Playa Barca

If you are planning your holidays in Playa Barca, Fuerteventura, the following information may help by giving you an overview of the resort and the surrounding area.

A holiday in Playa Barca benefits from the prime position on a 30 km sweep of golden shoreline in the southern region of Fuerteventura. Its considered one of the most unspoilt spots of the Canary Islands.

Playa Barca holidays are idea for families and couples seeking sun, golden sands and Sangria, enhanced by a beautiful backdrop of spectacular scenery. Local hotels and apartments offer excellent accommodation at Playa Barca, while restaurants are plentiful and there are several neighbouring towns and beauty spots worth visiting while on your Fuerteventura holidays.

Things to do in Playa Barca

Windsurfing enthusiasts will enjoy holidays in Playa Barca where warm Saharan winds, and clear blue waters provide the best conditions for learning, improving or really stretching your windsurfing skills. Holidays in Playa Barca offer you far more than just a relaxing, sunny beach base. Playa Barca beach is sheltered and well supported with facilities, particularly for those who fancy trying their hand at windsurfing or scuba diving.

You will find golden sands and an azure sea here, but there is so much more to fill your time if you venture beyond the friendly resort. The southern tip of Fuerteventura is known as the Jandia Peninsula, and here you will find the spotless white sand dunes of Corralejo National Park. Its been popular with naturists for many years who say the seclusion and natural beauty of the area is hard to beat. From Playa Barca, you might want to take a camel safari trip into the more mountainous interior terrain, explore Fuerteventuras many tiny villages by hire car, or embark on a Catamaran cruise to neighbouring Canary Islands – the volcanic island of Lanzarote is very close.

Eating out in Playa Barca

After a day swimming in Playa Barcas crystal clear waters, youll have built up an appetite. The town can offer both international cuisine offered at the many hotels and restaurants, and traditional tapas bars. Local specialities include ‘carne con papas which is a is delicious stew, and ‘boquerones – tasty white fish.

Playa Barca Nightlife

There is ample evening entertainment to enjoy on your holiday in Playa Barca, mostly provided by the hotels, and if you enjoy dancing, let you hair down here, or in neighbouring towns Playas de Jandia (10 km away) or Costa Calma (4 km away).


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