Spanish bars and sand dunes
Located on the north coast of Fuerteventura, holidays in Corralejo are perfect for those who love the beach. Not only can you choose from the beautiful sandy coves dotted along the coastline, the sands stretch back into protected sand dunes filled with wildlife and just waiting to be explored. Families and couples alike will love the many activities and facilities dotted in and around the town. Just off the coast you’ll find some of the best surfing spots in Europe, while inside the town you can browse the many shops before stopping off for delicious dishes in the excellent restaurants.
Adventurers will find plenty to keep them entertained on holidays in Corralejo, with the dunes providing secluded landscapes ideal for explorers, as well as bird watchers. Water sports can be found at Flag Beach, which is well known for its excellent surfing and kite boarding conditions – ideal for those wanting to try their hand or simply watch the experts. For lively golden sands perfect for children head to Galera Beach, where the conditions are safe for swimming and the selection of beach bars serves up delicious drinks and cuisine throughout the day.
Flight time from the UK to Fuerteventura is around 4 hours 15 minutes.
Transfer time from Fuerteventura airport to Corralejo is approximately 40 minutes.
Like the rest of the Canaries, Fuerteventura is warm and sunny all year round. The temperature rarely drops below the mid-teens even in the winter months, and things only get hotter in July and August, when they often push past 30°C. You’ll find the island’s trade winds take the edge off the heat, though.
Currently visas are not required for UK citizens travelling to Spain.
Restaurant bills in Fuerteventura include a service charge by law in Spain, so whether you choose to tip further is up to you. If you enjoyed the meal and service, it is customary to leave 5-10%. Hotel porters and maids will appreciate a small tip, and while taxi drivers don’t require a tip, it’s common to round up the fare.
The official language of Spain is Spanish. English is widely spoken too, so getting by is easy.