Costa Calma Fuerteventura

If all you're asking for is a tranquil beach where you can melt away those frown lines, then your quest is over. Restful Costa Calma on Fuerteventura's eastern is as soothing as its name suggests. It's a superb looking assortment of contemporary hotels and little shopping centres that draws an international crowd, but it's the beach here that really steals the show. An extension of Jandia's glorious sands – combined, they make up what's known as Playa Sotavento – this is no ordinary beach. Stretching far into the distance and overlooked by the extinct Pico de Zarza volcano, its vast, desert-like sands and splendid blue sky look like a scene from a sci-fi movie. Here, the tempting, breeze-brushed waters are a windsurfer's dream. In fact, the beach plays host to the Annual World Championships. What's more, the gently shelving, silky sands are excellent for extending out all day, and if you fancy some extra comfort, you'll also find groups of sun loungers and sunshades. After a rigorous day's lolling, the relaxed flavour continues, with most evening entertainment provided by the hotels. And if you're in the mood to roam out, a few karaoke and music bars sprinkled around the resort provide some foot-tapping fun. While you're here, don't miss the chance to unearth Fuerteventura's wilder and historical side. Take a jeep and head south west to reveal secret coves where you won't see a soul all day. Catch a bus to pretty Pajara with its ornate 17th century church or Betancuria, the former capital. Or for sightseeing of a showier kind, go and see the wreck of a commercial American ship in a tiny bay on the west coast – its rusting hulk a heart-lurching contrast to the beauty around it.

Whenever you are seeking for Fun with a capital F and a destination to relax and recover from daily stress then Costa Calma on Fuerteventura in the Canaries might possibly tick all the boxes. The resort of Costa Calma offers the prospect of year round sunshine so it is a superb place to get away from our rubbish weather and the daily grind of life back in Britain.

The resort of Costa Calma is located on the island of Fuerteventura, which is one of the islands that are known as the Canary Islands. Although the Canaries are geographically closer to Africa than they are to Europe. Due to it's southerly latitude the climate on on Fuerteventura is nice all year round. Throughout the winter months you can expect a daytime high of approximately 22C with an overnight low of approximately 15C. Throughout the summer the norm is an average daily high of around 35C and an overnight low of around 20C. The comfortable temperatures throught the calendar year is probably why Fuerteventura is sometimes known as The Island of Eternal Spring. So if you are looking to top up your sun tan in Autumn, Winter or Spring then Costa Calma in Fuerteventura might possibly be precisely the place you are looking for.

From a geological perpective Fuerteventura island is actually the oldest island in the Canary Islands. It is believed to date back about 20 million years and was formed by volcanic activity. Most of Fuerteventura is however believed to have been formed close to 5 million years ago. since formation it has been gradually weathered by wind, climate and the wild Atlantic ocean. No serious volcanic activity has occurred in Fuerteventura for a considerably long.