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Caleta De Fuste Holidays

Caleta De Fuste Holidays

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Caleta de Fuste holidays are a beach lover’s dream with over 300 days of sunshine a year, long sandy stretches and great year-round temperatures.

Destination highlights

  • Many months of sunshine
  • Family-friendly resort
  • Ideal for active and sporty breaks
  • Unique volcanic landscape
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    Beaches | Hotels | Nightlife | Food & drink | Events | Things to do | Weather | Important information | Reviews |


    What are the best beaches in Caleta de Fuste?

    Beach holidays in Caleta De Fuste may revolve around the resort’s buzzing bay, but you’ll be within easy reach of many of the island’s wilder shores too. These are our local favourites:

    • Playa del Castillo – The resort’s main beach is a huge sweep of sand around a protected cove, with gentle waves full of vibrant marine life, and all the seaside activities you could need.
    • La Guirra Beach – A quieter stretch of golden sand and gentle shallows, perfect for chilled out days on family holidays in Caleta De Fuste.
    • Playa Blanca - This long sandy Blue Flag beach is right next to the capital, perfect for enjoying the sunset after a hard day’s exploring.
    • Parque Natural de Corralejo - A huge, protected expanse of undulating dunes and pristine coast to explore.
    • Playa del Muellito - Get a little slice of local life at this beach with its picturesque pier and sperm whale skeleton on display—obviously!
    • Playa de Barlovento - The whipping winds and big waves at this dark-sanded beach are perfect for every kind of water sport.


    What are the top hotels in Caleta de Fuste?

    You won’t need to compromise on your Caleta de Fuste holidays, as the country’s beach-side resorts promise heaps of fun in the lap of luxury. Get the best of both worlds here:

  • Sheraton Fuerteventura Beach, Golf & Spa Resort - The perfect five-star base for families who want everything on their doorstep on their Caleta De Fuste holidays.
  • Elba Palace Golf & Vital Hotel - A deluxe adults-only escape with an impressive golf course, well-equipped pools and spas, and plush five-star rooms.
  • Ereza Mar - Our top pick for all-inclusive holidays in Caleta De Fuste, with four-star luxury, and excellent facilities for disabled guests.
  • Broncemar Beach - Modern couples and families will love the stylish villas here, where you can relax in privacy or get stuck in with the hotel’s fab entertainment programme.
  • Elba Carlota Beach Hotel - Everyone is catered to at this hotel set in gorgeous natural grounds, with lots of dining options and entertainment for all ages.
  • Bungalows Castillo Playa - These self-catering apartments are an affordable home away from home that offer access to shared pools for all the family.


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    What’s the food like in Caleta de Fuste?

    The island’s cuisine celebrates the huge variety of seafood caught along its shores, as well as its favourite inland animal, the goat! Look out for these dishes on your holidays in Caleta De Fuste:

    • Vieja - The local name for parrotfish, which you’ll find cooked in every style across the island.
    • Lapas - A photogenic limpet dish served in a skillet, with a vibrant garlic and parsley sauce.
    • Sancocho - Cured seabass or wreckfish, stewed with potatoes and the famous mojo sauce.
    • La Cabra en Salsa - A rich goat stew with tomatoes, red wine, and spices.
    • Queso Majorero - The local cheese. Made with goat’s milk, often rubbed in oil and paprika.

    You’ll find plenty of restaurants serving British grub, but for some local flavour head to these spots:

    • Beach Club Chiringuito La Isla - You won’t find a more stunning place to eat lunch than this chilled-out restaurant on an off-shore promenade.
    • La Frasquita - Enjoy huge portions of freshly cooked traditional seafood, right next to the beach.
    • El Camarote - Watch the boats and waves go by from this stylish venue on the harbour, offering contemporary Spanish cuisine.
    • Volcano Restaurant - The local fine dining hot spot and a surprising addition to the Salt Museum.
    • El Invernadero - Head inland for a romantic evening at this restaurant, where creative vegan dishes full of homegrown goodness are on the menu.

    Where is the best nightlife in Caleta de Fuste?

    The hotels put on some cracking shows and events but if you want to explore further there are plenty of fun bars and a couple of nightclubs. Check these out:

    • El Faro Lounge Bar - The perfect place to watch the sunset over cocktails, on the very tip of the marina.
    • Piero’s Music Cafe - A friendly venue beloved by tourists for its huge variety of themed nights and live shows.
    • Bambu Club - This buzzing young nightclub is a stylish spot to party with the locals.
    • Bar Oliver - Tuck into a huge range of fresh cocktails and tapas at this laid-back rooftop bar.


