Villaverde is a charming resort in the north of the Canary Island of Fuerteventura, with some exceptional panoramic views. Sandwiched between the extinct volcanoes of Montaña Escanfraga on the east side and Montaña Arena on the west, you won’t have to go far for some unbelievable photo opportunities. Secluded and tranquil, Villaverde holidays promise a country getaway for families and couples who are looking to truly relax and soak up the glorious Canary Island sunshine.
Embrace the slow pace of life and enjoy a spot of sunbathing before heading out for a meal at one of the local restaurants, where you can choose from classic Canaries delicacies or international cuisine. Holidays to Villaverde feature such extraordinary landscape that you’ll probably want to get out and explore as well. Nearby Montaña de Tindaya, which boasts 300 ancient rock carvings, provides excellent walking and hiking opportunities, as well as spectacular views all the way across to the island of Lanzarote.
Head for the hills
Walk the ancient camel road to the 529-metre Montaña Escanfraga. You’ll be rewarded with astonishing sand-dune scenery and see the Cueva del Llano – a lava tunnel created around 1 million years ago.
The local goats’ cheese is a regular winner of prizes for being the best on the island, so make sure you arrange a tasting while you stay in the village.
Visit La Oliva
Just a seven-minute drive south of Villaverde you’ll find La Oliva. Steeped in history, it’s a pretty town where you can see ancient olive groves, a centuries-old church, and a host of museums and art galleries.