Fuerteventura Tourist Attractions and Sightseeing

(Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain)

Picture of Playas de Jandia in FuerteventuraTourist attractions in Fuerteventura appeal to all ages, including many leisure activities and recreational attractions, such as golf courses, scuba diving, snorkelling, sailing and of course sunbathing on Fuerteventura's countless superb sandy beaches.

The nightlife attractions in Fuerteventura range from restaurants and bars, to lively nightclubs and discos, many of which remain open until the early hours of the morning.

Walking Trails

Much of Fuerteventura features walking trails, which vary greatly in both length and scenery. Many of the best places to walk are located along the coastline, with numerous boardwalks offering superb panoramic views. The island's landscape is extremely varied, featuring many volcanic areas with red and black rocks, arid expanses, sandy beaches and concentrations of lush planting.
Open hours: daily
Admission: free, charge for guided tours

Image of a windsurfer off the coast of a Fuerteventura beach


Offering endless stretches of spectacular coastline, with reasonably calm waters and good winds, Fuerteventura offers some of the best windsurfing conditions in the world. The northern side of Fuerteventura is particularly suitable for windsurfing, around Flagbeach, with windsurfing equipment readily available for hire in nearby Corralejo.
Open hours: daily - dawn to dusk
Admission: charge for equipment hire

Photograph showing a sailing boat off Fuerteventura's Corralejo coastline


Address: Corralejo, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain
Water conditions in the Fuerteventura area are extremely favourable for sailing, with a reasonable ocean breeze on most days. Yachts and boats are often available for hire at many marinas around the island, with a crew if required, particularly around the Corralejo coastline. A number of notable sailing competitions take place in Fuerteventura during the summer months. Day boat trips are also available in the Corralejo area, with trips on catamarans and the possibility of sighting nearby dolphins.
Open hours: daily - dawn to dusk
Admission: charge

Scuba Diving

Colourful marine life and many excellent diving spots can be found around Fuerteventura's coastline, including coral reefs and colonised shipwrecks. With large tuna fish, moray eels, rays and angel sharks amongst the main attractions, the clear warm water makes diving in the Canary Islands extremely appealing and enjoyable, with water temperatures of around 20°C 68°F / throughout the year. A number of dive centres are available around Fuerteventura, offering scuba diving lessons and equipment hire.
Open hours: daily - 24 hours
Admission: free, charge for equipment hire and lessons


With such an abundance of indigenous wildlife just beneath the surface of the ocean, snorkelling around Fuerteventura has become a popular pastime, both with locals and visitors. Attractions include large fish, seas cucumbers, coral areas and huge plants which are all easy to see, as the waters around Fuerteventura offer exceptional visibility. AquaVentura is a small company in the Caleta de Fuste area, offering boat trips with guided snorkelling tours of the best underwater locations.
Open hours: daily - dawn to dusk
Admission: charge for equipment hire and guided snorkelling tours

View of Fuerteventura's Corralejo nightlife


Fuerteventura caters for an enormous array of tastes and age ranges when it come to night time entertainment. With numerous bars, restaurants and lively nightclubs, Fuerteventura will not disappoint those looking to party. Head to the resorts of Caleta de Fuste and Corralejo for some of the best nightlife on offer, where you will find discos, dance bars and plenty of al fresco dining. Quieter villages around the coastline are often equally desirable, with charming waterfront restaurants and outdoor patios.
Open hours: daily
Admission: free, charge for some nightclubs


Address: Fuerteventura Golf Club, Carretera de Jandia, 35610 Caleta de Fuste, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain
Tel: +34 928 160 034
The island of Fuerteventura features a number of new golf courses, situated in the Caleta de Fuste, Cortillo, Jandia, Pajara and Rosario areas. With modern facilities and attractions, including extensive driving ranges, practice areas, restaurants, gardens and practice areas, the golf club in the Caleta de Fuste is the most established course and features scenic views and an extensive professional golfing shop, hosting a number of notable championship matches over the years.
Open hours: daily - dawn to dusk
Admission: charge