Caleta de Fuste is one of the most popular towns in Fuerteventura. It is on the east coast in the region of Antigua.
Its central position on the island makes Caleta de Fuste an ideal destination for those looking to move around to other parts of Fuerteventura. Hiring a car is recommended, as its location means that nowhere is too far away.
The accommodation offer in Caleta de Fuste is immense and is adaptable to all budgets. You can take a look here.
Places of interest
Just two kilometres away from Caleta de Fuste, you can find the Salt Museum, which documents the importance that Fuerteventura’s white gold has had and continues to have. It shows the artisanal production process at the Salinas del Carmen.
If something were to characterise Fuerteventura’s landscape, it would be the windmills that adorn it, and this part of the island is no exception, exemplifying the historical importance of these lands in the production of cereals. The lime kilns are also noteworthy, as they evidence one of the economic motors of the island in the past, the export of lime.
The main architectural and cultural highlight in Caleta de Fuste is the Castillo de San Buenaventura, built in the 18th Century.
On its coastline, there is a series of small golden sand beaches, protected from the waves and where you can sunbathe under grass umbrellas. These beaches are separated by three rock groynes and are known collectively as La Guirra Beach (Playa de la Guirra).
El Castillo is the other main beach in Caleta de Fuste. Its horseshoe shape protects it from the waves and its clear waters are inviting for swimming.
Sports and leisure
The island’s excellent weather conditions make it an enviable location for all kinds of sports, especially water sports like kayaking, surfing, windsurfing, parasailing… The town also has two perfectly equipped golf courses very close to the coast.
Its crystal-clear waters and its underwater flora and fauna attract divers to Caleta de Fuste. Thanks to the amazing conditions for this activity, it has hosted the CMAS Underwater Photo and Video World Championships.
Caleta de Fuste is in the region of Antigua, a practically unspoilt region that breathes nature and history from every corner. There’s no better way to discover the region than through its fantastic hiking routes. You can also discover it on a bicycle, with routes for all tastes, whether you prefer simple jaunts or something more extreme [more about Antigua].
Frequently asked questions
How far is Caleta de Fuste from the airport?
Caleta de Fuste is less than 10km from Fuerteventura airport, and the journey takes 10 minutes by car.
How do you get to Caleta de Fuste?
You can reach Caleta de Fuste via the FV-2. You can make the journey in the car by renting one on our website. You can also get there by bus, ensuring you check the lines and routes. Or you can take a taxi, which will cost around €10 from the airport.
How is the weather in Caleta de Fuste?
Clear skies are the norm in Caleta de Fuste, which has an average annual temperature of 20ºC. The hottest months are between July and October.