Are you dreaming of a beach holiday full of sun and sand? If you want to learn more about beaches in Fuerteventura read our guide for more facts and information…
Being an island paradise, Fuerteventura has an abundance of white and gold sand beaches. With warm weather year round, Fuerteventura is a perfect place for a summer holiday. It is suitable for a romantic getaway with a loved one, or family holiday with the folks and kids.
Below is a list of some of the best beaches in Fuerteventura. The consensus is that these are amongst the best beaches in all of Europe. Selecting the beach to visit will determine the hotel you stay in as you would want to stay close to the beach (the island is fairly large).
Fuerteventura Beaches Corralejo
Corralejo is one of the most popular resorts on the island, and is located in the north of the island. It is also the biggest with tons of hotels, activities, restaurants, and of course, beaches. The beaches in Corralejo border magnificent sand dunes in the Parque Nacional de las Dunas which is an environmentally protected area from development.
Fuerteventura Beaches Caleta Fuste
Caleta de Fuste is one of the most beautiful beaches on the entire island as it is horseshoe shaped and the sand is imported, though some argue that artificial sand is rougher than natural beach sand. It is within easy access of several hotels located in the area. It is one of the least crowded beaches on the island.
Fuerteventura Beaches Costa Calma
Costa Calma is a bay, approximately 1.5 kilometres long. One of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Calma is definitely Playa Barca in the southwest of the island. It is one of the longest and winding beaches on the island. Many tourists enjoy walking from the Costa Calma beaches to the Morro Jable, which takes 5 to 6 hours, and entails crossing another popular area of the island, Jandia.
Fuerteventura Monica Beach
One of the top rated hotels on the island is Sunrise Monica Beach. The hotel is located on the Costa Calma bay. A large part of its popularity is that it is located immediately on the beach.
Fuerteventura Jandia Beaches
Jandia is a peninsula on the island. The beaches in Jandia are flatter than those in Corralejo. Jandia is on the south coast of the island. The beaches on Jandia stretch for about 21 kilometres and have beautiful, fine, white sands and turquoise waters. One of the most popular things amongst tourists is to walk the length of the beach, which takes about 5 to 6 hours.
Fuerteventura beaches are often awarded blue flags. This basically means that there is excellent safety and service on the beach, there is good environmental education and management of the beaches by the island. This is an added benefit of holidaying on the best beaches of Fuerteventura.