Attractions

Top Choice Museum in La Oliva

Casa de los Coroneles

This 18th-century building has been beautifully restored, retaining its traditional central patio and wooden galleries. The ground floor now houses temporary exhibitions of world-class modern art, while upstairs you…
Top Choice Museum in Antigua

Museo del Queso Majorero

This new museum is one of the island's best, with lots of interactive displays including a 'virtual milking' activity! Kids will enjoy all the touch-button exhibits with information on the island's flora and fauna, …
Top Choice Gallery in La Oliva

Centro de Arte Canario

This art museum is an island highlight, with its sculpture garden and galleries containing works by such Canarian artists as César Manrique, Ruben Dario and Alberto Agullo. Two galleries are devoted to the national …
Chapel in Around Antigua

Ermita de San Pedro de Alcántara

Located in tiny La Ampuyenta is the 17th-century Ermita de San Pedro de Alcántara. The ermita (chapel) is surrounded by a stout protective wall built by the French from the Normandy area. Within, the walls of the na…
Museum in Puerto del Rosario

Casa Museo Unamuno

This small museum honours the philosopher Miguel de Unamuno, who stayed here in 1924 after being exiled from Spain. His crime was criticising the dictatorship of Primo de Rivera, both verbally and in writing. He lat…
Beach in Corralejo

Parque Natural de Corralejo

This nature park stretches along the east coast for about 10km from Corralejo. It can get breezy here, hence its popularity with windsurfers and kiteboarders. The locals have applied their ingenuity to the sand-stic…
Museum in Betancuria

Casa Santa María

This place is unabashedly tourist-orientated but still worth visiting. The German owner, Reiner Loos, bought the original rambling building in the 1990s and spent several years collecting traditional handicrafts and…
Church in Betancuria

Iglesia de Santa María

This church dates from 1620 and has a magnificent stone floor, wooden ceiling and elaborate baroque altar. Don’t miss the sacristy with its display of vestments, altar ware and carved wooden ceiling in shades of gol…
Museum in Around Antigua

Centro de Interpretación de Las Ermitas de Fuerteventura

This small information centre has information on various chapels around the island. The main reason to visit though is to join one of the free guided walks around the town, taking in the beautifuly adorned Ermita de…
Beach in Playa de Sotavento de Jandía

Playa de la Barca

The beach that most people visualise when they think of Sotavento is Playa de la Barca, signposted from the FV-2, 2.5km south of Costa Calma. This is the wind- and kitesurfers' beach par excellence, with superb faci…