Fuerteventura, the second largest of the Canary Islands, is known above all for its white sandy beaches, but few know that this island is also home to one of the most unusual beaches in the world: it seems to be made of popcorn.


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Popcorn Beach. #popcornbeach #strangethings #wonderfulnature

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In many cases, the nicknames given to tourist places are only inspired by things they resemble, but for which a certain fantasy is needed to see even if only vaguely. This is certainly not the case with the playas de palomitas de maíz, Fuerteventura’s popcorn beach.

This incredible place really seems to be covered by millions of white and swollen popcorn, and some might think at first glance that this is real popcorn that someone has dumped there for some reason (after all, there are other cases in which abandoned objects have transformed a beach in a show ), but in reality the “popcorn” are coral stones, which took that shape also due to the effects of winds, currents and tides.

Located at the end of a dirt road northwest of Corralejo, the beach is not among the main attractions of Fuerteventura (also because the stone popcorn are certainly not as comfortable as sand) the show certainly has a remarkable visual impact.

The beach has always been like this, but it is only in recent years that it is gaining popularity, thanks to social networks.



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Wanna some popcorn?#popcornbeach#corralejo#fuertaventura #canarianislands?

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