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Playa el Puertito: Our most recommended tours and activities

Corralejo: Roundtrip Ferry to Lobos Island with Entry Pass

1. Corralejo: Roundtrip Ferry to Lobos Island with Entry Pass

Cruise from Fuerteventura to Lobos Island on this return trip by ferry. Visit the beach, immerse yourself in Lobos's unique and tranquil atmosphere, and benefit from an all-in-one ticket which includes the island's entry fee. After just 20-minutes by boat from Corralejo, be amazed by the different tones of blue water whilst you disembark to this hidden corner of the Atlantic Ocean. Looking to the right of the harbor, you will find the path that takes you to El Puertito, an old fishing village next to a white-sand beach. At El Puertito, you can find the only restaurant on the island and a few buildings that were built before the island had been declared a Natural Park. Surrounded by tranquil waters, you will enjoy the island’s rich and exotic sea life. To the left of the harbor, you can find the most famous beach on this side of El Río. Take a swim in the calm and crystal clear, turquoise blue water or sunbathe in the fine sand, perfect for families with children, couples, young and old. This beach is commonly known as “La Concha” (the Shell) because of its shape, although the official name is La Caleta because of the limescale oven that played an important role in the construction of the “Martiño” lighthouse. From here you can see in the distance the dunes of Corralejo, the contours of Fuerteventura and when turning your back to the sea, appreciate the unique mountain “La Caldera”. Don’t forget to visit the nearby statue of Josefine Plá, the Spanish writer, poet and essayist, who was born on the island. Take a deep breath, a bottle of water and get ready to climb the highest peak of the island. The “La Caldera” mountain is a volcanic cone of relatively recent origin. Enjoy a fantastic view of Fuerteventura and Lanzarote from its 127-meter peak. Time stands still here as you take in the silence and colour of this splendid natural surrounding.  Whilst visiting the Northern part of the island, you will find the lighthouse, whose first lighthouse keeper was Josefine Plá’s father. Nowadays, the lighthouse works fully automatically and has been restored to its full splendour. Within the shade of this structure, stop for a rest while admiring the sea and Lanzarote with its volcanoes in the background. Admire the volcanic nature of the island’s interior and take a walk on the “Saladar (salt marsh) del Faro Martiño” and “Las Lagunitas”. More than 130 plant species and endemic birds live here, which has converted this idyllic paradise into a protected natural park. Enjoy a hiking excursion that will see your senses awakened to the island’s wildlife.

Fuerteventura: Jandía Natural Park & Cofete Beach Jeep Tour

2. Fuerteventura: Jandía Natural Park & Cofete Beach Jeep Tour

Experience the beauty of Cofete's spectacular beaches on a day trip from Fuerteventura, with hotel transfers included. Go on a thrilling 4x4 jeep tour to the Natural Park of Cofete, stop in El Puertito, drive past Punta Jandia, and take in panoramic views from the Hill of Love. After getting picked up from your hotel, head to the information point. Following a quick briefing, take off on your jeep tour, following dirt tracks that will take you to the beautiful protected mountainous Natural Park of Cofete. Stop at a viewpoint in the midst of the mountains to admire panoramic views of the beach. Pass by several species of native cactus that you can observe and photograph the great beaches of Cofete. Admire Villa Winter from the outside , discover the story behind this mysterious German villa. Stop to have a snack (optional) in a traditional Canarian restaurant located in the village of El Puertito. Continue your journey along the coast. Visit  the ancient lighthouse of Punta Jandia, the most southern point of the island, and the "Hill of Love", where you can admire a unique view of the island. Finish the day with a visit to the mesmerizing Jandía peninsula before getting dropped off back at your hotel.

Tenerife: Whale Watching and Snorkeling Yacht Trip

3. Tenerife: Whale Watching and Snorkeling Yacht Trip

Enjoy an unforgettable experience spotting whales and dolphins in their natural habitat on this 3-hour cruise in Tenerife on board a comfortable yacht. Sail from Puerto Colon with an intimate group of 11 passengers maximum. Head in the direction of La Gomera to observe whales and dolphins. Relax as you drink champagne during the sunset trip, observe breathtaking views of the Tenerife coastline, or have some fun sunbathing, swimming, and jumping into the water during the daytime trip. Continue on your journey and pass the beaches of Costa Adeje before stopping to swim and snorkel in the stunning bay of Playa del Puertito.

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What people are saying about Playa el Puertito

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(1,209 reviews)

Super kind and helpful guide, he answered all the questions and showed us the best landscapes of the southern area of Fuerte. He also gave us in-depth and very interesting explanations about Villa Winter. Off-road driving carried out in a state of maximum safety, which I greatly appreciated. The only thing I would improve is to extend the time spent at Cofete beach, 30 minutes isn't a lot but otherwise everything was perfect and I had a lot of fun!

I can only recommend it, everything went really well, Jörg was able to tell us a lot about Cofete and Villa Winter! :) Schalke and the FCN

All perfect!! Michele our guide was very good and an excellent driver thanks for the wonderful experience

It was great driving a jeep up and down these dangerous roads! Cofete is amazing and you should see it!!!

Beautiful island, easy booking, approval was already included with the ticket