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Fuerteventura - Located just 100 kilometres off the coast of North Africa. It is the second biggest of the islands, after Tenerife, and has the longest beaches in the archipelago. The island is a paradise for sun, beach and watersports enthusiasts.  The island is widely believed to be the oldest of the Canary Islands. Its strange form was created out of a series of volcanic eruptions many thousands of years ago.
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-  ANTIGUA / COSTA ANTIGUA - FEATURED HOTELS. FUERTEVENTURA, CANARY ISLANDS

Costa Antigua is situated some two kilometres north of Caleta de Fuste on the east coast of Fuerteventura, about ten miles from the airport. It is a mainly residential area with a few hotels, and is much quieter than Caleta de Fuste. There are a number of bars and restaurants and the neighbouring resort can be easily reached by taxi or bus. Click to view map
Aparthotel Castillo San Jorge Antigua & Suites, Fuerteventura
The Aparthotel Castillo is a whitewashed hotel complex located 700 metres from a sandy beach and 800 metres from a traditional outdoor market. The hotel offers a number of dining options; the informal Buffet Restaurant offers an a wide range of hot and cold dishes for breakfast and the La Barca del Pescador is an a la carte restaurant specialising in fish and seafood; the El Mesen Gallego is a traditional Galician tapas bar; and The Joint is an English-style carvery restaurant.  The aparthotel offers three swimming pools, including a children's pool.  Kids can also enjoy a range of activities in the games room.  The 356 apartments have light, modern decor in neutral tones open up onto balconies or terraces.
Barceló Castillo Beach Resort, Bungalow Resort, Antigua, Fuerteventura
The resort has several dining options for guests to choose from: El Menu serves an international buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner; La Paella is an à la carte restaurant serving Spanish specialties, and La Perlita is a café-style restaurant offering snacks and light meals.  Guests can soak up the sun beside a choice of three outdoor swimming pools, and enjoy drinks in a choice of five bars; while younger guests are kept busy with kids' club activities, in the playground, and in the two separate children's pools.  Guests can also indulge in thalassotherapy treatments at the adjoining spa for a discounted rate, and try their hand at windsurfing, sailing and diving at the beach.  The 382 one- and two-storey bungalows have simple modern decor, ceramic floors and light wood furniture and include balconies or terraces with ocean or garden views, dining and living areas, kitchenettes, refrigerators, satellite television, telephones and safes.
Elba Carlota Beach, Golf & Convention Hotel, Antigua, Fuerteventura
The Hotel Elba Calota is located in the island of Fuerteventura, Spain, facing a private sandy beach in one direction and the island's only 18-hole golf course in the other.  The hotel was completed in 2007 and has extensive landscaped grounds leading to the beach and a series of freshwater swimming lakes connected by a stream.  The Hotel Elba Calorta has a restaurant on the terrace facing the sea which serves lunch and dinner al fresco. There is also an indoor buffet restaurant where a complimentary buffet breakfast is served. A swim-up poolside bar serves drinks and light snacks, while the indoor bar specialises in cocktails.  The 346 air-conditioned guestrooms all have balconies, most with sea views.
Elba Palace Golf, Antigua, Fuerteventura
The Hotel Elba Palace Golf is a modern hotel inspired by traditional Canarian architecture, set facing the sea in the Fuerteventura Golf Course, 13 kilometres down the coast from the capital, Puerto del Rosario.  Guests can enjoy a dip in the heated, freeform outdoor pool, and a separate kids' pool is provided for younger guests. Cool drinks and snacks are available from the poolside bar.  Those seeking relaxation can head to the health club for a workout in the fitness room.  Hoyo 19 offers a buffet of hot and cold dishes and an à la carte Canarian menu, and opens onto a terrace with views over the golf course.  The St Andrews restaurant serves traditional fare accompanied by a wide selection of national and international wines.  This two-floor property features 61 traditional guestrooms with polished wood floors, wooden furnishings, fine fabrics and ceiling fans. 
Sheraton Fuerteventura Beach, Golf & Spa Resort, Antigua, Fuerteventura
The contemporary Sheraton Fuerteventura Beach, Golf & Spa Resort, with its grand pillared entrance hall, is surrounded by gardens featuring waterfalls and palm trees, and is located directly opposite the beach.  The hotel is well placed to explore the surrounding area; the beach is just 10 metres away and there is a golf course 500 metres away. Guests can choose between four restaurants: Mojo Picon offers a selection of Mediterranean and international food in a buffet-style; Wok-N-Zen is an oriental restaurant serving Asian food; El Asadero serves a selection of seafood in a nautical-style setting with outside seating, and La Veranda offers typical Italian specialities. The 266 guestrooms, over four floors, feature light decor, patterned fabrics and dark wood furnishings. All offer balconies with sea views.
Suite Hotel Castillo de Elba, Antigua, Fuerteventura
The Castillo de Elba is a whitewashed apart-hotel, located just two kilometres from Castillo Beach and six kilometres from Puerto de Rosario.  The Castillo de Elba offers a number of dining options; the Buffet Restaurant serves an extensive buffet for breakfast and dinner, in a relaxed and informal setting.  El Mirador offers an à la carte menu of traditional and international cuisine for dinner, in an informal atmosphere with magnificent views of the Atlantic.  The Snack Bar is open throughout the day and serves light snacks and drinks.  Guests can relax with drinks in the bar, work out in the health club, unwind in the sauna, and cool off in the swimming pool.  The 169 self-contained apartments have simple, light decor with bright fabrics. All offer balconies, separate living areas, fully equipped kitchenettes, satellite television and direct-dial phones.
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- CALETA DE FUSTE/FUSTES - COSTA ANTIGUA - FEATURED HOTELS, FUERTEVENTURA, CANARY ISLANDS

