Guide to El Cotillo,Fuerteventura

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El Cotillo is quite a large fishing village located on the north west coast of Fuerteventura in the municipality of La Oliva. It's not as busy as the nearby resort of Corralejo but has many bars, restaurants, coffee shops, hotels, villas and apartments. El Cotillo has some of the island's finest beaches, along with some magnificent views of cliffs, and its rugged landscape.

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Markets F FuerteEvents January 28, 2017
Location  El Cotillo   La Oliva
The El Cotillo Artisan Market (Mercadillo Artesanal en El Cotillo) on Fuerteventura has traditional hand made crafts, bric a brac, live music and much more. This Market takes place every Friday, in the small square of the town between 17:00 and 20:00. Apart from the craft market, there's much more to see in El Cotillo, quite a large fishing village located on the north west coast of Fuerteventura in the municipality of La...
la Concha Beach
 
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Beaches
Location  El Cotillo   La Oliva
Amenities  
  • Parking
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair access
  • Shower
Associated sports  
  • Fishing
  • Snorkelling

A beautiful beach with white sand, and calm water protected from the open ocean. Situated on the northern coast of the island this beach is popular with families as the water is shallow, perfect for young children. A great beach to relax on.
El Cotillo
 
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La Oliva
Location  El Cotillo   La Oliva
El Cotillo is quite a large fishing village located on the north west coast of Fuerteventura in the municipality of La Oliva. It's not as busy as the nearby resort of Corralejo but has many bars, restaurants, coffee shops, hotels, villas and apartments. El Cotillo has some of the island's finest beaches, along with some magnificent views of cliffs, and its rugged landscape. Famous for its Lighthouse built in 1897, El Cotillo is also the birthplace of the famous...
Caleta del Marrajo Beach
 
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Beaches
Location  El Cotillo   La Oliva
Amenities  
  • Bus stop nearby
  • Parking
Associated sports  
  • Kite surfing
  • Surfing
  • Wind surfing

The image speaks for itself. Caleta de Marrajo is paradise found with 200 metres of white sand. This beach is located near to the small town of El Cotillo in the north of the island along the west coast.
El Marrajo Beach
Beaches
Location  El Cotillo   La Oliva
Amenities  Parking
Associated sports  
Swimming
310 metres of golden sand makes up this beach. El Marrajo is situated in the municipal of La Oliva, in the north of Fuerteventura. El Marrajo is close to the Tostón Lighthouse of El Cotillo.
El aljibe de la cueva Beach (La Escalera)
 
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Beaches
Location  El Cotillo   La Oliva
Amenities  Parking
Associated sports  
  • Fishing
  • Kite surfing
  • Surfing
  • Wind surfing

Located on the West coast of Fuerteventura where, as always, the sea is wild. La Escalera translates as the stairs and this is in accordance to the steep steps you must descend in  order to reach the beach. No services are available, therefore you will need to take provisions. The beach is usually deserted; you can relax and enjoy solitude amongst the crashing of the waves.
El Charcón Beach
Beaches
Location  El Cotillo   La Oliva
Amenities  Parking
Associated sports  
  • Fishing
  • Kite surfing
  • Paddle Surfing
  • Surfing
  • Wind surfing

