Things to do in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste being a touristy resort means it has many activities to keep the holiday makers happy. These include various water excursions, diving, snorkelling, jet skiing, kayaking, surfing, windsurfing, and golf. There is even an Oceanarium to keep the young ones amused. The yachting port by the harbour is the hub and departure point for many of the water activities and excursions.

Those venturing inland can go hiking, mountain biking or horse riding. In contrary, for a more relaxing experience, why not indulge yourself with aThalassotherapy (seawater therapy) or massage (or two!)?

Oceanarium Explorer

Situated at the yacht harbour, the Oceanarium offers opportunities to spot various sea creatures, go glass bottom submarine style-boat excursion, watch and swim with sea lions (extra charges apply).

Address: Puerto Castillo Yacht Harbour, 35610 Caleta de Fuste, Fuerteventura island.
Telephone: +34 928 163 514
Admission: Adults €20, Children €10

Sailing and catamaran excursions

There are many companies offering daily excursions (weather permitting) out to the sea to spot turtles, dolphins and even whales. Depending on the length of the trip, a meal may be served onboard. There are options for swimming, snorkelling and diving while on the excursion. Some catamarans has class bottom floor, allowing you to view sea creatures from the inside of the boat.

Most of these excursions departs from the marina at the El Castillo harbour.

Diving and Snorkelling

Diving and snorkelling are very popular in Caleta de Fuste. Through diving, you are able to venture deeper (and longer) to explore the underwater world has to offer. Two main reefs, the Castillo Reef and the Salinas Reef, are home to various marine species likes sardines, tunas, amberjacks, moray eels, scorpionfish, groupers, and barracudas. There's chance to spot eagle rays and angle sharks as well. Dive sites in Caleta de Fuste features various interesting underwater landscapes the likes of swim-throughs, overhangs and tunnels. While Castillo Reef is closer to the resort, the Salinas Reef, located slightly further south of Caleta de Fuste, offers more dives sites to choose from.

Golf

There are two 18-hole golf courses around Caleta de Fuste: Fuerteventura Golf Club and Salinas de Antigua Golf Club. The former was home to the Spanish Open Tournament in 2004.

Surfing and Windsurfing

Caleta de Fuste, though not as popular as its north and south counterparts (Corralejo and Playa de Barlovento), boasts a few ideal spots to practise surfing and windsurfing. There are a couple of surf and windsurfing centres here for your equipment needs. Various courses or surf camps can also be organised through them.

Venturing a few kilometres south of Caleta de Fuste will take you to Pozo Negro, a small fishing village popular with windsurfers, and good seafood restaurants in delightful settings.