Local dishes, produce and recipes of Fuerteventura

The gastronomy of Fuerteventura is known for its authenticity. Many of the ingredients are native to the island such as the Queso Majorero. This is Fuerteventura’s famous award winning goats’ cheese, it is important to the economy, and has won a number of prizes in a variety of competitions. Since 1996 it has had denominación de origen (designation of origin – DO.) It is smooth, rich, and creamy; a favourite of both natives and visitors. Incidentally, the term Majorero refers to that which is native to Fuerteventura, this includes the people, natives are commonly referred to as Majoreros, and you will frequently come across this word during your stay on the island.

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Cabrito al horno or Roasted Goat

Updated May 05, 2018

Carajacas or Liver

Updated May 05, 2018

Carne Fiesta

Updated October 01, 2016

Chopitos

Updated October 01, 2016

Churros de pescado

Updated October 01, 2016

Croquetas Caseras

Updated October 01, 2016

Ensalada rusa

Updated December 06, 2016

Escaldon de Gofio

Updated October 01, 2016

Fish and seafood translation

Updated December 06, 2016

Fuerteventura Olive Oil

Updated September 16, 2018
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Tuesday September 27th 2022 11:30 -13:00
Dolphin and Whale Watching Tour from Morro Jable (11:30)

Head out onto the Atlantic Ocean and increase your chances of observing whales and dolphins playing and breaching in their natural habitat. Take in sw...

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Tuesday September 27th 2022 12:00 -12:30
Caleta de Fuste Glass Bottom Boat Tour (12:00)

Discover the underwater world off the coast of Caleta de Fuste, Fuerteventura in a glass-bottom boat. Enjoy a comfortable seat and a safe encounter wi...

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Tuesday September 27th 2022 12:00 -14:00
La Lajita Kayaking and Snorkelling Trip (12:00)

Have an adventure in Fuerteventura on a kayaking tour that includes snorkelling in an area rich with marine life. Enjoy stunning views of the coast an...

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Tuesday September 27th 2022 12:00 -13:00
Kayak Rental Caleta de Fuste (12:00)

Take a ride on a kayak around the calm bay in Caleta de Fuste. Enjoy the magnificent views as you paddle in your solo or double kayak. Enjoy a one-ho...

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Tuesday September 27th 2022 12:00 -13:00
Caleta Stand Up Paddle Experience (12:00)

Explore the wonderful bay of Caleta de Fuste on this 1-hour stand up paddle experience. Enjoy beautiful views of the bay and crystal clear blue waters...

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Tuesday September 27th 2022 12:00 -14:00
Magic Dolphin Search with Drinks and Swim (12:00)

Get up close and personal with dolphins, whales, and other sea life on a boat departing from Morro Jable. Sip drinks and dive into the crystal clear w...

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