Saturday, July 14, 2012

Best 7 Beaches in Fuerteventura, Canary Islands

Semi desert island of Fuerteventura enjoys a nearly perfect weather, with average monthly temperatures from 17ºC in January to 25ºC in August. In Fuerteventura we can enjoy laying on any of its beaches, with fantastic golden and brightly sand, under the sun always present in this marvelous island. Besides, any time we need, we can swim in crystal clear their waters. With all these ingredients, Fuerteventura becomes the perfect place if we are searching for a place to go to the beach, enjoy the sun and the sea, or if we only want somewhere to hide away and relax.



Sotavento
Sotavento beach is located in the southest side of the island, in the Jandia coast. It's a little bit more than one kilometer long, but takes part of an area of ??20 kilometers of non-stop beaches with excelent quality. This beach varies much with the tides, and with high tide it gets much narrower and a tongue of sand grows; on the other hand, With low tide the beach is huge and windy. Kitesurf World Championship is hold on this beach every year. Add this to the green envionmental surroundings, of a rich ecological interest. The clean sea here is a true paradise for divers.



Costa Calma
This beach is somehow part of the Sotavento Beach. It's a long and wide beach, and it's separated from the built up area by a fringe of bushes.


Barlovento
Located in the municipality of Pájara, south of the island. This beach is practically deserted, almost 6 km long and 60 meters wide of beautiful golden sand, ideal if what we like is to relax and enjoy the sun safely without anyone bothering us.


Cofete
Located in the municipality of Pájara, south of the island. This beach offers spectacular scenery, surrounded by some of the great hills of Jandia. It doesn't have many services available, but having a somewhat difficult access is a good beach if we want to be quietly without anyone bothering us.


Corralejo
Theses beaches are part of the Dunes of Corralejo Natural Park, in the municipality of La Oliva, north of the island. Sports fans can play surf, windsurf and kiteboard. The beach has the Blue Flag, about 500 meters long and about 45 wide white sand.


Cotillo
Located in the municipality of La Oliva, north of the island. Quiet white sand beach.


La Concha (Isla de Lobos)
Located on the small island of Lobos. It is a big and lonely beach of golden sand and beautiful crystal clear waters that invite to swim practically any time of year.



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