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Popular things to do in Morro Jable
Boat Fishing Trip (Fuerteventura South)
Boat Fishing Trip (Fuerteventura South) 4 hours
A fishing trip in the crystalline waters of Fuerteventura which also takes you along the coastline of Jandía national park towards El Puertito. Price includes fishing gears and picnic lunch. Spectators welcome at reduced price.
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Quad and buggy tour in Jandía, Fuerteventura
Quad and buggy tour in Jandía, Fuerteventura 3 hours
Take the challenging dirt paths to scenic hamlet of El Puertito from Morro Jable and ride across the National Park of Jandía. Several breathtaking viewpoints adorn this thrilling 3 hours tour.
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Sea Kayaking Tour with Snorkelling (optional)
Sea Kayaking Tour with Snorkelling (optional) 2.5 hours
Tour the sea cliffs and pristine beaches of southern Fuerteventura on a kayak. There's also optional snorkeling for those wishing to explore the underwater creatures of the Atlantic waters.
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Jetski Safari in Southern Fuerteventura
Jetski Safari in Southern Fuerteventura 30 minutes
Enjoy a 30 or 60 minutes jetski safari and explore the beautifully rugged southeastern landscapes of Fuerteventura from a different perspective. No driving license required.
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1 hour jet ski tour in Morro Jable
1 hour jet ski tour in Morro Jable 1 hour
Beat the stress in the open sea with our exciting 1 hour Jet Ski tour. Starting from the port of Morro Jable, we ride through the Jandía National Park to reach the charming town of Puerto de la Cruz (El Puertito).
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Fuerteventura Jeep Tour El Cofete
Fuerteventura Jeep Tour El Cofete 6 hours
Marvel at the miles-long sandy beaches of Cofete. Inspect cactus species endemic to the island. Be intrigued by the conspiracy theories and stories of the mysterious Winter Villa and view the island from the south most tip of the island.
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4x4 Van Safari tour - Artesanum Centro route
4x4 Van Safari tour - Artesanum Centro route 4.5 hours
Visit Ajuy caves - a natural monument of Fuertevenutra. Learn cheese making and taste some. Visit beautiful Pajara and Betancuria and marvel at the traditional houses in beautiful Casillas de Morales.
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Surf Lessons in Fuerteventura (south)
Surf Lessons in Fuerteventura (south) 3 hours
Learn how to glide the waves in a fun and effective manner with our professionally trained surf instructors (and lifeguards)! Price includes transfer from the southern resorts.
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Travel Inspirations - Morro Jable
Sitting on the Jandía peninsula, Morro Jable is situated in the south of Fuerteventura . The main attractions of Morro Jable are its white sandy beaches and range of activities, shops and restaurants. This tourist haven attracts a large amount of German visitors each year and is a great place to escape the European winter or enjoy an action packed family holiday. History Morro Jable forms part of the greater municipality of Pájara and is located on the Jandía pennisular, south of Fuerteventura . The town used to go by the name of Puerto de la Cebada,meaning the Barley Harbour. The French were the original invaders of Fuerteventura , and Jable is a corruption of the French word for sand (sable). Morro Jable has a relatively short history as people first settled in the town in 1900. In previous years the town was an isolated fishing village with a population of around 200. In the 1970s and 1980s the natural white sandy beaches, clear blue seas and marine life attracted developers to build hotels. Previously the only way to reach the resort was via dirt track, and so in 1982 a main road was built. Since then the resort has continued to expand each year. The once small fishing village now grew into a tourist Mecca. Culture Culture in Morro Jable is essentially Spanish, with a dash of latin American influence. Many people are part of the Catholic Church and attend mass on a weekly basis. The love of music, art and dance evident in the number of fiestas that take place during the year. Though Morro Jable has developed into a tourist destination, the older town still retains its traditional fishing village ambience. Economy In the past, the economy of Morro Jable centred around fishing due to the town's location on a coast rich in marine life. The land is too barren and dry for agriculture, so most of the inhabitants were fishermen. Recently, the explosion of tourism has created many jobs for the locals and the people from surrounding areas. How To Get There By Bus: From Puerto del Rosario (capital of Fuerteventura ), Tiadhe bus number 1 departs regularly for Morro Jable. Bus number 10 heads to Morro Jable via airport but runs only 4 times daily (and less on weekends). Morro Jable is also well connected by bus with its coastal neighbours: Tiadhe bus number 05 runs regularly between Morro Jable and Costa Calma. Bus number 25 also make a detour to Costa Calma when running between Morro Jable and La Lajita . By Car: Morro Jable is reachable via FV-2 from Puerto del Rosario and airport.
