Fuerteventura

Travel Guide
Corralejo Beach which includes swimming, mountains and general coastal views

Fuerteventura one of the the largest of the Canary Islands, located just west of Morocco, and is well known for incredible beaches and excellent surfing. Enjoy the pleasant ocean breeze and relax on pristine stretches of white sand on this island of scenic parks and dunes. Visit the town of Corralejo, with its nature reserves and selection of water sports, ranging from diving to kite surfing.

To many, Fuerteventurais known as “the island of eternal spring” in recognition of its persistently pleasant climate year-round. It enjoys little to no rain in the summer, with only a few wet days between October and March.

Travel to Corralejo, appreciate its charming streets and alleys and dine in its delectable restaurants and cafés. Feed that shopaholic in you and pick up a souvenir a one of the many boutique shops. Just outside the town centre you’ll find miles of sand dunes in the Corralejo National Park. Stroll across the sand at your leisure, enjoy the scenery and forget the worries back home.

When you really feel like it’s time to chill, get yourself a lounger and sunbathe on Corralejo Beach. Or choose from the countess other beaches on the island, such as Cotillo Beach and Sotavento de Jania Beach. These serene beaches, with their sapphire blue seas, have very few buildings to interfere with nature on the great, sprawling areas of sand.

The island’s name developed from the Spanish term for “strong winds,” which explains its pull for windsurfers. Take your board out on the rough water and enjoy the view of the island’s rugged coastline.

For a change of scenery, head to Ajuy Beach, with its black sand formed from a volcanic eruption. Its yellow rocks combine well with the blue sea and sky for otherworldly photo opportunities. Explore caves and beautiful rock formations next to the beach.

The local language is Spanish, dating back to the island’s colonization many centuries ago. English is also widely spoken around the resorts and attractions.

To reach the island, get a flight to FuerteventuraAirport in the El Matorral area on the east coast. Take a shuttle bus from the airport to your desired destination. Corralejo is 24 miles (39 kilometers)north, which will take about 30 minutes in a taxi.

Choose Fuerteventurafor a relaxing holiday with the family on white, sandy beaches surrounded by picturesque sand dunes and parks.

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Where to stay in Fuerteventura

Eurostars Las Salinas
Eurostars Las Salinas
4 out of 5
Paseo Maritimo S/N, Caleta de Fuste, Antigua, Fuerteventura
The price is €89 per night from 2 Dec to 2 Dec
Nestled on the beach, this Caleta de Fuste hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Caleta del Fuste and Playa la Guirra. Caleta de Fuste Marina and Centro Comercial ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (864 reviews)
"Convenient to all amenities"

Reviewed on 22 Nov 2021

Eurostars Las Salinas
Barceló Fuerteventura Thalasso Spa
Barceló Fuerteventura Thalasso Spa
4 out of 5
Avenida de El Castillo, s/n, Caleta de Fuste, Antigua, Fuerteventura
The price is €132 per night from 14 Dec to 14 Dec
Located in Caleta de Fuste, this beachfront hotel is in the entertainment district and within a 15-minute walk of Caleta del Fuste and Caleta de Fuste Marina. ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (352 reviews)
"Food not great variety to choose from"

Reviewed on 14 Dec 2019

Barceló Fuerteventura Thalasso Spa
Hotel Riu Oliva Beach Resort - All Inclusive
Hotel Riu Oliva Beach Resort - All Inclusive
3 out of 5
Avenida Grandes Playas, Corralejo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €113 per night from 11 Dec to 11 Dec
Nestled on the beach, this La Oliva resort is within a 15-minute walk of Grandes Playas de Corralejo and Corralejo Beach. Corralejo Dunes Natural Park is 0.9 ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (406 reviews)
"The property had a fantastic location right on the beach the views form the room were amazing. The staff were friendly, efficient and professional. The food was varied and of a very high quality. The rooms however were very dated. With all the good qualities of this hotel however, why would you want ..."

Reviewed on 28 Nov 2021

Hotel Riu Oliva Beach Resort - All Inclusive
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Pierre & Vacances Fuerteventura Origomare
Pierre & Vacances Fuerteventura Origomare
4 out of 5
Carretera Majanicho 100, La Oliva, Fuerteventura
The price is €68 per night from 12 Dec to 12 Dec
This family-friendly La Oliva aparthotel is located by the ocean, within 2 mi (3 km) of Playa de Majanicho and La Derecha. El Hierro is 1.9 mi (3 km) away.
4.1/5 Very Good! (376 reviews)
"Great place parking outside accomodation. Huge place with lots to do. The pool was lovely we had a great stay."

Reviewed on 10 May 2021

Pierre & Vacances Fuerteventura Origomare
Hesperia Bristol Playa
Hesperia Bristol Playa
3 out of 5
Urbanizacion Lago de Bristol, 1, Corralejo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura
The price is €102 per night from 3 Dec to 3 Dec
This family-friendly La Oliva aparthotel is located on the boardwalk, within a 15-minute walk of Charco de Bristol, Muelle Chico and Playa Hoplaco. Corralejo ...
3.7/5 Good! (555 reviews)
"Overall, good value. The rooms were comfortable. Hotel was quiet and well maintained. No a/c but wasn’t a problem at all with windows open. Staff at reception were very helpful and Danny the bartender does a very good job. Only downside was (probably due to Covid?), there is no restaurant and the ..."

Reviewed on 16 Jul 2021

Hesperia Bristol Playa
LABRANDA Aloe Club Resort - All Inclusive
LABRANDA Aloe Club Resort - All Inclusive
3 out of 5
Pedro Guy Van Daele, Corralejo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura
This family-friendly La Oliva aparthotel is located near the beach, within a 10-minute walk of Corralejo Dunes Natural Park, Tres Vistas and Bajo del Medio. ...
4/5 Very Good! (49 reviews)
"Lovely holiday at this hotel, staff & service great from the moment we entered hotel,"

Reviewed on 1 Sep 2019

LABRANDA Aloe Club Resort - All Inclusive
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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