Fuerteventura attractions

Top Choice Beach in Cofete

Playa de Cofete

This is the main beach in far-flung Cofete, near the southern tip of the island and the main draw on the island for many. It's huge, quite beautiful and entirely undeveloped, with fine honey-coloured sand and a rumb…
Top Choice Historic Building in Cofete

Villa Winter

This impressive structure, with its castle-like turret, was built by German engineer Gustav Winter in the 1930s. Rumours linking Winter to the Nazi party have never been confirmed, but conspiracy theories regarding …
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, while other buildings on the estate have collapsed around it. The ground floor houses an exhibi…
Top Choice Beach in Corralejo

Parque Natural de Corralejo

This nature park of yellow dunes stretches along the east coast for about 10km south from Corralejo; it's also several kilometres wide, so covers a lot of territory and is excellent for hikes through sand. It's bree…
Top Choice Museum in Antigua

Museo del Queso Majorero

This superb museum is one of the island's best, with lots of interactive displays including a sit-down 'virtual goat milking' activity! Kids will enjoy the touch-button exhibits with information on the island's flor…
Top Choice Church in Betancuria

Iglesia de Santa María

This lovely church dates from 1620 and has a magnificent stone floor, carved wooden ceiling and an elaborate baroque altar. Don’t miss the sacristy with its display of vestments, altar ware and carved wooden ceiling…
Top Choice Viewpoint in Central Fuerteventura

Mirador Astronómico de Sicasumbre

If you want just one place to put the island's primordial, barren geology and Martian features into wide-angle perspective, this mirador has breathtaking views of Fuerteventura's copper-coloured hills, valleys and r…
Top Choice Gallery in La Oliva

Centro de Arte Canario – Casa Mané

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 …
Top Choice Church in Pájara

Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Regla

The unique 17th-century Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Regla has an Aztec-inspired exterior with its animal motifs. The simple retables behind the altar also have influences that flow to Mexico and are more subdued th…
Top Choice Beach in Puerto del Rosario

Playa del Pozo

This sand and seashell beach is a picture, with its gentle curve and protected, calm turquoise waters. There are steps down into the water from the walkway along the northern side of the beach and a lifeguard is usu…