Corralejo holidays are incredibly popular with tourists, yet this pretty town has maintained its rustic charm. The former fishing village has preserved some of its traditional cottages, low-rise buildings, winding streets and beautiful sand dunes. Though June temperatures can hit 29°C in Corralejo, it retains a salubrious weather forecast all year round. Go windsurfing and kite-boarding at the Grandes Playas nature park or simply soak in the sun under a parasol on the broad golden beaches. Located 41km from Fuerteventura airport, you'll enjoy the beautiful coastline full of sand dunes and the volcanic landscape around Montaña Roja. Visit the busy resort of Caleta de Fuste, a watersports paradise 45km away, filled with swanky resorts and hotels.
In the evenings, Corralejo's main street Avenida del Generalisimo Franco buzzes with life. The town's ecstatic crowds can be found milling to and from local music bars and stylish clubs like Waikiki and Club Estrella. When hunger strikes, peck at traditional Spanish tortilla or flavourful goat’s cheese and wash it down with a glass of Sangria or Ron Miel, (honey rum) at the little cafes dotting the streets of the town.
On your holidays in Corralejo, you can also take a private sail boat to swim and snorkel in the beautiful bays dotted around the island. It's worth exploring the lesser-known islets such as Los Lobobs, where you can take a 15-minute boat trip and enjoy first-class snorkelling at the deserted island. If you like nature, Parque Natural de las Dunas de Corralejo (the site where The Dictator was shot), is a natural reserve for birds, lizards and desert rabbits.
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