Fuerteventura Hidden Gem Attractions

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  • Rik V
    Rotterdam, The Netherlands42 contributions
    Amazing out of this world place ! So gorgeous, and definitely worth the trip! The road to the beach is allright, a bit bumpy at times , with a 4x4 it’s perfectly doable! At some point the road is quiet small, I am afraid of heights and it sometimes was a challange!
    Written January 9, 2022
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  • Sheena K
    1 contribution
    We visited Lobos island via a water taxi, what a beautiful island, doesn’t take too long to get round the entire island, but so wish I had more time to spend there, the scenery was amazing, the island is stunning and the water crystal clear, so many different sides to the island and the scenery from the top of Montaña La Caldera……. Amazing
    Written April 26, 2022
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  • David D
    Devon, UK15,514 contributions
    Thursdsy 12th November and we drove the  11 kilometres from Tefia to visit this remote village and its beach.

    Just keep following the twisty road, will eventually get there as the road comes to an end at Puertido de Los Molinos. We parked up in the car park, bar / restaurant Casa Pon nearby, we then walked towards the beach.

    We crossed over a small wooden bridge, which spaned Barranco de los Molinos (ravine of Los Molinos) and its very narrow river. There were a number of unusual ducks here, more like turkeys. The bridge was definitely the newest structure here by a good number of years.

    There were a few buildings here, we assumed were fishermen's house, which had withstood many a battering from the elements throughout the decades, if not longer.

    We walked up the steps on the left hand side of the beach. These were carved into the rock face, which took us to a small pathway which led us across the wild and rugged coastline. It was an opportunity to see the dramatic terrain with the waves of the Atlantic Ocean crashing upon it.

    There was another pathway, up to the cliffs, on the right hand side of the beach, it can be found behind the restaurant by the car park, we did not venture up there.

    The beach which stretches for about 200 metres along the coast is located in a rocky bay flanked on either side by sheer cliffs and a mountainous terrain behind it. Towards the waters edge the sand is dark golden brown. However the rest of the beach is cover with large rounded stones which are difficult to walk on, definitely not flip flop territory.

    There are no sunbeds, umbrellas, showers, toilets or sports area here. There are a couple of restaurants, when open, and some bins, that is virtually it.

    An ideal spot to escape from modern life, no phone signals, basically a place to unwind, relax, stroll along the beach or the cliffs.

    We were hoping to visit the caves but we were unable to to so due to the height of the tide.

    Despite not being able to visit the caves it was well worth a visit to enjoy the raw beauty and tranquility of the place.
    Written January 18, 2021
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  • Phil C
    11 contributions
    Beautiful beach’s on both sides of the resort, lots of good restaurants with the freshest fish you will ever taste. It is a little sleepy but for me that just adds to the charm.
    Written May 22, 2022
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  • MrMrsW50
    Brecon, UK613 contributions
    The walk up to and around the Calderon Hondo was one of our Fuerteventura highlights. There are a number of different access points and routes that can be taken, but we chose to start near the village of Lajares. From here, there is a circular route which, taking the anti-clockwise direction, starts with a wide gravel path on a steady gradient up the mountain towards the crater. The going is easy and the views back across Lajares are beautiful. Eventually the wide path gives way to slightly rockier terrain as it winds higher towards the summit, at which point the spectacular views ahead towards the sand dunes and Corralejo open up. The last part of the track to the edge of the crater is steeper and narrower, but relatively short and it is worth the final push to get there and peer down into the Calderon. Continuing on the circular walk, the going appeared more challenging around the crater and as we were on a time limit we opted to return the way we had come up but, if you have the time, the rest of the circuit would be equally rewarding.
    Written May 3, 2022
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  • Sweetpea25
    Chester, United Kingdom1,057 contributions
    We were staying on the coast and decided to have a trip inland through the mountains to Betancuria.
    The drive through the mountains was spectacular on good roads, there were some fantastic views.
    The village has parking which is signposted and it’s a pleasant 5 minute stroll to the village.
    The village is small with a couple of shops, restaurants, museum and church.
    The views are lovely.
    Written April 10, 2022
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  • Graeme B
    Los Cristianos, Spain19,760 contributions
    This is the sort of place that's crying out to be made into a High Class Hotel & Spa, but instead it's being used as a squat, being allowed to deteriorate.

