Explore the South from Fuerteventura, planning your trip, tour or excursion in the island
Here we offer a possible option of trip to visit the south of Fuerteventura, you can rent a car and discover beautiful places on the island.
Leaving from Morro Jable, a fishing village and the most important tourist centre of the area, we make our way first towards the solitary beaches of Jandia. We will visit the Natural Park of Cofete and El Puertito, a small fishing village famous for its fish soup. If we head north, we will be able to appreciate the mountain mass of Jandia, the peak of which at 807 metres is the highest of the Island, and we will arrive at Cañada del Río (costa Calma). an important tourist centre. From here, we continue towards the isthmus of La Pared, a geological form made from the accumulation of fossil sand, which was the frontier dividing the aboriginal kingdoms of Maxorata and Jandía. We leave behind Ajuy, a small village with numerous resturants in which to sample the cuisine of Fuerteventua. In the direction of Pájara – where it is a ‘must’ to visit the portico of the church, that has features reminiscent of Aztec styles, as well as its baroque alterpiece – we follow the Tuineje route, the site of the Battle of Tamasite against English privateers. To the north, we find Tiscamanita and the interpretation Centre of Los Molinos. If we go south, we pass through Las Playitas, a small fishing village, and through Gran Tarajal, the most important commercial port of this area. From here on in a south-westerly direction, we find Tarajalejo, a fishing port and the most important tourist centre of Tuineje, and La Lajita, where we can visit the most important theme park of the Island; ‘La Lajia Oasis Park’ before culminating the route bt returning to the marvellous beaches of Jandia.