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.
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.
More about 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 www.spain.info/en_GB/que-quieres/destinos-playa/playas/fuerteventura/caleta_de_fuste.html.
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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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.
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.