The quality and variety of the waves, mild temperature all year round, a relaxed atmosphere and crystal clear waters are just some of the reasons that make surfing beaches of Fuerteventura some of the most sought by lovers of this sport year after year.

To this we must add that the Cabildo has protected the waves of Fuerteventura, which is certainly reassuring for all the fans of this sport. Moreover, it is something that serves to set an example, not only in the area, but also in other parts of Spain and the world.

Taking into account the fact that 48 surf spots have been protected, you can imagine that they are all perfect places for surfing, and for this reason we will review the 5 best surfing beaches in Fuerteventura, precisely in the north since 39 of those 48 places protected are located in this part of the island. Do you join us?

Beaches for surfing in Fuerteventura: levels for all tastes

Another advantage of the area is that among these beaches, ideal for surfing, you can find spots for all levels, something particularly important if you want to learn or gradually improve your level.

However, there are also ideal places for experienced surfers and Fuerteventura is one of the favourite spots of many surf lovers. Let’s go with the list of the northern coast!


1. El Moro

A perfect place to learn surfing, especially in the summer as there are better conditions for waves. The bottom is sandy, ideal for learning, with both short and right-handed waves.

We are sure that if you start surfing in these crystal clear waters you will surely fall in love, even before entering the water!


2. El Burro

Wonderful beach immersed in the natural park of Corralejo, it offers two main points, one with a rocky bottom reserved for advanced surfers and another with a mixed bottom, sandy and rocky, recommended for an intermediate/advanced level. The background of the dunes, crystal clear water and white sand makes it one of the most beautiful beaches on the island.


3. Entubadera

It is one of the beaches for surfing in Fuerteventura that you like the most because you can enjoy the waves all year round. Medium/low tides form excellent conditions for beginners whereas high tide, especially if there is a big swell, it is recommended only for advanced surfers.

As you can see, there are spots in Fuerteventura for all tastes, and it is also true that between one day and another you can enjoy the surroundings of the area, local shops and typical Spanish food.


4. Flag beach

It is the continuation of the beach of Entubadera in a northerly direction. It offers quality waves only with winter storms on a mixed backdrop of sand and rock and therefore reserved only for the most expert. This beach is also considered one of the most beautiful beaches of the island due to its position and the enchanting expanse of sand that from the dunes sink into the ocean.


5. El Cotillo

This is another perfect place for both beginners and experienced surfers depending on the conditions. In winter the waves are perfect for intermediate or advanced levels while in summer it is ideal for learning.

Another attractions in this area are the views and the visit to the village, not to be missed! Do you want to start surfing? Be assured that you will not regret it! The advantage is that among the variety of surfing beaches in Fuerteventura we are pretty sure that you will find yours.

All these areas are close to each other, so learning to surf in Corralejo with is a great option, you have many spots at your disposal and the best professional instructors!