With its subtropical climate and rugged mountain landscape, it’s easy to see why Fuerteventura is such a hit with tourists all year-round. For those looking for a bit of adventure, there’s also plenty to discover a little further off the beaten track. The Canary Island of Fuerteventura is filled with many weird and wonderful experiences that are truly unique to the island – here are our top picks.
Museums and tours
Finca Canarias Aloe Vera is the largest Aloe Vera factory in Europe and serves as one of Fuerteventura’s true hidden gems. Guests are welcomed onto a guided tour, where the level of knowledge and expertise shown by the staff is second to none. Discover the many benefits of Aloe Vera, enjoy a brief talk on the different types of plant and sample a few of the factory’s many Aloe-based products.
If the midday heat becomes too much, take shelter in the Dreams House Model Museum. Founded by a passionate collector, the museum is home to thousands of models and is a sure fire way to keep the whole family entertained. The attention to detail on each miniature is something to behold and the entire museum feels rich in history.
Spend a day at the Acua Water Park in Corralejo
The Acua Water Park is located in Corralejo . With over 25.000 m2 of water filled fun. Great for all the family the park offers 14 attractions, dining options, children's club and entertainment service.
Sport and exercise
Walking and cycling is a great way to explore the island, offering access to areas that could otherwise get missed. There are plenty of guided tours available, while visitors are also welcome to explore the island on foot at their own speed. Despite being popular with tourists, much of Fuerteventura remains untouched and it’s an ideal spot for nature lovers, so venturing away from tourist areas is highly recommended.
Watersports are well worth checking out here, too. There’s a huge variety available depending on the time of year that you visit, including windsurfing, kayaking and jet-skiing. In fact, Fuerteventura is something of a surfer’s paradise and there are regular opportunities to watch on as the professionals take to the water.
Spenda day at the beach
In Fuerteventura, a visit to the beach is about more than just sunbathing. The magnificent island beaches here are widely regarded as some of the best in Europe and with over 150 to choose from, there are plenty of activities on offer that promise to make your holiday just that little more unique.
Boat trips run regularly, many of which offer tourists the chance to get up close and personal with the areas impressive array of marine wildlife. Dolphins, turtles and whales are frequent visitors to the shores of Fuerteventura and it’s always a treat to spot them out in their natural habitat.
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