of all these beautiful beaches is that you can reach them very easily by car hire by taking the fv1a road.
This beach is located in the south of Fuerteventura, is the best of all the Canary Islands, you can reach it from the airport by hiring a car, the journey can take 1 hour and 45 minutes taking the fv-2 road, via Morro Port Sable and is diverted to Punta de Jandia.
They are more than 12 km of beach guarded by the Natural Park of Jandia, a beach of golden sand that contrasts with the reddish ochre of the rocks, is excellent for surfing.
On this beach you can visit a mystery mansion called Villa Winter, built by a German engineer around 1940, and there are many legends of Nazi secrets in it, this dark house has inspired many writers for their works.
In the town of Jandia there are hotels to stay and from there go to Cofete beach.
La Alcogida Ecomuseum
It is located in a town called Telfia, in Puerto Rosario, is a town of seven houses that stand out for the conservation of traditional architecture of Fuerteventura, where you can see how it was the life of the country people in the past of the island.
Tourists who visit the eco-museum have the opportunity to see how the fabrics were made, how bread was made, how the different types of livestock in the area were worked, and how the stones were carved.
To arrive from the airport by car hire Fuerteventura taking the fv-20 road it takes about 21 minutes to cover the 24 km to the Ecomuseum.
Beaches of El Cotillo
Leaving the airport car hire it takes about 40 minutes on the fv-10 road to travel the 45 km to reach these beaches, there you can visit the lighthouse of El Cotillo where the fishing museum is located, and beautiful natural lagoons ideal for swimming.
There is a great special lake to enjoy with the family for its very white sands and crystalline waters that resemble a natural pool, throughout the walk you will find a number of beaches that invite you to rest and where you can practice water sports, you can also get nudist beaches.
Acua Water Park
In this place you will find more than 25,000 square meters of total fun for the whole family, with more than 14 attractions available for all members of the family group without age restrictions.
The gastronomic variety that you find in this place attracts visitors, to arrive in a hire car it takes 30 minutes to travel the 38.5 km from Fuerteventura airport to the park, on the fv-1 road.