Averages for Fuerteventura in November
Winter approaches Fuerteventura this month and brings with it strong winds countered by some good bouts of sunshine. November is a quiet month that attracts off-season visitors seeking better weather than back home. Average daytime temperatures slightly drop to 21 degrees Celsius while seawater temperatures stay at an inviting 22 degrees. Apart from the frequent winds, the weather holds no surprises and temperatures donâ€™t fluctuate much during ...
Daily averages for Fuerteventura
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Winter approaches Fuerteventura this month and brings with it strong winds countered by some good bouts of sunshine. November is a quiet month that attracts off-season visitors seeking better weather than back home. Average daytime temperatures slightly drop to 21 degrees Celsius while seawater temperatures stay at an inviting 22 degrees. Apart from the frequent winds, the weather holds no surprises and temperatures don’t fluctuate much during this month. Daytime high peaks can climb up to 24 degrees while low peaks can get down to 17 degrees Celsius. The sun shines for 9 hours each day. November can signal some cloud cover, which can occasionally bring rain upon the island amounting to 30mm of total precipitation for 3 days of the month on average.
The island’s signature winds are strong during November and pelt Fuerteventura from the north and the south equally. Of particular interest are the southern winds (known as ‘siroccos’) coming from Africa, as they may cause a phenomenon known locally as ‘calima’, which is most pronounced during November. Calima can cause dust storms and afflict mild sand whipping to beachgoers on Fuerteventura’s southern beaches. These storms are mostly harmless but can be inconvenient if you’re hoping to hit the beach.
Where to stay
Best Age Fuerteventura is a quiet and tranquil 4-star hotel located near the centre of Pajara and just a few minutes distance from Costa Calma. The hotel offers 202 comfortable rooms and clean communal spaces. The Best Age is an adult-only hotel that caters mostly attracts Brits and Germans.
If you are looking for an excellent European-style hotel in Jandia, then look no further than Hotel Esquinzo Beach Fuerteventura. The Esquinzo beach hotel offers incredible value for money and quality accommodation with a smile. It is famous for its hospitality and it’s exceptionally helpful staff.
Another excellent IFA hotel, IFA Altamarena is located at a brilliant location, overlooking the famous Jandía beach. The hotel is clean and very well organised, offering tourists spectacular value for money with an undeniably friendly atmosphere. The hotel’s facilities are geared towards Brits and the staff goes above and beyond to meet every visitor’s needs.
Barcelo Jandia Mar is another award-winning 4-star Barcelo hotel in Fuerteventura. The spacious, all-inclusive hotel is situated on a hill overlooking the magnificent Jandia beach in south Fuerteventura. Visitors praise the hotel for its cleanliness and the overall top service.
Barceló Castillo Beach Resort is a spectacular 4-star hotel located on Caleta de Fuste’s seafront, which is famous for its sand dunes and excellent windsurfing conditions. The hotel is ideal for some R&R – kick back in the thalassotherapy spa or soak up some rays on the hotel’s spacious terraces.
Night view of the swimming pool at Barcelo Castillo Beach Resort in Fuerteventura, Canary Islands taken by Russell
Things to do
Golf Club Salinas de Antigua is a popular golf course of 18 holes, par 70, designed by Manolo Piñeiro, twice world champion in golfing. The course was built using advanced technology to create perfectly placed holes, incredible landscapes and a sophisticated irrigation system that powers all water features. The trail gets golfers through lakes, greens and even desert patches across 21.450 square metres.
Perhaps one of the most unique museums on the island, Museo de la Sal (museum of salt) is a lot more interesting than it sounds. In the Museo de la Sal, you can learn about the importance of salt and how this amazing substance has shaped civilisation and mankind through the ages. Wars have been waged and empires have been built thanks to salt, and in this museum you will also learn how salt is produced (from the sea or mineral deposits). The museum is situated mostly outdoors and the views are good, too.
Perfectly placed holes at Golf Club Salinas de Antigua in Fuerteventura, Canary Islands
Hit the beach
Gran Tarajal is a large beach located in a secluded bay that attracts almost no tourists, making it ideal for those seeking solitude. There are no tourist facilities and no lifeguard services though, making this beach unsuitable for children and elderly tourists.
Another secluded beach perfect for a bit of peace and quiet is La Lajita. Fishermen gather at this beach to depart on their fishing boats, which is a picturesque sight – take a camera. The sea is very calm and the sand is clean (although dark). There are no tourist facilities here but the numerous palm trees on the beach provide a decent amount of shade.
La Lajita in Fuerteventura, Canary Islands
Eating and drinking out
Azzurro restaurant serves some of the best Mediterranean dishes in El Cotillo. The restaurant has beautiful view over the sea and serves fantastic food, accompanied by local, Canarian white wine. The restaurant is child-friendly and offers relatively cheap prices.
The Dovela restaurant is a prime spot for top dining in Corralejo. Elegant and highly respected, the Dovela serves top-tier food for distinguished diners who seek the absolutely best when it comes to Canarian food. The service is excellent and the focus on quality is unremitting.
Rokama La Cubana is a small and friendly bar located in Corralejo’s music square. The bar offers night entertainment and serves breakfast to nightclub lovers who’ve partied the night away. It is closed on Sundays.
The Roadhouse Bar offers live entertainment at night and during the day sports events are shown on large TV screens. The drinks are cheap and the atmosphere is friendly. Every Sunday, the bar serves Sunday roast from midday until 5pm.
Azzurro Restaurant by the sea in Fuerteventura, Canary Islands