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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  PajaraAjuy Hot

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Location  Ajuy   Pajara
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...

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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
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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
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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,
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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...

  PajaraPajara Hot

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Location  Pajara   Pajara
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
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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
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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

Monday May 20th 2019 09:00 -14:00

The Morro Jable Flea Market is held every Monday and Thursday in the Cosmo shopping centre car park between 09:00 and 14:00

Monday May 20th 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.

Monday May 20th 2019 10:00 -18:00

Discover the origins of the famous Majorero cheese at the Majorero Cheese Museum. The Majorera goats are acknowledged to be amongst the most productive in the world, the excellent quality of their dense, aromatic and fatty milk is one of the main secrets of Majorero cheese.

The Majorero Cheese Museum is located in Antigua, Fuerteventura, as well as the Museum there's also a windmill, gardens, a shop and restaurant.

Monday May 20th 2019 10:00 -18:00

The Del Carmen Saltworks Museum is located in the Del Carmen Saltworks at Las Salinas, Fuerteventura.

The only saltworks in Fuerteventura still in operation, comprised of 10 intake ponds, nearly 1000 condensation ponds, the salt warehouse, the salt worker’s house and  the remains of the old quay.

Monday May 20th 2019 10:00 -18:00

The Los Molinos Interpretation Centre in Tiscamanita makes us aware of the importance of grain to Fuerteventura and its importance to the economy of the island for centuries. The grain was harvested from wild seeds and ground in stone mortars and hand mills in the days before windmills.

As well as exploring the different rooms of this old building,discovering the history of cereal cultivation,the milling systems and Gofio (toasted cornmeal) there's also a widmill you can go inside.

Tuesday May 21st 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.