Holidays to Fuerteventura: Escape to a Serene Beach Destination
People have different literary interpretations for Fuerteventura, the second largest of the Canary Islands. Some translate the name as 'strong fortune', while a few others interpret it as 'strong winds' or a variant of the French term for 'great adventure'. Whatever one may call it, this beautiful island in the Atlantic Ocean has become the favourite of many travellers in recent times and is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. It also has enchanting white-sand beaches and bright sunshine throughout the year.
Relish the lip-smacking Papas Arrugadas
During your time spent in Fuerteventura, you would love to taste the delicious snack and Canarian staple, Papas Arrugadas. It literally translates as 'Wrinkled Potatoes' and is an excellent side dish that has gained popularity over the years across Spain. Papas Arrugadas is prepared by boiling small potatoes without peeling off their skin in heavily salted water and baking them in an oven until they become soft and wrinkly. You can enjoy this dish during your holidays to Fuerteventura along with Mojo Picon.
Take a break and relax on the Sotavento Beach
You can witness miles of sandy stretches when you visit the Sotavento Beach, located in the south-eastern part of Fuerteventura. It is ideal for those who wish to take some time away from their sightseeing schedules and enjoy the serenity and sounds of the rushing waves. The conditions are absolutely perfect for swimming and are well-complemented with temperatures that hardly rise beyond 21-Degree Celsius.
Shop at the Centro Commercial Atlantico Shopping Centre
You can find a variety of shops under one roof at the Centro Commercial Atlantico Shopping Centre. It is located in Carretera de Jandia and the shops sell various items, such as jewellery, clothes, electronics and gifts. Another great attraction at this shopping centre is the market that takes place on Saturday morning.
Take a cruise to Isla de Lobos
Besides all the other activities, you would have a memorable experience going on a cruise to an island nearby called Isla de Lobos. It is an uninhabited island where you can walk around for hours on its fascinating beaches and visit an old lighthouse. The island also has its very own volcano and you can savour some delightful views upon climbing the volcanic mountain.
Experience a thrilling nightlife at Waikiki Beach Club
A snack bar, disco-pub, and restaurant, Waikiki Beach Club would be an ideal place for you to enjoy a great nightlife on this island destination. It opens daily at 9:00 pm and offers a perfect atmosphere for people to dance until dawn. This club has been in operation for more than 20 years and has the best cocktails and wines for its patrons. Waikiki Beach Club is located on the beach in Corralejo and its environment is electrifying for clubbers to have plenty of fun after dark.
The spring months from March to May and fall season from September to November are the best times to be in Fuerteventura. The weather on the island around these times of the year is immensely pleasant and best suited for outdoor activities. The cheap holidays to Fuerteventura offered by Home and Away Holidays reduce your travel costs significantly, resulting in greater savings to be utilised for your trip.