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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.
The City Council of La Oliva, through the Department of Services, headed by Luis Alba, announces that the Christmas lighting in Corralejo will be switched on on Tuesday, December 5, marking the beginning of the holiday season.
Residents and visitors alike are expected on Avenida de Nuestra Señora del Carmen, in Corralejo, next to Dany Sport to inaugurate the Christmas lighting of La Oliva municipality.
Each year there's a Christmas market organized in Corralejo.
We will update this page when the details about the 2023 market in Corralejo are announced.
We will update this section as soon as the City Council posts the schedule of events for December 2023.
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. Some restaurants in Corralejo serve a magnificent Christmas dinner, places where you will not be disappointed.
Below you have some examples of typical Christmas menus from restaurants in Corralejo (Fuerteventura) from the previous year. We will update and include some examples for 2023 menus as soon as the local establishments will announce them.
You can book online on their website and choose the menu and time that suites you and your family.
Other places usually open on Christmas day 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.