Calete de Fuste Fuerteventura

Just seven kilometers from the airport, Caleta de Fuste Fuerteventura is ideal for those who want to enjoy a peaceful holiday on this island in the Atlantic Ocean. As well as its golden sandy beaches, protected from waves and strong currents, Caleta de Fuste provides entertainment for the whole family. If you are looking for new experiences, head to the marina to try a scuba diving excursion or unwind on one of the golf courses.  Enjoy Caleta de Fuste’s relaxed, laid-back vibe with its sun loungers and brightly colored parasols on the beach, and when it’s time to escape the sun, try traditional Canarian fish recipes and local desserts. Many of the restaurants in this tourist town have outdoor terraces where you can relax in the shade while enjoying their delicious dishes.  Visit all the beautiful beaches of Fuerteventura here.

Calete de Fuste Weather – When to Visit

With its location so close to Africa, you can expect hot and sunny weather throughout the year in Calete de Fuste.  If you love the heat, the best time to visit Calete de Fuste is between July and September. Temperatures range between 77°F and  82°F.  If you are looking for cooler temperatures, the best time  is between April and June or in October. The average temperature ranges from 70°F and 73°F, which is warm enough for a relaxing day at the beach or enjoying a spot of sightseeing around the island.

Calete de Fuste is known for it’s winds. Northeast trade winds paired with the cool waters of the surrounding sea means that the island is in the direct path of regular cooling breezes. This is great for water sports in the summer when the sea conditions are perfect for windsurfing with an average temperature of 72°F.

Caleta de Fuste Attractions

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Calete de Fuste beach is set around a bay and offers a broad stretch of dark sand, sloping gently to the water.  There is plenty of room for everyone here and it is ideal for young families.  It is also a great place to learn windsurfing with schools that are on or close to the beach.



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Great park with lots of animal shows.  Arrive early so you will be able to take in all of them.  The park is a zoo combined with a botanical garden that specializes in tropical and sub tropical plants, cactus plants and also succulents.



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Oceanarium Explorer is great water sports activity where where may enjoy and love the ocean.  There are a variety of great activities at Oceanarium Explorer such as swimming with sea lions, travel the depths of the Caleta de Fuste bay on the submarine, meet with dolphins and whales from the catamaran, practice fishing, have fun with the jet skis, pedal boats, fly board, hover board and kayaking.

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The Corralejo Mini Train also affectionally known as the (Wally Trolley) runs Monday to Saturday from 10am until 6pm Sundays until 2.30pm. The tour lasts around half an hour and costs 5 euros. It starts and ends at the harbour, giving you a chance to relax and take in what Corralejo has to offer.


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The museum provides an audiovisual presentation about the importance of salt in humanity, the salt of the Canaries and the operation of salt.  You can also tour the saline site where you will see how to make salt in a salt factory.  A highly unique and educational experience from the recruitment of sea water until obtaining the salt by evaporating the “cookers”.


Things to Do in Calete de Fuste

Cool Runnings

You can choose between being chauffeur driven or driving the trike yourself!  If you decide you would like to drive, a short briefing and explanation about trike driving will be given before you leave. Your designated driver will be given a personal demonstration and once they are comfortable behind the wheel, you are ready to go.  Although their trikes are only registered to carry three people maximum, they can sometimes carry a fourth person on the back of the guides trike, subject to availability.  Telephone:  (0034) 649 938 581  Web:  Cool Runnings.

Deep Blue Diving

Creating a warm and friendly environment is really important for Deep Blue Diving. This is not only amongst the crew, guests also immediately feel the relaxed family atmosphere that reigns at the dive center. For them, working together is not an empty phrase but everyday life at Deep Blue Diving. Heart and humor belong there and are just as important as the safety of guests. A dive with the Deep Blue Diving Crew is just different – you will remember it!  Telephone:  (0034) 928 163 712 Web:  Deep Blue Diving.

ObyCat Experience

During the tour you will have service including drinks (beer, soft drinks and water).  Along the way it is likely to find yourself with dolphins, whales or sea turtles as they are common in this area of the island.  They will anchor at bay and you will have time to snorkel, take a dip in the sea, or just relax on the deck of the catamaran.  You will also get to ride on water scooter.  Telephone:   (0034) 636 595 581 Web:  ObyCat Experience.

Oceanarium Explorer

Welcome to Oceanarium Explorer, a place to enjoy and love the ocean.  Swim with the sea lions, travel the background of their bat on their submarine, meet with dolphins and whales from their catamaran, go fishing, have fun on their jet skis or pedal boats and kayaks.  Telephone:  (0034) 948 547 687 Web:  Oceanarium Explorer.

