Cuevas de Ajuy, Ajuy

Must see · Cave · Geologic Formation
Just outside of Pajara, you'll find the caves and black lava sands of Cuevas 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 Cuevas de Ajuy visit and explore what else you can see and do in Ajuy using our Ajuy trip itinerary planner.
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  • Friday 20th November and we drove to remote fishing village of Ajuy, on the western coast of the Island. In truth we were hoping to find a beach where we could spend a few hours. Instead we found...  more »
  • On our last day in Fuerteventura we decided to not go too far and honestly didn't expect much of Ajuy and its nature. How surprised we were when we arrived in the village. Super cute, super beautiful....  more »
  • Grilled local fish is super delicious and service is super nice and friendly.
  • Yummy seafood and other typical specialities. Close to the beach. Also the smallest bathroom I've ever seen.
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