Fuerteventura for Families - The Most Important Tips
Family holidays in Fuerteventura, whether it is in an all inclusive hotel or more individual in a holiday apartment: Finally you have time for each other, spend the whole day together, go on excursions, experience beach days and grow closer again and strengthen the family ties. The Canary Island is the ideal travel destination for families with small, big or without children. Because in addition to the excellent tourist infrastructure such as family hotels, you and your loved ones will also have plenty of possibilities to make each day of your vacation special.
The climatic conditions on Fuerteventura allow you and your family to travel there all year round. The summers are not too hot and the winter temperatures correspond to the spring season in Central Europe. Miles of beautiful sandy beaches invite for extensive bathing fun. Most of the beaches are suitable for families, as there are few currents and the waves are not so high. But this place offers much more than just sun, beach and sea. In this article we will tell you which organized excursions are available for families. And you will find out what you can do and what you should take into account. You will also get great tips for a successful family vacation.
- Organized excursions for families
- What to consider when booking
- The best places for families on Fuerteventura
- Family attractions on Fuerteventura
- Family hotels on Fuerteventura
- Our excursions sorted by age
Family Activities in Fuerteventura
What Are the Most Popular Family Excursions on Fuerteventura?
Family holidays usually means vacation with children. Therefore, the operators make sure that the offered organized excursions are, as far as possible also suitable for the little ones. One focus on our website is to tell you exactly what restrictions there are for the participation of children. Therefore, you will find a list of our excursions at the end of this text. They are sorted according to the minimum age requirement for children. This way you can easily get an overview of suitable trips for your family. But you can also find a classification of excursions according to their geographical location on Fuerteventura here.
Watch Dolphins and Whales
Experience a truly great moment with your family when you meet the fascinating marine mammals on the open sea. You can see many different types Whales and dolphins in Fuerteventura. Some of them are even native to this area. Nobody will stay indifferent, when the sociable dolphins swim alongside the boat and play with the bow wave.
Don't Be Afraid of the Pirates
This boat trip is equally popular with young and old. But perhaps a bit more with the kids. You set sail with the pirate ship in Morro Jable, together with the sinister sailors. The little fellow travelers are recruited by the pirates during the journey, appropriately dressed and made-up. And then it's time to make booty and board ships.
A Day in Lanzarote
Fuerteventura is only a few minutes by ferry away from Lanzarote. Island hopping is one of the most popular activities on Fuerteventura. Some mini bus tours will take you over to the volcanic island for a day to experience impressive natural monuments such as the Timanfaya. And you can also visit the famous Papagayo beaches of the neighboring island on boat trips.
Hiking With the Family
The diverse landscapes and nature of this Canary Island offer some impressive sights. The best way to discover these is on a guided walking tour. The guides take you to breathtaking scenery and tell you a lot about the country and its people. This will be a special family experience and you will share the beautiful memory for a long time.
What Should You Consider When Booking?
These are the four key aspects you should consider when choosing an organized trip:
- Required minimum age: On some excursions, the participation of children is linked to a minimum age. For example, the little ones can travel in a buggy only from the age of 5 years.
- Maximum number of participants: Families do not always only consist of mother, father and child. Some families go on holiday in larger groups that can easily exceed the maximum number of participants admitted in a trip. For example, only 12 people fit on the Deluxe Catamaran in Morro Jable.
- Hotel transfer: Make sure that the operator of your preferred excursion will pick you up from your hotel and bring you back again. But if you prefer to travel to the venue by yourself, this is certainly possible.
- Availability: Keep in mind that depending on the season, some excursions are quickly booked up, often for days. Therefore, we urgently recommend: make your booking well in advance, to ensure there are enough availabilities.
You will also find all this information in detail in the descriptions of our excursions under “Please note!” and “Services & Prices”.
Great Family Holiday in Fuerteventura
Where Are the Best Places to Stay in Fuerteventura for Families?
