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Destination guide

Staying in Corralejo holiday rentals

Tucked into a little inlet on the northern side of Fuerteventura, Corralejo and its swathes of pristine beaches offer something to balance out the buzzing resorts found elsewhere in the Spanish Canaries. Much of the seascapes around the main town are protected by a nature reserve, which means high-rise condos are replaced by sweeping dunes and grass-topped sandhills. The waters are clean and inviting, too, forever dotted with somersaulting kitesurfers. Corralejo holiday lettings beckon from the old fishing village and its suburbs, putting you between cobbled lanes filled with Canarian markets and palm-studded promenades with family restaurants, yoga studios and art galleries.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Corralejo

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Corralejo a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Acua Water Park (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Aqualava Waterpark (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
Outdoor activities

Water sports and hiking around Corralejo

Corralejo holiday cottages are your ticket to the wild, windswept north-eastern reaches of Fuerteventura. Blessed with empty sands and undulating dunes, they are a veritable Mecca for outdoorsy types. Thanks to the protected reserves of the Corralejo Natural Park, you should be able to find secluded bays where windsurfers and kitesurfers whiz and twirl over the whitecaps of the Atlantic. What's more, there are oodles of shoreline hiking trails ringing the vast park that stretches southwards from town. Those who prefer to go underwater can also enjoy the crystal-clear scuba sites that encircle Lobos Island, just across from Corralejo's old fishing harbour.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Corralejo

Nature lovers will enjoy Corralejo for its island views, desert landscape and sandy beaches. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Corralejo. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Las Agujas Beach (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Corralejo Beach (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Isla de Lobos (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Corralejo Dunes Natural Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Los Charcos Beach (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • El Marrajo Beach (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Corralejo

The nearest airport is in Puerto del Rosario (FUE-Fuerteventura), located 19 mi (30.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Arrecife (ACE-Lanzarote), which is 21.9 mi (35.3 km) away.

How to get around

Getting around Corralejo and vicinity

If you've bagged yourself a Corralejo holiday let in the heart of the old fishing village of Corralejo itself, you can enjoy walking access to the Spanish seafood restaurants and the palm-shaded promenade alike. When it's time to escape to the beaches, there are local bus links connecting the city to the most popular spots in the Corralejo Natural Park. That said, a car rental is probably the best way to explore the region – the isolated, wind-buffeted bays that make the reserve so famous are usually the furthest away. There are also regular bus links going to Fuertaventura's main airport and the ferry terminal at Puerto del Rosario.

Food & drink 

The local delicacies of Corralejo

Like the other Canary Islands around it, Fuerteventura has nurtured a unique local cuisine that's just another addition to the list of temptations when you're staying in a Corralejo holiday rental. Start with a dish of herb-infused potatoes, heavily salted and tossed in fresh rosemary stalks. Then, consider the local puchero – it's a centuries-old peasant stew that's packed with meaty Canarian sausages, shredded cabbage, pulses and spicy Spanish chorizo. Cheese-lovers will find that the Majorero is a must. Milky and soft, it's a light and tasty delicacy that goes perfectly with fresh fruits at lunchtime.

Essential info

Essential facts related to Corralejo holiday lettings

  • The currency in Corralejo is the euro, the same as in mainland Spain
  • Fuerteventura enjoys mild year-round temperatures, so it might be worth considering a Corralejo villa rental in less-popular months, like March or October
  • Be sure to bring a jumper or 2 for trips to Corralejo in winter, even though warm temperatures are expected
  • Corralejo is about 30 minutes north by car from the main hub of Fuerteventura, Puerto del Rosario
  • A tip of 10% is normal in restaurants in Corralejo

How many holiday rentals are available around Corralejo?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,350 holiday lettings around Corralejo. From 1,090 villas to 710 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Corralejo?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Corralejo. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Corralejo Beach: 3,567 holiday lettings
  • Acua Water Park: 3,479 holiday lettings
  • Marina Rubicon: 4,083 holiday lettings
  • Gran Casino de Lanzarote: 4,116 holiday lettings
  • Aqualava Water Park: 4,040 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Corralejo listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Corralejo?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 1,090 Villas in Corralejo. Our other popular types of Corralejo holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 710 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 404 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 64 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Corralejo?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,730 holiday homes with pool available in Corralejo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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