Antigua is the name of both a small town in central Fuerteventura and its surrounding municipality. As the home of the Ayuntamiento (local council), it is the administrative centre for the large coastal resort of Caleta de Fuste, though you … Continued

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Pájara is both the name of the southernmost municipality in Fuerteventura and the small inland town that is its administrative centre. The municipality is the largest in the Canary Islands, boasts the longest municipal coastline in Spain (150km) and has … Continued

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La Oliva

La Oliva is both the name of the northern-most municipality and a small town within it. As the centre of administration and seat of the local council (Ayuntamiento), La Oliva is the equivalent of an English “County Town”. The La … Continued

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A 15 kilometre-long stretch of wild and remote golden-sand beach, accessed by a single dirt track with barely a building in sight. Cofete is the largest and one of the wildest beaches in the Canary Islands and in my opinion, … Continued

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La Pared

La Pared is situated on the wild, rugged and windswept western side of the Jandia Peninsula’s isthmus in Southern Fuerteventura. Though the narrow strip of land that separates Costa Calma from La Pared measures just 5km across (the narrowest point … Continued

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Ajuy is a small fishing village on the west coast of Fuerteventura, popular with locals at weekends and during the summer holidays. Its caves, old lime kilns, black beach, seafood restaurants and interesting geology also make it a popular day-trip … Continued

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