Singles Holidays to Fuerteventura
Boasting the perfect combination of year-round glorious sunshine and deliciously cool perpetual winds, Fuerteventura is famed for its beautiful beaches. Nestled between these long stretches of sand are hidden coves and impressive cliffs, adding interest and intrigue to the landscape. The area is renowned for its watersports and the crystal clear waters are ideal for activities such as waterskiing, surfing and windsurfing.
For those of you who want more than an idyllic beach holiday; you might like to try the renowned goat's cheese of the area, explore the aloe vera fields or take a trip to the Salt Museum. You can also hike to the summit of the volcano, explore the traditional villages, enjoy fresh seafood or take a cruise to a secluded paradise island.
Of all the Canary Islands, Fuerteventura's weather is among the most affable, weather remains consistent all year round, with high winter averages and the least rainfall of all the islands.
Fuerteventura is the perfect all year round beach and holiday escape, with average temperatures sitting comfortably around 20 degrees Celsius year round, with only a slight variation in temperature between summer - reaching highs of 24 degrees Celsius - and winter - reaching highs of 18 degrees Celsius.
As the months progress, Spring sees temperatures range from 23 – 25 degrees Celsius, with above average daily hours of sunshine. Summers are dry, sunny and windy. July, August and September sees averages in the day rise to 27°C, whilst the northeast trade winds provide a cooling break from the heat. Night times remain pleasantly warm – around 20 degrees Celsius.
Many travellers opt for an autumn break owing to an average daily temperature of 25 degrees Celsius, less wind and endless hours of sunshine. Winter is similar however rainfall is more common with more chance of cloudy days, whilst the temperature drops a few degrees.
With so much more to offer than just sunshine Lanzarote is a treasure trove of places waiting to be explored, check out these top attractions
A must see nature reserve for all wildlife lovers. Oasis Park covers a huge expanse of landscape – 800,000m2 to be precise, where it protects and preserves a vast array of fauna and flora, over 3,000 animals, including camels, lemurs, elephants and a botanical garden with one of the biggest cactus gardens in Europe.
Lobos Nature Reserve
Visit neighbouring island Lobos, only a short boat ride away. This idyllic sanctuary boasts peaceful walks for nature lover and bird enthusiasts alike, thanks to its rich birdlife, enjoy time away from the hustle and bustle of the mainland whilst enjoying panoramic views from the top of Montaña La Caldera – the islands highest point.
Fuerteventura is one of those feel good destinations, where the people truly capture your heart, leaving you coming back for more. The people are well known for their hospitality and will often go out of their way to make conversation with you, whilst making you feel at home in their country.
Tipping: In Fuerteventura, tipping is expected, however only tip when you think the service is deserved, 10% is the standard rate, however when frequenting bars and cafes, simply round up to the nearest full amount or leave some lose change. Some restaurants will include a service charge within the bill, so it is worth checking before you tip.
Greetings & Language
If you’re looking to socialise whilst away on holiday in Fuerteventura, here are a few handy phrases to help you on your travels. The main language is Spanish, however English is widely spoken.
To say hello, it’s ‘hola’, before lunch say ‘Buenos días’ which means good morning, whilst ‘Buenos tardes’ is good night.
Be sure not to forget your please and thank yous, to say please it’s ‘Por Favor’ and thank you is ‘Gracias’.
Finally if you’re wanting to order a drink, a refreshing glass of white wine for example, its ‘Por favor puedo pedir una vaso de vino blanco, which translates to ‘Can I please order a glass of white wine?’