Majanicho, one of the most charming places in Fuerteventura


The villages of Fuerteventura are, in many cases, forgotten in the tourist routes of the island. This makes many of those who visit the second largest island of the archipelago, miss the opportunity to meet real dream places, such as Majanicho in Fuerteventura.

On the other hand, that they are little frequented allows you to keep its charm intact against a large influx of tourists that occurs in other more crowded areas of the island.

In Fuerteventura there are many villages with a very special feature: its tranquillity and quietness. If something stands out in many of the small towns scattered around the island, is that they are places where the hours do not seem to pass and where the sounds you hear are those of nature.

Majanicho is precisely one of those towns where its beaches remain uncrowded and its picturesque and relaxed streets. We tell you, below, all the keys to make the most of your next visit to this beautiful place.

Fuerteventura’s calm is called Majanicho

If a village is synonymous with calm and tranquillity, that is Majanicho, Fuerteventura. Visiting this town is to rediscover the essence of what a small fishing village should be.

Far away are the big crowds, if anything characterizes Majanicho is its tranquillity.

For those seeking a haven of peace, where you can take walks accompanied by the swaying of the waves and the sea breeze, Majanicho is the perfect destination to visit on your next vacation.

With just over 100 inhabitants and a handful of white houses with doors and windows in shades of green and blue, the picture of Majanicho of Fuerteventura is that of a bay that has been anchored in time.

How to get to Majanicho in Fuerteventura?

Access to this charming fishing village is quite simple and is a route that whenever you visit the island you should go to admire not only the landscape, but also those majoreros spaces (Fuerteventura gentilic) as native as this and also worth visiting.

Majanicho of Fuerteventura is located in the north of the island, between Corralejo and El Cotillo, in the municipality of La Oliva.

In Majanicho, the familiar is the commonplace

If anything can be highlighted about this peculiar village is that the inhabitants are like a family, its neighbours depend greatly on each other and being such a small and uncrowded space, the entire population knows each other.


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So do not be surprised when you walk around the place and feel the eyes on you: recognizing the tourist is very easy in Majanicho. Of course, everyone is always welcome to enjoy watching the hours pass in front of the immense blue ocean that bathes its golden sands.

What to do in Majanicho, Fuerteventura?

If you think that visiting the town is just to take a picture and leave because there is nothing to do in this quiet place, you are wrong. Even though it is a very small town, there is a lot to explore and enjoy.

In Majanicho there are some gems to discover and you can make the most of your visit. Do you want some examples?

  • A visit to the Church of Nuestra Señora del Pino is a must. This small construction is a fundamental part of the town since the virgin is the patron saint of the place. If your visit happens to be in the month of September, you will coincide with her name day and you can enjoy the festivities in her honour.
  • A good dip in its crystal clear beach and then lie on the sand and enjoy the tranquillity is another of the unmissable activities to do in Majanicho. All without having to run for a little bit of space on the sand or feel like you’re trapped in a sea of chairs and hammocks.
  • For those who enjoy the sport of fishing, this is an ideal area to spend a few hours casting and looking for that chance at an accurate catch of the many species that live in the waters surrounding the island. You’ll have a great time!
  • It is advisable to bring your own provisions, because there are no restaurants or beach bars in Majanicho.


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Relax on the beach

If something can be done perfectly well in Majanicho, Fuerteventura, is to make a getaway to enjoy the tranquillity.  Vacations don’t have to be all about having fun in the waves, discos and bars. There is time for everything.

Your vacation can also be the time to find that inner element that will make you let go of all those burdens you have acquired throughout your annual work and study day. A good opportunity to disconnect from the routine and return with your batteries well charged!

Give the opportunity to leave your worries there, on the shore of the beach of Majanicho, and let the waves and the wind take away that feeling of heaviness and only the feeling of having recharged your energies is also something you can do in this magical village.

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