places to visit in Morro Jable

Fuerteventura has always been one of the most touristic spots in the Canary Islands. This is due to its great environment, the nice climate and the endless activities you can enjoy there while you are on holidays. Morro Jable is one of the top places that you cannot miss whenever you visit this island. There you will find an incredible variety of touristic attractions and places. In Lopesan we would like to  show you everything you need to see in Morro Jable to have a perfect holiday.

The best of Jandia peninsula: Morro Jable

Jandia is a peninsula inside Fuerteventura where you will find some  of the most beautiful beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. Its gastronomy, culture and attractive places where to spend your holidays will make you fall in love. Morro Jable in Jandia is a privileged locality where to find the best activities while enjoying your stay at one of our all-inclusive hotels in Morro Jable at Fuerteventura.

1. Beaches in Morro Jable

The first thing to see in Morro Jable is Playa El Matorral. This is the tourists’ favourite beach due to its wide extension and beauty of its landscape. It is about 3 km long and 60 m wide. You will be able to enjoy long relaxing walks along the white fine sand while your feet bathe on the turquoise water of the ocean.

Moreover, there is a wide variety of restaurants that offer the typical dishes from the region and different bars where you will be able to have a drink next to the beach.

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This beach of Morro Jable is located near one of the best hotels in the area:  IFA Altamarena. It stands out as one of the best hotels in Morro Jable because of its great service and high quality as a  four star hotel together with its amazing accommodation offer.

Another beach that you can visit in Morro Jable is Playa de las Coloradas. Its extension is much smaller than the one from before, but it is a place less frequented by tourists. There, you will find one of the best views of the island and you will be able to enjoy a peaceful evening walking along the sand.

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2. El Faro del Matorral

One of the views you shouldn’t miss is the one you get of el Faro del Matorral. If you stay in one of our hotels in Morro Jable, you will be able to see it during the sunrise and enjoy one of the most romantic views at El Matorral beach.

This lighthouse was built at the end of the 20th century with the aim of informing the sailors about the little depth of the water. Nowadays it is a must see in Morro Jable and the best spot to take a picture as a souvenir of your visit to Fuerteventura.

3. Morro Jable’s harbour

The port of Morro Jable is located at the south of the peninsula of Jandia. From there you can see the closest island Gran Canaria. The ferries that arrive there everyday will allow you to go from Fuerteventura to this island. The wonderful landscape of the two beaches divided by the Atlantic Ocean is one of the views that you cannot miss in Morro Jable.

Close to the port you will find some of the most typical and exquisite restaurants out of the whole Fuerteventura. The different high seas species of fish are directly brought from this harbour, so the most popular fresh fish dishes come from here.

4. Jandia Natural Park

Jandia Natural Park is an animal sanctuary and vegetal reservoir located at the south of the peninsula. It is about fifteen thousand hectares long. It has beaches, mountains, vegetal species and fauna. This is the perfect place to visit in Morro Jable, where you can find incredible natural attractions and enjoy activities such as hiking.

Among its mountains, the highest one is Pico de la Zarza, which is about 800 meters high. There, you can do excursions and small trips. You will also find some of the native plants and animals from the island which are strictly protected. Another interesting place to visit in Morro Jable is Cofete, due to the incredible length of this beach.

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Close to Cofete shore you will find one of the most emblematic buildings of Jandia and Fuerteventura: Villa Winter. This is a two-storey building with a tower of the 20th century. There are many legends about this house whose name comes from the engineer that built it.

5. Centro de Recuperación y Conservación de Tortugas Marinas

Another evidence of the environmental importance of Morro Jable can be found at Centro de Recuperación y Conservación de Tortugas Marinas in Morro Jable. This is an animal reserve that takes care of sea turtles that have been harmed by ships, human waste or depredators. There, if you book a guided tour, you will meet some of the sea turtles they take care of and know more about them.

We recommend you to take your camera because this is one of the best spots to take pictures of the most characteristic animal from Fuerteventura. You can also take advantage of this opportunity and teach your children how to take care and preserve the natural environment of these animals.

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6.      Morro Jable old town

Morro Jable is a small village that features white painted houses and is located really close to the sea. The streets of its historic centre are perfect for a little walk while shopping in local shops and tasting the best typical dishes in one of the many restaurants and bars that can be found in the area.

On the west hill of this fishing village is the Church of Nuestra Señora del Carmen. From here you can enjoy magnificent views of Morro Jable, overlooking the village, the port and the immense beaches of fine white sand.

Visit Fuerteventura and enjoy all  the different things that we have shown you in this post. Discover more about Morro Jable and the offers that we have for your next stay in Fuerteventura.

If you have any questions about what to see in Morro Jable or other places, contact us so we can help you to start planning your trip.



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