Caleta de Fuste Tourist Information
Caleta de Fuste is a purpose built holiday resort on the east coast of Fuerteventura. Caleta has been expanded in recent years, with the addition of a second 18-hole golf course and a new Sheraton Hotel, although development is strictly controlled. Also known as Costa Caleta, especially among the package holiday companies, this low-key resort mainly attracts families from northern Europe.
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Caleta's beach is situated within a large bay lined with several cafes and bars. The pale sand, which has been brought in from elsewhere on the island, slopes gently into the sea making this beach ideal for young children. To the south of the bay are several small lagoons, created when the Sheraton Hotel was built. There are several attractions in Caleta de Fuste that are geared towards children, including a mini-golf course, play area with trampolines, and a mini-train ride... read more
Barcelo Fuerteventura Thalasso Spa, Caleta de Fuste, Fuerteventura
Barcelo Fuerteventura is located in Fustes, Fuerteventura, adjacent to the beach and two kilometres from the Salinas de Antigua and Fuerteventura golf clubs. This beachfront resort hotel is air-conditioned throughout and has an outdoor swimming pool as well as a Thalassotherapy centre, a solarium, and a sauna.  Barcelo Fuerteventura has two restaurants and a bar and guests receive a complimentary breakfast every morning.  There are two golf courses within two kilometres of the hotel and a range of onsite activities is available including archery, water polo, and billiards.  The hotel's 462 guestrooms extend to balconies or terraces and have complimentary Internet access and satellite television. Further amenities include minibars and telephones. 
Solvasa Geranios Suites & Spa, Caleta de Fuste, Fuerteventura
The Genarios Suites is a modern apartment complex encircling a swimming pool in the resort of Antigua, situated adjacent to the sandy beach of Caleta de Fuste.  Guests can visit the spa centre to relax in the sauna and steam room, soak in the hot tub and enjoy a range of beauty treatments.  Sun-worshippers can lounge on the terraces with cocktails from one of the poolside bars. There are three swimming pools, including one for children, and an indoor pool.  For those feeling energetic there is a fully-equipped fitness centre with an aerobics dance studio.  Guests can enjoy a variety of dining options including Italian dishes in the pizzeria, al a carte in the restaurant, or buffet style in the Geranios International buffet.  This three-floor hotel features 223 contemporary apartments, all of which have bright decor and open onto balconies.
Hotel Elba Sara, Golf Resort Hotel, Caleta de Fuste, Fuerteventura
The Hotel is located in the Fuerteventura Golf Club development, in the municipality of Antigua, overlooking the beach and next to the 18-hole golf course.  For those who enjoy walking by the sea, there is a magnificent promenade with wonderful views next to the hotel.  You can start the morning with an assorted, carefully made buffet breakfast, which is served at the hotel restaurant on the open-air terrace that offers magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean.  Golf is of great importance to the Elba Sara Hotel. The hotel has a mini golf course with 18 holes that runs through lakes and water resorts by the beach, as well as the first Golf Course on the island, Fuerteventura Golf Club, which was designed by the famous architect Juan Caterineau. 
Puerta del Sol Aparthotel, Caleta de Fuste, Fuerteventura
Puerta del Sol Aparthotel is located in Caleta de Fuste, Fuerteventura. The beach is 500 metres away and the town of Antigua is 18 kilometres from the hotel.  This modern apartment complex has a gymnasium with fitness equipment as well as three swimming pools.   Puerta del Sol Aparthotel houses Sean Og's Irish bar and restaurant.  The beach is 500 metres from the apartment complex and offers tennis, mini-golf, and surfing lessons. There is also a water sports area where guests can take part in wind surfing, scuba diving and snorkelling.  The 174 bungalow-style apartments at Puerta del Sol Aparthotel include satellite television and complimentary wireless Internet access. Kitchens have refrigerators, microwaves, and tea and coffee facilities. 
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Holidays in Fuerteventura  by Monika Rajan

Fuerteventura Hotels / Self-Catering Accommodation in Fuerteventura

Fuerteventura is the second major Canary Island and offers remarkable Spanish experiences, if considering it as your holiday destination.

The island has really long beaches and is known for its cuisine, natural environment and lots of striking tourist attractions. Following are some of the things to do when holidaying in Fuerteventura: 
 
Spanish Finca 

This countryside is not a big attraction but can be visited when holidaying in Fuerteventura for the delicacies like sauces, jams and cheese, local Craft ware and Aloe Vera. From amazing flowers, abundant plants to marvelous scenery, this attraction is worth paying a visit. 

