Fuerteventura: Five Things you can do beside Surfing
Whether you’re there to surf, relax or even party the island of Fuerteventura has it all. We decided to list some of the things you might not have thought about rather than stating the obvious surfing holiday infos. (Foto: © Fresh Surf Camp)
1. Go for a Hike on top of Calderon Hondo Volcano
The volcanic landscape of Fuerteventura is strikingly harsh and quite empty but it’s beautiful in it’s own way. Drive through the village of Lajares towards Majanicho and go for a hike on top and around the Calderon Hondo Volcano. You'll meet wild goats, squirrels and get lost in the wilderness.
2. Visit the Handcraft Market in Lajares
Life on Fuerteventua is super laid-back. You’ll have a cruisey stroll through the local villages like Lajares where you should visit the handcraft's market every saturday morning where you can find a lot of artigianal gadget.
3. Release a Turtle at Cofete Beach
Fuerteventura’s waters are home to four of the eight known species of sea turtle. Numerous volunteers gather throughout the year at the breathtaking Cofete beach, to release hundreds of this majestic but endangerd species. Join them and live a uniquely fulfilling experience that will connect you with nature in a way you’ve never felt before.
4. Kayak to Isla de Lobos
This is for the brave: After setting sail from Corralejo one can soon appreciate, at a distance, the majestic beauty of this quiet, lonely little island of Isla de Lobos. If you aren’t sure of doing the expedition by yourself there are a number of guided kayak tours available. They take approxamately four hours and may include some snorkeling and/or boat ride.
5. Enjoy a Sunset at El Cotillo
You don’t have to be a hopeless romantic to enjoy a good sunset… and very few sunsets are as beautiful as the one seen from El Cotillo. Grab your self a cold cerveza, park at the cliffs, go down to the beach and enjoy!