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With subtropical landscapes and luxurious vegetation, desert areas, vertiginous cliffs and golden beaches, the Canary Islands have everything to offer you. Lanzarote, the land of lava and fire, Fuerteventura, with its nod to the Sahara, Tenerife, dominated by its fascinating volcano and Grand Canaria, with multitudes of magnificent beaches… they are all quite different. But each one of them offers a dazzling sun and a mild climate which guarantees a successful seaside holiday for all ages.
With only 23 inhabitants per square km, Fuerteventura is the least populated of the Canary Islands. Thanks to its dry climate and an exceptional amount of sunshine, it is a paradise for swimming and water sports. The fine sand beaches which encircle it gently slope down towards the sea on all sides, thus guaranteeing pleasant seaside activities, even for the children. The seaside resorts of Playa de Jandía and de Corralejo offer very lively nightlife too.
Corralejo is an old fishing village located at the far north of Fuerteventura in the El Río creek, approx. 40 km from the airport. In recent years, it has been transformed into a very popular seaside resort with the best tourist facilities on the island. The nature reserve, with its superb dunes and long sandy beach, is located approx. 5 km from the centre.
Costa Calma is located at the narrowest point of the island and approx. 63 km south of the airport. This tourist centre has several shopping centres with both shops and restaurants. This is the starting point of the magnificent sandy beach which stretches for approx. 20 km to Morro Jable.
The holiday destination of Caleta de Fuste is only approx. 12 km south of the island’s capital Puerto del Rosario and approx. 7 km from the airport. As well as the little marina, there are many restaurants, bars and water sports, as well as a shopping centre.
Thirty years ago, the inhabitants of Morro Jable, located at the southern tip of the island and approx. 90 km from the airport, all used to make a living from fishing. Today, the village is among the best tourist centres on the island, without having lost any of its original charm. The long sandy beach of Playa de Jandía on the peninsula of the same name has the reputation for being one of the most beautiful sandy beaches in Europe.
A lovely little fishing village situated in a quiet location between two hills and about 10 km from Costa Calma. It has a long public sandy beach and a beautiful promenade. The airport is about 50 km away.
Located in the south-east of Fuerteventura and about 45km from the airport, this charming fishing village is bordered by a volcanic sand beach. It is a small, quiet resort, but has a range of shops, bars and restaurants for all your activities.
Passing through Caleta de Fuste, we will set off in the direction of Betancuria. On the way, the Mirador de los Reyes will offer you a wonderful view of the island’s large plains. Continue towards Betancuria, Fuerteventura’s old capital, with a brief stop. The tour continues along winding roads with impressive views towards Pájara, the municipal headquarters of the southern region, famous for its church and gates with Aztec motifs. Then, the journey continues towards Costa Calma (panoramic tour with a stop for lunch).
We take to the road again towards Corralejo, passing through La Oliva, with a photo stop in front of the ‘Casa de los Coroneles’ (House of the Colonels), a formerly sumptuous manor house which used to belong to the lord of the island. Guests from Caleta de Fuste will also benefit from a stop in the Dunes Nature Reserve in Corralejo, with a view of the islet of Los Lobos, a natural habitat for seals. Then, return towards Caleta de Fuste.
The beauty of Lanzarote is fascinating, with volcanic landscapes in spectacular shapes which you should not fail to miss for any reason. Ferry crossing departing from the port of Corralejo. Visit to the ‘Salinas de Janubio’ salt works. Passing through Yaiza, continuation of the journey towards the Timanfaya (Fire Mountains) national park. Ascent towards the volcano and geothermic experiments. Stop and wine-tasting in the ‘La Geria’ wine-growing estate. Continuation of the excursion in the North, via Teguise, towards Haría. Stop and viewpoint of the Valley of the 1,000 Palm Trees. Lunch. Visit to the ‘Jameos des Agua’ volcanic tunnel. Then, return towards Playa Blanca and ferry journey towards Corralejo
An 8-seater minibus is used for this excursion that offers the perfect opportunity to sample locally-produced goods and experience the culture. Learn all about the qualities of aloe vera on this visit to a plantation, taste olive oil produced in an AOC-protected olive grove (designated geographic origin) and try the delicious goat cheeses at Pepe’s farm. Visit the pretty village of Pajára and the charming village of Betancuria, former capital of the island. An excursion recommended for connoisseurs and lovers of authentic experiences.
Boat excursions and guided walks are offered locally by our LuxairTours guide.
The excursions on offer, as well as their prices and times, may vary depending on the location of the hotel. Excursion prices are provided for information purposes only and may be subject to change. For more information and to book, please contact your local LuxairTours guide.