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Fuerteventura
Travel Guide

Corralejo Beach which includes swimming, mountains and general coastal views

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

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

Travel to Corralejo, appreciate its charmingstreets and alleys and dine in its delectable restaurants and cafés. Feed thatshopaholic in you and pick up a souvenir a one of the many boutique shops. Justoutside the town centre you’ll find miles of sand dunes in the CorralejoNational Park. Stroll across the sand at your leisure, enjoy the scenery andforget the worries back home.

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

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

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

The local language is Spanish, dating back to theisland’s colonization many centuries ago. English is also widely spoken aroundthe 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 theairport 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 bypicturesque sand dunes and parks.

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H10 Playa Esmeralda - Adults Only
H10 Playa Esmeralda - Adults Only
4 out of 5
Calle Punta del Roquito, 2, Pajara, Fuerteventura
The price is €105 per night from 17 May to 18 May
Offering direct access to the beach, this Costa Calma hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Pájara Beach and Costa Calma Beach. Sotavento de Jandia Beach is 1.4 ...
4.3/5Excellent! (449 reviews)
"Just excellent"

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H10 Playa Esmeralda - Adults Only
Occidental Jandía Playa
Occidental Jandía Playa
4 out of 5
C/ Sancho Panza, s/n, Urbanización Playa del Jable, Pajara, Fuerteventura
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €87 per night from 1 May to 2 May
This family-friendly Pajara hotel is located by the ocean, within 1 mi (2 km) of Matorral Beach, Las Gaviotas beach and Punta Jandía Lighthouse. Jandía Playa ...
4.1/5Very Good! (405 reviews)
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"Would not class it as a 4 star main lobby is very nice and perhaps the main rooms are good. The out building rooms are somewhat dated and the Aircon is old, noisy and does not work very well. Pool area and staff are amazing. There was plenty of food but most of the time is was warm at best. Maybe ..."

Reviewed on 22 Nov 2020

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Iberostar Selection Fuerteventura Palace
Iberostar Selection Fuerteventura Palace
5 out of 5
Urbanizacion Las Gaviota, Pasaje de Playas, 1, Jandia, Pajara, Fuerteventura
The price is €174 per night from 9 May to 10 May
Offering direct access to the beach, this Pajara hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Matorral Beach and Las Gaviotas beach. Punta Jandía Lighthouse is 1.6 mi ...
4.4/5Excellent! (219 reviews)
Nice hotel maybe good 4 star
"The hotel was lovely and well situated. We found the insistence on masks both indoors and out rather surreal although we understand this is a Spanish government requirement. We were disappointed to be refused a late check out after explaining we were gold members."

Reviewed on 14 Dec 2020

Iberostar Selection Fuerteventura Palace
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 €45 per night from 9 May to 10 May
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.
4.1/5Very Good! (365 reviews)
"Great Hotel and excellent service. Just fantastic!"

Reviewed on 22 Aug 2020

Pierre & Vacances Fuerteventura Origomare
Hotel THe Esmeralda Maris
Hotel THe Esmeralda Maris
4 out of 5
Calle Punta del Roquito, 1, Costa Calma, Pajara, Fuerteventura
Offering direct access to the beach, this Costa Calma aparthotel is within a 15-minute walk of Costa Calma Beach South and Costa Calma Beach. Sotavento de Jandia ...
4.3/5Excellent! (100 reviews)
"We love that they reward loyalty, they treated us very well, the staff are lovely. I would have loved a newer mattress"

Reviewed on 21 Feb 2020

Hotel THe Esmeralda Maris
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 1 mi (2 km) of Tres Vistas, Corralejo Dunes Natural Park and Acua Water Park. Corralejo ...
4/5Very 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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