Fuerteventura is one of the seven islands that make up the
archipelago of the Canary Islands.
It is the easternmost and is separated from Africa for just 100
kilometers, and is the second largest, with 1659 square
kilometers, after Tenerife.
Separated by just 11 kilometers from Lanzarote and 80 kilometers
from Gran Canaria, is the oldest island of the Archipelago with
an age estimated at 21 million years, and precisely because of
his "advanced age", this island has soft relief (highest
mountain is the "Pico de la Zarza", with 807 meters), and
erosional processes have acted on its surface for a long period
of time, and a lack of active volcanism that could "regenerate
weather is just perfect, with average temperatures of 21 °, with
very nice winters and summers hot nothing (rarely above 30
degrees). The rains are very low, favoring a desert landscape.
If anything characterizes Fuerteventura are incredible and
varied beaches (the best in Europe, and are probably the best in
the world). There are more than 100 beaches of all types:
tourist, isolated, all natural, black sand, white, golden or
blonde, with waves, no waves, with all services or total
Fuerteventura was not one of the most important islands of the
Canary Islands due to lack of water as moisture-laden clouds
that are carried by winds, pass on Fuerteventura long as no
mountains are obstacles where the rain download . (Today, thanks
to the efficient desalination plants on the island, the water
supply is guaranteed).
From the 80's, tourism developed in a controlled and rational
manner is one of the largest sources of revenue in the island,
and has extensive hotel industry recognized quality refurbished
and caters to tourists in all your needs