Coming from the north, the main road Avenida del Saladar is dotted with hotel buildings and apartment blocks on its right side, and a long stretch of golden sand beaches on the other. With nothing else tall enough to obscure its sight, it will be very difficult to miss the iconic lighthouse on the coast. The old village With beautiful architecture, authentic restaurants and shops, the quaint old village to the west of the resort manages to retain some of its previous fishing village charms, allowing visitors to experience a different side of Morro Jable. The lighthouse Standing tall on Playa del Mattoral beach, the old white lighthouse unofficially separates the nudist and non-nudist sections of the beach. Aloe Vera Information Centre Aloe Vera grows naturally across the Canary Islands and on Fuerteventura . The information centre tells you everything you could ever possibly want to know about the plant. Furthermore, if you find yourself positively frying with the heat of the sun, the plant’s soothing properties will help heal the skin and calm the burning sensation. Address: Calle Bentejui 6, 35625 Morro Jable, Fuerteventura island. Telephone: +34 928 166 329
There are all manner of activities on offer to please even the pickiest of visitors in Morro Jable. If you just want to unwind, enjoy the sunshine, and have something to eat, there are many bars, restaurants and of course, a long stretch of sandy beaches. The beach promenade of Avenida Tomás Grau Gurrea is ideal for a stroll, jog or a bike ride while taking in the scenic beach front and sea breeze. For the adrenalin junkies, numerous water sports such as windsurfing, scuba diving, catamaran excursions, jet skiing, banana boat riding and many more are available. If you have a thirst for history, culture and adventure, there are a number tours and excursions around the island on offer. Or if you fancy shopping, then the Thursday market and Cosmo shopping centre should keep you busy. La Lajita Oasis Park Part botanical garden, part zoo, the Oasis Park is home to numerous indigenous Flora and Fauna of Fuerteventura . They also have an array of different species of animals from across the globe. One of the highlights of the park is the Majorero camels, first introduced to the Canary Islands from Africa in the 15th century for agricultural purposes. The species favoured the barren climate, and quickly became part of most households. Today, the Oasis Park boasts a camel farm, a kid's farm, a children playground, and offers camel safari for those who are keen. Animal shows are also available. For more information of La Lajita 's Oasis Park, please click here. Address: Carretera Jandía, S/N, 35625 La Lajita , Pájara , Fuerteventura island. Telephone: +34 902 400 434 Opening hours: 09:00 to 18:00 Oasis Park: Adult €24, Children (3-11 years) €12 Camel Safari: Adult €10, Children (3-11 years) €5 Windsurfing Fuerteventura is one of the best destinations for windsurfing and Morro Jables boasts a few windsurf centres offering lessons and equipment hire. The nearby Playa de Sotavento hosts the prestigious annual Windsurfing and Kiteboarding World Cup. Diving Thanks to the clear warm water, abundance of tropical fish and coral-rich seascapes, diving in the Canary Islands is a truly unforgettable experience, and Morro Jable is no exception. There are plenty of diving schools on the beaches with kit to hire and instructors standing by to help. Prices start at about €26 for an hour’s dive. Catamaran Excursions Feel the cooling sea breeze in your hair whilst sailing across the Jandía peninsula in a catamaran. This is the best way to see the magnificent Jandía Mountains rising from the sea, a truly spectacular sight. Enjoy a delicious lunch on the spacious deck, while the beer and wine pour and the friendly German and English speaking staff cater to your every need. If you need more than good food and stunning scenery to be satisfied, then get your adrenalin pumping and tear through the water on a jet ski. It is also possible for participants to snorkel and marvel at the marine life. If you’re lucky, you may come across some of the dolphins that frequent the area.
Playa del Mattoral is the main beach of Morro Jable and is not overly crowded due to its length and size. Alternatively, a smaller beach Playa de a Cebada can be located east of the town, often favoured by the locals. Playa del Matorral (beach) Playa del Mattoral stretches for around 4km from the old part of town to the new part of town. The lighthouse in the centre of the beach unofficially separated the nudist and non-nudist sections. This blue flag beach is clean, spacious and equipped with basic beach facilities like shower facilities, beach chair hire, information booths, life guards, disability access, and designated areas for windsurfing and water sports. There are plenty of water sports on offer and the Avenida Tomás Grau Gurrea promenade boasts a wide selections cafes, restaurants, bars and shops. There is also a Espacio Natural Protegido (Protected Natural Area) covering the area before the lighthouse (if facing the sea), stretching approximately between Hotel Robinson Club Jandía Playa on the west and Iberostar Palace on the east. This 115.6 hectares of protected area was declared in 1994 by law for the purpose of preserving the coastal ecology system.
