Considering a trip to the Canary Islands? This is a great place for digital nomads, with a warm climate year round. Here are the best places to stay, coffee shops, coworking spaces and things to do in the Canary Islands.
Where to stay in Fuerteventura, Canary Islands
Corralejo is a busy town on the north east corner of Fuerteventura. This is where you can find some of the best surfing and most impressive sand dunes on the island.
Lajares is a relaxed inland village in Fuerteventura, best known for the local surf community, restaurants and cafes.
Caleta de Fuste
This is a purpose built resort town on the east of the island, popular with traditional holiday makers.
El Cotillo is a small coastal town on the west of the island, close to Lajares, and known for it's beautiful beaches.
Puerto del Rosario
Puerto is a municipality on the east side of the island, home to white washed buildings and great surf beaches.
Digital nomad communities in Fuerteventura
There's a growing community of digital nomads in the Canary Islands, specifically from places like the United Kingdom, Germany and Scandinavia. Check out the stats on living in the Canary Islands on Nomad List.
Coworking spaces in Fuerteventura
At the time of writing, Hub Fuerteventura is one of the best known coworking spaces in Fuerteventura and it's the largest in Corralejo. WiFi speeds are up to 250 mbps download, and there's unlimited tea and coffee for guests.
What’s the Wifi like in Fuerteventura?
The average internet speed is 57 mbps.
Best cafes with WiFi in Fuerteventura
While Fuerteventura has cafes with WiFi, if you're looking to work undisturbed, with high speed Internet, you should consider a coworking or coliving space.
Things to do in Fuerteventura
- Tours of Islas de Lobos
This island is just off Corralejo, and is known for it's many bird species, as well as it's sandy inlets.
Surfing is huge in Fuerteventura, specifically kite surfing. Check out our recommendations below.
Coffee, Corralejo and Morro Jable has some of the best hiking trails on the island - just make sure to pack water, a hat and SPF if you're headed out during the day.
- Swimming in natural lagoons
There are huge rock pools on the island, perfect for cooling off post-hike or during the heat of summer. Agua Verdes, Puerto de los Molinos and Sotavento are some of the most picturesque.
Best surf breaks in Fuerteventura
- El Cotillo
This is a great beach for learning to surf during summer, but the swell picks up in shoulder season and winter.
- El Hierro
El Hierro breaks over a deep volcanic reef, creating breaks on both the right and left side of the shore. This is ideal for more advanced surfers, looking to practice their turns.
- Flag Beach
Flag Beach is popular with both beginner surfers and kite surfers - there are plenty of schools on the beach if you're looking for a hand getting started.
Need more info? Check out the Magic Seaweed Report for Fuerteventura.
Gyms and yoga studios in Fuerteventura
- CrossFit Mahoh Club .
This is a CrossFit gym in Lajares, offering weightlighting/HIIT style classes.
CotiFIT is a functional studio based in El Cotillo. It's a small space, offering classes and personal training.
- Yoga Paradise Lajares
This is a friendly yoga studio offering intimate yoga classes in Lajares.
There are a number of fitness facilities on the island, including a tennis college, skateboarding school and kitesurfing schools.
Shopping and groceries Fuerteventura
There are plenty of supermarkets and convenience stores in each town. Superdino and Hiperdino are the largest chain supermarkets available on Fuerteventura.
If you want a truly authentic shopping experience, check out Mercado de los Tradiciones on Tuesdays and Fridays. There's an indoor market from 10AM to 2PM for fresh fruit and vegetables, preserves and baked goods.
Health food stores
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