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Fuerteventura

With sunny beaches all year round, this Spanish island offers the perfect mixture of adventure and relaxation.

Our most recommended things to do in Fuerteventura

From Corralejo: Round-Trip Ferry Transfer to Lobos Island

1. From Corralejo: Round-Trip Ferry Transfer to Lobos Island

Discover the incredible natural beauty of Lobos Island, with this express round-trip ferry ticket. Board at the port in Corralejo and set sail for the island. Admire stunning views during the short trip from the mainland. Spend a day exploring the island, however you wish. Go snorkeling or surfing, hike through the beautiful volcanic landscape, visit the lighthouse, or relax on the beach. Choose from two return ferry times to get back to Corralejo in the afternoon.

Fuerteventura: Return Lobos Island Ferry Ticket with Entry

2. Fuerteventura: Return Lobos Island Ferry Ticket with Entry

After just 20-minutes by boat from Corralejo, be amazed by the different tones of blue water whilst you disembark to this hidden corner of the Atlantic Ocean. Looking to the right of the harbor, you will find the path that takes you to El Puertito, an old fishing village next to a white-sand beach. At El Puertito, you can find the only restaurant on the island and a few buildings that were built before the island had been declared a Natural Park. Surrounded by tranquil waters, you will enjoy the island’s rich and exotic sea life. To the left of the harbor, you can find the most famous beach on this side of El Río. Take a swim in the calm and crystal clear, turquoise blue water or sunbathe in the fine sand, perfect for families with children, couples, young and old. This beach is commonly known as “La Concha” (the Shell) because of its shape, although the official name is La Caleta because of the limescale oven that played an important role in the construction of the “Martiño” lighthouse. From here you can see in the distance the dunes of Corralejo, the contours of Fuerteventura and when turning your back to the sea, appreciate the unique mountain “La Caldera”. Don’t forget to visit the nearby statue of Josefine Plá, the Spanish writer, poet and essayist, who was born on the island. Take a deep breath, a bottle of water and get ready to climb the highest peak of the island. The “La Caldera” mountain is a volcanic cone of relatively recent origin. Enjoy a fantastic view of Fuerteventura and Lanzarote from its 127-meter peak. Time stands still here as you take in the silence and colour of this splendid natural surrounding.  Whilst visiting the Northern part of the island, you will find the lighthouse, whose first lighthouse keeper was Josefine Plá’s father. Nowadays, the lighthouse works fully automatically and has been restored to its full splendour. Within the shade of this structure, stop for a rest while admiring the sea and Lanzarote with its volcanoes in the background. Admire the volcanic nature of the island’s interior and take a walk on the “Saladar (salt marsh) del Faro Martiño” and “Las Lagunitas”. More than 130 plant species and endemic birds live here, which has converted this idyllic paradise into a protected natural park. Enjoy a hiking excursion that will see your senses awakened to the island’s wildlife.

Morro Jable: 1.5-Hour Dolphin and Whale Watching Tour

3. Morro Jable: 1.5-Hour Dolphin and Whale Watching Tour

Enjoy the fantastic panoramic view from the coast of Jandia, with vistas of a rugged mountain landscape, turquoise water, and golden beaches, and the small fishing village of Morro Jable. Keep an eye out for the playful dolphins and whales which frequent the area. You may also encounter flying fish or turtles. Enjoy sweeping views of Fuerteventura’s stunning coastline during your experience.

Fuerteventura: Sailing with Snorkeling and Dolphin Watching

4. Fuerteventura: Sailing with Snorkeling and Dolphin Watching

The tour starts with a visit to the harbor to marvel at the beautiful manta rays that live here and watch this beautiful creature swimming along the bottom of the sea floor. After the manta ray viewing, it's time to hop on board your sailing boat for the day for a short briefing of the day’s itinerary. Then it’s time to set sail and leave the harbor, heading out towards the open seas the captain will bring up the sails and turn off the engine. Listen to the radio communications from local fishermen and listen out for sightings of marine wildlife, including dolphins and whales. If they’re in the area, the captain will sail the boat towards them for the chance to take some photos and admire these elegant creatures up close. During the rest of the sail, enjoy the stunning sea views that surround you and soak up the glorious Fuerteventura sunshine. After about 2 hours of sailing, the captain drops anchor and there’s time for swimming and snorkeling in the shimmering blue waters. After your swim, enjoy a selection of tapas dishes made from local recipes and relax with a drink as you sail back to shore.

Fuerteventura: Jandía Natural Park & The Puertito Buggy Tour

5. Fuerteventura: Jandía Natural Park & The Puertito Buggy Tour

Travel to the most exotic and exclusive landscapes in the south of Fuerteventura on this guided buggy trip. Experience the pleasure of adventure and let yourself be carried through the mountains on the oldest island of the Canary Archipelago. Before starting the tour, your guide will explain via a theoretical class how to drive the buggy vehicle and interpret their signals as well as detail info about safety measures and keeping a reasonable distance. Dust goggles are also given to all participants. After pickup, head to the Port of Morro Jable, where the group will depart, then start by navigating through the scenic Jandía Natural Park. In the midst of picturesque views, you can appreciate some of the local fauna: squirrels, goats, sheep, and donkeys. Finally, get to the charming village of Puerto de la Cruz, better known as The Puertito, which can be found at the end of the island. There, listen to stories of this magical place before starting the return ride.

