Holidays to Fuerteventura 2016 / 2017
Located just less than 100km from the North African coast, Fuerteventura offers holidays that give you the opportunity to relax, or have fun, depending on your mood. Fuerteventura is the second largest of the Canary Islands with a volcanic origin and boasts over 50km of stunning gold and silver beaches. All inclusive holidays to Fuerteventura are a relatively new phenomenon, yet despite this the island has a number of splendid resorts and tourist attractions.
We offer cheap holidays to Fuerteventura throughout the year. Fuerteventura holidays are perfect for families and young singles alike. With beautiful beaches, stunning oasis parks, exciting water sports and lively nightclubs, a holiday in Fuerteventura offers something for everyone.
Cheap holidays to Fuerteventura are extremely popular with families from the UK. With a temperate spring-like climate, little rainfall and the longest beaches in the Canary Islands, Fuerteventura offers a beautiful, scenic and memorable holiday. The landscape also has much to offer. An arid, rocky landscape dotted with flat-roofed villages, rising into weathered volcanic mountains, this Sahara-like landscape is popular with mountain-bikers and hill walkers.
Booking Ahead - Fuerteventura Holidays in 2017
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Fuerteventura – Holiday Destination Information
Key Information: Fuerteventura is one of Spain’s Canary Islands off the coast of Morocco that sits in the Atlantic Ocean. The island is very tourist oriented and has warm weather all year round so it is perfect as a holiday destination.
Ideal Time to Go: A lot of people choose to have their Fuerteventura holiday in July & August; these are the islands peak times. If you want a cheaper holiday then you can save money by visiting Fuerteventura during off-peak months, the island will also be less crowded but not as lively. The timing of the weather shouldn’t be a concern as the island is renowned for its all year round sunny weather.
Weather: Fuerteventura has a very warm climate that stays hot all year round; this is what makes it such a perfect holiday destination. August and September are the islands hottest months at an average of 25°C, although the coldest months, December-March are still very warm at an average of 18°C. Fuerteventura doesn’t get much rain; its rainiest month is December with an average of 26mm of rain over 3 days. Other months rarely see much rain at all so this shouldn’t be a worry when booking your Fuerteventura holiday.
Flight Time: A direct flight from London to Fuerteventura takes 4-5 hours.
Time Difference: Fuerteventura shares the same time as the UK.
Currency: Euro (€)
Fun Fact: Fuerteventura is the oldest of the Canary Islands.
Top Tip: No need to stock up on duty free alcohol & cigarettes – the prices are so cheap in Fuerteventura that you’re likely better off just buying them from the shops as opposed to the airport.
Places to Go on Your Fuerteventura Holiday
There are many fun and interesting holiday activities to do in Fuerteventura, whether you’re travelling alone or on a family holiday, there’s bound to be something for you. Here are our top picks:
Montana de Tindaya – If you’re after beautiful views and peaceful walks then this is perfect for you. This beautiful Fuerteventura mountain is so peaceful and holds so much natural beauty that it has been considered sacred by locals for many years, it makes for the perfect peaceful trip during your holiday.
Baku Water Park – If you’re looking for a fun family day out during your Fuerteventura holiday then this is highly recommended, who doesn’t love a good water park? Bring the family here to cool off from the warm Fuerteventura weather and have fun on the many water rides available at Baku Water Park.
Lobos Island – This is one for the nature lovers, Lobos Island is an islet located north of Fuerteventura. Lobos Island is essentially one big nature reserve, so you can come here for a family day out observing the exotic wildlife and gorgeous flora and fauna or even just to relax in the beautiful scenery. This makes for a good cheap holiday outing.
Holiday Activities in Fuerteventura
The main attraction of booking all inclusive holidays to Fuerteventura is its beaches, of which there are no fewer than 152. Two thirds of the beaches are composed of fine, white, natural sand, and the rest are black volcanic shingle. Cheap Fuerteventura holidays offer more than beaches and turquoise seas. The island also has golf courses, water parks and a zoo. Game fishing, and whale, dolphin and turtle watching excursions are also popular. Fuerteventura can be quite windy in places, but this doesn’t deter the water sports enthusiasts, who book holidays to Fuerteventura to go surfing, scuba diving and wake boarding. They’re quick to take advantage of the swells on the western side of the island. El Cotillo and Jandia are both chic and lively resorts with splendid waters ports and surfing facilities.
Co-operative Travel also offers cheap holidays to Fuerteventura at numerous family resorts on the sheltered western coast. Among them are Morro Jable, Costa Caleta and Corralejo – the island’s largest resort and is very popular for families.
How to Get There
Due to the fact that Fuerteventura is such a popular holiday destination you should have no trouble at all travelling there. Many airports all across the UK fly directly to Fuerteventura at cheap prices all year round. We recommend taking a direct flight to your Fuerteventura holiday as this is usually cheap and is quicker than an indirect flight.