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Highlights in Antigua
- Glorious Majorero cheese
- Pristine beaches
- Surfing paradise
- Fantastic villages to visit
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Dreaming of pristine sand beaches with turquoise waters, sheltered coves, rock pools, good food and lovely town to visit? Find fantastic holiday rentals in Antigua, a municipality nestled in the central part of Fuerteventura, in the Canary Islands. This lovely town welcomes visitors from all over the world. Close to fabulous beaches, it draws surfers and kitesurfers, beach enthusiasts and island lovers. Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere, independent shops and discover the past of this historic town of windmills. Learn more about the artistic heritage reflected in the architecture of its buildings and windmills that shape up the landscape and its big blades moved gently by the wind. Feel like bygone times admiring this incredible heritage. Do you feel more reasons to book your holiday rental in Antigua?Explore Fuerteventura, a biosphere reserve
If you want to get some rest from the sun, you can get in the car and travel around the island. Explore the villages of Betancuria, Puerto de la Cruz, Puertito de los Molinos, Lajares, la Oliva or the sand dunes of Corralejo. Get mesmerised by its austere inland landscapes and let the beauty of its rolling hills surprise you. This volcanic island was the Feel how time moves at a different pace. Allow some time for lunch by the beach and enjoy Canarian food and fresh fish from the Atlantic Ocean.
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The area and getting around
The Canary Islands are also known as “The lucky islands”. Pristine beaches, a dramatic coastline, a temperate climate all year round and excellent Mediterranean food. Now you can understand why they are rated as lucky! Fuerteventura is the second largest of Spain’s Canary Islands and it is about 60 miles off the north coast of Africa. Fuerteventura is popular among water sports lovers, especially surfing, windsurfing and waterskiing but it also offers crystal-clear waters and a beautiful town to visit. Antigua is known for the working Antigua Windmill and the cactus garden. Visit the Museo del Queso Majorero, and the whitewashed Nuestra Señora de Antigua Church. For those who enjoy nature, Betancuria Rural Park is ideal for walking trails and days out in the wild.Around Antigua and Fuerteventura
If you want to get some rest from the sun, you can get in the car and travel around the island. Explore the villages of Betancuria, Puerto de la Cruz, Puertito de los Molinos, Lajares, la Oliva or the sand dunes of Corralejo. Get mesmerised by its austere inland landscapes and let the beauty of its rolling hills surprise you. This volcanic island was a feel of how time moves at a different pace. Allow some time for lunch by the beach and enjoy Canarian food and fresh fish from the Atlantic Ocean.
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Enjoy miles of heavenly white or golden sand beaches with turquoise and pristine waters. Picture-perfect spots to create the best memories of your stay in Antigua, in Fuerteventura. Feel the sun, breath in the sea breeze and take a dip into the ocean to cool down on hot sunny days. Beaches backed by soft mountains that run between white, black and golden sand. All these attributes lend Fuerteventura a lot of recognition from travellers. But it’s not just the beaches in the south of Fuerteventura that possess a special charm: the whole island has enclaves where time seems to stand still, ideal to Lay down your towel, grab a good book and take a deep breath. You are on holiday mode! The Sotavento coast is home to a shallow lagoon formed when it is surrounded by a sand bar, and it is ideal for those new to windsurfing. Matorral Beach, also known as La Solana or Saladar de Jandía Beach, is one of the most touristy areas but protected by a fence. Access to the beach is via designated footpaths to help protect this natural area. Explore the wildest, least developed and largest beaches - Cofete. A rough ocean, a total feeling of freedom and about 7 miles long of golden sand. Costa Calma, Caleta de Fuste, and the beaches of Corralejo are also popular among tourists.Antigua for watersport lovers
The pristine waters and the conditions of the ocean and Fuerteventura’s coastline make the island a hub for surfers and kitesurfers. Fuerteventura is also known as the “Hawaii of Europe” for its climate and surfing spots. The island enjoys about 3,000 hours of sunshine per year, and the average day temperature is 28°C in summer and 22°C in winter. The main surf town is Corralejo, in the north of the island. For experienced surfers, the best time of the year goes from October to May. June to August, the swell is not as strong as the rest of the year. The best beginner surf beaches comprise Playa Morro, known as Drop Beach, Playa Blanca, and El Cotillo. For intermediate surfers, Punta Elena, Las Caletas and Shark Bay is your best bet. Adventurous and experienced surfers will love El Hierro -The Bubble, and Lobos. These are not for the faint-hearted!
Did you know the native inhabitants of the island are called Majoreros?
Top 5 travel tips in Antigua
Castillo de Fuste is a castle on the coast in Caleta de Fuste. This castle has a defensive tower that dates back to the 18th century. In the beginning, it was built to defend the port of La Caleta. Now stands by El Castillo Beach2. Visit the windmills
In Antigua, there are three windmills open to the public, that produce gofio, traditional flour made from corn and wheat. On your visit you can also have a look at the museum, walk around the cactus garden and go shopping and get some fantastic local craft items.3. Taste Antigua
The flavours of the island are based on the gofio flour, used for the traditional gofio escaldado or the delicious gofio mousse. The wrinkle potatoes with the red and green mojo sauce are to die for! Once you taste them, you won’t be able to stop! Fresh fish, goat's meat, limpets, fried cheese and delicious papaya. The Majorero cheese is a delicacy from Fuerteventura made using milk from Majorera goats. The cheese has been a Protected Designation of Origin since 1996. A cheese platter to share?4. Go to the Church of Our Lady
The Church of Our Lady, is in the centre of Antigua. This whitewashed church is one of the town’s most prestigious buildings, and it dates from the sixteenth century. The church has a rectangular floor plan and one nave. A modest façade with a rounded archway is the main entrance and the sculpture of Our Lady of Antigua sits at the altar, flanked by the images of St John the Baptist and St Joseph.5. The Salt Museum of Antigua
Besides the cheese and the fantastic culinary culture, there is one ingredient that is present in most recipes and it is produced here. Visit the Salt Museum in Salinas del Carmen. These are the only saltworks still operating on the islands. Learn more about the traditional salt-making methods that are used by the islanders, visit the shop and see the remains of the old jetty. You can buy some salt to take back home with you and give your recipes a bit of Fuerteventura’s taste.
FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Antigua
How much does it cost to book a holiday rental in Antigua?
With an annual average price of £93, Antigua is not a city that stands out as the most expensive or the cheapest in Spain.
When can you get the best deals on holiday rentals in Antigua?
If you want to save as much as possible during your visit to Antigua, pack your bags and travel there in September (£80 per night on average), October (£84), or March (£85) to find the lowest prices for the whole year.
In which months is it more expensive to rent a holiday letting in Antigua?
When it comes to looking for a holiday letting in Antigua, the most expensive months are, in descending order, January, August and July with average prices per night of £109, £103, and £101, respectively.
Do I need to plan a trip to Antigua well in advance?
If you decide to discover Antigua, we suggest planning your travels ahead of time because it is usually very high in demand, with an annual average occupation of 90% in the previous year.
What are the best months for a spontaneous getaway?
In the previous year, the months with the largest number of available properties in Antigua were October, November, and December with average availabilities of 28%, 27% and 21%, respectively. However, even during the time when the availability is the highest, the average is only 25%. Due to this, it is better to always book a little in advance to be sure to find the rental of your dreams.
How many holiday lettings does Holidu have in Antigua?
Holidu has paired up with 3 different partners to give you a choice between 20 properties we have in Antigua.