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Corralejo, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain

Beaches in Corralejo   Description of Corralejo   Location of Corralejo   Corralejo Harbour 
Bars and Nightlife in Corralejo   Children's Playground   Restaurants in Corralejo
  Shopping in Corralejo Airport Transfer information and time   Buses and Transport in Corralejo 
   Tourist information Office   Package holiday operators to Corralejo 
 Tours - Excursions - Trips - Activities   Weather and Climate in Corralejo

Corralejo's Playa Grande Beach Riu Palace Tres Islas beach hotel in the background

Corralejo Description

Corralejo is Fuerteventura busiest and largest tourist resort, which is constantly growing in size, but still retaining many of it's original charms as a fishing village. The old town is located next to the harbour, and has a church and town square, now the centre of Corralejo's nightlife.

The overall atmosphere is relaxed and running at a calming pace.

Corralejo main charms are:

  • The 7 mile long Playa Grande beach and sand dunes that lie to the south of the town.
  • A bustling harbour from which you can enjoy watching all the boating activity, or take one of the many boating trips from glass bottom boats, ferries to other islands, fishing trips, sailing trips or scuba diving trips, many of which you can book online.
  • A pleasant sea front promenade with bars, restaurants and shops.
  • An enjoyable nightlife with plenty of bars, restaurants and even discos, the best nightlife on Fuerteventura. The hub of this is the main square, nicknamed 'Music square'
  • Good watersports facilities.
  • The almost guarenteed sunshine in summer and winter.
  • Three smaller beaches located around the town centre

 

Location of Corralejo

Corralejo is located on the northern tip of Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain. Looking out to sea in the north east is the island of Lanzarote and looking east and much closer the Isla de Los Lobos (Island of Wolves) which refer to the sea wolves the sealion

 

Fuerteventura Airport (FUE) to Corralejo Distance 28 Km

There are 5 ways to travel to Corralejo from the airport.

 

Book Fuerteventura Airport Transfer to from Corralejo


 

Transfer Information and Prices

 

Package holiday airport Transfers to Corralejo


 

Advantages & Disadvantages of a Package holiday airport Transfers

Package holiday Transfer time 40 minutes

 

Airport Bus (Guagua)


 

This method of travel is the cheapest alternative but if you have suitcases it is only viable if your hotel is located near the Corralejo bus stop

There is not a direct bus from Corralejo to the airport, you have to change at the Puerto del Rosario, the island capital.

    Bus timetables

Beaches in or near Corralejo

 

Corralejo Playa Grande beach


 

Corralejo Grande Playa Beach
Corralejo Grande Playa Beach
Corralejo Grande Playa Beach
Corralejo Grande Playa Beach

Playa Grande fron Riu Oliva Beach hotel
Playa Grande from Riu Oliva Beach hotel

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Corralejo Playa Grande beach

 

Corralejo Playa Grande beach is a beautiful 7 kilometres of fine & very light coloured golden sandy beach and sand dunes which have been the movie backdrop to several fashion and TV advertisements. The beach is located just south of Corralejo and in places is hundreds of metres wide.

The beach slopes gently into the sea, and because of the reasonably stong winds the beach is a favourite with windsurfers. A windsurfing centre is located on the beach

You can select a busier section of the beach with sun beds and umbrellas on if you want you should be able to find a stretch of beach all to yourself.  Along side the road there are several hard shouldered sections for cars to park, in other areas make sure you do not get bogged down in the soft sand alongside the road. The sun beds and umbrella sections and popular car parking areas on the main FV1 road can easily be seen on our Google maps if you zoom in, remerber you can easily drag the maps in any direction or if you prefer use the move arrows on the left side of the map.

The best section of Corralejo Playa Grande beach is dominated by the 2 massive RIU hotels, the only hotels on this magnificent beach.

  • Club Hotel Riu Oliva Beach Resort
  • Hotel Riu Palace Tres Islas

Gay Beach

A gay section is located about 2 kilometers south of the 2 RIU hotels. This section is at the 22 kilometre marker "milestone" from Puerto Del Rosario.

 

Corralejo Town beach


 


Corralejo Town Beach
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The Corralejo town beach is a small white sandy beach right in the centre of town, there are plenty of bars and restaurants, backing this beach.

This beach is sheltered and along with the nearness of toilets is ideal for families.

Because the beach is in town it is NOT suitable for naturists looking for an all over tan.

