Fuerteventura: “The quiet island” ? Well maybe !

We think that it’s difficult to beat a beach holiday on Fuerteventura.

Fuerteventura is an archetypal holidaying paradise. With its soft, golden beaches and its endless sunshine and good weather, it is the perfect spot to travel to during the summer months, or indeed at any time of the year.

As soon as you land at Fuerteventura Airport, right on the soft sands and next to the crystal blue sea, you immediately get a feel for the island and what it is all about.

With no real must-see sights, the temptation when visiting the idyllic location is to spend your days lounging about on your sunbed, reading your holiday paperback or topping up that tan.

After all, Fuerteventura, the second largest of the Canary Islands, is made of 60 miles by 12 miles of beaches, with blue skies as far as the eye can see. More than 100 beaches exist along that golden stretch, with the most popular being Caleta de Fuste and Corralejo.

However, the island is not solely about sea, sand and suntans and has a variety of different activities that holidaymakers can take part in to make the most of the gorgeous weather.

Well regarded as a top-spot for sailboarding, visitors to the island might want to try their hand at the water sport, from the surfing family of activities. Although it might seem daunting, sailboarding is easy to pick up and is fun for all the family.

The more adventurous of water sports enthusiasts might want to take part in the Fuerteventura Windsurfing and Kiteboarding World Cup, which is taking place for the 21st time on the island.

What makes the location so ideal for windsurfing is the perfect wind direction and speed, according to experts. Continue reading “Fuerteventura: “The quiet island” ? Well maybe !”