Choosing holiday accommodation in The Canary Islands, but don't know where to begin? Look no further than Fuerteventura! The volcanic island a is a melting pot of oceanic water sport, mountainous treks and Saharan-style dunes which captivates visitors of all ages. Whether you are visiting the island for a fun-filled adventure experience, or you crave a relaxing seaside escape, there is an attraction for every desire in Fuerteventura. Whatever is drawing you to this Atlantic jewel, you can find the perfect holiday apartment rental in Fuerteventura and reserve your home away from home on TripAdvisor or Airbnb today.
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With a surfing reputation as famous as Fuerteventura's, it is unsurprising that its sandy black and white sandy beaches are the perfect place to choose a holiday home with a sea view, where you can enjoy the water, even before you hit the waves. However, there is even more to this island, as you can reserve a holiday villa in Fuerteventura's peaceful El Cotillo, along the northern coast of Playa Los Lagos, where it is only a short drive to the Sacred Mountain of Tindaya, the most magical landscape in The Canary Islands.
When to Visit
Along with the other Canary Islands, Fuerteventura has been labelled as an "island of eternal spring" as the sunny weather can be enjoyed all year round. Though the hotter months of June, July and August attract crowds in their masses, so for a quieter experience, particularly in the busy resorts, plan to visit in May or September, when it is warmer, but the attractions are not as crowded.
What types of holiday rentals are available in Fuerteventura?
With over 300 sunny days a year, the sun-drenched kingdom of Fuerteventura is a magnet to chasers of the sun who want to enjoy all the activities this land has to offer. There is no better way to experience the island than by living like a Fuerteventuran and staying in an apartment rental in Corralejo, the popular beach resort which is bustling with life around the clock. A holiday villa in Caleta de Fust is yet another famous resort which attracts families and large groups of friends of all ages. For a quieter experience of this volcanic paradise, choose a self-catered apartment rental in the southern region of Morro Jable, a sleepy fishing village which remains picture postcard perfect and offers a traditional experience of this Canary Island.
How to get there?
Many of the Canary Islands are easily accessible by air from the UK, and Fuerteventura is no exception. Fly from London, Belfast, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol or Glasgow into Fuerteventura in around 4 hours, before transferring to your accommodation in Fuerteventura by getting a taxi, bus or renting a car, if you want to explore the beauty of the island beyond the resort of your holiday apartment. Some travellers choose to island hop between Canary Islands, as this is a great way of getting your Atlantic sun fix, while taking in lots of new sights. One of the closest popular islands is Gran Canaria, so if you already if you already have a holiday villa in Gran Canaria, you can visit Fuerteventura by hopping aboard a 40 minute flight to Fuerteventura Airport. Accommodation in Tenerife is just a little bit further away, and is a 50 minute flight from this volcanic kingdom.
Where to Stay
Offering a cocktail of traditional Fuerteventura with new attractions and a buzzing nightlife scene, Corralejo has something for everybody. Choose a self-catered apartment rental in Fuerteventura on Corralejo main street, which acts as the heart of the resort, and is brimming with a selection of eateries traditional tapas eateries to more international cuisines.
A resort for those with a passion for wildlife, Costa Calma is the perfect place to choose a holiday villa in Fuerteventura if you want to explore the natural beauty of this island beyond the beach. The main attraction in Costa Calma is, however, the Sunday market, which fills this small haven with even more colour and gives you an ideal chance to pick up a souvenir from your time on the island.
Puerto del Rosario
The capital city of Fuerteventura is a city break in its own right, with a stunning harbour, Calle Primero de Mayo shopping street and a collection of museums where you can indulge yourself in Canarian culture. Choose a townhouse among these sunny streets to enjoy a Spanish influenced city, which is only a short hop from the airport!
Caleta de Fuste
The sands of Caleta de Fuste are among the most popular, though it is not hard to see why, as the safe beach has a host of facilities which cater to your every need, especially when you are travelling with children. Find a place big enough for the whole family by renting a holiday home in Caleta de Fuste, and be safe in the knowledge that all of your family holiday needs have been taken care of.
The unspoilt resort of Morro Jable is the perfect town to reserve a luxury apartment rental, as you can wander through the traditional Fuerteventuran streets, watch the ocean from the grass-covered dunes, and dine by the harbour. Morro Jable has a real sense of serenity and authenticity, making it the perfect place to settle for a romantic escape in Fuerteventura.
Jandia is another excellent option for families travelling to the island with young children, as the beaches are noted for being exceptionally quiet, and it is just a short drive from the Oasis Park zoo and the Pirate Tour which is aboard the Pedra Sartaña.
Food and Drink
Seafood is the staple cuisine in Fuerteventura, and most of the local dishes are prepared around this widely accessible ingredient. Try a seabass in one of the many seafood restaurants in Corralejo, which is primarily known as the best resort for dining. If you fancy a tipple after dining, then raise a glass of Calimocho, Fuerteventura's national drink, which is a mixture of red wine and coke. It is an interesting combination, but you can't knock it until you try it!
Fuerteventura History and Culture
Fuerteventura culture is based upon the island's volcano, which created the island after an eruption millions of years before. Today, this rocky paradise showcases volcanic white sandy beaches, which are sun glazed throughout the entire year. The Spanish influence over the island is particularly evident in the old towns, which are bursting with Spanish art, tapas bars and music. Indulge in the best of this Spanish culture by staying in the heart of the city, where you can fiesta until dawn!