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Holidays in Costa Calma

An oasis of palm trees and Canary pines, Costa Calma is a man-made resort, built with careful attention to detail ensuring that you can get whatever you want from your holiday. The beach is the star of the show, dusted with powder-soft sands and the clear, clean waters of the Atlantic Ocean gently lapping at the shore. Sun, sand and sea are what Costa Calma holidays are all about.

However, if all that relaxing isn’t quite what you’re after, there are plenty of water sports to get your heart pumping, such as water-skiing and scuba diving. This resort is much quieter than the rest of the island, and party-heads need to look elsewhere for those late-night clubs and bars. That’s not to say that it is all-quiet here: there are a few well-placed bars and clubs towards the centre of town, perfect for a quiet drink after a leisurely meal and ideal for families who don’t want to be kept awake by noisy nightlife!

22°C - 30°C °C

Enjoying a typical Mediterranean climate all year round, with warm winters and scorching summers. To catch the best of the sunshine, take your Costa Calma holidays between April and October, when the mercury hovers in the late twenties. 

Four and a half hours.

Puerto del Rosario Airport is the main international airport serving this resort and is just under an hour’s drive from the resort.

Recommended Offers in Costa Calma

SBH Monica Beach

7 Nights, All Inclusive
Hotel highlights
  • Waterslides and two outdoor pools
  • Spacious rooms
  • Directly on the beachfront

TripAdvisor Traveller rating

Based on 1414 reviews

What is included ?

  • 15kgs Standard Luggage Allowance
  • ATOL Protection
  • 24hr Connected Service
  • Return Transfers

SBH Costa Calma Beach Resort

7 Nights, All Inclusive
Hotel highlights
  • Popular with families
  • Beachfront location
  • Hotel-run kids' club

TripAdvisor Traveller rating

Based on 1830 reviews

Thomas Cook Customer Rating
Based on 29 reviews

What is included ?

  • 15kgs Standard Luggage Allowance
  • ATOL Protection
  • 24hr Connected Service
  • Return Transfers

SENTIDO H10 Playa Esmeralda

7 Nights, All Inclusive
Hotel highlights
  • Adult only 18+
  • Excellent spa
  • Beachfront location

TripAdvisor Traveller rating

Based on 1579 reviews

Thomas Cook Customer Rating
Based on 5 reviews

What is included ?

  • 15kgs Standard Luggage Allowance
  • ATOL Protection
  • 24hr Connected Service
  • Return Transfers

Club Hotel Drago Park

7 Nights, All Inclusive
Hotel highlights
  • Watersports at the beach
  • Buffet restaurant and pool bar
  • Free shuttle service to the beach

TripAdvisor Traveller rating

Based on 995 reviews

Thomas Cook Customer Rating
Based on 1 reviews

What is included ?

  • 15kgs Standard Luggage Allowance
  • ATOL Protection
  • 24hr Connected Service
  • Return Transfers

Melia Fuerteventura

7 Nights, All Inclusive
Hotel highlights
  • Beachfront location
  • Lagoon-style saltwater pool
  • Adult-only bar with chill-out area

TripAdvisor Traveller rating

Based on 3700 reviews

Thomas Cook Customer Rating
Based on 13 reviews

What is included ?

  • 15kgs Standard Luggage Allowance
  • ATOL Protection
  • 24hr Connected Service
  • Return Transfers

Sol Beach House at Melia Fuerteventura

7 Nights, Bed & Breakfast
Hotel highlights
  • Adult only 16+
  • Located on Sotavento Beach
  • Magnificent sea views

What is included ?

  • 15kgs Standard Luggage Allowance
  • ATOL Protection
  • 24hr Connected Service
  • Return Transfers

SBH Costa Calma Beach with Oasis Park

7 Nights, All Inclusive
Hotel highlights
  • Popular with families
  • Beachfront location
  • Hotel-run kids' club

TripAdvisor Traveller rating

Based on 1830 reviews

Thomas Cook Customer Rating
Based on 29 reviews

What is included ?

