Guide to the towns, and villages of Fuerteventura

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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,
El Cotillo
 
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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...
El Jablito
 
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Location  El Jablito   La Oliva
El Jablito is a small residential village with houses on one or two levels. A typical style of fishermen, the inhabitants of this village are mainly natives of Feurteventura. This is an extremely tranquil village on the coast with a small beach with beautiful clear water and white sand in the interior of the village. A perfect place for diving practice also.
El Matorral
Location  El Matorral   Puerto del Rosario
The town of El Matorral is where Fuerteventura Airport or El Matorral Airport is located in the municipality of Puerto del Rosario.
El Roque
Location  El Roque   La Oliva
El Roque is a small village, perfect for those seeking tranquility. The village is located on the north coast of Feurteventura. El Roque is a country village, it is located between the villages Lajares and El Cotilo. The village has various beaches around: White sand beaches, pebble lagoons and creeks. It boasts a supermarket,bar/restaurant, pharmacy and shops.
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.
Giniginamar
Location  Giniginamar   Tuineje
The remote, and picturesque little village of Giniginamar is located south of Gran Tarajal, It has a restaurant, and a beach and is popular with locals for fishing.
Gran Tarajal
 
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Location  Gran Tarajal   Tuineje
The coastal town of Gran Tarajal has many bars, cafes,restaurants,shops, a beach with dark sand, a harbour and marina, and is accessible by bus from Puerto del Rosario. Fresh locally caught fish can be eaten here in many local restaurants. The name Gran Tarajal derives from the year 1740 when Tuineje saw the battle fought by an English Privateer with the ship named Grand Tarajal. At one time the port of Gran Tarajal was responsible for...
Isla de los Lobos
 
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Location  Isla de Lobos   La Oliva
Although this island is located 2km from the north east coast of Fuerteventura, it actually belongs to the municipality of La Oliva. Of course, Lobos means Wolves and therefore the name translates as Island of the Wolves. There are, and never have been wolves here; the island was named due to the myriad of sea wolves that once lived here, and in actual fact they were monk seals. These animals have now been hunted to the...
Location  La Asomada   Puerto del Rosario
La Asomada is a small village in the municipality of Puerto del Rosario.
Location  La Caldera de Gairia   Puerto del Rosario
The small village of La Caldera de Gairia is located in the municipality of Antigua.
Location  La Oliva   La Oliva
The village of La Oliva is located inland in the north of Feurteventura. Casa de los Coroneles, and the Centro de Arte Canario Casa Mane are worth a visit where work from well known Canarian artists is exhibited.
Lajares

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Location  Lajares   La Oliva
Lajares is a small inland village in the north of La Oliva not to be overlooked, an ideal place to enjoy a peaceful stay on the island, with a short car journey to the busy towns of El Cotillo or Corralejo. Lajares is famous for its exquisite embroidery, and the famous Majorera craftswoman Natividad Lopez opened a workshop here. This village is home to some superb architecture, the houses are built from volcanic rock, the same rock that adorns...
Las Caletas
 
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Location  Las Caletas   La Oliva
Las Caletas is an ideal location for a holiday or permanent home Away from the hustle and bustle of resorts, amenities are within easy reach.  This is a quiet and well maintained development situated between Peurto Del Rosario and Corralejo these towns are accessable via public transport  The development has communal swimming pools, BBQ areas and well maintained grounds.
Location  Las Casitas   Tuineje
The small village of Las Casitas is located in the municipality of Tuineje
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Upcoming Fuerteventura Events

Morro Jable Flea Market

Thursday April 25th 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

Miguel de Unamuno House Museum

Thursday April 25th 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.

Canary Islands Craft Market

Thursday April 25th 2019 10:00 -14:00

The Canary Islands Craft Market is held every Thursday and Sunday between 10:00 and 14:00 in the El Campanario Shopping Centre,Corralejo, Fuerteventura.

La Alcogida Ecomuseum

Thursday April 25th 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.

Majorero Cheese Museum

Thursday April 25th 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.

Del Carmen Saltworks Museum

Thursday April 25th 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.