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Costa Calma

Travel Guide
Amy Adejokun
Amy Adejokun Expert destination Spain

The nicest and most impressive beaches in Fuerteventura can be found on the Jandia Peninsula in the far south of the island. With its long sandy beaches separated by cliffs, Costa Calma is today seeing more and more modern constructions spring up.

Costa Calma: what to do?

Kitesurfing if you feel like it! In July and August, the beach of Jandia, which stretches for almost 16 miles from Morro Jable to Costa Calma, hosts the World Championships.

The large fine sandy beach of Playa Jandia, which is 15 miles long. This famous beach attracts kitesurfers and windsurfers from around the world thanks to its ideal conditions and regular winds. The sight of hundreds of sails of all colours swirling above the waves is truly magical! This is also the spot where the World Championships are held.

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Costa Calma: the key figures

Surface area : 7.4 km2

Population : 2025951 inhabitants

Time difference : There is actually no time difference between the Canaries and the UK, unlike mainland Spain which is 1 hour ahead of GMT.

  • The beautiful, never ending beaches!
  • It is the ideal spot for those who love kitesurfing.
  • The airport is far away.
  • The hotels are of average quality.


Shopaholics can max out their credit cards at the La Barca shopping centre.

To avoid

One zone is reserved for kitesurfing and another for windsurfing, Make sure you avoid swimming in the middle of all the boards! Avoid the hotel buffets, which are really not that great, and instead try one of the fish restaurants on the seafront promenade.

Costa Calma: what to eat?

Fish at one of the many seafood restaurants on the seafront promenade.

Costa Calma: what to buy?

A kiteboard.

Costa Calma Reviewedhotels
  • 7.5 /10
    Rated by Easyvoyage
    R2 Rio Calma
    Costa Calma - Spain
    Hotel Hotel 4 Etoile(s)

    Located in a large tropical garden that runs along the heavenly ...

  • 7.45 /10
    Rated by Easyvoyage
    H10 Tindaya
    Costa Calma - Spain
    Hotel Hotel 4 Etoile(s)

    This 4-star hotel is a bit of a mixed bag overall, and doesn't ...

  • 7.45 /10
    Rated by Easyvoyage
    Pajara Beach
    Costa Calma - Spain
    Hotel Hotel 4 Etoile(s)

    Ideally located close to the stunning beach of Jandia, the Pajara ...

  • 7.45 /10
    Rated by Easyvoyage
    SBH Costa Calma Palace
    Costa Calma - Spain
    Hotel Hotel 4 Etoile(s)

    Located directly on the beach in the seaside resort of Costa ...

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