Canary Surf Academy

Great place for surf and paddleboard lessons.  Get your instructions, and then rent a board and take it out on your own.  Very friendly and knowledgeable staff.  Telephone:  (0034) 667 590 229 Web:  Canary Surf Academy.

Best Calete de Fuste Restaurants

Aromas  $11 – 30

Great curries and wine.  If you are looking for a tasty Indian that has a nice interior on this spot. The staff are friendly and the food is delicious.  Try the pakora and onion balls as a starter, as well as the chicken tikka marsala, as these were very delicious!  Telephone:  (0034) 928 163 515 Web:  Aromas

Fado Rock Steakhouse  $11 – 30

Fado Rock is considered one of the best restaurants in Calete de Fuste.  It is very busy, so be prepared for a little wait when you get there.  The food is just unreal.  Get your steak cooked on the rock, that is what they are famous for, and it is absolutely delicious!  Telephone:  (0034) 928 163 27 Web:  Fado Rock Steakhouse.

Taberna El Cabitan  $11 – 30

Great place to have a drink with decent food and a good atmosphere.  They also usually have live music in the evenings.  Sit outside, have a beverage and listen to the music!  Telephone:  (0034) 928 163  723 Web:  Taberna El Cabitan

Volcano Restaurant  $11 – 30

Very nice restaurant with a great atmosphere and wonderful food.  The best things about this place is the excellent service and excellent staff.  Best restaurant on the island.  Telephone:  (0034) 928 547 645 Web:  Volcano Restaurant.

WOK Slow Boat  Under $10

What a feast!  Inexpensive all you can eat buffet. You’ll find inexpensive, good good with a great selection of different dishes.  Telephone:  (0034) 928 163 800  Web:  WOK Slow Boat

Best Calete de Fuste Bars & Nightlife

Piero’s Music Café

Piero’s Music Café offers different shows every night from 9 p.m. There are seven different shows which rotate throughout the week. Karaoke is available from 11 p.m. Piero’s Music Café is known locally to be the place where people of all ages and nationalities can enjoy an evening out, feeling comfortable, safe and well-cared-for.  Their food and drinks menu can be enjoyed throughout the daytime and evening, with a variety of wholesome main meals and snacks being served to suit a wide range of tastes.  Telephone:  (0034) 928 869 090 Web:  Piero’s Music Café.

Windmill Bar

This bar is 2 minutes from the Cay Beach hotel on the way to the beach.  Its ideal to stop off for a drink or lunch on your way to the beach or on your way back.  It has a good outside seating area for adults and small kids.  Stop by for a drink and chips and curry sauce.  Telephone:  (0034) 928 163 905 Web:  Windmill Bar

The Blues Bar

Open 9 am till late 7 days a week.  This is a great café/pub during the day time and cocktails and music bar in the evenings.  It is a child friendly environment with inside seating as well as an outside terrace.  Telephone:  (0034) 658 188 193   Web:  The Blues Bar

Sports Lounge

This is a great sports bar in Calete de Fuste.  They show domestic and international football, rugby, motor sport and boxing.  They have a great range of food and drinks available to enjoy, so why not view their menu and stop by?  Telephone:  (0034) 658 800 875  Web:  Sports Lounge

Smile Terraza del Mar

With its spectacular location on the sea, the restaurant Smile Terraza del Mar is one of the most exclusive clubs in Caleta de Fuste Fuerteventura.  Sit at the terrace overlooking the beach and the charming port of Calete de Fuse, where you can savor seafood with typical Italian ingredients, while enjoying a nice drink.  Telephone:  (0034) 928 176 03  Web:  Smile Terraza del Mar 

Best Calete de Fuste Hotels

Barcelo Castillo Beach Resort

This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Located right on Caleta de Fuste Beach, Barcelo Castillo Beach Resort features 3 swimming pools, a Thalasso Spa, a daily entertainment programme and a kid’s club.  The Thalasso Spa includes seawater pools, hydro massage jets, a sauna, sensation showers, massages, and a gym.  There are several restaurants at Barcelo Castillo Beach Resort offering local and international cuisine. You will also find many bars, including a poolside bar, sports bar and a theater with evening shows.  The complex has many sports facilities, such as mini golf and courts for tennis, basketball, volleyball and football.