The beach is too small for water sports

 

Corralejo Harbour beach


 

Tours Excursions Trips Activities

If you want to do something other than sunbathing all day, then see the following, tours, excursions, trips and activities, that we have found and all available from Corralejo

  Lanzarote Submarine and Shopping Safari 

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At the moment we are working  on placing the details of the following trips on this site please use this link to obtain details of the following Fuerteventura trips

  • Oasis Nature Park Adventure
  • Volcano Excursion in Fuerteventura
  • Boat Tour to Lobos Island
  • Scenic Bike Tour of Fuerteventura
  • Fuerteventura Water Park Excursion
  • Oceanarium and Shopping Excursion
  • Golf Tee Off at Corralejo

Additional , tours, excursions, trips and activities are available from other resorts.

  Shopping

There are plenty of shopping centres in Corralejo along with street markets twice a week on

Corralego
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Shopping Centre Atlantico

Shopping Centre El Campanari

Shopping Centre La Menara

Shopping Centre Papagayo

Shopping Centre Plaza

Shopping Centre Royal

See shopping centre locations on our  Corralejo Resort Map

Banks

There is no shortage of banks and hole in the wall cash machines.

 

Corralejo Bars and Nightlife

Corralejo-nightlife
Corralejo nightlife

Information on bars is now on a seperate page Corralejo Bars & Nightlife

 

 

  Restaurants

Information on bars is now on a seperate page Corralejo Restaurants

 

Childrens Playgrounds

There are 2 childrens playgrounds in Corralejo, very popular, especially with locals in the early evening.

On the corner of Anzuelo and Tortuga

  See location of the childrens playgrounds red markeron our  Corralejo Resort Map  

 

Bus Routes, Bus Stops & Bus information

 

Bus Station in Corralejo


 

Located in Av. de Juan Carlos I on the western edge of Corralejo

 

Bus Stops in Corralejo


 

Bus stops are located on the main roads Calle Minerva & Calle Mascona

 

Buses from Corralejo go to Puerto del Rosario & El Cotillo


 

For full details of the following bus routes click the bus route link below. Our bus route information includes timetables and main intermeditory stops.

Note Check timetable for a short lunch break in bus service in the early afternoon

Onward connects can be made from Puerto del Rosario bus station including buses to the airport.

  See location of Corralejo Bus stopsBus Stopon our  Corralejo Resort Map  

 Fuerteventura Bus Routes  

Corralejo Harbour

Pretty harbours are always an attraction for tourists, especially one that has so much to offer. being combined as a ferry and fishing harbour and a marina. Harbour side cafes, bars and restaurants overlooking the yachts and power boats in the marina and harbour activities that in themselves draw visitors with ferries to Lanzarote, sailing and motorised sea trips, fishing trips and trips that include underwater submarine trip. We have more details of many of these trips that you can book online in our Tours Excursions Trips Activities  section

 

There are 2 ferry companies that run services between Fuerteventura & Lanzarote run by either Fred Olson or Naviera Armas. Details below

Ferries

 

Ferry to Lanzarote by Fred Olsen


 

For a change you can take the ferry from Corralejo harbour to next island, Lanzarote for the day, or longer. The boat trip takes about 35 minutes and it's an hourly service

A FREE bus service runs between the Lazarote ferry terminal at Playa Blanca and Arrecife, lazarotes capital. This free service must be booked at the same time as booking the Express ferry

Bocayna Express ferry
Bocayna Express ferry
Fred Olsen Express ferry
Fred Olsen Express ferry

 

Corralejo to Playa Blanca Ferry with Naviera Armas


 

Naviera Armas ferry between Corralejo, Fuerteventura to Playa Blanca, Lanzarote

Naviera Armas run:

5 crossings daily Monday to Friday

4 crossings Saturday and Sundays

 

Check these times on the Naviera Armas spanish site

Corralejo

Estacion Maritima de Corralejo, s/n  35660 Corralejo Telephone: 928 867 080

Office Puerto de Playa Blanca, Lanzarote

Puerto de Playa Blanca, s/n   35580 Playa Blanca  Telephone: 928 517 912

Located at the harbour

Baku Water Park

  • Several slides from mild to terrifying
  • Pools
  • CKids Pool and play ground
  • Bars and Cafes

Go on a Monday or Friday if you want to combine it with a visit to the twice weekly market held next door.

http://www.bakufuerteventura.com

Corralejo Tourist Information Office

The Corralejo Tourist Information Office is located at the harbour and near the music square.

See the Tourist information iconTourist Informationon our  Corralejo Resort Map

 

Package Holidays to Corralejo, Fuerteventura available from:

Cosmos    easyJet Holidays   Jet2 Holidays   First Choice
James Villas    Sunshine holidays for great value,
 Thomas Cook    Thomson holidays 

 

 

Check out these late deals & holidays from Thomson to Corralejo

 

Corralejo Weather and Corralejo Climate

As far as we know there is only one weather station on Fuerteventura. weather stations are usually located at the airport.

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Current Temperature

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