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Monumento Natural de Ajuy, Fuerteventura

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Just outside of Pajara, you'll find the caves and black lava sands of Monumento Natural de Ajuy. This ancient fishing village is the site where Bethencourt disembarked to conquer the island for Spain in 1402. Enjoy freshly caught fish at one of the small restaurants on the beach, or have a drink at the bar up on the hill and enjoy expansive Atlantic views. While the waves are impressive to watch, swimming here isn't recommended because of the strong undertow. Don't miss a visit to the caves, free of charge and just a short walk up the path from the beach. Wear shoes with a good grip because the steps can be slippery. Plan your Monumento Natural de Ajuy visit and explore what else you can see and do in Betancuria using our Betancuria trip itinerary planner.
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  • Really beautiful!!! and impressive with the many forces looking in the sea! Only downside is that it smells of tis in many places in the caves where people just had to empty the blæeren in peace!
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  • Ajuy is a small town located on the West side of Fuerteventura. The place is really beautiful with a really nice view over the sea. Here you have seen the beautiful lava Beach called, and the impressive great and not least huge waves that turn into. You can go for a walk in the rocks (that are marked route) and come over and see some caves. They are seen on the off, so don't expect to get totally into them. There are several places where you can enjoy the beautiful nature, and where you can see the water fall and rise by up to 3-4 meters. It is wildly impressive to see how water pulls it out and then comes back again with violent force. It is really worth a visit. And there are small places where you can get a little food, and not least the local support.
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  • It is one of the places that you must visit in Fuerteventura: a beautiful beach of black sand and within walking distance to the caves. It is very beautiful despite the remarkable number of tourist restaurants near the beach.
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