Caleta de Fuste
Just seven kilometers from the airport you can find the pleasant seaside resort of Caleta de Fuste (El Castillo). Located in the Costa de Antigua area, our apartments are ideal for those who want to enjoy a peaceful holiday on this wonderfully sunny island in the Atlantic Ocean. Besides the golden and white sand beaches, which are protected from waves and strong currents, Caleta de Fuste offers entertainment for the whole family. If you're looking for new experiences, head to the marina to try a scuba diving excursion or go deep-sea fishing or relax on one of the two golf courses.
The 4 districts of Caleta de Fuste
Map Caleta de Fuste
- El Castillo (EC) Centre
- Montaña Blanca (MB) East.
- Las Salinas (LS) South
- Costa de Antigua (CA) North
El Castillo has a lot to offer in terms of shopping and entertainment. After Corralejo, Caleta de Fuste is perhaps the best place for holidaymakers who appreciate the nightlife. There are plenty of bars, pubs and nightclubs. There is no shortage of restaurants, especially on the main street. In addition, shopping centers like "Castillo" invite you to stroll and shop. Las Vegas Restaurant in El Castillo is our recommendation. Great price quality and more vegetables than average.
Castillo & La Guirra Beach
At 2 km south of our apartments there are two large beaches where most people walk through the Paseo. Both are large family beaches with various facilities and activities:
- El Castillo Caleta De Fuste beach at 2.0 km
- La Guirra Caleta de Fuste beach at 2.3 km
Shops Restaurants "El Castillo"
For visitors who would like to do some shopping there are both shopping centres and high streets. Antigua's local shops coexist beautifully with Caleta de Fuste's relaxed, laid-back vibe with its sun loungers and brightly coloured parasols on the beach, and when it’s time to escape the sun, why not try traditional Canarian fish recipes and local desserts. Many of the restaurants in this tourist town have outdoor terraces where you can relax in the shade while enjoying their delicious dishes.
takes place on Saturdays ant Tuesdays between 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM. The market area is next to the FV2 main road southbound at the end of the El Castillo area. ⬆️
The Oceanarium Explorer center can be found in the marina of Caleta de Fuste (Puerto Castillo) and offers a wide range of activities and excursions.
You can swim with 2 sea lions. Whale and dolphin safaris and daily deep-sea fishing trips can be booked. There is a 23 meter catamaran offering sailing excursions with lunch, drinks, snorkeling and jet skiing all included. In addition to jet skis, you can also rent pedal boats and kayaks.
Chilling in a Spa
There are several options for a massage in El Castillo and Costa de Antigua, the best of which are the Thalasso Spa Sheraton hotel, the Thalasso Spa Barcelo Mar hotel or Soul massage (city center).
There are 2 - 18 hole golf courses in Caleta de Fuste. The golf clubs "Fuerteventura" and "Salinas" both rent out courses. You can hit a ball there from about 52 euros.
Tip: in the Los Geranios hotel (El Castillo) you can rent bicycles and you can also take a guided bicycle tour. You can enjoy cycling on the many cycle paths and strips that are available on Fuerteventura.
Costa de Antigua
In Costa de Antigua are some small supermarkets where you can do your daily shopping. There are also a few small restaurants and bars in Costa de Antigua. Costa de Antigua provides an attractive, peaceful destination for those seeking a really relaxing holiday. Costa de Antigua is especially popular with winter visitors from northern European countries.
- There are frequent buses between El Castillo - Costa de Antigua - Airport - Pto. del Rosario bus station. (half-hourly service)
- Click HERE for timetables
- The Mercadona and Lidl supermarkets are approximately 1 km from our apartments on the industrial estate of Costa de Antigua. (The industrial estate is easily accessible on foot via the dirt road.)
- Bus 3 also stops here.
In Costa de Antigua there are several small supermarkets where you can buy fresh bread rolls every day. You can also do the much-needed shopping there on the day of arrival. distance to apartments +/- 400 m.
- KeYe at Torres de Castillo apartments (open until 11:15 PM 7 days a week public holidays sometimes)
- B&B at Antigua Bay (open until 9:00 PM 7 day a week)
- Loly at Hotel Globalis Costa Tropical (open until 9:00 PM 7 days a week excluding public holidays)
- ATM is next to the Loly supermarket
Natural beach Las Caletillas 🎣
Playa Natural de las Caletillas is a quiet beach where few people come and with enough space to enjoy the sun. Special circular stone walls ensure that you can lie in the shelter of the ever-present wind, it also gives you the private atmosphere as if it is your own place. Since there are no facilities on or at the beach, you can use the beach towels in the apartment. Trash bins are available on the beach. The beach is guaranteed to be quiet and you won't see large crowds of people. So nice and quiet. You can only reach this beach on foot.
- Walk in a northerly direction and follow the path along the garden center and you will automatically arrive at the entrance of the beach.
(note: no nudist beach)
Dog beach Barranco La Muley. If you walk 200 meters from the Natural Beach Las Caletillas, you will reach the dog beach "La Muley". The dog does not need to be on a leash here and can therefore romp freely.
Pto. del Rosario Dog friendly beaches Info Download
There are several beautiful fishing spots for enthusiasts along the walking route to Las Caletillas beach and La Muley dog beach.
Walk north and follow the path past the garden center and you will automatically pass beautiful spots to cast your fishing line.
Calisthenics Jogging & Running Paseo Av. Maritima
For anyone who just wants to take a relaxing walk or enjoy a passionate run, there is a well-constructed and maintained paseo. This can be found near our apartments. The Paseo runs from Salinas del Carmen via El Castillo to Costa de Antigua.
An exceptionally beautiful and varied walking and running route that can be completed in the cool morning.
You can enjoy the fantastic sunrise during your morning workout. An unforgettable running and walking experience that is also possible for those who are not morning people. This is because the sunrise is not too early as it is quite close to the equator. In Costa de Antigua there is a Calisthenics field where you can also find some cardio fitness equipment. Think of a cross trainer and exercise bike. Of course you can use this for free. We would say nice workout 😁
Note: Via the coastal walking and cycling path you can walk within half an hour to the large beaches, marina and the center of Caleta de Fuste (2 km), along the way you will encounter many funny ground squirrels that are mainly supplied with peanuts by tourists. There is street lighting along the route so that you can still walk along the sea late at night.
Those who do not want to walk can use the scheduled bus. Buses run regularly between El Castillo - Costa de Antigua - Airport - Pto. del Rosario bus station. (half hourly service)
Click HERE for the timetable.