Holidays In Costa Calma
Costa Calma Holidays at a Glance
Book your Holidays to Costa Calma and you will be on the south eastern coast of Fuerteventura. Costa Calma lies on the Jandia peninsula. Jandia is a relatively new resort that is very popular with German tourists, more recently British tourist have started taking Costa Calma holidays - hence the European flavour of this resort. The Jandia peninsula is a protected national park so Costa Calma holidays are taken in beautiful natural surroundings.
Who goes to Costa Calma?
Costa Calma is modest resort purpose built beach resort popular for families and couples. The atmosphere in Costa Calma is very relaxed with ample tourist facilities at hand.
Key Facts - Costa Calma
- LanguageSpanish & English
- Dialing Code00 34
- Flight Duration5 hours (Approx)
- Distance From Airport70 km
- Airport Transfer (Taxi)60 mins
The translation for Costa Calma is calm coast and this reflected both in general atmosphere and the calm sea. Costa Calma holidays are taken in this purpose built resort nestled alongside a long stretch of soft white sands of Playa Barca beach.
Charter airlines operate regular flights to Fuerteventura so Costa Calma holidays are excellent value. Costa Calma is one of Fuerteventura's newest resorts conveniently located for access to and from the airport. Costa Calma has a good choice of hotels so whatever your budget, book your Costa Calma holidays with Olympic Holidays and benefit from great savings.
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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.
The beaches in and around Costa Calma are a haven for watersport aficionado's, with Playa de Sotavento beach hosting the prestigious Windsurf World Cup Annually and has a kitesurfing and windsurfing scene that is hard to beat.
Eating/Drinking During Costa Calma Holidays
Costa Calma holidays are not renowned as being a party resort, however there is a good selection of bars and pubs that provide entertainment such as karaoke and live bands. The entertainment is geared up to cater to families with children and couples so Costa Calma holidays are not suitable for those looking for rowdy nights out.
You will find a decent selection of restaurants on your Costa Calma holidays serving a variety of cuisines including Chinese and Indian cuisine. Local cuisine is also widely available so rest assured there is enough gastronomic variety to suit everyone's taste.
Getting Around on Costa Calma Holidays
The best way of getting around Fuerteventura is by hiring a car, public transport is at hand and stops near many local beaches.
Costa Calma Holidays Shopping
If you're in need of some retail therapy during your Costa Calma holidays, there are numerous shopping centres (Centro Comercial) spread throughout the whole resort. The shopping centres house a mix of restaurants, supermarkets and shops selling everything from souvenirs to clothes.
Holidays in Costa Calma - Beaches
Costa Calma beach is the main reason for visiting Costa Calma with a large, quiet bay with its clean sandy beach (cleaned everyday). The bay measure about 1.5 kms long and is located close to the centre of the town.
Costa Calma is a first and foremost a beach resort built alongside a mile of white sand that forms Playa Barca beach. Another excellent beach to visit during you Costa Calma holidays is Playa de Sotavento, located south of Costa Calma it has fine white sands and calm Atlantic waters are great for swimming.
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