Betancuria - Capital of Fuerteventura, this part of the island is really small, but has remarkable archeological and history rich structures and museums, for those interesting holiday in Fuerteventura. 

Oasis Park 

This tourist attraction is spread across the area of 50000 square metre and also supports a botanical garden, as well as a zoo. Tourists and visitors can also enjoy their holiday in Fuerteventura, with the amazing camel safari and stunning views from up hills.

Lanterns on Wall, Betancuria, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain
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El Museo de La Alcogida 

El Museo de La Alcogida is an open-air museum presenting the essence of rural and rustic village culture and life. The show puts forward humble and self effacing farmers, craftsmen and houses of old times, worth making it a superb tourist attraction. The museum can also be visited for experiencing the low-ceilinged and shady café-bar, when on a holiday in Fuerteventura. 

Casa Santa María inside Museo Artesanía 

This picture perfect restaurant surrounded with parasols, laurel trees, bougainvillea, and cactus garden and citrus trees. This restaurant is a tourist attraction in itself as it helps tourist and visitors unwind, when on holidaying in Fuerteventura. Some of the delicacy you can relish in this place include home made cakes and wines, Lanzarote smoke salmon and sizzling pork fillet. Best way to enjoy a great holiday in Fuerteventura is to have its local cuisine. 
 
Traditional Windmill Near Antigua, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain, Europe
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Islote de Lobos Nature Reserve

This tourist attraction is a natural reserve and is quite admired by tourist and visitors holidaying in Fuerteventura. Many people simply visit this reserve for tranquility, abundance of natural beauty, peace of mind and lots of recreation. The easy way to reach this attraction is via a boat ride from the land of Corralejo. Islote de Lobos does not just offers freshness and calmness, but also has breathtaking views to capture. 

La Lajita Zoo

Located at the eastern coastal rural community of La Lajita, this zoo is perfect way to enjoy family time when holidaying in Fuerteventura. From small animals, camel safaris, horse rides, a parrot show, palm trees to a beautiful bar, this tourist attraction offers a lot. 

Best time to visit of holiday in Fuerteventura

It is believed that the best time for a holiday in Fuerteventura is between November and February, because of less heat and not much rain.

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Caleta de Fuste Tourist Information   by Gary Marshall

Caleta de Fuste Hotels / Self-Catering Holiday Rentals in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste is a purpose built holiday resort on the east coast of Fuerteventura. Caleta has been expanded in recent years, with the addition of a second 18-hole golf course and a new Sheraton Hotel, although development is strictly controlled. Also known as Costa Caleta, especially among the package holiday companies, this low-key resort mainly attracts families from northern Europe.
 
Caleta's beach is situated within a large bay lined with several cafes and bars. The pale sand, which has been brought in from elsewhere on the island, slopes gently into the sea making this beach ideal for young children. To the south of the bay are several small lagoons, created when the Sheraton Hotel was built. There are several attractions in Caleta de Fuste that are geared towards children, including a mini-golf course, play area with trampolines, and a mini-train ride.

Caleta's harbour is situated next to the old castle tower, El Castillo, which dates from the 17th century. There are various boat trips available from the harbour, including whale watching and catamaran sailing excursions. The resort also offers a range of waterspouts, in particular windsurfing and scuba diving. Lessons are usually available for novices. Caleta also boasts two 18-hole golf courses. The first of these opened in 2002 and hosted the Spanish Open just two years later.

Promenade and Beach at Cala De Fuste, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain, Atlantic
Promenade and Beach at Cala De Fuste, Fuerteventura
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To the north of the resort is the coastal path that leads to Nuevo Horizonte. This pleasant walkway alongside the rocks attracts Ground Squirrels, known locally as chipmunks. These creatures are tame enough to be fed by hand. Nuevo Horizonte boasts a number of good restaurants and bars.

Caleta de Fuste is not known for its nightlife, although there are several music bars that stay open late. One of the most popular is Piero's in the Castillo Centro, which offers karaoke and live entertainment shows. Caleta has a variety of restaurants of different nationalities, including Spanish, Italian, Indian, Chinese and Greek. One of the best places in the resort for a memorable meal out is the fish restaurant, Frasquita, which overlooks the beach. Also highly recommended is the restaurant within the 5-star Hotel Elba Palace, situated near the golf complex.

The Atlantico Centre, on the southern outskirts of Caleta, is the resort's main shopping complex. Along with a large supermarket, the centre has a cinema, amusement arcade, bowling alley, designer shops, bars and restaurants. All this is set within attractive gardens alongside a lake. Close to the Atlantico Centre are several fast food outlets including Burger King and McDonalds. Every Saturday morning the island market visits the resort. Here you will find clothes, ceramics, lace, embroidery and ethnic African goods.

Caleta de Fuste is flat, so it's quite easy to get around. Bicycle hire is readily available. The resort is situated just 4 miles (7km) from Fuerteventura Airport. Taxis between Caleta and the airport cost around 15 euros. There is a regular bus service from the resort to the capital, Puerto del Rosario, and other destinations on the island.

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Latest update: July 5, 2013