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Why Fuerteventura is the perfect couple’s getaw...

Why Fuerteventura is the perfect couple’s getaway this summer

If your idea of romance is getting up close and personal with the wildlife as opposed to candle-lit dinners, then the top Fuerteventura adults only hotels and resorts will certainly tick all the right boxes for your couple’s getaway.

Located just 100 kilometres off the North West coast of Africa, Fuerteventura is the perfect holiday destination for both nature enthusiasts and beach lovers. As the oldest of all the Canary Islands, Fuerteventura has been shaped by nature for over 20 million years, with its soaring mountains and remarkable volcanic landscapes swathing the island.

Fuerteventura was declared a biosphere reserve by UNESCO in May 2009 in recognition of its extraordinarily rich and unique natural setting. Tourists have been flocking over year after year to get a taste of the island’s hot spots and explore its unique attractions.

Check out all the top sights to visit and the best Fuerteventura adults only hotels for a holiday to remember.

Jandía Natural Park

Jandía is the largest of the natural parks in Fuerteventura, covering a large part of the Jandía peninsula, located in the municipality of Pájara. The nature park boasts the highest peak on the island, La Zarza, soaring above sea level with an incredible 807 metres in height. The southern slopes of this great mountain arc are gentler and broader, with beautiful hills, crests and valleys.

Aside from its mountainous landscape of volcanic origin, the park consists of gorgeous white sandy beaches that stretch over tens of kilometres. The park is certainly worth exploring on your visit to the island, whether you fancy dipping into the turquoise waters or admiring the rocky landscapes.

 

Corralejo Natural Park

One of the most famous of all of Fuerteventura’s natural attractions, Corralejo Natural Park is the best place to enjoy the desert beauty of the island. With expansive stretches of magnificent sand dunes and pristine beaches, this park is the ultimate place to discover some of nature’s finest work. With plenty of stretches to chose from, there is a spot for all beach lovers to enjoy, whether you’re a thrill seeker looking to immerse yourself in the water sports activities, or a nudist searching for a private spot to bask in the sun.

If you’re keen to brave the mountain hikes and get a close-up view if the island’s volcanic beauty, then pack your walking boots, along with a camera and experience a truly unique landscape.

 

Lobos Island

A day trip to the Islet of Lobos can guarantee the utmost tranquillity, crystal-clear waters and awe-inspiring volcanic landscapes. To access the island, hop on a small boat from the port of Corralejo – around 15 minutes away. There are several walks and trails to choose from, which allow you to visit the perfect volcanic cone of La Montaña crater, the secluded La Calera beach or the emblematic Lobos lighthouse. The island is the perfect place for snorkelling with transparent waters and an incredible array of fish.

 

Mountain of Tindaya

Tindaya Mountain lies in the north-east of Fuerteventura, close to La Olivia. This solitary mountain, 400 metres high and sculpted by the passing of time, truly stands out in Fuerteventura’s typically dry, flat landscape. With over 300 engravings in the shape of a foot at the base of the mountain, the sight is of great archaeological value. On the south-west crest of Tindaya there is a path that allows you to get up-close to the mountain and really appreciate its beautiful colours. Soaring over 401 metres, the mountains are a nature lover’s haven on the island.

Las Peñitas

Discover the island’s nature from its highest point and head to Las Peñitas – a stunning viewpoint designed by famous local artist, César Manrique. From the viewpoint, experience an incredible sight of a green oasis in the middle of the desert laid out ahead of you. The stunning river that flows beneath the Las Peñitas ravine emerges through a man-made dam, creating a small lake swathed with plants. Witness the island’s landscapes from a perspective like no other.

Where to stay?

Looking for some hotel inspiration? Check out our pick of the best adults-only hotels in Fuerteventura for the ultimate stay in paradise.

 

Barceló Corralejo Bay- Adults only

For a romantic holiday with an unbeatable beachfront location, Barceló Corralejo Bay is a fantastic Fuerteventura adults-only hotel for you and your loved one. Situated just 80 metres from the beach and three kilometres from the Dunas de Corralejo Natural Park, the island’s natural beauties are just a stone’s throw away.

This idyllic Canary Island enclave boasts 241 bright and spacious rooms featuring open-air terraces where you can bask in the island breeze day and night. Turn up the romance and book the exclusive Deluxe Rooms, featuring luxurious hot tubs with beautiful pool views.

If that were not enough, you can also indulge in a couple’s spa experience and pamper yourselves after a long day exploring the island’s sights. Enjoy a romantic couple’s massage or relax in the hydrotherapy or Turkish baths for a wholly soothing experience.

The hotel offers an excellent gastronomical experience, serving delicious buffet breakfasts and dinners as well as exquisite a la carte lunches.

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Occidental Jandía Royal Level 

Sitting just 400 metres from one of the best beaches in Fuerteventura, Jandía, Occidental Jandía Royal Level is a stunning hotel created to offer the very best facilities and services, exclusively for adults.

The hotel features elegant and sophisticated rooms designed to provide you with the utmost comfort, with large outdoor terraces and balconies where you can admire the incredible island landscapes. Take a refreshing dip in any of the hotel’s five swimming pools, which are surrounded by comfy sun-loungers and VIP Balinese beds.

The hotel’s exclusive restaurants offering a traditional menu from a selected region, such as Canary Island cuisine, Spanish, Italian, Tex-Mex, Asian and more.

Treat yourselves to the ultimate couple’s experience in the hotel’s U-Spa; a harmonious and discrete environment where you can enjoy a range of treatments or unwind in the hot tub.

Book your stay this summer and enjoy the perfect island experience – these Fuerteventura adults only hotels are a cut above the rest.