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    What events can I go to in Caleta de Fuste?

    The island’s calendar is packed with exciting sporting fixtures and lively local celebrations, so you’ll have lots to do whenever you book your 2022 holiday to Caleta de Fuste. Let these inspire you:

    • Carnival (February) - Colourful parades and parties take place across the island in the lead up to Lent.
    • Fuerteventura Craft Fair (May) - The pretty town of Antigua hosts this large fair showcasing the best independent arts and crafts.
    • Summer Beach Party (July/August) - The resorts throw a massive free party with all kinds of live music and fireworks until late.
    • Windsurfing & Kiteboarding World Cup (July/August) - The world’s best boarders descend on the island to compete in this dazzling display on the waves.
    • International Clown Festival (September) - A raucous celebration of silliness, attracting thousands of performers and fans each year.
    • Caleta de Fuste Golf Open (October) - Watch the pros at work during this competition right on the doorstep of the resort.
    • International Kite Festival (November) - The skies above Corralejo Natural Park come alive with creative kites of every shape and colour.
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    Things to do in Caleta de Fuste

    Go over the top

    There are six volcanoes to explore on the island. Keen hikers will be able to tackle the trails no problem, and looking into the craters is a truly awe-inspiring experience. If you’d like a helping hand (or vehicle!) we suggest taking a guided tour. For the best insider info, try the Volcano Roads company.

    Swab the deck!

    The most popular boat trip on the island for families by far is The Pirate Adventure tour. You’ll be taken out to sea by a hearty crew of pirates and entertained with all sorts of seafaring games and snorkelling. The boat’s authorised for dolphin and whale spotting too, so you get a lot of bang for your buck.

    Become a city slicker

    A short trip along the coast will get you to Puerto del Rosario, the island’s capital. The city’s unique feature is the number of outdoor artworks gracing its streets, which are great backdrops for your photos. For all your souvenir needs there’s the Centro Comercial Las Rotondas, with loads of shops selling at local prices so you can still treat yourself on cheap holidays to Caleta De Fuste.

    Up your game

    Fuerteventura is a sporty traveller’s paradise, with opportunities to pick up or practice all kinds of activities. Our favourite schools in the area are Deep Blue Dive Centre, the Golf Academy, and the Amanay Surf School. Further up the coast you’ll also find plenty of kite and windsurf coaches taking advantage of the intense waves.



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    What's the weather like in Caleta de Fuste?

    Travellers seeking guaranteed nice weather will want to visit between May and October, when there are long days of sunshine and dry heat. The climate is relatively mild throughout the year, making last-minute holidays to Caleta De Fuste popular, but rainfall does increase in the winter.

    Month

    Average temp.

    Sea temp.

    Hours of sunshine per day

    Jan 18 °c 19 °c 6 h
    Feb 18 °c 18 °c 7 h
    Mar 19 °c 19 °c 8 h
    Apr 20 °c 19 °c 8 h
    May 21 °c 19 °c 9 h
    Jun 23 °c 21 °c 10 h
    Jul 24 °c 21 °c 11 h
    Aug 25 °c 22 °c 11 h
    Sep 24 °c 22 °c 9 h
    Oct 23 °c 22 °c 7 h
    Nov 21 °c 21 °c 6 h
    Dec 19 °c 20 h 6 °c

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    Important Information about travelling to Caleta de Fuste

    How long does it take to fly to Caleta de Fuste?

    Flights from the UK to the nearby Fuerteventura Airport take around four and a half hours.

    What’s the time difference between the UK and Caleta de Fuste?

    There’s no time difference between the UK and Caleta De Fuste.

    What currency do they use in Caleta de Fuste?

    The currency used in Caleta De Fuste is the euro.

    What language do they speak in Caleta de Fuste?

    The official language in Caleta De Fuste is Spanish.

    Do I need any vaccinations to visit Caleta de Fuste?

    Please check with your healthcare provider for all up to date vaccination advice before booking your holiday.

    Do I need to pay tax on my holiday to Caleta de Fuste?

    There is currently no tourist tax to pay in Caleta de Fuste

    Will Covid-19 affect my holiday to Caleta de Fuste?

    We are currently closely following the Covid-19 situation and how it affects travel. You can find out the most up to date information about travel to Caleta de Fuste on the FCO website.

    Do I need a visa to travel to Caleta de Fuste?

