Top things to do in Northern Fuerteventura

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 Spanish in Corralejo

Restaurante Avenida

Despite the location several blocks back from the beach, this place is always heaving with a cheerful, local Canarian crowd who are here for the no-nonsense food – and virtually everyone walks out satisfied. The atm…
Top Choice Cafe in El Cotillo

El Goloso de Cotillo

Enjoy decadent tarts, cakes and pastries in this quiet spot at the northern end of the town. There are fresh juices and shakes and excellent coffee. For dessert, try the lemon meringue – it's simply divine.
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 Mediterranean in Lajares


The menu isn't huge and the location isn't at the heart of Lajares, but there's a creative frisson going on in the kitchen at this excellent, elegant, appealing and neatly designed choice. Excellent service, lovely …
Top Choice Live Music in Corralejo

Rock Island Bar

For almost 30 years, Mandy and musician husband Gary have made this bar one of the most popular in town. There is acoustic music nightly, playing to an enthusiastic music-loving crowd.
Mountain in La Oliva

Mount Tindaya

Its summit reaches just 400m above sea level, but Mount Tindaya is the most important – and famous – mountain on the island. The peak, 6km south of La Oliva, has a special place in local history and mythology. More …
Spanish in Corralejo

La Arrocería

In the land of multilingual menus, you know you've found a local haunt in the Canaries when the menu is solely in Spanish. Tucked away down the backstreets, this friendly place has stylish, nautical decor and a mini…
Spanish in El Cotillo

Restaurante La Vaca Azul

La Vaca Azul enjoys prime position overlooking the pebbly beach, with a rooftop terrace for extensive views; dinner is especially atmospheric, with sunset and lit lanterns. It's mostly about the location, though you…