Elba Palace Golf & Vital Hotel – Adults Only

This property is a 17-minute walk from the beach. With swimming pools, tennis courts and an elegant restaurant, the Elba Palace Golf & Vital Hotel – Adults Only is located in Caleta del Fuste. This hotel features wooden balconies and is located 2,650 feet from the beach.  The Elba’s impressive building boasts traditional Canarian architecture. It has tall palm trees, tiled floors and a grand chandelier. Guests can relax on the beautiful central courtyard  You can find a café, an a la carte restaurant, and a bar within the property. Vegetarian and low-calories options are available to guests.

Barceló Castillo Royal Level

This property is 3 minutes walk from the beach. Situated by Caleta de Fuste Beach, Barceló Castillo Royal Level (formerly Barceló Castillo Club Premium) features an outdoor pool, children’s pool and air-conditioned suites.  Guests can make full use of the facilities at the neighboring Barceló Castillo Beach Resort, which includes 3 pool areas and a spa.  The paying spa includes seawater pools, hydro massage jets, a sauna, sensation showers, massages, and a gym.

Elba Sara Beach & Golf Resort

This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Located on Caleta de Fuste Beach in Fuerteventura, Hotel Elba Sara has an outdoor pool, tennis court and free parking nearby. Fuerteventura Golf Course is a 10-minute drive away.   The hotel’s restaurant serves buffet meals, and has a terrace overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. There is also a poolside grill bar, and a snack bar at the beach.  The Sara Beach & Golf Resort features a gym, hot tub and sauna. There is also mini golf, ping pong and a pool table. Children have a dedicated pool, play area and supervised activities club. Fuerteventura Thalasso Spa is 1,300 feet from the hotel.

Sheraton Fuerteventura Golf & Spa Resort

This property is 3 minutes walk from the beach. Sheraton Fuerteventura is located on the beachfront in a residential area of Fuerteventura’s east coast. It offers 4 outdoor pools, a spa, mini-golf course and air-conditioned rooms.  The hotel has 4 restaurants, including an International buffet and an Asian restaurant. There are also 3 bars, one of which is a poolside bar on wooden decking.  The Spa Thalasso Hespérides features a steam room, ice igloo and hammam. There is a tennis court. The hotel offers discounts on green fees at the adjoining course.


  1. Rob S.

    Wow! I would love to go to the Canary Islands. I’ve heard of them before but certainly this resort is awesome! Like any resort, it’s important to know the weather at any given time of the year. It just appears to be SO much to do there. Beautiful place with so many ways to relax and enjoy. And the airports? One thing I enjoy doing is watching planes take off and land at airports. The one thing that concerns me is the cost. But I guess if you want to visit a beautiful place once, it’s worth the cost. Either way, I would do my research here first!

    1. Leahrae (Post author)

      I am glad I could help you. And actually, once you get to the Canaries, the prices are not bad at all. Food is actually really reasonable and kind of on the cheaper end of the scale.

  2. Daniel

    Hi Leahrae,

    Once again, I came across your site and am thrilled again. I just love it to travel and get properly wanderlust when I read your blogposts. I have never been to the Canary Islands, but I have to oneday and they would not be so far away from me;) Your post has definitely made me want more, thank you for your review. I’ll be back on your site again, keep up the good work!


    1. Leahrae (Post author)

      Thank you so much Daniel! I am glad you enjoyed reading about Calete de Fuste in the Canary Islands. Wonderful place and you would absolutely love it!

  3. Eric J. Cantu

    The Canary Islands, huh. There are so many places in this world to travel to that you could spend a lifetime trying to get to them all and not even be close!

    I have extreme wanderlust and I’m always glad when posts like this open my eyes to yet another spot. This world is so big. We need more hours in the day to explore it!

    1. Leahrae (Post author)

      Yes, Eric the Canaries are a wonderful place to visit. I loved the fact that there is such diversity in terrain and weather. I believe you would love visiting. Thanks for reading!

  4. Trent

    Phenominal article. Beautiful beaches. It makes me want to book a flight. Except, I’m too poor at the moment. Thanks so much for the ideas and tips. I’ve definitely put it on my destination list. 🙂 When is the busiest time when all the tourists go? I typically try to go to my destinations when it’s not quite so busy so I can enjoy it more.

    1. Leahrae (Post author)

      May thru August is really going to be the best time, given the climate and rainy season. You will never find it that busy here. It is pretty stead year round. Thanks for visiting!

