The Best Luxury Hotels in Fuerteventura

Iberostar Selection Fuerteventura Palace is one of the best luxury hotels on the island
Iberostar Selection Fuerteventura Palace is one of the best luxury hotels on the island | Courtesy of Iberostar Selection Fuerteventura Palace / Expedia
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Fuerteventura is home to bronzed beaches, pristine golf courses and world-famous water sports destinations. You can relax in five-star comfort at these luxury hotels on the second-largest of Spain‘s Canary Islands off the coast of North West Africa. The hotels are on or near some of the finest beaches, including Playa de las Gaviotas and Playa Morro Jable, plus Playa de la Barreta in Corralejo on the north coast, with views of Isla de Lobos.

Iberostar Selection Fuerteventura Palace

Chain Hotel

Iberostar Selection Fuerteventura Palace
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Of the three Iberostar resorts in this southernmost corner of Fuerteventura, the Palace is the most serene and sophisticated. Like its sister properties, it sits at the end of a miles-long stretch of beach, from Playa de las Gaviotas, a one-minute walk from the hotel, to Playa Morro Jable. All 437 rooms and suites have comforts like coffeemakers, balconies and large Smart TVs. There are four pools and the spa features a jetted pool and thermal circuit. The main restaurant has a team of show cooks preparing made-to-order fish, steak and pasta, plus room service is an option around the clock.

Gran Hotel Bahia Real

Resort, Hotel

Gran Hotel Atlantis Bahia Real
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The traditional Gran Hotel Bahia Real is in Corralejo, Fuerteventura’s largest resort area. The hotel draws families and couples with its prime beachfront location on quiet Playa de la Barreta, with views of Isla de Lobos, all-inclusive and half-board plans, plus a 33,000sqft (3,066sqm) spa and huge pool area that never feels overcrowded. You can stroll along the private pier at sunrise for stunning views of the ocean.

Sheraton Fuerteventura Beach, Golf & Spa Resort

Chain Hotel, Resort, Spa Hotel

Sheraton Fuerteventura Beach, Golf & Spa Resort
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In the Caleta de Fuste, this family-friendly, Mediterranean-style resort is surrounded by golf courses and a sheltered beach. The resort itself is built around a network of pools and semi-tropical gardens. There’s a hydrotherapy spa and four themed and buffet restaurants to choose from, plus a piano bar under a glass dome. You can step onto the Playa del Castillo beach right outside the hotel for pristine sands and lake-calm waters.

Bahiazul Villas & Club Fuerteventura

Resort, Villa, Hotel

Bahiazul Villas & Club Fuerteventura
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Bahiazul Villas & Club isn’t just one of the top hotels in Fuerteventura, it’s one of the best in all of the Canary Islands. This stylish collection of villas is close to the action of Corralejo but at enough of a distance to provide peace and quiet. All 95 accommodations are bi-level villas with three bedrooms, open kitchens, private pools, and roof decks. The buffet restaurant serves breakfast, free with all bookings, and dinner, while the spa has a sauna and Turkish bath and offers treatments using Canarian aloe, salt and volcanic stones.

Avanti Lifestyle Hotel

Boutique Hotel, Hotel

Avanti Lifestyle Hotel
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Thanks to the fact it is one of the first hotels in the north of Fuerteventura, Avanti has a prime beachfront plot in Corralejo, around which the town has developed over the decades. It has just 14 rooms, an adult-only policy and boutique vibe which make it stand out in an area where Spanish and international hotel chains are prevalent. You will love the attention to detail here, including in-room Nespresso coffee, Rituals bath products, turndown service and ‘maxi bars’ for whipping up cocktails.

Barceló Corralejo Bay

Suite Hotel

Barceló Corralejo Bay
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Judging from the outside, Barceló Corralejo Bay might seem like a generic all-inclusive, but its local flair and adult-oriented nature distinguish it from the pack. Bright, modern rooms start at a generous 450sqft (42sqm) and come with bathrobes and slippers, coffee and tea replenished daily and furnished terraces or balconies. The indoor/outdoor spa and water circuit are highlights, alongside the suites with private hot tubs overlooking the ocean.

Hotel R2 Río Calma Spa & Conference Center

Resort, Chain Hotel

Hotel R2 Río Calma Spa & Conference Center
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Part of the Spanish R2 brand, this large colonial-style resort on the hillside of Costa Calma has tiered botanical gardens, a series of lagoon-style pools for adults and kids – one with an infinity edge looking over the ocean – and a large variety of onsite food and drink options. Activities like mini golf, archery, tennis and Zumba are available. Most of the guest rooms have wonderful sea views from their balconies.

Elba Palace Golf & Vital Hotel


Elba Palace Golf & Vital Hotel
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Elba Palace is situated in the middle of Fuerteventura Golf Course, one of the most highly regarded in the archipelago. Don’t fret if you’re a non-golfer because there are Balinese-style sun beds for unwinding with a book, as well as a pool and a spa with a sauna and steam room, tennis courts and daily fitness classes. Don’t forget to pay a visit to the wine cellar, with more than 300 varieties to sample, plus an extraordinary collection of more than 1,000 brandies.

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