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  • 17 Fun Things to Do in Fuerteventura

    17 Fun Things to Do in Fuerteventura

    Fuerteventura, a stunning Canary Island, offers a plethora of exciting activities and attractions for all types of visitors. Whether you’re seeking adventurous endeavors, sandy beaches to unwind, or family-oriented outings, our picturesque island caters to every taste and preference. From exploring the vibrant Corralejo Grandes Playas and Sotavento Beach to embarking on thrilling 4WD tours…

  • 11 Best Places To Visit in Fuerteventura

    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 the most popular holiday destinations in Europe, particularly as a winter sun getaway. I first visited the island more than 30…

  • Fuerteventura Vlog Oct/Nov 2022

    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.…

  • Retiring to Fuerteventura – How We Did It

    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 like. This is the full story of why, where, when and how we retired here. Why Fuerteventura? We started coming…

  • The Ultimate Fuerteventura Airport Guide for Visitors By a Resident

    The Ultimate Fuerteventura Airport Guide for Visitors By a Resident

    If you’re planning a trip to the stunning island of Fuerteventura, located in the Canary Islands, you will be arriving at Fuerteventura Airport. As the only airport on the island, it’s an essential hub for both tourists and locals alike, serving millions of passengers every year. For those who haven’t visited Fuerteventura before I have…

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

    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…

  • Can You Drink the Water in Fuerteventura?

    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 does have quite a high amount of chlorine in it so it doesn’t taste too good. It is…

  • Is Fuerteventura in the EU? Duty free allowances

    Is Fuerteventura in the EU? Duty free allowances

    There seems to be quite a bit of confusion amongst visitors as to whether Fuerteventura is a part of the EU or not. 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…

  • Are there mosquitoes in Fuerteventura or other creepy crawlies?

    Are there mosquitoes in Fuerteventura or other creepy crawlies?

    For anyone who is sensitive to mosquito bites asking if there are mosquitoes in Fuerteventura is a fair question if you are planning to visit the island. Well I am sorry to disappoint you but actually there are. However, don’t get too worried as although they are found here, they are not a massive problem…

  • The Big Calima in Fuerteventura and the Canary Islands

    The Big Calima in Fuerteventura and the Canary Islands

    On Saturday 22nd February 2020 a big Calima hit the Canary Islands and Fuerteventura was directly in the firing line. It lasted for three days and was the worst Calima for 40 years some authorities are saying. What is a Calima? A Calima is a recognised named wind which blows from the Sahara desert westwards…