Points of interest
Water Park
  • Area: Fuerteventura
  • Located in the tourist area of Corralejo, Acua Water Park is the only water park in Fuerteventura. With over 25,000 m2 of unlimited fun, this park offers more than 14 attractions suitable for all ages.
  • Area: Fuerteventura
  • Located in the bottom of a valley, which shields it from the Canary winds, is this city that constitutes a small oasis of vegetation amidst Fuerteventura's predominant arid landscape. Its whitewashed houses hide small flowered orchards where palm trees sprout. The tranquility of its streets will transport you to other times.
Windmills of Fuerteventura
  • Area: Fuerteventura
  • The windmills that dot a large part of Fuerteventura's geography are a faithful testimony of its rich cereal past. Their sober structures, many of them tastefully renovated while respecting tradition, constitute characteristic and picturesque views. Excursions along the so-called route of the mills will allow you to discover these wonders of traditional architecture that bring elegance to Fuerteventura's landscapes.
  • Area: La Lajita, Fuerteventura
  • La Lajita Park is one of the largest zoos and botanical gardens in the Canary Islands, spanning over 780,000 m². This park is located in La Lajita, in the municipality of Pájara, in the south of the island of Fuerteventura, Spain.
Salt Museum
  • Area: Las Salinas de El Carmen
  • The Salt Museum of Fuerteventura is located next to Las Salinas de El Carmen (just south of Caleta de Fuste). The salt flats date back to the early 20th century and are still maintained and used today for salt production. The museum is an interpretive center that provides information about the influence of salt and its use throughout human history. It also explains the work carried out in the salt flats.
Miguel de Unamuno House-Museum
  • Area: Puerto de Cabras
  • Miguel de Unamuno arrived in Fuerteventura in March 1924, exiled by the dictatorship of Primo de Rivera. He spent five months there, which allowed him to rediscover the island and write some of the best sonnets ever written about this place. The Miguel de Unamuno House-Museum, located in the heart of the old town of Puerto de Cabras, commemorates the writer's time in Fuerteventura. The 19th-century house, which used to operate as a guesthouse called Hotel Fuerteventura, belonged to Juana Ocampo y Manrique, a resident of Tetir. Some of the first settlers of Puerto de Cabras came from there, drawn by the boom in the barilla trade, as well as European immigrants like Diego Miller, who was responsible for the city's first urban layout.
Salt Museum and Las Salinas del Carmen
  • Area: Antigua
  • If you want to witness the process of foam salt formation firsthand, don't hesitate to visit the Salt Museum and Las Salinas del Carmen in Antigua. The restored salt flats, located in the middle of a fishing village, await your visit along with the sound of waves in the background. The Salinas del Carmen feature a museum space where you can learn about the history of salt, its various applications throughout centuries and different parts of the world, as well as the beliefs, customs, and medicinal uses associated with salt.
Ecomuseum of La Alcogida
  • Area: Tefía
  • Visiting La Alcogida is to delve into the way of life of the majoreros (Fuerteventura natives) until a few decades ago. Stone houses, lime-washed and with two-sided roofs, welcome visitors to the Ecomuseum of La Alcogida, located in the village of Tefía in Puerto del Rosario. The roofs are made of "torta" (a mixture of water, earth, and straw), giving the walls an aged appearance during the winter rains. In the summer, the walls are repainted to regain their pristine white look.
Los Molinos Interpretation Center - Tiscamanita
  • Area: Tuineje
  • For centuries, the majoreros relied on "gofio" (a traditional Canarian flour) to alleviate severe famine. To learn about this essential food and its cultural significance, a visit to the Los Molinos Interpretation Center in Tiscamanita, Tuineje municipality, is a must. In the heart of the old town of Tiscamanita, you will find an interesting traditional house. Inside, you can learn about the historical importance of "gofio" as a nutritional staple for the people of Fuerteventura.
Morro Velosa Viewpoint
  • Area: Betancuria
  • The influence of César Manrique, a renowned artist from Lanzarote, reached Fuerteventura. The Morro Velosa Viewpoint, located in Morro Velosa in the heart of the island, near Betancuria, commemorates his contribution to Fuerteventura. The building allows both locals and visitors to contemplate the Betancuria Rural Park while appreciating extraordinary views where the arid landscape with ochre terrains is interrupted by small white dots. These are centuries-old hamlets that struggle to survive amidst a landscape historically afflicted by a lack of water.
Doctor Mena House Museum
  • Area: Puerto del Rosario
  • About 15 kilometers from Puerto del Rosario, the village of Ampuyenta awaits visitors to show them its heritage treasures. One of them is the Doctor Mena House Museum, which commemorates the life of this distinguished figure. Tomás Antonio Mena y Mesa was born in 1802 in the Buen Lugar area, near Ampuyenta. He traveled to Gran Canaria, Cuba, Tenerife, Paris, and the United States, where he received education in philosophy and medicine (surgery). In Havana, he practiced medicine, treating diseases such as cholera, yellow fever, and other tropical illnesses.
Traditional Fishing Museum
  • Area: Punta Ballena
  • The best complement to a day at El Cotillo beach is a visit to the Traditional Fishing Museum located in the Tostón Lighthouse. Just five kilometers from the town, in an area known as Punta Ballena, you will find this lighthouse dating back to 1897. It was built at the same time as other similar lighthouses like Pechiguera in Lanzarote and Marrajo on Lobos Islet, with the aim of marking the Bocaina Strait.
La Cilla Grain Museum
  • Area: La Oliva
  • For centuries, Fuerteventura was the granary of the Canary Islands. Its ports exported grain to supply other islands. Today, this past is remembered at the Casa de la Cilla in La Oliva. This place is a must-visit for those interested in learning about the backbone of the majorero economy until a few decades ago. Cillas were established in Betancuria, Tindaya, Tetir, Tiscamanita, and La Oliva, among other places. Today, these spaces are museums, allowing visitors to learn about the cereal trade that once made Fuerteventura an important economic hub within the archipelago.
La Atalayita
  • Area: Pozo Negro
  • All those who want to learn about the way the ancient Majoreros lived should include a visit to the Poblado de La Atalayita Interpretation Center in Pozo Negro. There, they can discover the way of life of the Mahos and appreciate one of the most important archaeological sites in Fuerteventura, not only for its archaeological value but also for being one of the best-preserved sites on the island.
Majorero Cheese Museum
  • Area: Antigua
  • The facilities are located in the complex of the Antigua Mill, which also offers visitors a tour of its Canary gardens and a shop selling handicrafts and products from the primary sector of Fuerteventura. The exhibition area, spanning over 500 m², provides detailed information in multiple languages about the livestock and cheese culture of Fuerteventura. It highlights the island's natural characteristics, with special emphasis on its fauna and flora. It delves into the Majorera goat as a unique breed and traces the history of livestock farming and cheese production from ancient times to the present day.