  • 15kgs Standard Luggage Allowance
  • ATOL Protection
  • 24hr Connected Service
  • Return Transfers

If you’re taking your holidays in Costa Calma, the chances are you’re going for the glorious beaches. Shallow-shelving and patrolled by lifeguards, they’re ideal for families with younger ones who want to safely splash about. Nearby, in Lajita Village, you’ll find some great days out in the form of the Oasis Park Zoo and the lush, green Botanical Gardens.

The beaches are so perfect in this area that they’ve become attractions in their own right, making it hard to decide which is the best. However, for something secluded and special, head to the Playa Esmerelda. A small beach, it’s protected from the prevailing winds and there’s a small beach-bar for some light refreshments. It’s best to take a taxi or hire a car to get there, as the approach-road is in poor condition.

To see the best of Fuerteventura’s scenery, make your way south, to the Jandia Natural Park. There, you’ll be welcomed by a dazzling array of wildlife and plants, from skittering lizards, to beautiful, crested birds. There’s a superb beach should you need to cool down with a refreshing dip. The park is best enjoyed from a car, as there are miles of it to see! Make sure you pop down to the little, white lighthouse on the southernmost tip of the peninsula.

While there are plenty of restaurants offering friendly and familiar food, don’t pass up the opportunity to sample some of the local Spanish fare. Beachside stalls serve superb tapas, while the restaurants towards the centre of town offer stunning, home-cooked dishes. Given this resort’s position on the coast, seafood is a local speciality, but you’ll also find a range of tempting meat and vegetable dishes, such as spicy chorizo and white bean stews and tortilla des patates. 

COSTA CALMA IS BEST FOR...

Families: A huge beach and fewer crowds than other parts of Fuerteventura, Costa Calma holidays are ideal for families who want to spend some quality downtime together.

Couples: With less of a party-scene than other resorts on the island, Costa Calma offers balmy, late-night walks and quiet bars where you can enjoy some traditional Spanish music over a leisurely drink.

Adrenaline-junkies: While life might be laid-back on the beach, hit the waves to add a shot of adrenaline to your Costa Calma holidays! Water sports are big business on this part of the island and you’ll find everything from windsurfing to scuba-diving.


FAST FACTS

Language: Spanish is the national language of Fuerteventura, but you’ll find that most of the locals have a good grasp of English and German. Pack a phrasebook and show willing: a quick ‘Hola!’ goes a long way!

Currency: The currency used is the Euro.

Local Time: Costa Calma is the same time as GMT/UK time.

Fly to: Fuerteventura Airport. Transfers to Costa Calma take 1 hour. .

Flight Time from the UK: The Costa Calma flight time is 4.5 hours.

Tourist Information: Further tourist information can be found here.

Visa and Health: Before you fly, click here for advice and recommendations on visas and health for your Costa Calma holidays.


WEATHER AND CLIMATE

Any time of year is a good time to visit. The hottest months are between April and October, but the rest of the year enjoys warm temperatures and good levels of sunshine. The winter months can be wet, so avoid travelling in December if you want to enjoy good weather. If you want to make the most of the sea, book tickets for Costa Calma holidays in August, when the sea temperature is around 22°C.


GETTING AROUND...

By bus: The bus services have improved drastically in recent years and are now the most efficient and cost-effective way to go sightseeing. There are 16 bus routes across the whole of Fuerteventura, making them a great way to get around. If you’re planning on using the buses regularly, you can buy a top-uppable travel card from the driver, which offers a 30% discount on each journey.

By taxi: While taxis are plentiful in the resort, you’re better off using them for short distances only. Despite being a little more comfortable than a bus, they’re much more expensive.

By bicycle: Pedal power is the best way to soak up the scenery. With plenty of local cycle paths, cycling is popular in the resort and there are plenty of hire centres where you can pick up a set of wheels.


EVENTS...

Carnival: ‘Costa Calma’ might translate as ‘the calm coast’ but, every February, the locals do what they do best: party! Expect colourful parades, elaborate costumes, fireworks, food, dancing, live music and lots and lots of sangria!

Fiesta de Santa Marta: Some Spanish celebrations are hard to describe and the Fiesta de Santa Marta falls into that category! In essence, it’s a big party for locals who’ve had a near-death experience in the last year. As well as fireworks, food, drinking and dancing, you’ll see these lucky locals paraded through the town, in coffins! This morbid-but-fun madness takes place in April.


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