Solo Female Travel in Fuerteventura

Nestled within the crystalline waters of the Atlantic Ocean, Fuerteventura is the second largest of Spain’s Canary Islands, a haven for sun-enthusiasts brimming with sweeping sandy beaches and dramatic geological formations. Known for its perpetually sunny climate and striking landscape composed of volcanic origins, this captivating island provides a diverse array of experiences. Visitors can bask in the prevalent serenity of endless sand dunes, discover the beauty of traditional whitewashed villages, explore underwater worlds rich with marine life, or indulge in an adrenaline rush with prominent windsurfing and surfing opportunities. Its distinctive combination of pristine eco-systems, enchanting architecture, and captivating cultural heritage make Fuerteventura a quintessential destination for an exhilarating Spanish escapade.

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Is Fuerteventura good for solo travel?


Safety:Very safe

Fuerteventura is generally considered safe for solo female travelers. The local community is welcoming and crime rates are usually low. However, like anywhere else, normal travel precautions should be taken. Be aware of your surroundings, especially at night or when visiting less crowded areas. Unwanted attention or pickpocketing can occur, so it's wise to remain vigilant.


Fuerteventura's transportation system is quite efficient. Buses and taxis are widely available, and renting a car for more flexibility is an option. However, some isolated places may require a bit more planning and time to reach. Navigation is easy on the island due to its good road network, and people generally speak English which aids communication. The island is safe and locals are hospitable towards travelers.
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Things to do:Interesting

Fuerteventura is a beautiful island with a lot to offer. It boasts some of the best beaches in the Canaries, with bright blue water and sandy shores that stretch as far as the eye can see, great for relaxation and various watersports. There is also a lot of natural beauty to explore such as the stunning Corralejo Natural Park, Betancuria Rural Park as well as unique volcanic landscapes. The island also has charming old towns and villages, showcasing traditional Spanish architecture. In addition, you could enjoy a variety of Spanish and Canarian cuisine. However, while it is definitely not lacking in outdoor activities, it might not be ideal for those seeking for an extremely dynamic buzzing nightlife or urban city feel.

Food:Above average

Spain's Fuerteventura offers a very good cuisine where you can taste diverse food. There is a balance between local Canarian fare and International dishes. Seafood is fresh and abundant, and traditional tapas are universally found. Spanish flavors like paella and tortillas are also prevalent. While vegetarian options are on the rise, they might not be as plentiful as in other more metropolitan areas.


Fuerteventura, provides a moderate expenditure level for solo female travelers, with a balance of affordable hostels and a range of eating options. However, extra activities like water sports, and some touristic attractions, golf courses and wellness spas may slightly raise the budget. But, with careful planning and taking advantage of public transportation, a budget-friendly experience can be achieved.

Is Fuerteventura worth visiting?

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3.9 /5

based on 3 experiences

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Solo travel experience

Spent Christmas in Fuerteventura. I signed up to an activity retreat with the amazing FuerteXperience. One week full of yoga, hiking, e-biking and surfing, it was so much fun. Went solo but joined a group of other fabulous ladies, we got on brilliantly so had plenty of company as well as time to myself. Corralejo, where I stayed, was easy to navigate, plenty of shops, restaurants, bars etc. But able to find quieter spots. Lots of lovely beaches. Average prices, can easily keep it budget friendly or splurge if that's your thing. Everyone very friendly. Seems well connected with transport, but we had private through the retreat organisers. Stayed in Surfing Colors hotel, it was comfortable, but quite busy with general holidaymakers. Would prefer to arrange my own next time, and I do plan to head back for longer, with the occasional organised day with FuerteXperience. Would highly recommend if you want to get away for some winter sun!

Posted: May 28, 2024Experienced: December, 2023
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 3/5Safety: 4/5
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Solo travel experience

I felt very safe in Fuerteventura. I was there on my own without any friends. Then, I made friends quite quickly. I rented a hotel with a superb pool. The food was amazing. The beaches were wonderful. I also rented a car.

Posted: April 20, 2024Experienced: March, 2011
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 5/5Safety: 5/5
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Group travel experience

Fuerteventura is a small country, but trust me when I tell you u are going to fall in love with their mindset. They don’t care who you are, what do you do for job, you skin color ecc. and you are going to feel so welcomed

Posted: December 11, 2023
Things to do: 5/5Food: 3/5Budget-friendly: 5/5Safety: 5/5
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Hi 👋🏽 I'm eliziane and originally I come from Brazil but o grown up in Italy. I'm living in Fuerteventura since 2014 and I can speak Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, French and English.


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Hey hey! I am Ernesta, Lithuanian web designer living in Germany for the last 6 years… Love travelling and exploring new places, am single so often i travel alone and sometimes it would be nice to share experiences with someone and exchange selfies to some normal vacation pictures for mom 😅

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