El Charcón sits away from the busy areas of La Oliva. It consists of 310 metres of golden sand with a scattering of pebbles. The beach is easily accessible it is situated just 20 metres from the dirt track/road that leads to the picturesque town of El Cotillo from Corralejo.
Jarugo beach
Beaches
Location  El Cotillo   La Oliva
Amenities  Parking
Associated sports  
Surfing
The remote Jarugo beach has 800 metres of white sand, and is renowned for large waves. This beach is situated on the west coast of the island and is mostly frequented by the local inhabitants. Parking is available near by. Also in the village there are a few eating places, a very peaceful place for those that like peace.
El Cotillo-Jarugo Bike route
Cycling S StayInFuerteventura September 02, 2016
Location  El Cotillo   La Oliva
Distance:19.9 Kilometres Duration:3 to 3.5 hours Additional information is located in the media tab
Museum of Traditional Fishing
Museums siteadminsiteadmin July 11, 2012
Location  El Cotillo   La Oliva
The best option for complementing a day on the beach in El Cotillo is to visit the Museum of Traditional Fishing located in the Tostón lighthouse. At just five kilometres from the village, in the area known as Punta Ballena (Whale Point), is this lighthouse which dates back to 1897. Its construction coincides with the moment at which other similar buildings were erected, such as the Pechiguera Lighthouse in Lanzarote and the Marrajo Lighthouse on the islet of Lobos,...
Buses
Location  El Cotillo   La Oliva
From El Cotillo Bus Station you can take a bus to Corralejo, or Puerto del Rosario. You can only purchase singe tickets, most drivers speak some English and are very helpful especially if you have change, as long as you state your destination that's all you need to do. There's usually room in the luggage compartments for suitcases, buggies, surfboards, bicycles etc.
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Bars, Cafes, and Restaurants F FuerteGuide July 25, 2015
Location  El Cotillo   La Oliva
Cuisine 
Amenities
  • Beer
  • Cocktails
  • Coffee
  • Wine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Smoking area
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
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Bars, Cafes, and Restaurants F FuerteGuide August 15, 2016
Location  El Cotillo   La Oliva
Cuisine 
Amenities
  • Beer
  • Cocktails
  • Coffee
  • Child friendly
Esquinzo
 
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Beaches
Location  El Cotillo   La Oliva
Amenities  Parking
Associated sports  
  • Kite surfing
  • Surfing
  • Wind surfing

Esquinzo beach is an isolated beach located approximately 6 kilometres south of El Cotillo, accessible via a dirt track/gravel road. A 250 metre sandy beach, popular for surfing, and well worth a visit. El Cotillo is quite a large fishing village, iIt's not as busy as the nearby resort of Corralejo but has many bars, restaurants, coffee shops, hotels, villas and apartments. El Cotillo has some of the island's finest beaches, along with some magnificent views of...
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Bars, Cafes, and Restaurants F FuerteGuide August 15, 2016
Location  El Cotillo   La Oliva
Cuisine 
Amenities
  • Coffee
  • Outdoor seating
  • Smoking area
  • Free WIFI
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Upcoming Fuerteventura Events

Tuesday March 19th 2019 09:00 -14:00

Caleta de Fuste Street Market is held every Tuesday and Saturday between 09:00 and 14:00 next to the bus station in Caleta de Fuste,Fuerteventura.

Tuesday March 19th 2019 09:00 -14:00

Corralejo Flea Market is held every Tuesday and Friday between 09:00 and 14:00 in the Acua Water Park car park (formerly Baku Water Park), Corralejo, Fuerteventura.

Tuesday March 19th 2019 09:00 -13:00

The Miguel de Unamuno House Museum, in the heart of the old Puerto de Cabras, commemorates the passage of the famous writer through Fuerteventura. It is a house from the 19th century which, in other times, served as a guesthouse under the name of Hotel Fuerteventura.

Tuesday March 19th 2019 09:00 -23:00

The 2019 Antigua Carnival takes place between the 13th and the 22nd March 2019 in Antigua,Fuerteventura. 

Additional information will be added as it becomes available.

Tuesday March 19th 2019 10:00 -16:00

La Oliva Traditional Market (Mercado de las Tradiciones) is held every Tuesday and Friday between 10:00 and 14:00 at Casa del Coronel in the town of La Oliva, Fuerteventura.

Tuesday March 19th 2019 10:00 -18:00

To visit La Alcogida is to experience the way of life of Fuerteventuran peasants over the last few decades. Stone houses, whitewashed and with gabled roofs, welcome the visitor to the La Alcogida Eco-Museum, located in the village of Tefía in Puerto del Rosario. Its roofs are made of “torta” (a mix of water, earth and straw) which, with the advent of winter rains, is what gives the walls their ancient appearance. In summer the walls are repainted to once again display their pure and perfect white.