  5. Deva

    Beautiful beach, I can see myself lying on a deck chair and enjoying the sun and sea. I’ve never been to Fuerteventura. As you said the Canary Islands are for beach-lovers paradise, and I really am a big beach lover. I hope one day I can afford a trip to one of these beautiful beaches and enjoy all that you mentioned in your post.

    1. Leahrae (Post author)

      You would enjoy it here. And it is actually rather inexpensive, minus the airline ticket, which will be the biggest expense. But Fuerteventura, or anywhere in the Canary Islands is wonderful and there beaches are beautiful!

  6. ashleyn

    This is amazing! I love that you have included the weather for the year so I can see when the best time to go is. Great restaurant and resort recommendations and suggestions as well! This really makes planning a trip much easier, as you have compiled all the information. Great article and fantastic and very helpful website overall!

    1. Leahrae (Post author)

      Thank you so much Ashleyn! I am glad you enjoyed reading about Calete de Fuste Fuertenventura…wonderful place. Hope you can visit soon!

  7. Linda

    What an amazing round up. This is really all you need to plan a holiday to Fuerteventura. Those trike tours sound like a lot of fun.

    I would love to go on one of those days out on the catamaran too! Thank you for putting all this information together. Really appreciate it.

    1. Leahrae (Post author)

      You are very welcome Linda. The Canary Islands is really an amazing place with so much diversity. It is easy to fly into Fuerteventura, yet visit all the islands. Thanks for visiting Calete de Fuste Fuerteventura!

  8. Phil and Nashua

    Oh Leahrae,

    You kept making me sigh in this post! The Canary Islands! What an exotic place. Sun, beaches, tranquillity…..and a tax haven to boot! LOL! It’s got everything one could ever want. I can’t wait to have the money that requires me to make use of a tax haven!

    I like your system of reviewing restaurants. It’s very handy for people with different budgets.

    Well done. It’s a good read,

    1. Leahrae (Post author)

      Thank you Phil, glad you enjoyed! It is a wonderful place, that is for sure. Being German, I have relatives there….great excuse to visit them 🙂

  9. Matt

    This looks like an incredible place to go on a vacation. My wife and I are definitely due for a quick vacation without our two kids!

    I like how you listed popular restaurants, it will definitely help make researching easier.

    I’m definitely sending her the link to this page, who knows, we just might wind up visiting there one day!

    1. Leahrae (Post author)

      You would absolutely love it Matt. For the small size of the islands (all the Canaries) you can find so much diversity. I know one day I was down sunning on the beach, and the next I was being hauled up to a volcano where it was snowing. Great place and the prices cannot be beat once on the island.

  10. Pete

    Seeing your site took me back a few years to some good memories. I was on the first charter flight into Fuerteventura in the late 80’s. It had not been very commercialized back then and I had a very enjoyable holiday. I would imagine it is not the same place now that it has become very popular? Loved the long beach on the S.W, of the island. We had miles of sand to ourselves.

    1. Leahrae (Post author)

      Thanks for reading Pete. There are still many places here that you can have all to yourself. But I am sure you are right, not as secluded as it once was. It is very popular for the Germans and you will see a lot of signs in German and businesses owned by Germans.

  11. James

    “opportunity to have a submarine outing”

    This sounds really fun. I checked the Oceanarium Explorer link you provided and I can see it is an activity they provide, but their website is in another language (Spanish?) and their translate feature does not work. It looks like it is 15 euro for adults and 8 euro for kids, which would be affordable. Are you aware of how long the outing would be for these types of tourist attractions? Not sure how keen I’d be if I gotta be cooped up in their little yellow submarine for too long.

    1. Leahrae (Post author)

      You can look at the website in English, and here is the link 🙂 The submarine tour is 30 minutes long, but they also have so much more to offer besides just that tour. So, it is not a long tour at all, but definitely worth it ! Thanks for reading!

      1. James

        30 minutes would be fine for me. Long enough to enjoy the underwater view without feeling like I’m on Das Boot. Cheers.

        1. Leahrae (Post author)

          Yes, it is a perfect amount of time 🙂

  12. Hong Yunhai

    I have heard of the Canary Islands, but am not sure where it is? I was looking for a new place to vacation besides New Zealand and Thailand where you get to bask under the hot sun. I am glad I found your website! I am hoping I can consider this as part of my holiday plan later this year. Thanks for sharing!

    1. Leahrae (Post author)

      Yes, the Canary Islands is off the west coast of Africa, but is part of Spain. It is indeed a beautiful place. With the trade winds, it does not feel too hot, yet it is beautiful. You would love a vacation here. The beaches are absolutely beautiful!


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