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The first bilingual school in Fuertevenura is soon to be constructed after planning permission was granted. The school will be located in the Tuineje municipality, a short distance from Gran Tarajal.
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La Oliva is the latest municipality in Fuerteventura to officially designate a beach for dog owners to be able to legally exercise their pets. The town Hall has allocated the Bristol beach in Corralejo for this purpose, after campaigning by residents in area.

Water Activities

Water Sports in Fuerteventura

At 1,660 km² it is the second largest of the Canary Islands, after Tenerife, with a population of around 103,000 and located only 100km from Africa.

It was declared a biosphere reserve by UNESCO on 26 May 2009. Fuerteventura is a paradise for water sport lovers with over 150km of stunning white sandy beaches and crystal clear water, making it the ideal destination for kitesurfuing, surfing and windsurfing. It looks like one massive sand dune from the air with sublime beaches and hosts many world class breaks and surf. It enjoys year round temperatures of 20 to 28 degrees- perfectly cooled by atlantic breezes in the summer.

Fuerteventura is considered one of the best places in Europe for surfing and windsurfing holidays.

The resort of Corralejo has a glorious golden beach that stretches for about 10km, offering an ideal spot for kitesurfing.

Playa Barca is located in the south of the island which hosts the windsurf world cup each year

Diving
One of the main attractions of Fuerteventura for followers of all watersports is the fairly constant year round temperature of the water. The Canaries stream is responsible for the fairly constant sea temperature, and this results in an abundance of sea life, that makes diving such a pleasure.

Snorkelling
Snorkelling is a popular activity that is suitable for everyone. The clear pure waters around the island means that there is an abundance of sea life. There are snorkelling excursions that take you to the best sites.

Sailing
To go sailing you need wind and water (and a yacht!). Fuerteventura has an abundance of these. There are lots of harbours around the island and some offer sailing and fishing trips.

Surfing, Windsurfing and Kite boarding.
The strong surf around some parts of the island make Fuerteventura one of the best spots in the world for surfing. The reliable winds and a variety of water conditions mean that the needs of wind and kite surfers of any level of ability are catered for.

There is surf to suit all standards of surfer from the novice to the most experienced and adventurous surfer. Lessons are available for any of the disciplines at various centres around the island.

Most Popular AquaSports in Fuerteventura

Kitesurfing

Kitesurfing, also well known as kiteboarding, is still one of the fastest growing action watersports. Fuerteventura is one of the absolute capitals of the kitesurfing sport, one of the best spot for kitesurfing in Spain. Read More…

Surfing

Strong winds are part of the deal, making this island a world-renowned windsurfing spot, but there are plenty of good surfing waves to be found in the calmer winter months. Read More…

Windsurfing

Strong winds are part of the deal, making this island a world-renowned windsurfing spot, but there are plenty of good surfing waves to be found in the calmer winter months. Read More…

Diving

The Canaries stream is responsible for the fairly constant sea temperature, and this results in an abundance of sea life. Divers can enjoy dramatic rock formations, drop-offs, wrecks and reefs and a myriad of marine life. Read More…

Sailing

The Canarian archipelago offers sailors a whole new world to explore. The clear blue Atlantic waters surrounding the islands are home to a large variety of sea mammals including whales, dolphins and porpoises. Read More…

Kayaking

The Canarian archipelago offers sailors a whole new world to explore. The clear blue Atlantic waters surrounding the islands are home to a large variety of sea mammals including whales, dolphins and porpoises. Read More…

Fishing

The subtropical waters that surround Fuerteventura are famous for their deep sea fishing opportunities. Anglers from all over the world come to the island to practice jigging, big game fishing and spinning. Read More…

Boat trips

Boat trips in Fuerteventura are a pleasant excursion experience for the entire family. You will go out to visit an island, a remote beach, a nearby fishermen's harbour or you can jump into the water and do some snorkelling. Read More…

Jetovator & Flyboards

Flyboard is a new water sport that allows you to propel underwater and fly up to seven meters high. This experience is especially intended for those looking for fun, adrenaline and safety on the waters of Fuerteventura Read More…

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Protest Surfschool
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Nico's Belgian Beer House
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Atlantis Bahia Real
Camel Safari
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Cafe Tiffanys
Baku Aqua Park
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