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  • Music at the Craft Market - 30th August 1

    Music at the Craft Market – 30th August

    There will be music tomorrow (30th August) at the Craft Market in the square off the main street. Hannah Life Lover will be entertaining shoppers with her one woman show. The market is on from 7pm until 10pm with a range of different stalls selling all kinds of handicrafts.

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  • Fiesta music night on 17th August 2

    Fiesta music night on 17th August

    On 17th August, during the fiesta, a music evening will take place that includes young musicians from Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote as well as from Fuerteventura. This takes place from 21:00 on Muellito del Cotillo (the quay of the old harbour). It is the 25th anniversary of this event taking place so the program is…

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  • El Cotillo Fiesta Extra Bus Timetable

    Extra buses for the Fiesta

    The Tiadhe Bus Company are running extra buses over the fiesta period. They will run on 16th, 17th , the 21st, 23rd and 24th August on both the 07 El Cotillo – Puerto del Rosario route and the 08 Cotillo – Corralejo routes. See the added bus timetable below:

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  • The Cohiba Café

    Cohiba Café : new Bistro-Lounge

    There is another new place to eat and relax with a drink in El Cotillo. The Cohiba Café has just opened and is located under the Marfolin apartments on the lagoon side of the village. Ideal for eating lunch on the way to the beach or a drink when you come off the beach. Their…

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  • El Cotillo Fiesta 2019 - 14th-25th August 3

    El Cotillo Fiesta 2019 – 14th-25th August

    The El Cotillo Fiesta 2019 (Las Fiestas del Buen Viaje) provisional program is now available (see below). The full and final program with timings is below. Sábado 17 – Cotillo Joven Day (Youth day) Domingo 18 – Día Principal y Función Marítimo Terrestre de la Virgen del Buen Viaje (The main event – the fisherman’s…

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  • El Cotillo Festival of Kites

    Fuerteventura International Kite Festival 2019

    Kite flyers from all over the world will again be attending the annual festival of kites which will take place from November 7th to 10th. On the 7th November this normally takes place on Playa de la Concha in El Cotillo. This started off as an unofficial day but in recent years has become part…

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  • El Cotillo Music Festival 2019 – Additional Buses

    Extra buses are again being put on to ferry those going to and from the music festival this weekend. Both the No 7 (Puerto del Rosario) and No 8 (Corralejo) services have additional buses running. They will be running up to 4:30am on both nights. See the timetable below:

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  • Extra Buses for the Music Festival

    El Cotillo Music Festival 2019

    With just over 3 weeks to go I have just seen the first indication that the music festival is planned to go ahead this year. There is still no mention of it on the Ayuntamiento website (no surprise there though) but it has been announced in the Noticias Fuerteventura website – here. It states that…

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  • Where to stay in El Cotillo

    Cotillo Beach Hotel changes hands

    The Cotillo Beach Hotel has been sold and is now owned by the Coral Hotels chain. It plans to upgrade the hotel from its current 3 star rating to 4 star. Coral Hotels, which was formed in 1986, has ten other hotels, all located in Tenerife, but is now looking to expand to other islands.…

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  • Second Hand Shop Opens 4

    Second Hand Shop Opens

    Sadly, the shop has now closed. A new shop has just opened in El Cotillo which sells second hand goods. It is located just down the side of the Dragon China shop opposite the main Superdino supermarket in Avda Hermanas del Castillo. You can take your unwanted items into the shop which will sell them…

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  • This year's fiesta - your chance to get involved 5

    This year’s fiesta – your chance to get involved

    There will be a meeting in the Cultural Centre in El Cotillo on Tuesday 14th May to discuss this year’s Fiesta in honour of our Lady of the Safe Voyage. It will take place from 18:30 and everyone is welcome. So if you want to get involved in the celebrations this year then go along…

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  • Easter 2019 in El Cotillo

    Easter 2019 in El Cotillo

    Semana Santa 2019 The program for the Easter weekend festivities has been made available. It all kicks off on Friday 19th April in the evening at 20:30 in the Plaza vieja. The acts on Friday include the headliners, So Co (IV Sonido Costero) who I believe are a reggae group (but I may be wrong).…

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  • New school location in El Cotillo

    New school location approved

    The location for a proposed new school in El Cotillo has been approved by the Ayuntamiento. It will be located behind the football ground and next to what many people call “The Orange Block” of apartments. It is believed it will be an infant and primary school. No date has been given as to when…

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  • Umami Fruit and Vegetables

    Umami Fruit and Vegetable Shop

    Sadly, the shop appears to have closed now. The Umami Fruit and veg shop in Avenue Los Lagos (the main road to the lagoons) is offering fruit and veg packages which seem good value. All fresh local organic produce and they will even deliver locally. Orders should be made 24 hours in advance by phone…

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  • 11 things to do in El Cotillo Fuerteventura

    Meeting To Discuss El Cotillo Bus Service

    The Town Hall has announced that there will be a meeting held in the Cultural Centre in El Cotillo on Monday 14th January at 18:00 (6pm). The objective of the meeting is to allow residents to make their views known about the future of bus transportation to and from El Cotillo. Amazingly they have actually…

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  • El Cotillo Craft Market 7th December - with live music 6

    El Cotillo Craft Market 7th December – with live music

    With the usual amount of massive notice – this was just released today (when will they ever learn) – tomorrow’s craft market (7th December) will take place from 18:00 to 21:00 as usual but will also have live music from Manu, with his one man show. The craft market has handicrafts made in Fuerteventura, paintings…

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  • Cotilleando 2018

    Cotilleando – 13th and 14th Ocober 2018

    El Cotillo will have almost 40 international artists with all kinds of shows. Culture and artistic expression for all tastes in this festival that doesn’t stop growing. It will be Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 October, and we will have circus, acrobatic, musical shows, craft shows, dance and hip hop, clown acrobatics, and also new…

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  • Dunes Road Closure Protest | Protest against the FV1 Closure 7

    Dunes Road Closure Protest | Protest against the FV1 Closure

    At 8pm on Saturday 8th September a dunes road closure protest will be held in Plaza Patricio Calera (behind the little Shell petrol station) in Corralejo. This is to protest against the closure of the dunes road (FV1) until 6th October because of the filming of Wonder Woman 2. This is a video of the…

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  • 2018 International Kite Festival.

    2018 International Kite Festival

    Only a few months now until this year’s 2018 International Kite Festival.  It will be held from 8th to 11th November. We believe the first day, the 8th, will be on Playa de la Concha in El Cotillo. This is without a doubt the most colourful event of the year in Fuerteventura so well worth…

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  • Fuerteventura Excursions

    There are many things to do in Fuerteventura and things to see in Fuerteventura. So, if you feel like going out for the day, try a Fuerteventura excursion. Here are some Fuerteventura tours suggestions. Fuerteventura activities They include Fuerteventura boat trips, visits to Fuerteventura attractions by mini-bus tours, Jeep safaris, Lobos island, Oasis Park, visits…

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