Fuerteventura Beach 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.

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Los Mallorquines Beach
Location  El Cotillo   La Oliva
Amenities  Parking
Associated sports  
  • Fishing
  • Kite surfing
  • Snorkelling
  • Surfing
  • Wind surfing
  • Swimming

Los Mallorquines Beach is located south of El Cotillo and can be easily reached by car or bicycle along a gravel road, there is no clear path down the cliffs so extreme care should be taken. This is a beautiful sandy beach, with high cliffs, and very few visitors, swimming is dangerous due to large waves, very strong currents, and it's isolation.
Los Molinos Beach, Fuerteventura
 
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4.5 (1)
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
Los Pozos Beach
Location  Puerto del Rosario   Puerto del Rosario
Amenities  
  • Blue flag beach
  • Bus stop nearby
  • Parking
Associated sports  
  • Snorkelling
  • Swimming

This blue flag beach is very popular with locals and tourists. Situated near to the town centre ensures that after an enjoyable time at the beach you can choose to eat and drink at one of the many bars or restaurants.
Majanicho Beach, Fuerteventura
 
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4.8 (1)
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.
Mal Nombre Beach
Location  Costa Calma   Pajara
Amenities  
  • Beach umbrellas and sun loungers
  • Parking
  • Toilets
Associated sports  
Swimming
In contrast to its name (bad name), this is a beach of peace, tranquility, and natual beauty. It is popular with naturists, especially first timers because small black castles are built on the slope. You may want to settle behind one of these for privacy. Mal Nombre consists of fine white sand, and sunbeds and shades are available next to the beach bar. You may park in the small car park at the beach.
Matas Blancas Beach
Location  Pajara   Pajara
Associated sports  
Swimming
Matas Blancas beach is situated on the south east coast of Fuerteventura. This is an isolated beach and is not well known by tourists. The beach is a kilometer and a half and has a calm sea. Amenities can be found near by.
Paseo Marítimo Promenade Beach
 
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4.8 (3)
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.
Piedra Playa Beach
 
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4.5 (1)
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.
Playa Blanca Beach
Location  Puerto del Rosario   Puerto del Rosario
Amenities  
  • Parking
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair access
Associated sports  
  • Fishing
  • Kite surfing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Surfing
  • Wind surfing

Playa Blanca is a white sandy beach located on the coastal road just north of Puerto Rossario A stunning beach not crowded and wonderful beach to relax.
Playa Blanca Beach Clean Up 2018
Location  Playa Blanca   Puerto del Rosario
Associated sports  
Wind surfing
Playa Blanca Beach Clean Up Day is on Sunday December 16th  between 11:00 and 14:00
Playa Chica Beach
Location  Puerto del Rosario   Puerto del Rosario
Amenities  
  • Bus stop nearby
  • Parking
  • Toilets
  • Shower
Associated sports  
  • Snorkelling
  • Swimming

This is a sandy urban beach with crystal clear water. It has been restored and furbished by the city of Puerto del Rosario the capital of Fuerteventura. Frequented mainly by the locals . Tourists also find this picturesque beach very relaxing. Good for the whole family to enjoy.
Playa De La Barca,Playa Barca,Fuerteventura
Location  Playa Barca   Pajara
Amenities  Beach umbrellas and sun loungers
Associated sports  
  • Sailing
  • Snorkelling
  • Surfing
  • Wind surfing
  • Swimming

This beach has miles of golden sand and is excellent for surfing, wind surfing, kite surfing or just soaking up the Fuerteventura sun as a spectator.
Playa del Matorral Beach
Location  Morro Jable   Pajara
Associated sports  
Wind surfing
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 by....
Playa del Muellito
Location  Las Salinas   Antigua
Amenities  Parking
Associated sports  
Wind surfing
El Muellito de las Salinas comprises of 180 metres in length and 17 metres in width of golden sand with a scattering of pebbles. The sea here is generally calm and it is therefore suitable for swimming. This beach is located in the municipality of Antigua, just outside of the popular holiday resort of Caleta de Fuste. A visit to the salt museum is also a good reason to visit this mainly secluded village.
Puerto de la Cruz Beach
Location  Pajara   Tuineje
Amenities  Parking
Associated sports  
Wind surfing
Also known as Puertito, Puerto de la Cruz is located at the southernmost tip of the island. These beaches are small bays with white sand and myriad black pebbles.Puerto de la Cruz is mostly frequented by locals, they are of outstanding natural beauty and not to be missed! To get to these beaches you need a suitable vehicle e.g 4 x 4. Please note! There is no insurance cover when you attempt to access these beaches in a normal...
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Upcoming Fuerteventura Events

Corralejo Street Market

Thursday April 25th 2019 17:00 -21:00

Corralejo Street Market is held every Thursday evening between 17:00 and 21:00 in the El Campanario Shopping Centre,Corralejo, Fuerteventura.

Gran Tarajal Agricultural Market

Friday April 26th 2019 09:00 -14:00

The Gran Tarajal Agricultural Market is held every Friday between 09:00 and 14:00 in the Market Square, Gran Tarajal, Fuerteventura.

Corralejo Flea Market

Friday April 26th 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

Friday April 26th 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.

Caleta de Fuste Handicraft Market

Friday April 26th 2019 10:00 -13:30

Caleta de Fuste Handicraft Market is held every Friday between 10:00 and 13:30 in Caleta de Fuste,Fuerteventura.

La Oliva Traditional Market

Friday April 26th 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.