Playa del Matorral Beach


Playa del Matorral Beach Vacation & Travel Guide

Playa del Matorral is a beautiful beach located in Fuerteventura, one of the Canary Islands in Spain. The beach is known for its soft, golden sands, crystal-clear waters, and stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean.

Playa del Matorral is one of Fuerteventura’s protected natural spaces. It is located close to Morro Jable, and the northernmost part of this area attracts attention because of its salt marshes. It is home to an unusual plant known as Suaeda vera. Rare bird enthusiasts will be thrilled to see the Canary Houbara Bustard here. The beach here is simply stunning, it is perfect for swimming, and an array of bars, cafés, and restaurants are located close by.

In addition to the beach, there are several other attractions in the area. The town of Corralejo, located nearby, offers a range of restaurants, bars, and shopping opportunities. The nearby natural park of Dunas de Corralejo is also worth a visit, with its beautiful dunes and hiking trails.

Morro Jable is located in the south and is one of the most popular tourist resorts on Fuerteventura. It’s very picturesque, the buildings are white and residential houses stretch from the town center down to the beach. It’s also home to a port, where you can take a ferry to Las Palmas in Gran Canaria, or Santa Cruz in Tenerife. Primarily a fishing village, each July the locals celebrate the festival of La Virgen del Carmen the patron saint of fishermen. Morro Jable is home to the annual international windsurfing championships and has some amazing beaches.

Playa del Matorral is a beautiful and peaceful destination, perfect for those looking to relax and unwind on their vacation. Whether you're a local or a visitor, this beach is worth a visit.

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Beach infrastructure

Beach Loungers


There are usually quite a few people on the Playa del Matorral from January to March and in November.

Playa del Matorral Beach Weather

The average sea temperature is 20℃. The coldest water is in February (19℃). The hottest water is in September (23℃).

The warmest months are July 27℃, August 27℃, September 27℃. If you care about the warmest water, then the best months are August water temperature 22℃, September water temperature 23℃, October water temperature 23℃. The lowest rainfall near Playa del Matorral occurs in January, March, November.

Air and water temperature

From June to October the air temperature at Playa del Matorral is perfect for sunbathing.

The swimming season at Playa del Matorral occurs from August to October, when the water is warm and comfortable for swimming.

Average Monthly Rainy Days

Playa del Matorral rarely experiences rain from April to September. Generally, the weather is good.

Sports on the Beach




Equipment for rent


Equipment for rent

How to get to the Playa del Matorral

By bus

You can get to Playa del Matorral by Bus. These are the lines and routes that have stops nearby – Bus: 01, 05

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