Guide to the towns, and villages of Pajara, Fuerteventura

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Pajara covers the south of the island from east to west. It also covers the south west and borders Betancuria to the north and Tuineje at the north east section of the municipality. Over the last few years , walking around the municipality on foot, either on the coast or the interior, has become one of the most common practices amohg tourists and visitors, because of ideal trails, together with its climatic conditions, and spectacular scenery. Pajara is home to trails of great beauty, the majority of the Grand Tour, which crosses the island from the north to south, and the wide range of paths of the smaller routes, reach all the hidden corners of the municipality.

The seabeds of Pajara are a paradise for the lovers of underwater life. Its clear waters, with maximum luminosity, invite you to dive in one of the most privileged areas in the world by scuba diving. The network of diving schools has first class professionals together with the most modern equipment, such as the only hyperbaric camera in the world. Please add some comments and photographs or videos to help other travellers, you don't need to register on the site to do this, but by doing so for free you get additional functionality such as your own favorites page with your own personal map which is very useful when planning your visit to Fuerteventura, or a day out.

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Ajuy

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Ajuy is a small fishing village on the island's west coast, close to the Betancuria border. When Betancuria existed as the island's capital is was served by the port of Ajuy until it was raided by pirates. Black sand makes up Ajuy beach and Caleta Negro (Black Bay) sits at a distance of approximately 2 km. Here you can find caves within the limestone rocks, and these were once a hiding place for...
Cofete

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Location  Cofete   Pajara
Located in the south of the island along the west coast, Cofete is home to the island's most awesome landscape. Cofete has a mystical atmosphere, it is remote, and it is here that the famous 'Villa Winter' stands facing the sea and the deserted beaches. This house was actually built by Mr Winter on land given to him by Generalisimo Franco. Cofete is truly magnificent, it is home to the Arco de Cofete, a volcanic structure that...
Costa Calma
Location  Costa Calma   Pajara
Costa Calma has become a very popular tourist resort on Fuerteventura. and is located in the south of the island in the municipality of Pajara, on the outskirts of the National Park area of Jandia. Costa Calma is mostly geared up towards German speaking visitors, although there are quite a few English speaking organisations in the area. There are many hotels, villas, apartments, bars and restaurants along with the very long white sandy beach of Playa Barca, very popular with...
El Caleton
Location  El Caleton   Pajara
El Caleton is a small fishing village, with a reataurant in the far south of the island in the municipality of Pajara,
Esquinzo
Location  Esquinzo   Pajara
Esquinzo mainly consists of holiday apartments and large hotel complexes, however it has amazing beaches, a supermarket, and several restaurants and bars.
Morro Jable
 
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Location  Morro Jable   Pajara
Morro Jable is located in the south and is one of the most popular tourist resorts on Fuerteventura. It's very picturesque, the buildings are white and residential houses stretch from the town centre down to the beach. It's also home to a port, where you can take a ferry to Las Palmas in Gran Canaria, or Santa Cruz in Tenerife. Primarily a fishing village, each July the locals celebrate the festival of La Virgen del Carmen the patron saint of...
Pajara

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As with most of the municipalities of Fuerteventura, there exists a town of the same name. The town of Pajara is located in the middle of the island, towards the west coast in the municipality of Pajara. Before the arrival of colonists the inhabitants lived in accordance to North African traditions. People would mostly dwell in caves or in partly sunken houses, a tradition that remains alive today in some areas of Tunisia. The town arose in the 15th...
Playa del Matorral
Location  Morro Jable   Pajara
Playa del Matorral is one of Fuerteventura's protected natural spaces. It is located close to Morro Jable, and the northernmost part of this area attracts attention because of its salt marshes. It is home to the unusual plant known as Suaeda vera. Rare bird enthusiasts will be thrilled to see the Canary Houbara Bustard here. The beach here is simply stunning, it is perfect for swimming and an array of bars, cafés, and restaurants are located close...
Punta Pesebre
Location  Cofete   Pajara
Punta Pesebre is located in the south of the island and at the beginning of the west coast. This place is truly isolated with amazing views of the coastline. Black rocks and mountains jut out over the sea and give mysterious images. Definitely worth a visit!
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Upcoming Fuerteventura Events

Caleta de Fuste Street Market

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.

Corralejo Flea Market

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.

Miguel de Unamuno House Museum

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.

Antigua Carnival 2019

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.

La Oliva Traditional Market

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.

La Alcogida Ecomuseum

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.