BIOSPHERE RESERVE

Fuerteventura

Fuerteventura es declarada reserva biosfera

Biosphere Reserve

Declared internationally as a Biosphere Reserve and Starlight Reserve.

A Starlight Reserve is a protected natural space where a commitment is established to defend the quality of the night sky and access to starlight.

A starlight reserve is a protected natural area in which the quality of the night sky and access to starlight are to be protected.

Fuerteventura is one of the 7 islands of the Canary archipelago. It emerges from the Atlantic Ocean as if it were a desert surrounded by huge dunes formed by the winds that bring sand from the Sahara forming fantastic sandbanks. Known for its turquoise waters, its splendid white sand beaches that contrast with its volcanic landscapes among its many attractions are the Isla de Lobos, the Natural Park of Jandía, Betancuria, the mountain of Tindaya and the windmills.

Located 97 km. from the northwest coast of Africa. The island of Fuerteventura, with 13 protected natural areas, enhances its exoticism with palm trees and the appreciated aloe vera. Kilometers and kilometers of sandy beaches and its golden dunes make life on the island a real privilege. Declared a Biosphere Reserve and Starlight Reserve for the entire island territory, it has a huge protected area where you can discover the authentic tranquility.

History and Tradition

In Fuerteventura you will not only find beautiful beaches, you can also enjoy a wide range of culture through the museums of the island, religious architecture, see and buy local Canarian crafts and participate in parties that specialize in food, music and traditional dances.

Declared Biosphere Reserve

Declared internationally as a Biosphere Reserve and Starlight Reserve.

A Starlight Reserve is a protected natural space where a commitment is established to defend the quality of the night sky and access to starlight.