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Location

Parque Natural del Islote de Lobos



Description

The small unspoiled island.

The Islet of Lobos is a small isle situated to the north of Fuerteventura, from which it is separated by around 2 Km. It houses very valuable habitats in magnificent condition.

This small island, belonging to the township of La Oliva, possesses a high landscape content, which is unique and representative of Canary geology and geomorphology. Many of the park's plant species are today protected by several norms. It houses numerous exclusive species and endemisms (such as Limonium ovalifolium canariensis), which live in habitats in magnificent condition.

Municipalities

Fuerteventura (Canary Islands)

Oliva, La


Type of area
Nature reserve

Area
468 hectares

Map

Access and surroundings

Cultural information

The town of La Oliva is one of the richest archaeological areas in Fuerteventura, which gives ample evidence of aboriginal presence in the area.One of the obligatory visits is to the petroglyphs on Tindaya Mountain, where foot-like shapes and structures predominate.

Environmental information

Besides the omnipresent gulls or stone curlews, the invertebrate fauna stands out, especially the coleoptera.

Information for visits

To get there, there is a boat that offers a same-day round trip, as there are no accommodations. The island can be easily explored in a few hours.