Where To Stay In Fuerteventura For Families [2021]

Fuerteventura is the second-largest island in the Canary Islands and one of the best Spanish islands for families. The island is famed for its popular holiday resorts, pretty villages and the best beaches in the Canary Islands.

Fuerteventura island has everything you need for a perfect holiday in the sun. You’ll find plenty of things to do in Fuerteventura for families such as the Corralejo waterpark, the Oasis Wildlife park, a range of watersports and adrenaline activities as well as a family-friendly atmosphere.

There’s a full range of accommodation in Fuerteventura from huge purpose-built resorts to self-catering apartments and unique retreats. It’s often hard to decide on the best places to stay in Fuerteventura to meet your families needs.

This guide will take you through the best accommodation in Fuerteventura to help you find the best place to stay in Fuerteventura to meet your families needs.

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Map of Fuerteventura – Best Areas To Stay


Where to stay in Fuerteventura – An Overview

Puerto Del Rosario – The Island Capital

As the capital of Fuerteventura, Puerto del Rosario (Puerto Rosario) is one of the most popular areas to stay on Fuerteventura island. If you’re island-hopping around the Canary Islands, Puerto del Rosario is near the port and the home of the only airport on Fuerteventura island. You can find cheap ferries to Fuerteventura here.

Regular ferries run to the small Lobos island where you can go walking or visit the stunning El Puertito beach. It’s also possible to go on a day trip to Lanzarote from Fuerteventura and see the dramatic volcanic landscape and stunning beaches.

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Best places to stay in Puerto del Rosario

MC Apartments (self-catering) $

Each apartment has 1-2 bedrooms and a fully equipped kitchen and washing machine. Guests have the option to pay a little extra for a balcony. Cots CAN be provided on request. View the latest prices and availability for your dates here.

Hotel El Mirador (self-catering) $$

This luxury hotel features modern rooms – some with sea views and balconies, and a restaurant and bar. There’s also a sun terrace and a garden on the property. Cots AND extra beds CAN be provided on request. View the latest prices and availability for your dates here.


Corralejo

The resort town of Corralejo has expanded significantly in the last decade. The area used to be a fishing port until it was discovered by tourists. Development restrictions are in place and govern the height of buildings and new builds so as not to ruin the area as Corralejo is part of the ‘Parque de natural dunes de Corralejo’.

If your family love outdoor activities and natural landscapes, then Corralejo is the best place to base yourself. Being located nearby Fuerteventura airport, you won’t have a very long transfer either.

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Best places to stay in Corralejo Fuerteventura

Bristol Playa Fuerteventura (self-catering) $

The Bristol Playa is located right in the centre of Corralejo and just steps away from the beach. You’ll get excellent value for money here.

The hotel features three outdoor saltwater pools (one for children), a kids club, gym (16+) and volleyball facilities. Accommodation is laid out in apartments which feature a fully equipped kitchenette, modern bedroom, living room and balcony. View the latest prices and availability for your dates here.

Arena Beach Hotel Fuerteventura (self-catering) $

This self-catering hotel is ideally located right next to the Corralejo national park. Guests can enjoy a large outdoor pool with a bar, kids pool, fitness suite and spa facilities all just 850m from the beach. View the latest prices and availability for your dates here.

Club Playa Park Fuerteventura (Bed and breakfast to Half board) $$

This family-orientated hotel has three seawater outdoor pools, an on-site restaurant and daily entertainment including an on-site nightclub. There’s also a gym, squash court and sauna on-site.

The hotel is surrounded by tropical gardens. Guests can choose between apartments, rooms and suites. Cots are NOT available but kids are very welcome. View the latest prices and availability for your dates here.

Grand Hotel Bahia (Bed and Breakfast to All-inclusive+) $$$

The 5 star Grand hotel Bahia is within walking distance to the spectacular beach of Corralejo. You’ll have fantastic views of the neighbouring islet of Lobos. There are three outdoor pools, including a kids pool.

The hotel also features an onsite spa, sunlit vitality pools and no less than SIX gourmet restaurants featuring Spanish and worldwide dishes. Guests can choose a board plan which ranges from bed and breakfast to all-inclusive plus.

