When to go to Fuerteventura, Best Month, Weather, Climate, Time

When to go to Fuerteventura, Best Time of the year

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Fuerteventura is the closest to the African continent of all the Canary Islandsand preserves all its naturalistic characteristics. The interior of the island is mountainous, arid and desert-like, but the coast is made up of miles and miles of virgin beaches. The contrast between the wilderness of the interior with the blue sea, in which Fuerteventura is immersed, is spectacular. The beaches of white sand and black sand, depending on the location, overlook a crystal clear sea with transparent waters and are also ideal for surfers. In fact, the trade winds blow constantly on the island from the northeast, making it a paradise with a mild climate and pleasant temperatures throughout the year.

From north to south Fuerteventura will make you discover the beauty of its natural heritage. Start from the north with two extraordinary stages: La Concha to El Cotillo and Corralejo Natural Park, two unique places where white sand dunes, beach tongues and turquoise waters will frame your days of sea, sun and relaxation. Continue south to Betancuria with its small historic center, where rediscover the past of the island of Fuerteventura. Before continuing to descend, you can not fail to admire the imposing sacred mountain of Tindaya, land of the aborigines, or the Belvedere of Las Penitas an oasis in the desert.

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At the southern end you will find the fine white sand beaches of Jandia, surrounded by tranquility and wide spaces where you can lose yourself in slow-paced walks. During your tour of the island of Fuerteventura you can not miss the cheese dairies where you can taste and buy cheeses made from goat's milk, called major

, which in some versions is worked externally with paprika making it reddish. Try!


Fuerteventura's climate is pleasant all year round without excesses neither in winter nor in summer. Daily temperatures are around 27 ° C between July and August and 20 ° C in the cooler months of January and February

. The climate is temperate thanks to the warm trade winds that blow constantly from the northeast.

The winter months are characterized by cloudy days alternating with sunny days, the mild temperatures on sunny days allow access to the beach and sunbathing even in this period, but the winds often lurk and given the cooler temperatures make the perception of lower temperatures . Some passing showers show up during the winter months. From spring onwards the clouds begin to thin out and temperatures rise considerably, often by the end of April it is already summer. But it is at the end of May and beginning of June when the real summer begins, with almost always clear skies and summer temperatures even at night. July and August are the hottest months, but never excessively hot thanks to the trade wind breezes, which make beach days in the sun pleasant. Summer continues through September and October, with a slight drop in temperatures only at night. However, it is from mid-November onwards that you start to feel the beginning of the cooler season with cloudy days and some passing rainfall.


water temperature in Fuerteventura ranges from a minimum of 20 ° C in March to a maximum of 24 ° C in September. Swimming in the sea starts from late May to early June onwards, when the ocean waters have warmed up with the warm rays of the summer sun.

The ideal time for a trip to Fuerteventura is from late spring (late May) to late October.

to enjoy the sea and beaches. The winter months are not ideal for a beach vacation alone because of the frequent cloud cover, but they are pleasant for those who want to surf even during our winter.

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