Jeep tour of north Fuerteventura and beaches of Cotillo
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before.
|Languages||Spanish - English - German|
|Number of participants||Minimum 1 person - Maximum 25 people|
What the experience includes
Our 4x4 all-terrain vehicles with a maximum capacity for 8 passengers, will allow us to know the northern area of Fuerteventura between Corralejo and El Cotillo through dirt tracks and small local roads.
The excursion takes us through the whole northwest of the municipality of La Oliva with its small villages, including different stops, as well as a short 10-minute walk to see the crater of the Bayuyo Volcano. Then we will reach one of the magical places of the island of Fuerteventura, the beach of Majanicho. This beach is somewhat rustic and has a lot of personalities as it is located in a fishing village.
After a 30-minute along the coast, at Punta Ballena, 5 kilometres north of the village of El Cotillo, you will find the El Tostón lighthouse. The lighthouse took 6 years to build and came into operation in 1897.
After visiting the lighthouse, we will arrive at Playa de la Concha, one of the best beaches on the island, with fine white sand and protected by a natural reef rich in fish and other marine organisms. We will have time to swim and enjoy the scenery for about an hour. We will have lunch in a local restaurant and then head to the village of La Oliva to visit an Aloe Vera plantation.
To finish the tour and before returning to the hotels, we will visit Corralejo Dunes, one of Fuerteventura's best-kept natural treasures.
The design of this excursion, its combination of beach time and adventure, makes it very dynamic and attractive.
Everything you need to know
- The route may undergo changes due to force majeure.
- The clients of the Occidental Jandía Mar hotel should go to the reception of the Occidental Jandía Playa hotel for pick-up.
- Adults + 13 years.
- Children from 3 to 12 years
- Babies from 0 to 2 years old.
- Short 10-minute walk to visit the Bayuyo Volcano.
- Free time to take a bath on the beaches of El Cotillo.
- Baby chair (€ 8 direct payment to the guide).
- Food and drinks.
Stop at: Volcán Bayuyo
The Bayuyo alignment is a set of volcanic cones that erupted at the same time, following an almost straight line. These volcanoes have a circular plan and calderiform craters, ranging from Isla de Lobos to Montaña Colorada, and are made up of the following volcanic craters: Bayuyo, Las Calderas, Caldera Encantada, Caldera Rebanada, Calderón Hondo, Montaña Colorada, Montaña de la Mancha and Montaña. de Lomo Blanco, which together with its badlands make up one of the most spectacular landscapes in the north of Fuerteventura.
Stop at: Majanicho
Majanicho is a small town located in a protected bay, and which is the summer residence of many Majoreros. It is the northernmost town in all of Fuerteventura, and is located in the Municipality of La Oliva. This picturesque town has residential houses around the bay, and there are no restaurants or shops.
To get to Majanicho we must take a well paved road that leaves the town of Lajares. It is located about 7 kilometers from said town.
The beach is in the east (right) part of the bay, and it is extremely quiet, with little occupancy and nothing touristy.
Stop at: Faro de Tostón
At Punta Ballena, 5 kilometres north of the town of El Cotillo, is the Faro de El Tostón, a lighthouse that took 6 years to build and came into operation in 1897.
The Tostón Lighthouse Service Logbook has its first entry on September 28, 1897, and with the mention in the column reserved for "Aspect of lighthouses in sight" of "Pechiguera bright", which indicates that that night was clear and clear, seeing the flashes emitted by the Pechiguera lighthouse.
Stop at: La Oliva
La Oliva occupies the north of Fuerteventura, has an excellent climate and it is home to some of the most popular towns on the island, Corralejo and El Cotillo.
In La Oliva you will find magnificent examples of civil, religious and military architecture of Fuerteventura, natural monuments, and a piece of history in each of its corners. In addition to some magnificent beaches that are accompanied throughout the year by an unbeatable climate: 22ºC on average per year.
Losing yourself among the magnificent Dunes of Corralejo, discovering the mysterious charm of the Tindaya mountain, practicing water sports or getting closer to popular culture in small towns are just some of the many opportunities that La Oliva offers.
Stop at: El Cotillo
The beaches of El Cotillo are usually small beaches, not overcrowded and with a non-existent swell. Ideal for those seeking tranquility. Los Lagos is one of those places, a succession of small coves of white sand that cover almost a kilometer in length. White sand and protected from the waves by a natural breakwater.
Stop at: Finca Aloe Vera
Stop at: Dunas de Corralejo
More infoWhat to bring
- Wear comfortable clothes and a swimsuit.
- Sunscreen and water.
- In winter it is recommended to bring warm clothing.
- For security reasons alcoholic beverages are not allowed.
Meeting point and return
Cancellation fee of 100% is charged if cancelled 24 Hours or less before the activity.