Top Rated Beaches in the Fuerteventura Guide

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Fuerteventura, also known as "The beach of the Canaries", boasts over 150 kilometres of sandy beaches with crystal-clear water, spectacular for snorkelling or diving. You can enjoy numerous water-sports on these amazing beaches, perfect for surfing, and a paradise for kite surfing, wind surfing, or simply relaxing, and soaking up the sun. In the guide you will find photographs, videos, maps, reviews, and nearby attractions, including things to do, and places to go. When browsing beaches details of what's nearby ordered by distance are shown. 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 favourites page with your own personal map which is very useful when planning your visit to Fuerteventura or a day out.
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Grandes Playas Beach
 
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5.0 (4)
Beaches
Location  Corralejo   La Oliva
Amenities  
  • Beach umbrellas and sun loungers
  • Blue flag beach
  • Bus stop nearby
  • Parking
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair access
  • Shower
Associated sports  
  • Fishing
  • Kite surfing
  • Paddle Surfing
  • Snorkelling
  • Surfing
  • Volleyball
  • Wind surfing

This beach is situated between the two large hotels in the sand dunes and easily accessible via bus from Corralejo, or Puerto. To access these beaches on foot or cycling head south from Beach Cafe on the seafront across the waste ground, or by car park at the Atlantico Centre where there is ample free parking.
Gran Tarajal Beach, Fuerteventura
 
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4.9 (2)
Beaches
Location  Gran Tarajal   Tuineje
Amenities  
  • Bus stop nearby
  • Parking
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair access
  • Shower
Associated sports  
  • Fishing
  • Snorkelling

The long beach of Gran Tarajal comprises of fine dark sand. It is not a tourist beach, it is frequented by locals and ex pats. Beach football is available and open showers and water taps (not drinking water) are situated along the beach. A selection of bars and restaurants are located along the beach and you may park on the roadside in town or in the marked bays.
Majanicho Beach, Fuerteventura
 
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4.8 (1)
Beaches
Location  Majanicho   La Oliva
Amenities  Parking
Associated sports  
Swimming
This beach is situated on the northern coast of the island. It is a small sandy picturesque beach. It has few houses which are inhabited by the locals. A very relaxing beach whether for a swim or just to bathe in the sun. However once in the sea it can be very pebbly.
la Concha Beach
 
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4.8 (5)
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.
Paseo Marítimo Promenade Beach
 
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4.8 (3)
Beaches
Location  Caleta de Fuste   Antigua
Amenities  
  • Beach umbrellas and sun loungers
  • Bus stop nearby
  • Parking
Associated sports  
  • Snorkelling
  • Swimming

Clean, sandy beaches accessible from the Atlantico Centre.
Caleta de Beatriz Beach
 
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4.8 (2)
Beaches
Location  Majanicho   La Oliva
Amenities  Parking
Associated sports  
  • Fishing
  • Kite surfing
  • Snorkelling
  • Surfing
  • Wind surfing
  • Swimming

200 metres of silver sand makes up Caleta de Beatriz. This Jewel of a beach sits on the northernmost point of the island. This is one of Fuerteventura's prize beaches and yet it is very often deserted. This could be because it lies along an unpaved road. Take time to visit this beach, relax unwind and enjoy the natural beauty. Swimming is safe within the lagoon.Because Caleta de Beatriz is out of the way there are no bars or...
El aljibe de la cueva Beach (La Escalera)
 
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4.7 (1)
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.
Los Molinos Beach, Fuerteventura
 
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4.5 (1)
Beaches
Location  Playa Blanca   Puerto del Rosario
Amenities  
  • Parking
  • Toilets
Associated sports  
Wind surfing
Los Molinos Beach is a small sandy beach located in the small village of Los Molinos on the west coast of Feurteventura. This small sandy beach can be very dangerous for swimming with large crashing waves, and strong currents. Apart from the beach you can enjoy the caves, the cliffs, beautiful sunsets, and the peace and tranquility after which you can enjoy the fresh seafood in the local restaurants
Piedra Playa Beach
 
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4.5 (1)
Beaches
Location  El Cotillo   La Oliva
Amenities  Parking
Associated sports  
  • Kite surfing
  • Paddle Surfing
  • Snorkelling
  • Surfing
  • Wind surfing
  • Swimming

This beach is situated on the north coast of the island. A perfect beach if you appreciate natural beauty. You can relax whilst watching the varied water sport activities. While swimming you should be cautious of the tide and currents.
El Hierro Beach
 
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Beaches
Location  Majanicho   La Oliva
Amenities  Parking
Associated sports  
  • Fishing
  • Kite surfing
  • Paddle Surfing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Surfing
  • Wind surfing

This beach is situated on the north coast of the island. The beach is not really suitable for swimming because of the rough conditions and stony access to the water. More suitable for the experienced surfers and windsurfers.
Corralejo Dunes Beach
 
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4.5 (1)
Beaches
Location  Corralejo   La Oliva
Amenities  
  • Beach umbrellas and sun loungers
  • Bus stop nearby
  • Toilets
Associated sports  
  • Kite surfing
  • Snorkelling
  • Surfing
  • Wind surfing

11km of sand dunes are situated south of Corralejo town. From here the islands of 'Los Lobos' and 'Lanzarote' can be seen. The beach is of exemplary natural beauty and is popular with wind surfers, kite surfers, and naturists, The sand is white and as with most of Corralejo it is of the highest quality. The beach is easily accessible and you may park at the roadside, there's a bus stop at the Corralejo end, and also...
Charco de Bristol Beach
 
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4.5 (1)
Beaches
Location  Corralejo   La Oliva
Amenities  Bus stop nearby
Associated sports  
Snorkelling
Charco de Bristol is yet another example of Corralejo's top quality sand.  This beach stretches to 100 metres in length and has a width spanning approximately 30 metres. Although the sea is usually wild around Corralejo (perfect for surfing) Charco de Bristol is much softer and therefore ideal for swimming.
El Burro Beach
 
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Beaches
Location  Corralejo   La Oliva
Amenities  Parking
Associated sports  
  • Kite surfing
  • Surfing
  • Wind surfing

Located in the dunes of Corralejo, the 300 metres of white sand that is El Burro translates as the donkey. There are however, no donkey rides here. This beach is popular with kite surfers and is home to the Fuerteventura Kite Festival. It takes place over a three day period during a weekend early in November.This is a truly amazing festival on one of the worlds most beautiful of beaches. Not to be missed!
Bajo Negro Beach
 
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Beaches
Location  Corralejo   La Oliva
Amenities  
  • Beach umbrellas and sun loungers
  • Bus stop nearby
  • Parking
Associated sports  
  • Kite surfing
  • Surfing
  • Wind surfing

In contrast to its name, 500 metres of white sand of the most excellent quality makes up Bajo Negro beach. It is situated opposite the Corralejo sand dunes in the north of the island. A visit to Bajo Negro is an amazing experience not to be missed!
Esquinzo
 
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4.3 (1)
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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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. 

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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.