Being bordered by almost 200 kilometers of beaches, Fuerteventura is rich enough to meet all tastes in terms of sunbathing. Thus, Fuerteventura features both beaches endowed in view of enabling sundry water and out of water sports, as well beaches untouched by anthropogenic comforts; both family friendly stretches of sand and beaches highly frequented by nudists. No one is left out, regardless of their understanding of how sunbathing should take place.
The beaches in Fuerteventura are constantly and generally awarded the blue flag, a distinction all tourists should appreciate since it is a label of environmental friendliness, water cleanliness and safety services. With respect to the latter feature, tourists are strongly recommended to follow the general safety advices, such as not to swim at night, after eating or in areas dedicated to boats and jet skis, taking into consideration the flag markings (green means safety, yellow means danger and caution, red means danger and unsafe conditions).
The following is but a selection of the finest beaches in Fuerteventura by municipalities, from north to south. The description we are to provide for each beach is delineated by several criteria: nudist friendliness, wind and water behavior, granulation quality as in sandy or pebbly, development in respect to leisure opportunities and comfort facilities, as well as other particular features, as the case may be.
The Punta de Jandia Lighthouse is located close to the southernmost resort in Fuerteventura, Morro Jable. The structure is a definite must-see in Jandia.
Of all the Canary Islands, Fuerteventura is the closest to Africa. But within Fuerteventura, the Entallada Lighthouse marks this proximity to Africa.
Pajara is generally known, from a tourist point of view, for its beaches. However, the Church of Nuestra Senora de Regla is worth visiting while in Pajara.