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  • 17 Fun Things to Do in Fuerteventura

    Are you looking for the best things to do in Fuerteventura? Well, you’re in luck! This magnificent island offers many activities that cater to every traveler’s interests and preferences. Whatever time of year you’re visiting, Fuerteventura has something for everyone, including families. One of the top things to do in Fuerteventura is explore its breathtaking…

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  • Retiring to Fuerteventura

    Retiring to Fuerteventura – How We Did It

    My wife, Sue, and I sold up in the UK before retiring to Fuerteventura in 2013. We chose to live in the north of Fuerteventura as that was the area we knew best and obviously liked. This is the full story of why, where, when and how we retired here which I hope may help…

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  • naturist beaches in fuerteventura

    Naturist Beaches in Fuerteventura | Naturist Hotels and Villas

    Fuerteventura is a very naturist-friendly island. Although there are no designated naturist beaches in Fuerteventura, you will find naturists on almost every beach provided that is not in the built-up area of a resort or town. The law in Spain (and therefore in Fuerteventura) allows for public nudity in any “natural” place. Most beaches in…

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  • Best hotels on the beach in Fuerteventura

    Best hotels on the beach in Fuerteventura

    A Fuerteventura resident’s view of the best hotels on the beach in Fuerteventura. As we all know, when hotels describe themselves in brochures and websites they can sometimes be a little economical with the truth. I have stayed in hotels around the world that claim they are “just two minutes from the beach”. That is…

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  • best hotels in fuerteventura for couples

    Best Hotels in Fuerteventura for Couples

    Experience a romantic getaway in Fuerteventura for couples. With its stunning beaches, clear turquoise waters, and peaceful ambiance, this Canary Island is the perfect destination for lovebirds. Indulge in scenic walks, candlelit dinners, and sunsets that will mesmerize you. Fuerteventura offers a unique blend of relaxation and romance for couples seeking a memorable vacation. Obviously,…

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  • Beachfront villas in Corralejo

    Beachfront Villas To Rent In Corralejo Fuerteventura

    I have used my local knowledge to select the best beachfront villas to rent in Corralejo. All have great sea views and many have private pools, with prices to suit all budgets. There are some lovely beachfront villas Corralejo can offer, from large to small. Some have swimming pools, and others have hot tubs. What…

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  • El Cotillo Craft Market

    Exploring the Vibrant Markets of Fuerteventura

    Have you ever explored the vibrant Fuerteventura markets? This stunning island in the Canary Islands isn’t just about its breathtaking beaches and endless sunshine; it’s also home to an array of lively markets brimming with local crafts, fresh produce, and unique finds. These markets provide an enchanting window into the island’s rich culture and lifestyle…

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  • Isla de Lobos Fuerteventura

    The Treasures of Lobos Island – A Must-Read Guide Before Visiting

    Lobos Island is nestled just a short distance north of Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands. Lobos Island, or Isla de Lobos, is a serene, UNESCO-protected biosphere reserve. Renowned for its volcanic origins and rich wildlife, the island offers a perfect retreat for nature enthusiasts and those seeking tranquility away from the bustling main islands. From…

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  • How long is the flight to Fuerteventura

    How Long Is the Flight to Fuerteventura?

    If you’re dreaming of a sun-soaked getaway on the Spanish island of Fuerteventura, one of the Canary Islands, you might be wondering how long is the flight to Fuerteventura from the UK or Ireland. Fortunately, plenty of flights are available from the UK and Ireland to Fuerteventura, with many airlines offering direct routes from major…

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  • Fuerteventura Vlog Oct/Nov 2022

    Just a simple vlog of October and November in Fuerteventura. Didn’t do much (as usual). It includes a walk around the Friday market in El Cotillo. Yet again though I had to delete the original soundtrack as they were playing music which gave me a copyright problem. I had to use some Youtube music instead.…

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  • Sotavento Beach

    11 Best Places To Visit in Fuerteventura

    Fuerteventura is a beautiful island in the Canary Islands off the coast of Africa. With its white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters and year-round sunshine, it is no surprise that Fuerteventura is one of Europe’s most popular holiday destinations, particularly as a winter sun getaway. I first visited the island more than 30 years ago…

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  • Weather in Fuerteventura

    Fuerteventura Weather – a Resident’s Guide (not an App)

    In my opinion, the weather in Fuerteventura makes the climate one of the best in the world, not that I have visited everywhere to compare, of course, but I am well quite travelled. It was the climate in Fuerteventura that was one of the most important reasons I moved here. The Fuerteventura weather is not…

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  • Fuerteventura water - is it safe to drink

    Can You Drink the Water in Fuerteventura?

    If you are coming to Fuerteventura on holiday, then asking can you drink the tap water in Fuerteventura is not an unreasonable question. You can drink the tap water in Fuerteventura as it is safe; however, it has quite a high amount of chlorine, so it doesn’t taste too good. It is fine for washing…

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  • Is Fuerteventura in the EU

    Is Fuerteventura in the EU? Duty free allowances

    There seems to be quite a bit of confusion amongst visitors about whether Fuerteventura is a part of the EU. Is Fuerteventura in the EU? Yes, Fuerteventura, and the Canary Islands, are part of the Outermost Regions of the EU but it is not part of the EU Customs Union so VAT does not apply…

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