Fuerteventura: Cofete Natural Park 4X4 Jeep Tour

6. Fuerteventura: Cofete Natural Park 4X4 Jeep Tour

Experience the beauty of Cofete's spectacular beaches on an exciting 4x4 jeep tour. After getting picked up from your hotel, head to the information point. After a quick briefing, take off on your jeep tour, following dirt tracks that will take you to the beautiful protected mountainous Natural Park of Cofete. Stop at a viewpoint in the midst of the mountains to admire panoramic views of the beach. Later, drive by several native cacti species that you can observe and photograph before heading to the Villa Winter, where you will discover the history behind this mysterious German villa. If the weather allows, stop for a refreshing swim at a nearby cove before breaking for lunch at a traditional Canarian restaurant located in the village of El Puertito.  After lunch, continue your journey along the coast. Pass by the ancient lighthouse of Punta Jandia, the most southern point of the island, and the "Hill of Love", where you can admire a unique view of the island. Finish the day with a visit to the mesmerizing Jandía peninsula before getting dropped off back at your hotel.

Fuerteventura: Glass Bottom Boat Cruise with Lunch

7. Fuerteventura: Glass Bottom Boat Cruise with Lunch

Experience a cruise through the coasts of the Janía Natural Park, perfect for the whole family. Receive a warm welcome as you climb aboard the Odysee 3, one of the few ships able to take you to see dolphins and whales. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up directly from your hotel before sailing the open seas in search of dolphins and whales. Relax in the sun and feel the sea breeze on your face as you listen to music. Stop to snorkel, kayak, paddle surf, or swim. At noon, enjoy a delicious Canarian lunch. Watch seagulls playing in the air above you. Go below deck and look through the underwater viewing deck. Return to the shore and drive back to your hotel in south Fuerteventura or your pickup point.

Caleta de Fuste: Catamaran Sailing Experience

8. Caleta de Fuste: Catamaran Sailing Experience

The Obycat is very popular among sailing lovers visiting Fuerteventura. This fantastic catamaran is large enough to carry groups or families who want to sail in luxury as the professional crew to pamper them during this amazing trip. The boat departs from the Port of Caleta de Fuste before it sets sail to the small fisherman’s villa Pozo Negro. During the route, you can see typical pilot whales, dolphins, and even the turtles that live in these waters. Once you anchor in your destination you can go snorkeling, take a bath in the clear waters, or just soak up some sun on the deck. Drinks are included throughout the entire trip and consist of beer, soft drinks, and water. For lunch, your guides offer you a superb freshly-cooked onboard paella, before a dessert of fresh seasonal fruit.

Fuerteventura: Magic Catamaran Trip with Food and Drinks

9. Fuerteventura: Magic Catamaran Trip with Food and Drinks

Discover the beauty of Fuerteventura with a cruise on a modern and luxurious 23- meter catamaran. Search for dolphins and whales, pause for a swimming stop in a scenic cove, and enjoy a meal onboard with drinks. Set off from the harbor in Morro Jable under a magnificent 150-meter sail. Go in search of the dolphins and whales that inhabit the coastline surrounding the Canary Islands, where more than 29 different species have been identified. After finishing dolphin and whale watching, the captain will change course and take you to enjoy a refreshing swim off the coast of Jandia.  Afterward, enjoy a delicious meal consisting of chicken with teriyaki sauce, rice, and vegetables. During the whole excursion you can enjoy a wide selection of drinks, including water, soft drinks, beer, and wine.

Caleta de Fuste: Glass-Bottom Boat Tour

10. Caleta de Fuste: Glass-Bottom Boat Tour

Explore the seabed of Fuerteventura on a boat with glass windows in its hull. Sit comfortably in front of the windows so you don't miss anything that happens in the underwater world. Enjoy an experience that provides a safe and respectful environment to discover nature. Don't forget to bring your camera to have a nice souvenir.

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What people are saying about Fuerteventura

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 5,520 reviews

It was superb from beginning to end! What a wonderful day we had. Family of 5, mum, dad two teens 17&19 and our 8 ye old and there was jokes and laughs for all ages, my teens enjoyed as much as my 8yr old. The pirates (staff) we so funny, kind, attentive and very entertaining!

overall it was an excellent experience. The crew on board was super nice and the services were impeccable. This is a must to do it if you looking forward to relax while enjoying the amazing water of Lobos. I genuinely recommend it.

Very nice day trip, to visit volcanos , which are spectacular, also vineyard visit, aloe Vera factory, and the green lagoon. Well worth doing, and the driver/guides were very good!

An absolutely incredible trip. Great vibe, great travellers and most importantly great crew. Very varied music choice to cover all nationalities and ages.

Great fun, Dave the guide was excellent and put you at ease as well as being very knowledgeable about the Island, would deffo recommend