Holidays In Corralejo
Corralejo Holidays at a Glance
Book your Holidays to Corralejo and you will be located on the northern coast of Fuerteventura. Corralejo was once a sleepy fishing village that has been developed into a tourist hot spot but don't let this put you off because this resort has retained its original harbour town charm. Like the rest of the Canary Islands, Fuerteventura enjoys a fantastic year round climate so whether you're looking for a summer holiday or break from the British winter holidays to Corralejo are ideal.
Who holidays in Corralejo?
Holidays to Corralejo are perfect for everyone, evening entertainment is fairly lively with numerous bars (including English & Irish bars) and many playing live music until the early hours. For families taking holidays to Corralejo there is plenty to do with many of the hotels providing family focused entertainment.
Key Facts - Corralejo
- LanguageSpanish & English
- Dialing Code00 34
- Flight Duration5 hours (Approx)
- Distance From Airport40 km
- Airport Transfer (Taxi)30 mins
If you're considering holidays to Corralejo than you'll be able to enjoy a amazing seven mile stretch of golden sandy beaches. The resort has excellent tourist facilities with the main street teaming with bars, shops and restaurants leading down through a square into the harbour where you will be struck by the view of the famous sand dunes.
Charter airlines operate regular flights to Fuerteventura so holidays to Corralejo represent excellent value. Corralejo is one of the most popular resorts in Fuerteventura located just 45 minutes from the airport. Corralejo has a good choice of accommodation so whatever your budget book your Corralejo holidays with Olympic Holidays and save ££'s.
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Oasis Park: Located close to the fishing village of La Lajita in the south of the island and open 365 days a year the Oasis Park is the largest of its kind in the Canaries and comprises of an amazing animal park and a botanical garden with the largest cactus reserve in Europe. The animal park is home to over 3000 animals of 250 different species. Visitors can enjoy amazing exhibitions and are invited to interact with many of the different animals such as Sea Lions & Lemurs. With three restaurants and playgrounds for children a trip to the Oasis Park makes for a great day out for the whole family.
American Star Shipwreck: Located on west coast in a small remote beach (Playa de Garcey) lies the ship wreck of the American Star. This ship was once the pride of the US maritime industry and was stranded in 1994 as a result of a violent storm.
Canarian Arts Centres: A creation of a local art lover Manuel Delgado Camino, the Canarian Arts Centres has a mixture of galleries. The centre houses formal gardens showcasing a variety of artwork from landscapes to modern art including a flock of delightful iron goats. This is a inexpensive and fun day out and will keep the whole family occupied and you can also pick up memento's of your Fuerteventura holidays from a shop selling cheap mounted other tasteful souvenirs.
Artesania Lajares: Located north west from La Oliva, Lajares houses this extensive craft shop & gallery. You can see lace and embroidery being made and even buy these authentic products. Children and adults can enjoy Camel Safaris discovering the volcanic landscape, this may not necessarily be the most comfortable experience but great fun for everyone and will provide some unforgettable moments from your Fuerteventura holidays.
Betancuria: Founded by Jean de Bethencourt the Norman conqueror was once the island's capital. The village now has a small population that rely on tourists visiting the Santa Maria church and a museum documenting the island's history called Casa Museo Arquebiologico.
If you're looking for an adrenalin rush then holidays to Corralejo offer a great opportunity to try out one of the many watersports including jet-skiing and parascending.
Eating/Drinking During Corralejo Holidays
Corralejo holidays are ideal for those who enjoy Spanish and Canarian cuisine there is an excellent choice of restaurants including lots of tapas bars. Holidays to Corralejo are great for sampling the fresh home grown produce such as papaya, avocado, Spanish wines and seafood caught on that very day.
For those with a slightly less adventurous palate there are plenty of restaurants serving more familiar cuisine including traditional English, Mexican and Indian.
Holidays to Corralejo offer less frenetic and more relaxed nightlife so Corralejo or Fuerteventura is not the place for the hardcore party goers looking for a feast of clubs. Families and couples are well catered for with ample bars and restaurants, many of the hotels provide regular entertainment that the whole family will enjoy.
Getting Around on Corralejo Holidays
Holidays to Corralejo prove to be excellent value because taxis are relatively cheap and readily available. Local buses are very cheap and run the length of the east coast from Puerto del Rosario to Corralejo in the North through to Caleta de Fuste, Costa Calma and Jandia in the south. If you don't mind driving during your Corralejo holidays, car hire is an excellent way of exploring the west coast.
Corralejo Holidays Shopping
Holidays in Corralejo are good for shopaholics there are a nice selection of souvenir shops selling pottery, cane and reed work produced locally. Corralejo is renowned for its traditionally woven straw hats.
Holidays in Corralejo - Beaches
Book Corralejo holidays and enjoy the beautiful golden sandy beaches, soaked by the warm sun perfect for sun worshippers. The central promenade is close by with bars and restaurants right by the water's edge, the perfect retreat to escape the hot midday sunshine.
If you enjoy beaches than Grandes Playas is a must, located just 3 kms from Corralejo this white sandy beach with clear waters stretches for 10 kms along secluded sand dunes. Due to its unprecedented beauty this area is a protected nature reserve and a great spot for undisturbed sunbathing.
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