The best places in Fuerteventura to spend your family vacations are the tourist resorts to the north and south of the island. Corralejo in the north offers everything a family needs on their vacation. Modern family hotels, large sandy beaches and the unique, huge dunes. In the south it is best to stay in Costa Calma or Jandía. There are large hotels and endless sandy beaches. Both places are ideal for various activities, because you quickly reach the most beautiful places on the island.
What Are the Most Interesting Family Attractions in Fuerteventura?
We have compiled a list of the most popular family attractions in Fuerteventura:
- Agua Water Park: In Corralejo, bathing fun is a paramount. Wave pools, rushing rivers and winding slides await the whole family.
- Oasis Park: Oasis Park: Near Costa Calma you will find a huge animal and nature park. About 3,000 animals live together on an area of 800,000 square meters, with an immense botanical diversity. Your family can look forward to a petting zoo, sea lion show, camel safari, playgrounds and much more.
- Lobos Island: This small and mostly uninhabited island can be found northeast of Corralejo. Isla de Lobos impresses with its peace and nature. There are no cars and no hotels either. There is only one small restaurant. Apart from other nature lovers, you will only find birds, plants and extinct volcanoes there. A great day for the family is waiting for you on the Isla de Lobos.
What Are the Best Hotels in Fuerteventura For Families?
Some of the hotels have adapted to families in a way that they support the predicate family hotel Fuerteventura. Family resorts should provide at least the following services:
- Pool area with sections for children
- Leisure facilities on the hotel premises
- Child care and animation
- Spacious family rooms or suites
- All inclusive
- Proximity to beaches
- Cheap prices
Here are some internet recommendations, about the best family hotels of Fuerteventura:
- Robinson Club in Esquinzo
- Playitas Aparthotel in Las Playitas
- Barceló Castillo Beach Resort in Caleta de Fuste
- Sotavento Beach Club in Costa Calma
We do not assume any guarantees for this information.
Tours and Excursions for Families in Fuerteventura
Excursions and Activities Without Minimum Age
Season: All‑season Days: Daily Duration: 7 hours Driving through the mountains of Fuerteventura in a caravan with several jeeps has something truly adventurous. And the Defenders are more comfortable than you would expect. With your jeep you…explore
Season: All‑season Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday Duration: 7 hours Leave the main roads on this minibus tour and head for the narrow side streets. Discover the beauty of the interior of Fuerteventura and its west coast. Expect overwhelming views and…explore
Season: All‑season Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday Duration: 7 hours Sacred mountains, volcanic caves, authentic Canarian villages and freshly made goat cheese. There are a lot of exciting things to discover in the inland and the north of Fuerteventura.…explore
Season: All‑season Days: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday Duration: 7 hours Enjoy Fuerteventura with all your senses. On this interesting drive through Pájara and Betancuria in a comfortable minibus, you can taste a variety of local agricultural products and learn about…explore
Season: All‑season Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday Duration: 4 hours An exclusive sailing trip, in a small circle. Sail along the impressive volcanic coast of Fuerteventura on an elegant hand-crafted Turkish gullet. Set the sails and navigate into the…explore
Season: All‑season Days: Tuesday and Saturday Duration: 5 hours Take the opportunity to visit the fascinating Lanzarote during your holiday in Fuerteventura. This combination of boat and bus tour is packed with mesmerizing experiences. Discover the hidden treasures…explore
Season: All‑season Days: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday Duration: 5 hours Visit the overwhelmingly beautiful Papagayo Beaches of Lanzarote, while on holiday in Fuerteventura. Don’t miss this opportunity to spend a fantastic day on the sea. You will first…explore
Excursions and Activities With a Minimum Age of 5 Years