    Unfortunately access is 1 hour drive on the Cofete unmade road.

    Shame to see it's current state of repair, as once upon a time it must have been very spectacular.
    Written October 4, 2020
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  • S8D3T
    Hereford, UK378 contributions
    I have been here a few times over the years and still keep returning. The views are stunning, the coarse black sand under foot and a lovely walk up over the cliffs. I will continue to keep coming back.
    Written November 6, 2021
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  • Munchinheusser
    Warrenpoint, UK191 contributions
    Booked with Simon today, it was fantastic!
    He came to pick us up at 9 on the dot as planned, very punctual indeed. From there we proceeded up the country to the outback as such. I was amazed at how well learned Simon was about the island. He pointed out loads of different things, why and when they were built, how they worked. Then as we proceeded to the volcano site he talked about the environment, how it has evolved to it’s present conditions, and what effects that the weather conditions had on the different rocks. I was fascinated by how detailed he talked about plants and rivers that exist. Yes, rivers in particular times of the year. The guy is encyclopaedic of Fuertaventura.
    Thinking of a guided tour? Think no more, this is your guy.
    Merci beaucoup Sir.
    Written September 27, 2019
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  • Victoria M
    Inverness, UK60 contributions
    The art in the gallery displayed a few artists. Reasonably priced and a wonderful wander along corridors. The garden itself was not the best, but underneath in the gallery , I really enjoyed.
    Written February 25, 2020
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  • David D
    Devon, UK15,514 contributions
    Friday 13th November and we were driving along the winding mountain road from Betancuria to Tuineje.

    Along the way we stopped at this viewingpoint where we had amazing views across the Rural Park of Bentacuria.

    It was just a brief stop a good photo opportunity.

    There are lots of squirrels running around here, there are signs about the place saying "dont feed the squirrels". They can be a bit aggressive, did see a lady getting bitten by one of them.
    Written November 30, 2020
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  • David D
    Devon, UK15,514 contributions
    Thursday 26th November and we we driving from Pajara to La Pared and we were very pleasantly surprised to find this unusual Mirador along the way.

    We made are way up, the paved pathway and steps, to the Mirador, which took about 10 minutes. Initially the stone pathway is a gentle incline but becomes a sharp slope towards the top. There were small solar lights set into the path, which would be use at night to guide visitors to the top.

    On the pathway up to the astronomical view point, there is a small lookout area, with the statue of 2 goats and a stone star set into the ground. From here there are some incredible views across to the Cardon Mountain.

    It was extremely windy when we visited and rain was threatening so basically it was a quick up and down. Even though the weather was not that brilliant when we were here, we were treated to some incredible views across the Island.

    This is a unique Mirador as its  visitors would normally come here at night, with their telescopes and viewing equipment  to view the sky and all its treasures.

    The pathway, its small low walls and other structures have been constructed with an orange/brown stone which compliments the natural landscape.

    There are numerous information boards around giving details of where to look and what can be seen.

    There were some fittings for viewing equipment in place but the equipment had been removed.
    Written December 20, 2020
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  • Graeme B
    Los Cristianos, Spain19,760 contributions
    This place takes your breath away.

    About half hour walk along the very rugged coastal path, & then you find a set of timber steps leading you a long way down the cliff side. Near the bottom you pass the Monument & then down some more steps & you arrive at a massive cave.

    Probably 4-5 stories high & 10-15 Metres wide with the sea rushing in to the mouth. Plus it goes back so far, probably 100 Metres or so, then with a bit of a climb you go into another cave next door just as big.

    Overall an amazing sight.

    & then, you have to climb back up all those steps, you need to be fit or you may end up having one😆😆

    Written September 28, 2019
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  • Natale V
    Worms, Germany702 contributions
    Amazing views from this beautiful lighthouse in Fuerteventura. Unfortunately the coffee shop is closed due to Covid-19… hoping it opens again soon!
    Written June 3, 2021
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  • Mackays3
    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam22 contributions
    Decided to hire some bike for the day and wow what a great day. Bas has some amazing bikes and what a great day out for the 3 us. The electric bikes made the journey to Cotillo and back great fun. We we will definitely be hiring them again. Highly recommended for private hire or one of Bad tours.
    Written December 4, 2020
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