That aside our holiday was all we wanted it to be: relaxing, sunny, and, well, relaxing. Although the hotel bore a strong resemblance to Swansea Prison in its design it was very comfortable and spacious. The food was average but the cleaning-lady did arrange my nightie very prettily.
The local beach was closed to bathing because of an influx of jellyfish so we hired a car and drove along the west coast to Flag beach ...
and the east coast to El Cotillo.
down to the old capital of the island, Betancuria.
Now there's one thing you need to know if you intend to visit Fuerteventura. Although the beaches we went to were all ordinary family beaches they also attract a number of naturists. Particularly older men. And particularly older men who insist on promenading the length of the beach each morning - and it's a long beach.
Trust me: there are only so many willies a girl can cope with in a day.