From The Editors Desk

17th August 2018

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In the middle of our high season tension mounts as only "wonder woman" is able to access by road some of our most beautiful beaches. For the moment it is just for the six week period but it could become a permanent situation. We are known by many for these beaches being the best in Europe. Not only are tourists affected but also local residents who use the road for access for work and now have a lengthy detour using the new motor way. How much the petitions affect the final decision remains to be seen.

Still beautiful to explore though. If you enjoy walking one can access by foot. Also remember that the lagoons in El Cotillo are much safer for the children to swim in and easily accessible. 

Enjoy the sun.

Take care and have a great holiday.

Penny x

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Local News

  • Ryanair Cancellations.

    This week saw the cancellation of four flights in the Canary Islands related to the strike of its pilots in Germany, which also affected Ryanair staff from Belgium, Ireland and Sweden.

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  • Wonder Woman Permission

    Why only Wonder Woman can visit the dunes of Fuerteventura - Locals on the Canary Island are angry about a road closure to the Corralejo Dunes National Park, which coincides with the shooting of the Warner Brothers movie

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  • Hospital Investment

    Canarias invests 380,000 euros in renovating the equipment of the Fuerteventura Hospital
    Three new echographs, echocardiographs, a surgical arch will be incorporated and the electronics of the computer network will be renewed

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  • New Easy Jet Route

    EasyJet is expanding the flight offer from Schiphol in the coming winter season with a new route to Fuerteventura. The Canary Island is flown twice a week during the winter season. On the other hand, the route to the French Lyon is canceled.

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  • New flight route.

    The low cost British airline EasyJet this week announced it will connect the island of Fuerteventura with Amsterdam for the next winter season, and flights will start on 31 October 2018.

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  • Beach library.

    This week it was announced that the beach of Los Pozos in Fuerteventura would again host a Beach Library, where users can access books, magazines and participate in various activities related to reading.

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