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Highlights in Fuerteventura
- Miles of sandy beaches
- Paradise for surfers
- Family-friendly holiday island
- Breathtaking nature
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Apartments on Fuerteventura
If you are looking for a beautiful vacation rental on the second largest island of the Canary Islands, you can look forward to a large selection of dreamlike holiday homes. Most of the properties can be found in and around the capital Puerto del Rosario on the west coast and in Corralejo on the northern tip of Fuerteventura. The modern holiday apartments in Castillo Caleta de Fuste south of the international island airport also offer a particularly beautiful and at the same time central location. The holiday apartments, which are often located directly on the palm-lined coastal road, offer you an impressive ocean panorama as soon as you get up.A vacation rental in a quiet location
If, on the other hand, you like it a little quieter and are looking for a vacation rental in a suitable location, you will find it both in the centre of the island and on the east coast of Fuerteventura, which is rather sparsely populated by tourists. On the hills around La Oliva, Tuineje and Antigua there are sometimes magnificent vacation rentals and villas, which not only have their own pool, but also sometimes huge plots and thus more than enough space for you and your whole family promise. An absolute insider tip are the lonely vacation rentals in the National Park Parque Rural de Betancuria on the west coast, where they get to know the island far away from the tourist streams from its most original side.
Holidays in Fuerteventura
Travelers and Activities
Thanks to its many wide sandy beaches, the Canary Island is one of the dream destinations for families who want to enjoy their holidays by the sea and under the southern sun. Wide dunes, fine sand, dreamy bays and last but not least the shallow shores make every beach day an experience for young and old and are only a stone's throw away from your holiday home. In the Oasis Park between Tarajalejo and Costa Calma you dive on over 800,000 square meters into a varied nature paradise, which offers a botanical garden, an animal park as well as a camel safari station. A special highlight for adventurers are the popular off-road jeep tours to the picturesque beach of Cofete.Fuerteventura for surfers
Fuerteventura is a Mecca for water sports. Especially windsurfers and kitesurfers get their money's worth on the east coast thanks to the constant wind and the sometimes deserted sandy beaches. While the east coast is particularly popular with windsurfers between mid-May and mid-September, surfers are drawn to the west of the island, where the surfing areas facing the open Atlantic attract with constantly high waves. Even if you want to learn how to surf, Fuerteventura is the perfect place for you, because in the numerous surf schools not far from your vacation rental you can learn in no time at all what this fascinating sport is all about.
Some theories say that Fuerteventura, together with the other Canary Islands, is the last visible testimony of the extinct island kingdom of Atlantis.
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Just a few kilometres from your vacation rental in Cofete on the west coast you will find the Villa Winter, named after the German architect Gustav Winter, surrounded by numerous mysteries. The building, completed in 1936 and often referred to as the vacation rental of a German general, is surrounded by partially sealed basements that have contributed to the mystery formation. The theories range from the temporary accommodation of Nazi greats before the crossing to South America to the construction of a top secret submarine port in the Second World War. You will probably only be able to experience for yourself what really happened there during a visit.Archaeological site La Atalayita
Even before the Spanish conquest, Fuerteventura was already populated. The traces of the aborigines, called Mahos, who lived there until the 15th century, can be seen in the surroundings of the extensive excavation site La Atalayita near the village of Pozo Negro. Scientists have uncovered an entire settlement of the Berber people, descending from an African Berber tribe, which comprises 115 buildings in total and invites Tuesdays to Saturdays between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. to extensive discovery tours.Steep coasts of Ajuy and La Pared
As a nature lover you will not be able to avoid the impressive cliffs of Ajuy and La Pared. In particular, the rugged cliffs around the town of Ajuy are particularly impressive in the surroundings of the majestic surf of the Atlantic. The nearby caves, which extend almost half a kilometre deep into the rock, were already used by notorious pirates as treasure hides and can still be explored on guided tours.
Things to know
Thanks to its location in the Atlantic Ocean, only about 100 kilometres off the North African coast, the island's climate is strongly influenced by the current of the Northeast trade wind. Due to the regulating influence of the Atlantic Ocean and the trade winds, which keep the hot air masses of the Sahara away, the island has pleasant temperatures between 17 and 25 degrees Celsius all year round. You hardly have to reckon with precipitation, especially between April and September, because the rain clouds driven by the Passat rain over the much higher neighbouring islands.Best travel time for Fuerteventura
The special climatic conditions make it possible that there are actually no seasons at all on Fuerteventura, so that a trip to the sunny Canarian island is always worthwhile. While bathing holidaymakers spend their time on the volcanic island between April and November due to the somewhat higher temperatures, Fuerteventura is also an ideal domicile for winter refugees who want to escape the grey weather in Central Europe in the months between December and March.