View on Corralejo
Corralejo is located in Spain on the Canary Island Fuerteventura and can be easily explored by hired car. The town is located about 40 kilometers from the Fuerteventura International Airport (FUE) in Puerto del Rosario. In Corralejo and the surrounding area you will find not only beautiful beaches, but also a variety of attractions. The various highlights of the area are best discovered with a hired car from the local car hire. From the comfort of your home you can book a hired car that suits your needs. With Driveboo.com you then simply compare the prices and so nothing stands in the way of your holiday.
Dunes in Corralejo
When the hot days slowly passes and it gets a little cooler on the Canary Islands, you can still make ideal holiday on Fuerteventura. Why is a visit to Corralejo and its surroundings worthwhile in autumn and winter? With the hot months also the numerous visitors leave the island. From September, the island is much emptier, so you often have much less traffic, can visit the sights alone and also do not have to endure a big bustle on the beach. Located in the north of the island, Corralejo is a paradise for surfers or other water sports enthusiasts. If you prefer to be active on land, we recommend a visit to the nature park in autumn and winter, with its impressive sand dunes. From here you also have great views of the Atlantic Ocean. Let the day end in one of the great tapas bars in the old town and enjoy the Spanish delicacies of the island.
Dunes in Fuerteventura
With the rented car you can also reach the famous Parque Natural de las Dunas de Corralejo in an uncomplicated way. The park is the largest dune area of the island of Fuerteventura, which is also known as "the shifting sand dunes of Jable". Since the 80's the park is under nature protection. It runs along the coast for about ten kilometers. The dunes reach an amazing height: in some places they are even more than ten meters high and are only interrupted by a few shrubs and flat lava ridges. Along the dunes are the large beaches of Corralejo, the so-called Grandes Playas de Corralejo, which, thanks to their unique, beautiful landscape, are among the most beautiful beaches on the island of Fuerteventura.
During a stay in Spain on the island of Fuerteventura, it is also worthwhile to make a trip from Corralejo to the Palm Park of Costa Calma. Through Costa Calma runs a magnificent park, which inspires because of its beautiful, diverse palm trees. The palm trees of Costa Calma offer a lot of shade, so that it is worth visiting the park even on a very hot day. Accordingly, you should not miss a walk through the beautiful palm garden of Costa Calma.
Beach of Corralejo, Fuerteventura
Corralejo in Spain on Fuerteventura is mostly reached by plane via the well-known airport Puerto del Rosario. From the airport, it is a good idea to drive off immediately with a hired car from the car hire company and explore the beautiful Corralejo. Corralejo is located in the north of Fuerteventura and is a popular holiday resort. If you drive to Corralejo from the airport, you should definitely plan a side trip to one of the local city beaches. Corralejo also has a beautiful beach promenade, where the beaches Muello Chico and Playa Hoplaco are located. The largest city beach, however, is Playa Waikiki. Here, visitors enjoy a wide range of water sports and various gastronomic establishments. Thanks to the shallow water entrance, the beach is also quite wonderful for families with small children.
Port of Corralejo
If you're driving around Corralejo, make sure to visit the harbor. While in the past only fishing boats were anchored there, nowadays you will find sailing boats, ferries and yachts. From the harbor, for example, ferries leave several times a day to Lanzarote and also to the smaller island of Lobos. An excursion to Lanzarote and/or to the small neighboring island Lobos offers itself ideally as a day trip.
If you decide to make a trip to the island of Lanzarote, you should definitely visit the Cueva de los Verdes, the famous lava caves. Here you can explore the various tunnels and passages, which together form the large, impressive lava cave. But Lanzarote has much more to offer, such as the palace underground, the Fundacion Manrique. This is the underground residential palace of the island artist Cesar Manrique, which is located in a magnificent lava landscape and is open for viewing. Of course, the many other sights of Lanzarote can be visited just as well. Make sure to visit the following:
Cueva de los Verdes
When staying in Corralejo, it is recommended to take a hired car to the large local water park, Aucua Water Park. The park is very conveniently located near the beach promenade, so that, for example, a stay at the beach can also be combined with a visit to the park. The water park is known and popular on the island, among other things, because of its total of nine different slides. Here, visitors can look forward to a dark tunnel slide, for example. In addition, the park also offers a wave pool and a giant jacuzzi for all those who like it a little more relaxed.