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.
Unlike most other spots in Fuerteventura, Betancuria appeals by its cultural and historic heritage. The Museum of Sacred Art pertains to its patrimony.
Capital of the namesake municipality, Antigua attracts by certain unique specific elements. The historic and cultural heritage of Antigua is worth noting.
Fishing is one of the top sports tourists can indulge in while in Fuerteventura. The Museum of Traditional Fishing shows the pristine side of this activity