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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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 €109 per night from 7 Oct to 7 Oct
Nestled on the beach, this Caleta de Fuste hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Caleta del Fuste and Caleta de Fuste Marina. Fuerteventura Golf Course is 2 mi ...
4.1/5Very Good! (849 reviews)
Great hotel
"Great hotel, right beside the beach, very very clean Highly recommend The girl who checked us in was so nice and helpful"

Reviewed on 25 Jan 2021

Eurostars Las Salinas
Sheraton Fuerteventura Beach, Golf & Spa Resort
Sheraton Fuerteventura Beach, Golf & Spa Resort
5 out of 5
Avenida de las Marismas No. 1, Antigua, Fuerteventura
The price is €141 per night from 25 Sep to 25 Sep
Located in Caleta de Fuste, this beachfront hotel is next to a golf course and within a 15-minute walk of Centro Comercial Atlantico and Playa la Guirra. Caleta ...
4.3/5Excellent! (498 reviews)
"Very good location on a nice beach, amazing swimming pools and lovely foods both at the pool bar and at the restraurant (we were lucky to get half board in a la carte restaurant). Unfortunately due to covid"

Reviewed on 7 Jun 2021

Sheraton Fuerteventura Beach, Golf & Spa Resort
Iberostar Playa Gaviotas Park
Iberostar Playa Gaviotas Park
4 out of 5
Las Gaviotas. Pasaje Playa, 3, Jandia, Pajara, Fuerteventura
The price is €179 per night from 25 Sep to 25 Sep
Offering direct access to the beach, this Pajara hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Las Gaviotas beach and Matorral Beach. Jandía Playa and Playa Butihondo ...
4.4/5Excellent! (177 reviews)
Amazing family hotel
"Our 2nd stay at Gaviotas Park and this time with a toddler and it didn’t disappoint! Fabulous food and varied, spacious rooms, lovely pools, perfect location on the beach and good entertainment. We can’t praise the staff enough for being so fantastic with our 1 year old, they couldn’t have been more ..."

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

Iberostar Playa Gaviotas Park
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.
Apartamentos Dunas Club
Apartamentos Dunas Club
3 out of 5
The price is €64 per night from 4 Oct to 4 Oct
Situated near the beach, this aparthotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Muelle Chico, Acua Water Park and Corralejo Dunes Natural Park. Charco de Bristol and Playa ...
4.1/5Very Good! (26 reviews)
Lovely place to stay
"Fourth time we have stayed there. The rooms are clean, modern and well equipped. Balcony has a pool view. Pool is lovely and sunbathing area clean and tidy with ample sun beds available. Staff are helpful and polite."

Reviewed on 1 May 2021

Apartamentos Dunas Club
Arena Beach
Arena Beach
3.5 out of 5
Gomera 5, Corralejo, La Oliva, Las Palmas
This family-friendly La Oliva aparthotel is located near the beach, within 1 mi (2 km) of Corralejo Dunes Natural Park and Acua Water Park. Corralejo Beach and ...
4.2/5Very Good! (86 reviews)
Id recommend staying here
"Very clean, well run, great food options, excellent value"

Reviewed on 21 Nov 2019

Arena Beach
Sotavento Beach Club
Sotavento Beach Club
4 out of 5
Avenida Jahn Reisen, 3, Pajara, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Located in Costa Calma, this aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Costa Calma Beach North and Costa Calma Beach. Sotavento de Jandia Beach is 2.8 mi (4.5 km) ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (7 reviews)
Deayuno no gratuito
"La descripción en hoteles.com no coincide con lo que el hotel ofrecía. El desayuno Bufé gratis no está incluido ( gratuito según hoteles.com) si no se reserva media pensión o pensión completa. Recomiendo indiquen también que el gimnasio es de pago también si solo se elige alojamiento. Por lo demás, ..."

Reviewed on 10 Jul 2020

Sotavento Beach Club
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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