fuerteventura

More crazy accommodation: This time a transit van in someone’s garden
More crazy accommodation: This time a transit van in someone’s garden

First tents on roof terraces, then a wooden hut with a bucket for the toilet, now a van in Fuerteventura in the middle of nowhere…

A new wave of work inspections sees 12 premises fined 188,000 euros
A new wave of work inspections sees 12 premises fined 188,000 euros

Ten people also face fines and deportation for working without the correct paperwork, mostly in hospitality businesses…

Lottery winners were on holiday in the Canaries when they found out they’d won £61 million
Lottery winners were on holiday in the Canaries when they found out they’d won £61 million

The UK couple thought they had won £2.60 before finding out that they had a considerably larger windfall…

VIDEO: Police remove two tourists from rocks as they endangered their lives for a selfie
VIDEO: Police remove two tourists from rocks as they endangered their lives for a selfie

They have reminded that the Canary Islands are under an alert for adverse sea conditions and dangerous coastal phenomena…

Police close popular nightclub after 38 teenagers found inside
Police close popular nightclub after 38 teenagers found inside

Police also found they had exceeded their legal capacity and couldn’t produce any documents or licences for the business…

Heartwarming rescue: Turtle saved from perilous tangle of plastic and nets
Heartwarming rescue: Turtle saved from perilous tangle of plastic and nets

The loggerhead turtle was facing certain death as it was unable to swim properly or dive for food…

One dead and one hospitalised in drowning incident in Costa Calma
One dead and one hospitalised in drowning incident in Costa Calma

Lifeguards rescued both of them from the sea but paramedics couldn’t revive one of them…

Authorities tackle illegal holiday rentals including the use of 'containers'
Authorities tackle illegal holiday rentals including the use of 'containers'

The decision to crack down in Fuerteventura means violators may face fines of up to €150,000 for breaking rental laws…

Fuerteventura nominated as Best Beach Destination by National Geographic
Fuerteventura nominated as Best Beach Destination by National Geographic

With its stunning beaches and natural wonders, is Fuerteventura poised to make waves and clinch the coveted title?

Tragedy of first drowning of the year with one dead and another rescued with hypothermia
Tragedy of first drowning of the year with one dead and another rescued with hypothermia

A 44-year-old man died from drowning at Playa Viejo Rey beach and a 19-year-old was saved by lifeguards…

Deborah Carol Edgington awarded MBE for her services to Brits in Fuerteventura
Deborah Carol Edgington awarded MBE for her services to Brits in Fuerteventura

The former Councillor for Tourism has been there to help UK nationals for 25 years when they need it most…

Eleven people arrested for sharing child pornography on P2P networks
Eleven people arrested for sharing child pornography on P2P networks

Police have seized computers, hard drives, USB drives, memory cards, mobile phones, and tablets containing illicit content…

Burglar arrested for committing nine robberies in holidaymakers' apartments
Burglar arrested for committing nine robberies in holidaymakers' apartments

He was caught red-handed by the police when breaking into another apartment on the same complex in Costa Calma…

Up to €3,000 fines for tourists taking home sand and stones from Canaries beaches
Up to €3,000 fines for tourists taking home sand and stones from Canaries beaches

Over 1,000 kilograms a month are seized at airports from visitors which is endangering the ecosystem of certain beaches…

VIDEO: Fuerteventura feels the force of the DANA with heavy rains
VIDEO: Fuerteventura feels the force of the DANA with heavy rains

The government has activated the island’s emergency plan after some tourists evacuated in Pájara…

Yellow weather warnings in Lanzarote and Fuerteventura for this weekend
Yellow weather warnings in Lanzarote and Fuerteventura for this weekend

Winds and Calima are forecast with gusts up to 80 km/h and haze throughout the day…

Fuerteventura's Future: British airline's new direct routes spark tourism race in the Canary Islands
Fuerteventura's Future: British airline's new direct routes spark tourism race in the Canary Islands

British Airways' new direct routes will put Fuerteventura on the map for a lot more people, and that can only be a good thing for the future…

Female body found floating in the sea in Fuerteventura
Female body found floating in the sea in Fuerteventura

When the emergency services got there, she was still alive but in a state of cardiopulmonary arrest but they couldn’t revive her…

The second proposal for the Corralejo Ferris wheel is rejected
The second proposal for the Corralejo Ferris wheel is rejected

Orion Global Hospitality failed to meet the minimum requirements specified by the municipal authorities…

Crime has surged by 20% in Fuerteventura so far this year
Crime has surged by 20% in Fuerteventura so far this year

Theft accounts for the biggest percentage of crime on the island and sexual crime has reduced…