Season: All‑season Days: Daily except Monday Duration: 3 hours Unlimited buggy driving pleasure. Experience the beauty of the beaches of Fuerteventura in this action-packed expedition through desert-like landscapes and dried riverbeds. This impressive driving experience and the breathtaking…explore
Season: All‑season Days: Temporary not available Duration: approx. 10 minutes Experience Morro Jable from lofty heights - parasailing fun on Fuerteventura. Float at about 150 m above the turquoise waters. Enjoy an exciting cocktail of various overwhelming sensations. Unlimited…explore
Season: All‑season Days: Daily Duration: 10 min Crazy Ufo, 10 min Jet Boat, 1 hour JetSki Safari The water sport package with a plus for the extra adrenalin kick. You save between € 31,00 and € 40,00! No time to relax in Fuerteventura. These activities keep…explore
Season: All‑season Days: Temporary not available Duration: 10 min Parasailing, 10 min Crazy Ufo, 1 hour JetSki Safari A totally crazy combi for an absolutely insane price: Save between € 37,00 and € 42,00! Feel the G-Force dragging you from side to side during this wicked Crazy…explore
Season: All‑season Days: Temporary not available Duration: 10 min Banana Boat, 10 min Crazy Ufo, 10 min Parasailing Triplicate the fun factor & save between € 15,00 and € 28,00. This package fantastically combines total relaxation with absolute excitement at the beach of Morro Jable in…explore
Season: All‑season Days: Daily Duration: 10 min Jet Boat, 10 min Crazy Ufo, 10 min Banana Boat Water sport Pack 3 reloaded: The total speed adventure! And save between € 9,00 and € 26,00! When speed and G-Force combine with the ocean the result is maximum…explore
Season: All‑season Days: Daily Duration: 1,5 hours Come for a whale and dolphin search trip to Morro Jable on Fuerteventura. The encounter with these fascinating creatures in the wild is a truly unique experience. You can make…explore
Season: All‑season Days: Monday to Saturday Duration: 2 hours Ride into the sunset of Fuerteventura. This definitely is not only an absolutely wonderful holiday experience for horse lovers. This impressive nature experience leads you from El Cotillo to the imposing…explore
Excursions and Activities With a Minimum Age of 6 Years
Excursions and Activities With a Minimum Age of 7 Years
Excursions and Activities With a Minimum Age of 10 Years
Season: All‑season Days: Daily Monday to Friday Duration: 1 to 1,5 Experience the impressive landscapes of the beautiful north coast of Fuerteventura around Corralejo on a Segway Tour. This trendy vehicle will inspire you. You do not need any previous…explore
Season: All‑season Days: Wednesday and Friday Duration: 3 hours Moon‑like landscapes, extinct volcanic craters, wonderful beaches and chipmunks. In Corralejo starts a fantastic e-bike tour through the impressive volcanic landscape of Fuerteventura's north coast. Thanks to the energetic…explore
Season: All‑season Days: Thursday and Saturday Duration: 3 hours Get to know the different facets of Fuerteventura. You will be truly amazed by its scenic diversity. This guided e-bike tour leads you from Costa Calma, along the stunning coastlines…explore
Season: All‑season Days: Monday and Friday Duration: 3 hours By e bike through the green oasis of the desert-like island of Fuerteventura. The guided bike tour through the verdant Barranco de la Torre starts in Caleta de Fuste. Thanks to…explore
Excursions and Activities With a Minimum Age of 12 Years
Season: All‑season Days: Daily except Sunday Duration: 3 hours An action packed sightseeing tour through Fuerteventura by quad bike. An 80% off-road journey awaits you. An extremely dusty event with the absolute guarantee for fun! Experience the wild…explore
Season: All‑season Days: Daily except Monday Duration: 3 hours An action packed expedition through Fuerteventura by quad bike. This tour combines the sensational quad biking fun with a great nature experience. On your way through deserted, unreal lunar…explore
Season: All‑season Days: Temporary not available Duration: 3 hours Exploring the impressive volcanic landscape of Fuerteventura by e-bike is really easy even for the less athletics. The electric motor undoubtedly turns this tour, into an absolutely pleasant…explore