Fuerteventura is one of the islands that make up the Canary Islands of Spain, in the Atlantic Ocean off the Coast of Africa. It is the second largest of the Canary Islands after Tenerife and was delcared an UNESCO biosphere reserve in May 2009. Come and rent Fuerteventura self catering apartments on one of the most beautiful Spanish holiday islands, bathed in over 3000 hours of glorious sunshine every year. Summer trade winds and the winter swells of the Atlantic make this island an all year-round surfers' paradise. Sailors, scuba divers and big-game fishermen are all drawn to the clear, sparkling blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean where nature and animal lovers can while away their relaxing holiday hours spotting whales, dolphins, marlin and turtles. Give your kids a treat this holiday season and teach them about the different flaura and fauna found on Fuerteventura!
Fuerteventura Holiday Villas - a veritable paradise for sports fans!
With its many hills, hikers are also attracted to this island to indulge their passion for walking. Much of the interior of the island, with its large plains, lavascapes and volcanic mountains, consists of protected natural areas which are best explored and discovered in a 4x4 or a cross-country motorbike, for the more daring, on an organised island tour. As on the rest of the Canary Islands, Carnival is traditionally a very important festival celebrated on the island of Fuerteventura. The different ways of celebrating carnival vary between all the towns during the months of February and March and the festivities have a different theme each year. The activities undertaken during Carnival include parades and galas to choose the Carnival King. Immerse yourself in the authentic culture of the Canary Islands, rent Fuerteventura villas in February and March and take part in a classic festival which you will remember forever!
Choose Fuerteventura Villa Rentals and immerse yourself in the amazing atmosphere of Carnival
In addition to the many museums located on the island of Fuerteventura, the island's capital Puerto del Rosario features an open-air sculpture park filled with over 100 sculptures by different artists. Most of them were created especially for the International Symposium of Sculpture, which has been celebrated annually since 2001. During this annual event, artists come from all over the world to put up their sculptures in the open air, while curious passers by observe. The island is a veritable paradise for thos who enjoy taking part in sports and keeping fit, healthy and active even during their holidays, there is a dizzying number of activities one can take part in on Fuerteventura, including cycling, motor-cross, dirt rallies, triathlons, football, fishing, swimming, sailing, diving, surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, and many other games native to the Canary Islands such as Canarian wrestling, Juego del Palo and Canarian boules.
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