Fuerteventura Island, one of the eastern Canary Islands, Spain. It lies in the North Atlantic Ocean, 105 km west of Cape Juby, Morocco. This volcanic island, the second largest of the Canaries, measures 100 km in length. It lies southwest of Lanzarote island, across Bocaina Strait. With year round sunshine and an average temperature of 20 degrees centigrade its equable dry climate and endless beaches make it the perfect destination for holidays of all kinds, from sheltered safe beaches ideal for families with small children, to wide open bays with some of the best surfing waves in the Canaries.