Caleta de Fuste holidays

One of the youngest resorts in Fuerteventura, the colourful resort of Caleta de Fuste is ideal for family holidays. Known for its magnificent horseshoe beach, clear, shallow waters and jam-packed with attractions including zoos and the island’s best water parks, holidays in Caleta de Fuste are perfect if you’re travelling with kids. You’ll also find some of the best water sports around, plus championship golf courses, sailing and upbeat nightlife with a good choice of restaurants and waterfront bars. The best testament to the resort’s popularity is the number of repeat visitors; tourists who have fallen in love with everything that it has to offer and make their Caleta de Fuste holidays the highlight of their calendar.

Things to do

If you can bear to tear yourself from the white-sanded beach, you’ll find that the resort offers plenty to see and do. The harbour offers sailing trips and water sports, and is a great place to learn to windsurf and scuba dive. Keen golfers can test their skills at the 18-hole Fuerteventura Golf Club, with courses to suit nervous newbies and seasoned pros. If you’re away with kids, plan a day trip to swim with sea-lions in the island’s fantastic zoo, or cool off on a hot day with a splash around at Acua Water Park, in nearby Corralejo.

Have fun at the Dreams House Museum

At this charming museum you’ll be blown away by the massive collection of figures and models that can be seen. With vehicles and figures of different shapes and sizes, you’re sure to notice a few things that remind you fondly of your childhood. There’s everything from your typical boys’ toys such as model cars and spaceships to toys for girls like dolls and their many accessories. Whatever your tastes, you’ll be sure to keep both yourself and your children entertained and amused during an exciting day trip to this intriguing museum.

Check out Oasis Park Zoo

Caleta de Fuste is home to some of the best wildlife that you’ll find in the Canary Islands thanks to the amazing Oasis Park Zoo. This one-of-a-kind zoo offers you the chance to check out over 250 kinds of animals whilst riding around on the back of a camel. There’s the choice of three restaurants to dine at whilst there, which serve local and international food. If you want to get a little closer and interact with the animals, a petting zoo gives you the chance to touch and befriend many furry companions.

Water sport fun

With most of the fun and excitement being set around the gorgeous beaches in Caleta de Fuste, you’ll discover such classics as diving, jet skiing or kayaking to try whilst on holiday. But if you prefer to stay nice and dry, one of the popular things to do is take a submarine trip around the bay.

19-27 ℃

The resort enjoys long days of sunshine throughout the year, with the warmest temperatures between April and October.

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Fuerteventura Airport (FUE) serves the resort and is a mere ten-minute drive away.

Caleta de Fuste is best for...

Sun seekers: Take a Caleta de Fuste holiday during the summer and you’ll find yourself lounging on its stunning beach, set in a picture-perfect bay; ideal for spending lazy days topping up your tan. 

Families: As well as family-friendly beaches and hotels, the resort is within easy reach of exciting water parks and a fantastic zoo. 

Golfers: The resort is minutes from Fuerteventura’s finest 18-hole golf courses and is widely-considered to be one of the best golfing destinations in the Canary Islands. 

Fast facts for Caleta de Fuste

Language: The language spoken is Spanish, but you’ll find that most of the locals have a good command of English. Download an app anyway: even basic greetings in the local lingo are appreciated.

Currency: The currency used is the Euro.

Local time: Caleta de Fuste is the same time as GMT/UK time.

Fly to: Fuerteventura Airport. The transfer time to Caleta de Fuste is just 20 minutes.

Flight time from UK: The Caleta de Fuste flight time is 4.5 hours.

Tourist Information: Further Caleta de Fuste tourist information can be found at spain.info.

Visa / Health: Before you travel, visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/spain for recommendations and advice on visas and health for your holiday to Caleta de Fuste.

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Getting around Caleta de Fuste

By car: If you’re interested in taking day trips and exploring the island, hiring a car is your best bet. The roads are good in Fuerteventura, and the island is small enough to get across in a couple of hours. However, check out the documentation you’ll need before you travel and remember the Golden Rule of driving on the right!

By bus: Buses are clean, prompt, and reliable. There are 16 bus-routes, covering most of the island, making this a great way to soak up the scenery without having to worry about driving on the ‘wrong’ side of the road and where you’re going to park!

By bike: Perhaps the most tranquil way of seeing the sights, cycling is very popular in Caleta de Fuste. There are dedicated cycle-paths and trails and bike-hire companies are in plentiful supply. 

Events in Caleta de Fuste

For jazz fans: If you’re a jazz fan, take your Caleta de Fuste holidays in July, when venues across the Canary Islands are serenaded with the sounds of some of the genre’s most-respected musicians. 

Kite Festival: A favourite event in Fuerteventura is the International Kite Festival, held in November in the resort of Corralejo. Thousands of kite enthusiasts come to fly on the island’s famous sand dunes, with special events for kids. 

Arts and crafts: If you’re looking for unique and unusual gifts or mementos from your holiday, Fuerteventura’s Annual Craft Fair is the biggest of its kind in the Canary Islands. Artists and handicraft makers come from across the Canaries to set up stalls at this four-day event in May. 

Caleta de Fuste weather

Temperature: 19-27 °C 

Even during the cooler months (November to March), Caleta de Fuste enjoys continual sunshine, with temperatures rarely dropping below 15 (°C), making this a superb holiday destination at any time of year. Things start to get seriously warm around April and stays scorching right into October, often climbing to the 30s in July and August.

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