Only 100 km west from neighbouring Africa, Fuerteventura is the second largest island in the Canary archipelago after Tenerife. Known for its quality of surfing and waves, Fuerteventura has even been nicknamed ‘Europe’s Hawaii’. Here are a couple of reasons why you should visit Fuerteventura for your winter surfing escape.
- Surfing Paradise
Stretches of long, golden sandy beaches perfect for those wanting to learn how to surf, to the more advanced volcanic reef breaks for the seasoned surfers out there, Fuerteventura offers a range of surfing experiences and styles. Depending on your ability or personal preference of surfing, Fuerteventura diverse coastline has got you covered, with many of the best surf spots found on the North of the island.
- Winter Sun
With the average temperature not falling under 20 degrees Celsius, Fuerteventura is home to a year-round warm climate with over 300 days of sunshine. Also called the island of eternal spring, Fuerteventura enjoys warm and sunny conditions and lacks the typical European seasons and annual temperature variations.
- Island Life
With similarities with neighbouring Morocco, Fuerteventura is characterised by idyllic beaches, sand dunes and a large number of ancient inactive volcanoes almost everywhere you look. As well as surfing and being by the coast, you can explore an interesting landscape full of hidden caves, lagoons and mountains.
After a long day of surfing and being in the water, there is nothing better than socialising and relaxing over food. Influence taken from international dishes originating from Spain, Africa and South America, there is a variety of restaurants, clubs and bars on the island which is sure to not disappoint. You will find an array of fresh local seafood specialities which are caught daily to wholesome and healthy choices of Tapas perfectly paired with a glass of Sangria.