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Christmas in Fuerteventura is a unique experience, a mix of wonderful weather and mostly sunny days. And what's better than a sun tan in December?
If you decide to spend your winter holiday here, you are lucky because there is nothing better than Christmas on the beach!
With 3000 hours of sunshine per year, this means that you have a big chance of spending the holidays in flip flops with a cocktail in hand.
As you may well realize, things will be different in 2021, compared to other years.
Not all hotels and restaurants have reopened, and sadly some of them have closed definitively. There aren't as many tourists as in previous years, so the resorts are quiet and the bars not as full.
But it's not all bad and you can still have a good time.
There are enough bars and restaurants open so that you can have different choices. The atmosphere is more relaxed, so if you're looking to recharge your batteries after a hard year, Fuerteventura might be the best place (and safest) during these times.
Each year there's a Christmas market organized in Corralejo.
In 2020, the market was be held on December 19 and 20 and January 2 and 3 on Avenida Nuestra Señora del Carmen.
We will update this page when the details about the 2021 market in Corralejo will be announced.
How about Christmas dinner? What options do we have?
This is what most people are wondering when coming for the first time to Fuerteventura during the holidays.
There are some restaurants in Corralejo that serve a magnificent Christmas dinner, places where you will not be disappointed.
Below you can see some examples of menus from restaurants in Corralejo that serve Christmas dinner (it is recommended to book ahead of time).
" A truly traditional British Christmas at Hoplaco - our long-awaited Christmas menu. On arrival, you will be greeted with a glass of bubbles and a warm friendly welcome. All 4 courses for €32. Book now as places are booking quickly"
Other places open on Christmas in Corralejo
The main reason why people choose to spend the holidays here is the nice weather.
The average temperature during the daytime in December is around 20 - 22 Celsius, so you can forget the heavy coats and put on some bathing suits.
Please remember that most supermarkets are closed on Christmas day, so you need to do your shopping ahead of time.
Fuerteventura is a great choice for a winter escape and Corralejo probably has the best atmosphere on the island during the holiday season.