Jandia is a region to the south of Fuerteventura and is ideal for those who want to see the quieter side of the island – but who also retain a sense of adventure.
The scenic delights of Jandia are clear to see, with mile upon mile of white sand lining the coastal regions and a huge national park – the Parque National de Jandia covering much of the inland area.
Here, you’ll have plenty of chance to explore rare flora and fauna, and might even spot some African birds that have made the short flight from the mainland.
As well as relaxing on the beach, you might elect to take to the water if windsurfing is your thing, with the southern coast being famed for the favourable conditions.
You can also enjoy some of the best dining on the island in the small fishing village of Morro Jable, where fresh seafood is a particular speciality.
Jandia Golf Course
It might not be as large as the course in Caleta, but Jandia Golf Course is just as rewarding for anyone who wants to get a round in during the time in Fuerteventura. Located next to the beach, the course caters for players of all levels, from complete beginners to those with a more impressive handicap.
One of the top resorts in the region, Morro Jable is the place to go if you want to enjoy an entertaining evening, with plenty of bustling bars and discos where you can sit back with a cocktail or dance until the early hours. Through the day, you can expect to find a range of dining and retail options available.
Playa del Matorral
One of Jandia’s top beaches, Playa del Matorral is an attractive option for anyone who loves the coast, with plenty of space on which to lie back and top up the tan for those with a desire to relax, and calm waters that are perfectly suited to watersports. Those with children can also relax whilst the youngsters take a refreshing dip, whilst there are plenty of bars nearby where you grab a quick drink or take a break from the sun.
The waters around Jandia are teeming with marine life and there are few better ways to explore than on a special catamaran cruise. Let the food and drink flow as you cruise on the waves whilst looking for dolphins and flying fish that can seen on a regular basis.
Located on the edge of the Jandia peninsula is the Oasis Adventure Park, where fun for all the family is pretty much guaranteed. The park is home to a varied range of wildlife and will allow you to get up close to a selection of different species – such as lemurs running free and a small farm for children. You can also catch one of various shows or take a ride on camel back; a memorable experience that you won’t forget in a hurry.
The coast off Jandia is ideal for those who want to try their hand at windsurfing, with the breezy conditions making it a prime location in which to take to the water. If you’re a total rookie then there is no need to worry as you’ll be able to visit one of the various schools for lessons, or you could just elect to watch the experts doing their thing – with Jandia hosting the best windsurfers in the world every year as part of the World Cup.
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