playas en morro jable

If you want to spend your vacations in Fuerteventura, we recommend you to visit the beaches in Morro Jable, which are located in the southern part of the island and surround one of the most beautiful villages of the area.

To find out more about this destination, we will present below the best beaches in Morro Jable that you should know and that are near Lopesan hotels.

What is Morro Jable?

Morro Jable is a town in Fuerteventura, located in the south of the island and belongs to the Jandia peninsula. This place is known for its geographical relief and its village with white houses built near the beach.

Its climate is very warm, just like all the Canary Islands; in Morro Jable you will be able to spend your vacations enjoying its beaches during all year. Among the activities you can do are water sports, shopping in the main avenue of the village and walks by the sea at sunset.

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The five most popular beaches of Morro Jable

Morro Jable beaches have golden sand and crystal clear and serene waters.You are about to know five of its most popular beaches where you can sunbathe, swim in the sea or walk by the seashore


Jandia beach is known by its desert landscape and sea views. Among its attractions is the Jandia Lighthouse, which offers spectacular views. This place is located near Morro Jable village, mostly inhabited by fishermen.

Many tourists consider it a quiet place and isolated from other beaches, but it has huge sand areas where you can take long walks. You can also rent a bicycle and stroll along its pedestrian walk.

Morro Jable

If you like sports such as windsurfing, Morro Jable beach is ideal for you. It is characterized by its turquoise waters, as well as by a spectacular avenue that surrounds the beach and invites you to walk through the shops.

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This is a four kilometer long golden sand beach that has hammock and umbrella rental areas, so that you can enjoy this paradise as much as you can.  You can also find local food places to taste the typical cuisine of the zone.

In this beach there is no time to getting bored. Here you will find a wide choice of day and night activities in which you can participate, regardless of the time and season of the year.


One of the most largest beaches in Morro Jable is the Matorral beach with an extension of 12 kilometers of white sand, where you can practice countless watersports and enjoy an exquisite lunch in some of the bars around.

Due its strategic location, you will be able to admire the amazing sunsets. It’s also considered a protected natural area, because of its vegetation able to survive saltwater floodings that usually happen during high tides.

Despite the fact that this beach is very large there are areas that are very different from each other. The northern part is a more touristic zone with hotels and entertainment areas whereas in other parts of the beach, you will find quieter and private areas.


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While the beaches above mentioned tend to be visited by a considerable amount of tourists, Risco beach is characterized by its apparent isolation and small urbanization around. It is close to Jandia beach and has quite ample car park.

This beach is known by its strong winds and waves, making it the favorite beach for windsurfers. However, if you like swimming, you’d better wait for a windless day to visit it.

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If you are a windsurfing lover, take into account that a worldwide windsurf event takes place here every year, so you can check when the next championship date will be, in order to prepare your trip in advance and enjoy the competition during your holidays.


Butihondo beach, also known as Esquinzo beach is located between the base level of the Butihondo ravine and the Esquinzo ravine.

This beach is one and half kilometers long and characterized by its golden sand and soft wind during the whole year. There you can find several establishments that offer hammocks and umbrellas rental so you can rest more comfortably.

Butihondo beach can be reached on foot or by car, taking the road detour from the highway. There are some parking spaces located only a few meters near the Morro Jable bus stops, if you want to visit other places of the island.

Where can I find accommodation in Morro Jable?

If you liked the descriptions of Morro Jable beaches, we invite you to stay in one of our Lopesan Hotels in Morro Jable. In them you can find the best room services and enjoy a quiet and welcoming atmosphere, according to your needs.

To find out more about our hotels and additional services, please contact us and we will provide you with more information.



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