Palm oases and exclusive golf clubs, rocky volcanic landscapes, and spacious white villas: Spend a luxurious holiday in 5-star hotels on Fuerteventura in the middle of unique natural landscapes. The beaches of the Canary Island are long and fine sandy, flat in the east for relaxed swimming and sunbathing, rugged in the north for surfing and diving. Wellness and Spa offers are directly on the beach promenades, the best shopping opportunities for fashion and traditional handicrafts in Caleta de Fuste or Puerto del Rosario. The many restaurants and cafés behind white facades serve freshly caught fish and regional goat cheese as a speciality.
5-Star Hotels on Fuerteventura: Most important places and regions at a glance
Caleta de Fuste and East: Luxury resorts and Canarian flair
Caleta de Fuste is the upscale holiday resort on Fuerteventura with a beautiful flat bathing beach, a marina with castle tower, many green gardens in the city and exclusive shopping facilities. In the immediate vicinity is the large golf resort with luxurious hotels in the middle of a palm landscape. Puerto del Rosario is worth a sightseeing trip through museums and churches, Gran Tarajal is perfect for a relaxed holiday in a typical Canarian atmosphere with restaurants along a long beach promenade, where goat cheese is served as a speciality of the upscale cuisine. The modern murals on the house facades look young and innovative.
Costa Calma and South: Fine sandy beaches and family
To the south is the kilometre-long Playa de Sotavento with its light-coloured fine-grained sand, a surfer hot spot with regular events and championships. Costa Calma is ideal for families, the hotels are small and well-kept, directly at the beach there are beautiful star hotels. You will not find large hotel buildings here. A nice destination is the Oasis-Park with a zoo, a restaurant, and a botanical garden. In the young Jandia Playa one celebrates in trendy pubs until late at night, at the Esquinzo Playe there are exclusive hotel complexes with good wellness offers right at the beach.
Corralejo and North: Originality and Water sports
The north of Fuerteventura appears more original and rough than the other coastal towns. Corralejo has a port with good restaurants and hotels, and high dunes tower on the sandy beaches. Behind it is the old town with winding alleys, cafés, and stylish villas. From here you can reach the island of Lobos, whose underwater world has been declared the ultimate diving area. The harbour town of El Cotillo presents itself calm and natural with beautiful holiday houses and apartments, surfers appreciate the high waves on the north coast.
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Excursions: A nice destination is the historical city of Antigua in the centre of the island with its magnificent art nouveau villas from the Spanish colonial period as well as the numerous traditional mountain villages in the mountainous hinterland.