Corralejo Town is the symbol of summer, blue sky, hot weather, and sandy beaches. Corralejo has existed for most of its history as a humble and unimportant fishing village on the coast of Fuerteventura, one of the Canary Islands. Now the village has grown into a town and tourist destination. Every year many enthusiasts who love water sports, kitesurfing, and windsurfing, tourists who want to see sandy beaches and lovers of adventure, arrive in Corralejo. If you are looking for adrenaline, sun, sea, love, and magic, you can find it here. Corralejo Town is now one of the most popular resorts in Fuerteventura. Despite this, it manages to keep its authentic roots. Like a Spanish colony, the town and the people here have hot blood, big hearts, and every tourist is welcomed as they should be. Here we’ll let you know about the town, the surroundings, the beaches, what to eat, what to do, and what climate to expect in this area.
Let’s begin with the climate – Thanks to Fuerteventura’s year-round warm climate, the average sea temperature for the waters around the island is 19°C during May. The only thing that can be mentioned as a minus would be the winds. The name of the island means “Strong Wind” but there’s nothing dangerous in that, so the windy weather can’t cloud your vacation. The temperatures are in the range of 35 degrees, so that is ideal for your summer vacation and your body tan. Even in the winter the lowest temperature is 18 degrees.
What to find around the town – The old Corralejo Town is built around a harbor, so you can see many local fishermen around here. You can see how the locals catch fish and you have the chance to buy some fish. In the area of the new town, there’s a new marina bay, so the enthusiasts who want visit the other islands, like Lanzarote and Lobos, are free to do it. There’s a main street in the town. You can find most of the shops, restaurants, and bars presented in the town there.
What to eat and what to do – Restaurants that serve a wide variety of foods make eating out easier – Spanish, British, Chinese, Irish, and Italian foods. There are many places where seafood is offered. The restaurants are along the Corralejo main street and everyone can choose where to go and what to eat.
What to do? There are plenty of great activities designed for everyone – mountain biking, safari tours, water sports, trips with boats with glass bottoms, motor biking, ferry trips, and more …
Finally, the beaches – kilometers of fine and soft sands. For families, there are two wide beaches south of the old harbor. The waters are clear and the sand is softer than ever. There’s also a smaller beach exactly next to the harbor for those who want to be near the main street.