Restaurants The older part of the town offers authentic traditional seafood dishes, and if you’d rather, there are a number of international bars and restaurants in the new part of Morro Jable, especially along the beachfront promenade of Avenida Tomás Grau Gurrea or on the main road of Avenida del Saladar Restaurante Posada San Borondón II This Posada-Tasca-Bodega style restaurant serves a variety of Spanish/ Canarian dishes: cheeses, ham, sausages, croquettes (especially the shrimp croquettes) and many more. A good selection of local wines are also available and life music is played during the weekends. Address: Plaza Cirilo López s/n, 35625 Morro Jable, Pájara , Fuerteventura island. Telephone: +34 928 541 428, 610 352 090 Opening hours: 18:00 - 02:00, closed on Sundays Restaurante Laja With a view overlooking the beach, Restaurant Laja specialises in seafood dishes fresh sourced from the Morro Jable coast. Address: Avenida Tomás Grau Gurrea s/n, 35625 Morro Jable, Pájara , Fuerteventura island. Telephone: +34 928 542 054 Opening hours: 12:00 noon - 22:30 Restaurante Saavedra Clavijo Located on the promenade of Morro Jable with terrace facing the sea, Saavedra Clavijo offers a good selections of homemade dishes, fresh seafood and meats. Accompany your meal with white, red or rose wine before attempting the desserts on the menu which includes homemade flan with cream, Crème brûlée, chocolate mousse, tiramisu, and rice pudding. Address: Avenida Tomás Grau Gurrea s/n, 35625 Morro Jable, Pájara , Fuerteventura island. Telephone: +34 928 166 080 or 649 099 028 Opening hours: 10:00 - 23:00 Nightlife Morro Jable has a feast of bars and clubs to get your party started. The seaside resort is relaxed and family friendly in the day, but hustling and bustling at night. It is also great for couples looking to let their hair down on a night away from the children. Some of the nightlife venues can be found within the shopping centres of Morro Jable and along its waterfront promenade. Plazoleta de Cirilo Lopez area also features a few cocktail bars. Surf Inn A chilled bar, screening surfing, boogie boarding and snowboarding videos with a menu of exotic cocktails as well as a selection of beer and wines. A youthful atmosphere with banging beats and good vibes Stella Discoteque If it’s a pumping club you're after, this is the place for you. Strobe lights, European electro and a huge selection of reasonably-priced drinks. Festivals There are a whole range of festivals and events running throughout the year in Morro Jable. Following are some of the main celebrations on the town's event calendar. Día de Los Reyes (The Three Holy Kings) On January the 6th 'The Three Holy Kings' is celebrated all over Spain and the Canary Islands and Spain. The celebration usually involves costume and musical possessions with climax being the appearance of the 'The Three Kings' on camels distributing sweets to the spectators. Carnival Between February and March each year, Morro Jable and its sister town Coralejo host the carnival. This feast of all the senses includes fun fairs, street parades, singing and dancing which continue until early hours in the morning. It is a great way to experience the culture of the island and mingle with the locals. Fiesta de Nuestra Señora del Carmen Early July sees the celebration of Fiesta de Nuesta Señora del Carmen in honouring the virgin of the same name. This festival which usually lasted for about 2 weeks includes possessions, music, singing, dancing and a whole host of games, workshops and competitions. Shopping Morro Jable is a great place for a spot of retail therapy as there are many places to shop. Along the beach front promenade there are many shops selling souvenirs, beach gear and summer clothing. Some of the shopping malls in Morro Jable are Cosmo, Playa Paradiso and Ventura, all offer good selection of shops (including duty free), restaurants, bars and clubs within it. There are also a few authentic shops selling Canarian arts and crafts and the Aloe Vera information centre. Alternatively, the weekly Thursday Market is worth checking out for its ambience, if not for its trinkets. Thursday Market A morning market is held every Thursday selling trinkets, jewellery, clothes, souvenirs, liquors and sweet treats. Most of the stalls are run by Moroccans and Africans bringing treasures from across the ocean. However, you may find a few Canarian stalls selling traditional Canarian arts, crafts and foods. Location: near Cosmo shopping mall, on Avenida del Saladar.