Jeep tour through the north of Fuerteventura and Cotillo beaches
|Languages||Spanish - English - German|
|Number of participants||Minimum 1 person - Maximum 25 people|
What the experience includes
Enjoy a day of beach and adventure in our 4x4 all-terrain vehicles through secondary roads and dirt tracks, around the areas of El Cotillo and La Oliva.
Our 4×4 all-terrain vehicles with a maximum capacity for 8 passengers, will allow us to learn about the North area of Fuerteventura existing between Corralejo and El Cotillo through dirt tracks and small local roads.
The excursion takes place throughout the northwest area of the municipality of La Oliva with its small cores, including different stops, as well as a short 10-minute walk to see the crater of the Bayuyo Volcano. We will visit one of the magical places on the island of Fuerteventura, the theMajanicho beach. This beach is a bit rustic and has a lot of personalities since it is located in a fishing village.
After about 30 minutes of driving along the coast, in thePunta Ballena5 kilometres north of the town of El Cotillo, We will find the Tostón lighthouse. A lighthouse that took 6 years to build and that came into operation in 1897.
After visiting the lighthouse, we will arrive at Concha Beach, one of the best beaches on the island, with very 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 eat at a local restaurant in the area (not included in the price) and we will head to the town of La Olivato to visit a spectacular Aloe Vera plantation.
To end the tour and before returning to the hotels, we will visit the Corralejo Dunes, one of the best-kept natural treasures in Fuerteventura.
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 change due to force majeure.
- Customers of the Occidental Jandía Mar hotel should go to the reception of the Occidental Jandía Playa hotel for pick-up.
- A short 10-minute walk to visit the Bayuyo Volcano.
- Free time to take a bath on the beaches of El Cotillo.
Stop at: Bayuyo Volcano
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 Lobos Island 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 their bad countries 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 that town.
The beach is located on the east side (right) of the bay, and is extremely quiet, with little occupancy and no tourists.
Stop at: Tostón Lighthouse
In Punta Ballena, 5 kilometers north of the town of El Cotillo, is the El Tostón Lighthouse, a lighthouse that took 6 years to build and that came into operation in 1897.
The Daily Book of the Service of the Tostón Lighthouse has its first annotation on September 28, 1897, and with the citation in the column reserved for “Aspect of headlights in sight” of “Brilliant Chest”, which indicates that night was clean and clear, seeing the flashes emitted by the Pechiguera lighthouse.
Stop at: La Oliva
La Oliva is located in the north of Fuerteventura, has an excellent climate and 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 from Fuerteventura, natural monuments, and a piece of history in each of its corners. In addition to magnificent beaches that are accompanied throughout the year by an unbeatable climate: 22ºC on average per year.
Getting lost in 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 offered by La Oliva.
Stop at: El Cotillo
LasEl Cotillo beachesThey tend to be small beaches, not overcrowded and with non-existent waves. Ideal for those looking for peace of mind.The LakesIt is one of those places, a succession of small white sand coves that cover almost a kilometer in length. Made of white sand and protected from the waves by a natural breakwater.
Stop at: Finca Aloe Vera
Stop at: Corralejo Dunes
One of the best kept natural treasures in Fuerteventura, Dunas de Corralejo. With a total area of 2,600 hectares, 2.5 kilometers wide and 10 kilometers long, this enormous dune field runs parallel to the northeast coast of the island, in the municipality of La Oliva.
Declared a natural park in 1982 by the neighboring Islote de Lobos, it wasn't until 1994 that these dunes received their own recognition under the official name of Dunas de Corralejo Natural Park. Under the extensive blanket of white sand, in turn, lies the typical Canarian Malpais hidden, an ochre-colored volcanic soil that originated more than 50,000 years ago during the simultaneous eruption of the numerous volcanoes that dot the area.
More infoWhat to bring
- Wear comfortable clothes and swimsuits.
- Sunscreen and water.
- In winter it is recommended to wear warm clothes.
- Alcoholic beverages are not allowed for safety reasons.