For the ultimate beach getaway, there is no better option than a Caleta de Fuste holiday. Also known as El Castillo, this beautiful community lies on the coast of the island of Fuerteventura and surrounds a breathtaking castle which was erected in 1743. The area has an abundance of wonderful Caleta de Fuste holiday rental accommodation, in particular comfortable and stylish villas. With a range of activities available within the community, this bustling community will leave you with some great memories of your exciting beach holiday adventure.
A Caleta de Fuste holiday is the perfect option for those who love sand, sea and watersports. Available at the clean, horse shoe shaped beach are activities such as water skiing, jet skiing, sailing, windsurfing, kite surfing, diving and swimming. Other activities available include golf, boat tours, jeep safaris, tennis, mountain biking, off-road biking and horse riding. Continuing the water theme, there is a sea life centre in the community where visitors can swim with dolphins or spend some time whale watching. And of course there are the ruins of the magnificent castle to be explored!
If you can tear yourself away from your wonderful Caleta de Fuste holiday rental villa then a day trip to the former capital of the island, Betancuria. This village has a long history, having been settled in 1405 by a Norman conqueror. There are many older buildings, dating back to the 17th and 18th century to be viewed here and a visit to the Casa Museo Arquebiologico is a must. This building is a museum which is home to many important archaeological finds and exhibits including fertility idols and old farming objects.
Visitors who are considering booking a Caleta de Fuste holiday rental villa will be pleased to hear that they can expect very hot summers and warm winters. The daytime temperature during the summer months can reach as high as 35°C with a low of 20°C. The cooling winds that sweep across the island make sure that visitors do not overheat. The winter months see temperatures stay between 15°C and 22°C during the daytime. There is little rain with an annual average of 6 inches, mainly falling during the winter months. One of the best things about the warm temperatures on a Caleta de Fuste holiday is that the sea remains at warm temperatures throughout the year, with a low temperature of 18°C and a high temperature of 23°C - perfect for a beach holiday!
Travellers embarking on a Caleta de Fuste holiday can arrive at Fuerteventura Airport (FUE) which is approximately 16 minutes away from the resort. Airlines offering affordable, regular flights to the area from the UK include Ryanair, Thomson Airways, Thomas Cook Airlines, Monarch Airlines and easyJet. Passengers can leave from a variety of airports in the UK such as East Midlands (EMA), Belfast (BFS), Liverpool (LPL), London Gatwick (LGW) and Glasgow (GLA).