Fuerteventura rise above the water surface about 23 million years ago, which makes it the oldest island of the Canaries. In the 5th century BC. The Phoenicians reached Fuerteventura during their search for purple dye, extracted by sea snails and used in ancient times in royal robes.
The best climate in the world
But the most curious question is: “Who did drop the first goat?” Probably it was dropped on Fuerteventura somewhere around 1000 BC. by the Phoenician thanks to their entrepreneurial culture. The goat and the famous cheese made with goat milk is still the symbol of the Island.
The lack of water near the coast preserved Fuerteventura rom a massive tourism development. In late 20th century surfers felt in love with their waves and naturists with the beauty and secluded sandy beaches.
Thanks to the best climate of the world (also recognized by Unesco), it’s always a good season to visit Fuerteventura. The climate is classified as “a hot desert”, where Summers and Winters are quite similar. It’s always pleasantly mild and dry, with temperatures normally between 20 and 30 C degrees.