Welcome to Cofete beach in Fuerteventura, a spectacular and famous paradisiacal beach in the Canary Islands.
What is the Cofete beach like?
Undoubtedly one of the most impressive on the island and it may be that in Europe, due to its size, its powerful sea and its untouched state, it has golden sand and about 8 km long, it is forbidden to drive on it with cars, you must park in the packing area and go walking to see it, it will surely be an unforgettable walk, it is very dangerous for bathing due to its strong currents, very normal in the North Sea, so if you decide to swim, never lose contact with the shore “there are no lifeguards. ” Also a highlight a grazing monument that you can find in the shacks and of course, the famous ‘Casa de los Winter’ (The Winter House) that can be reached by dirt tracks.
Where is Cofete beach in Fuerteventura?
It is a beach that not everyone dares to go to, its access is not comfortable and you have to travel a long distance on dirt tracks, safe, but uncomfortable for tourism, you must first get to the town of Morro Jable, head towards the commercial pier, just before reaching the pier, going down a hill, you will find a dirt track on the right, this is the access you should take, after traveling about 11 km you will find a wide track to the right of 1.5 km that climbs to the top of the Moro Mountain at 230mt altitude, here you can enjoy incredible panoramic views of the beach, you then begin the descent that stretches for about 5 km of winding curves until you reach a small shanty town with a small bar, after 1 km more you will reach the beach.
Services offered by the Cofete beach in Fuerteventura.
It is an almost an untouched beach, without any services except for the shanty town that is on arrival, you must carry supplies if you want to spend the day there, it is not easy to find help in such a place, if your car gets buried in the sand, or if anyone gets into difficulty swimming and cannot get out or simply if you forget to bring water… enjoy this beach with care and take all your rubbish home please.
Google map where to find Cofete beach.
Cardones from Jandía, cactus-shaped shrubs that contrast with their green color in such a desert area.