Are you planning a holiday to Fuerteventura? If you are, for tips to make the most out of your holiday read our guide for more facts and information…
In Caleta de Fuste, where the Barcelo Hotel is located, there is a resort centre with plenty of stores, bars and restaurants. The airport is just 7km away with 15 minute transfers.
From Caleta de Fuste one can tour the entire island. Most notably, the environmentally protected sand dunes in the northern part of the island. One can also visit more remote villages away from the busy tourist resort areas. Tour buses are available from all the major hotels and bookings do not need to be made in advance.
Barcelo Fuerteventura Thalasso Spa
The Barcelo Fuerteventura Thalasso Spa is located in the Barcelo Fuerteventura Thalasso Hotel and Spa in Caleta de Fuste. This is a 4 –Star hotel which is family friendly and ideal for couples as well. The hotel is located directly on the beachfront. The resort boasts the only marina on the island, and it has an 18 hole golf course (use of the course costs extra). The hotel and spa is located close to the Caleta de Fuste centre mentioned previously.
The hotel is all inclusive, or one can opt for the half board option.
Features of the spa include a gym, a sauna and hydro-massage. And services such as chocotherapy. The spa is open to people who are not guests at the hotel. But, guests receive discounts on their services.
The hotel is modern, and has been awarded the Spanish ‘Q’ award for its quality.
For entertainment the hotel has its own theatre with productions reminiscent of West End productions. And the hotel has its own bars. For the kids there is a mini-disco. These are available daily.
Other daily activities include tennis, darts, archery, paddle court, shuffleboard, beach volleyball, football, aerobics, and water polo.
Entertainment includes video games and billiards.
Some of the more popular activities available include scuba diving and mini golf.
For families travelling with kids, activities other than the mini disco include a mini pool, a play room and a play ground. There is also a mini club for kids aged between 4 and 12. For convenience there are cots and highchairs available. Babysitting services are available on request at an extra charge.
Rooms and Bookings
Here standard rooms can sleep 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 kids. At extra charges one can get rooms with sea views, sole occupancy rooms, or superior rooms. Rates for these vary, but on average all inclusive costs are GBP603.50 per person for 7 nights stay including flights from one of the many British tour agents who help organise such trips.
If doing reservations personally expect to pay upwards from 132Euros per room for 2 adults and 2 children. If booked directly through the hotel chains’ website one can find many discounts on offer, especially during the off-peak seasons. Bookings can be made through the phone also.