    British passport holders don’t need a visa to enter Caleta de Fuste. Holders of other passports are advised to check with their national embassy for any visa requirements.

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    Customer reviews

    At On the Beach, we’ve sent many satisfied customers to Caleta de Fuste for a bit of sunshine. But don't just take our word for it, read some of their 5-star reviews below.

    James Harkness:


    Again another enjoyable experience through On the Beach, never had a bad one in twelve years, long may it continue.

    Tracy Edwards:


    Very helpful and loved the hotel the staff where very helpful and lovely

    Craig Harrald:


    Amazing service as always this is the 5th time I've booked quick easy and good value :) would highly recommend.

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    Caleta De Fuste Weather

    Remember that sunscreen on holidays in Caleta de Fuste as Fuerteventura enjoys wonderfully hot weather in the summer, peaking at 30° Celsius in July and August. Due to its location, Caleta de Fuste receives a north-easterly wind that will be welcome if you’re not an avid sun fan! If you feel like heading on holiday to Caleta de Fuste outside of the summer, then the autumn months also enjoy good weather. February enjoys temperatures of around 23° Celsius, so even then you’ll still go home with a good tan!

    Jan 17ºC
    Feb 17ºC
    Mar 17ºC
    Apr 19ºC
    May 23ºC
    Jun 26ºC
    Jul 30ºC
    Aug 30ºC
    Sep 24ºC
    Oct 20ºC
    Nov 18ºC
    Dec 17ºC

    Landscape

    A cheap Caleta de Fuste holiday will certainly be rewarding for those who are appreciate beautiful landscapes, and the town doesn’t disappoint. As a purpose built town, Caleta de Fuste’s focal point is its beach, the pale golden sands of which were imported especially. The main street offers a leafy and relaxing evening stroll past many wonderful craft stores and restaurants, while the surrounding ocean and farmlands will provide hours of exploration. Any holiday on this island, of course, wouldn't be complete without a visit to Corralejo to enjoy the sweeping white sand beaches!

    Things To Do on Caleta De Fuste Holidays

    Due to the central location of Caleta de Fuste, you'll be easily able to explore the island of Fuerteventura, as everything is within easy driving distance. If you'd like to stay local though then Caleta De Fuste has plenty of opportunities for fun! Due to the winds it receives watersports like windsurfing are extremely popular, while there is also a weekly trade fair selling bargains including leather goods. There are fine shops and restaurants to enjoy on Caleta de Fuste holidays as well as a bowling alley, cinema, and even a new luxurious golf course, which should keep every member of the family happy!

    Culture

    As a purpose built holiday resort, you’ll find that Caleta de Fuste does not have an old town, but the area is centered on a magnificent castle in the harbour which was built by a military engineer in 1743.

    Your cheap holiday in Caleta De Fuste will certainly provide you with a lot of memories as Fuerteventura enjoys a thriving events calendar. The 27th to the 30th of March is home to the International Blues Festival, which will appeal to all guitar fans, while in May the nearby town of Antigua hosts its annual Agriculture and Crafts fair. In July and August Pajara offers the Windsurfing and Kitesurfing Championships, while a Jazz Festival takes place in La Oliva in August.

    Adventure

    Due to the central location of Caleta de Fuste, you’ll be easily able to explore the island of Fuerteventura, as everything is within easy driving distance. If you'd like to stay local though then Caleta De Fuste has plenty of opportunities for fun! Due to the winds it receives watersports like windsurfing are extremely popular, while there is also a weekly trade fair selling bargains including leather goods. There are fine shops and restaurants to enjoy on Caleta de Fuste holidays as well as a bowling alley, cinema, and even a new luxurious golf course, which should keep every member of the family happy!

    Nightlife

    Most Canary Islands enjoy reputations as popular clubbing destinations, but this cannot be said of Fuerteventura, where the atmosphere is much more relaxed and so might be more suitable with families. Don't worry about entertainment though! Your hotel in Caleta De Fuste will provide you with lots of entertainment, and the cinema and bowling are also excellent fun. For a fine meal, be sure to head to the seafront, where you’ll be able to dine on freshly caught fish from the local harbour while the sun sets over the Atlantic Ocean.

    Book a Caleta De Fuste Holiday now!

    With so much to see and do, a holiday in Caleta de Fuste affords everyone the fun and relaxation they deserve on their break, so stop thinking of the morning commute and book now with On The Beach! With bargain flights and hotels, your dream holiday is only a few clicks away!