Although Fuerteventura is the second largest of the Canary Islands it is the least densely populated. This breath taking island is situated just 100km away from the Sahara making the weather conditions perfect. It has a fantastic climate making it ideal for all ages to visit. Only at certain times of year will it become too hot. None of the other islands have long sandy beaches and amazing sand dunes like Fuerteventura does. Most of the island is made up of rocks and mountains but parts are beautiful and have amazing scenery. Fuerteventura is believed to be the oldest of all the Canary Islands and its strange landscape is due to volcanic episodes.
Visiting Fuerteventura is very easy to do and there are several different resorts for you to choose from. No matter what resort you choose there will be a stunning beach close by. The beaches in Fuerteventura are some of the most impressive in Europe. The beaches are all clean, safe and patrolled by life guards. Once you have dragged yourself away from the glorious beaches there is plenty to see and do. The golf courses in Fuerteventura are fantastic and many golfers are attracted to them every year.
Water sports enthusiasts are also keen visitors to Fuerteventura and wind surfers and boogey boarders love the waters here. During the winter months the swell surrounding the island is ideal for surfers. They will travel to the island to experience the fantastic waves and excellent wind conditions. During the summer months the sailing season begins. Also kite surfing has become very popular over the last few years. There are many different activities that you can do while visiting Fuerteventura for every age group. Horse riding, buggy tours, nature walks and volcano tours are all very popular for visitors.
No matter what you want to do while on vacation in Fuerteventura there is something for you to enjoy. You can spend idyllic days on the beaches and then head into the centres for the nightlife. As with all of the Canary Islands there are parts of the island which are quiet and others which are lively. You have to select which resort will cater for all of your needs and tastes while on vacation. There are many different bars and restaurants to choose from. They will cater for all tastes and you will certainly not go hungry. You can choose traditional Spanish cuisine or something more suited to your taste buds.
Many of the bars and restaurants are owned by British people so you will feel at home no matter where you go. If you want to see more of the traditional side of Fuerteventura then you will need to go inland. There are plenty of different accommodation choices for you to decide on. There are luxury hotels to more modest self catering apartments. Whether you are travelling with your family, friends or other half you will love spending your vacation on this magical island. With so much to see and do you will never tire of visiting Fuerteventura and you will want to come back time and time again.