The rooms are decorated in a Spanish style. Rooms sleep 2-4 adults depending on the room type chosen. The hotel comes in a package with Jet2 including flights. View the latest prices and availability for your dates here.


Caleta De Fuste

Caleta de Fuste is one of the most popular resort towns for families in Fuerteventura. The town is built with tourists in mind and has the Spanish resort feel about it. The long promenade stretches from one end of the resort to the other and beyond – perfect for hiring a bike.

There are also camel rides available on the beach. Caleta de Fuste beach is extensive with crystal clear water and golden sand. In recent years the beach has been artificially extended to accommodate more tourists.

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Best hotels in Caleta de Fuste Fuerteventura

Bungalows Fuertesol Fuerteventura (self-catering) $

This family-friendly apartment complex surrounds a substantial outdoor pool. The apartments feature a lounge area, twin bedroom and a fully equipped kitchenette. There’s also an on-site restaurant if you fancy a night off. Apartments sleep, 2 adults and 2 kids. Cots are NOT provided although kids are very welcome. View the latest prices and availability for your dates here.

Castillo Beach club Fuerteventura (Self-catering) $

The Castillo beach club is part of the Castillo beach complex. Guests will benefit from newly renovated apartments with fully equipped kitchenettes. There’s a gym, outdoor pool and kids pool on-site. For food, there’s a buffet restaurant and bar. View the latest prices and availability here.

Barcello Fuerteventura Thalasso Spa (half board-all-inclusive) $$

The Barcello Spa hotel is one of the most popular hotels in the whole of Fuerteventura. I stayed here for two weeks in 2017. The hotel complex is set right on Caleta de Fuste beach within easy walking distance of the resorts shops, bars and restaurants.

There’s two outdoor pools (one for kids) and a gym on-site. A buffet restaurant and a la carte restaurant are on-site. There’s a large indoor lounge with entertainment each evening as well as plenty of entertainment throughout the day + kids club. There’s a separate thalasso spa area with a sauna and Turkish bath. View the latest prices and availability for your dates here.

Elba Sara golf and beach resort (all-inclusive) $$

Just 100m from the sea, the Elba Sarah is located in the East of Caleta de Fuste next to the commercial centre – a kids dream with a bowling alley, supermarket and 6 cinemas.

The hotel complex has a variety of swimming pools (2 adult pools and a kids pool), gym facilities, tennis court, a kids club and it’s very own cabaret theatre. The complex features 650 rooms all with stunning sea views. The hotel comes as part of a package holiday which includes all-inclusive board. Cots ARE available on request. View the latest prices and availability at On The Beach here.

Sheraton Fuerteventura Beach Golf Resort and Spa (Bed and Breakfast to Half board) $$$

The location of this resort is right on the beach and surrounded by golf courses. Buffet breakfast and dinner are provided to guests. In addition, there are on-site themed restaurants serve Spanish and Asian food.

The complex has a gym and two outdoor pools including both a heated pool and kids pool. There’s also a Thalasso spa centre with a range of specialist facilities. A kids club is available for ages 4-12. Cots ARE available on request. View the latest prices and availability at On The Beach here.

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Costa Antigua Fuerteventura

Just two miles away from the larger resort of Caleta de Fuste and just a 10-minute drive from the airport. Costa Antigua has all the basic amenities for a relaxing family holiday including bars and restaurants, supermarkets and a bakery.

Best places to stay in Costa Antigua

Aparthotel la Piramide (self-catering) $$

The hotel surrounds a large outdoor pool. Other facilities include a hot tub, sauna and gym. Accommodation is laid out in apartments with a fully furnished kitchenette and living area. There’s also a restaurant, bar and pool bar on-site. Rooms sleep 2-3 adults + kids. Cots ARE available on request. View the latest prices and availability for your dates here.

