The island of Fuerteventura
Fuerteventura is the second largest of the Canary Islands and yet it is the least developed out of the four major islands. Located just 84 km off the African coast, this beautiful island enjoys a year-round warm climate with an average annual temperature of 25°C. It boasts spectacular scenery and wonderful golden beaches.
Unspoilt beaches and Sand Dunes
The resort of Caleta de Fuste is located on the east of the island and is the location of our villa. Popular with English holidaymakers, it has a horseshoe-shaped bay with sandy beach and shallow waters making it ideal for families. Here there is a diving school and numerous watersports are available. There are many restaurants, cafes, bars and shops nearby, as well as fun areas for young children.
Our villa is situated on one of Caleta de Fustes two 18 hole golf courses and are just a few minutes drive from the popular family resort of Caleta de Fuste. The villa isonly a ten minute drive from Fuerteventura’s airport which makes them an ideal holiday base for all the family. Car hire is not essential but is recommended for exploring the island.
A view over the golf-course driving range.
Within a 15-20 minute walk of the villa is situated “The Atlantico Centre”, a large Commercial Centre with shops, restaurants, bars and a large supermarket. There is also a multi-lingual cinema, amusement arcade and bowling alley. A lagoon beach area with sunbeds is also located in front of the Commercial Centre.
The five star Elba Palace Golf Hotel is situated on the Championship Golf Course. The Hotel’s facilities include a bar, restaurant and outside terrace where drinks and snacks are available.
5 Star Elba Palace Golf Hotel
Caleta de Fuste’s second golf course, “Salinas de Antigua” opened in December 2006. This is an 18-hole golf course with clubhouse and restaurant. Buggies and golf clubs are again available to hire.
Salinas de Antigua Club House Restaurant
Other places to visit include the resort of Corralejo at the north of the island and the old fishing village of El Cotillo at the north west of the island. Costa Calma and Jandia towards the south of the island are popular with both English and German tourists. These resorts have excellent beaches and windsurfing is popular along the east coast.