Fuerteventura is the second largest Canary Island and offers visitors an amazing array of over 150 beaches, lots of sunshine and a very relaxed way of life – perfect for a little rest and relaxation! There is a golf course on the island and the hotels cater exceptionally well for families.
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Feurteventura is a year round holiday destination, but there are slight differences in climate. The hottest months are May to October with average temperatures between 20 and 25 degrees Celsius. December to March are the coldest with average temperatures falling just a couple of degrees to 18 Celsius. December is the wettest month with an average of 26mm.
Feurteventura has some of the most stunning beaches in the Canary Islands with no less than 150 to choose from. The best of the best include El Caseron, La Concha, Gran Tarajal and Caleta de Fuste.
Situated on the northern tip of the island, the spectacular soft white sands of the Corralejo Dunes are a protected nature park and is a must see destination for any visit to Feurtentura. The dunes are about 10km long stretching from Puerto Remedio to La Salina and they are the home for a number of animal life and plant varieties.
Betancuria is the former capital of Feurteventura, and was totally destroyed in 1593 by pirate Jaban. It was eventually rebuilt by the local population and continued to be the islands’ capital until 1834. Today, it’s very popular tourist destination, with a number of souvenir and handicraft shops. There’s also plenty of places to eat and drink.