Elba Lucía Sport & Suite Hotel (Bed and breakfast to All-inclusive) $$

The Elba Lucia has two outdoor pools and a huge range of sports facilities. There are paddle tennis courts, squash, tennis courts and a gym all on-site. There’s a free shuttle bus to the resort of Caleta de Fuste which is just two miles away. Accommodation is in apartments which feature fully furnished kitchenettes and living areas. Guests can choose between a studio or a one-bedroom apartment (some with sea views). Rooms sleep 2-3 adults + kids. Cots ARE available on request. View the latest prices and availability for your dates here.

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Jandia And Around

Jandia is located in the far south-west of the island. Although the Jandia peninsula is far away from many of the other resorts in Fuerteventura, you’ll be rewarded with some of the best beaches in Fuerteventura. There are two resorts in Jandia – Morro Jable and Jandia Playa. You’ll have all the amenities you need as well as plenty of opportunities to try out watersports.

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Best places to stay in Jandia Fuerteventura

Barcelo Jandia Mar (Bed and Breakfast to All-Inclusive) $$

This large hotel complex is in a stunning location overlooking the beach. Facilities include an outdoor pool, kids pool and kids splash park. For adults, there’s a gym, jacuzzi and sauna. There’s also a mini-club available for the kids. There’s an on-site buffet restaurant (with dress code) for three meals a day. View the latest prices and availability for your dates here.

Magic Life Jandia (All-Inclusive) $$

Magic life hotels specialise in giving families the perfect holiday experience. Guests at Magic Life Jandia can choose between SIX outdoor swimming pools including a kids pool, three bars and several speciality restaurants all just 300m from the beach. View the latest prices and availability for your dates here.


Gran Tarajal

The town of Gran Tarajal has the second largest population in Fuerteventura. The town is also famous for its food and features world-renowned seafront eateries.

Gran Tarajal beach features dark sand and isn’t as busy as some of the other beaches in Fuerteventura.

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El Aceitun Beach Holiday Homes (self-catering) $

The modern apartments are located just 0.6 miles from Gran Tarajal beach and have two double bedrooms, a balcony and a fully furnished kitchen. Cots CAN NOT be provided, but kids are very welcome. View the latest prices and availability for your dates here.

Los Reyes Carpe Diem (self-catering)$$

These apartments are in a perfect location just 450 yards from Gran Tarajal beach. Apartments feature two bedrooms, a fully furnished kitchenette, washing machine and terrace. Cots ARE available on request. View the latest prices and availability for your dates here.


El Cotillo

El Cotillo is a small fishing village on the North coast – perfect for a quiet holiday to Fuerteventura. The village is famous for its delicious seafood, especially in the restaurants along the seafront.

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Best places to stay in El Cotillo Fuerteventura

Cotillo Ocean Sunset (self-catering) $$

This complex is in the perfect location right on the beach! The apartments surround an outdoor pool with sunbeds. Apartments are modern and feature a fully equipped kitchen, bedroom and balcony. Rooms sleep 2-4 adults. Cots ARE available on request. View the latest prices and availability for your dates here.

Coral Cotillo Beach (Bed and breakfast to Half Board) $$

This newly refurbished hotel has a modern feel about it. The large complex features an outdoor pool just steps away from the beach. There’s a fantastic kids room with little tables and chairs and beautiful paintings on the walls. Flights are also included in this offer. View the latest prices and availability for your dates here with Jet2.


La Oliva

La Oliva is located inland in the North of Fuerteventura. The area one of the most popular inland destinations in Fuerteventura. Expect to see plenty of windmills, traditional culture and plenty of goats!

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Best places to stay in La Oliva

Hotel Boutique Oasis Casa Vieja (Bed and breakfast) $$

This boutique hotel was built on the ruins of a rural house. The buildings have been modernly restored to still reflect their past. The complex features an outdoor pool and gardens. Guests can choose between twin, double and triple rooms sleeping 1-3 adults + kids. View the latest prices and availability for your dates here.


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Fuerteventura Without A Car – Best Areas to Stay

  • Puerto del Rosario
  • Caleta de Fuste
  • Corralejo

Car hire in Fuerteventura is relatively cheap. You can view cheap car hire details and availability for your dates here.


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