Corralejo

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Corralejo
Port of Entry
28°44.431'N, 013°51.857'W Chart icon.png
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NW rockier beaches of Corralejo, with the Isla de Lobos in the background

Corralejo is one of the few natural harbours of Fuerteventura. The anchorage has sand bottom and good holding. There's a government-owned marina and two ferry ports (line Fuerteventura - Lanzarote) operated by the company Ohlsen.

Charts

See Canary Islands.

Weather

The bay is protected from the dominant trades. The odd southeasterly winds can sweep right into the harbour, creating an uncomfortable swell.

See also Canary Islands.

Passages

Islands

Isla de Lobos

Isla de Lobos/wiki/Corralejo#Isla_de_Lobos
Island icon Isla de Lobos [[Corralejo#Isla de Lobos|Isla de Lobos]] 28°44.940'N, 013°49.334'W
This Canary Island nature reserve has been without a permanent human population since 1982. The island is accessible to tourists via a short ferry ride Corralejo harbour, and it has day facilities and weekend homes of local fishermen. It is easy to make a day trip to the island, which has many trails and wildlife for walkers, hikers, and nature lovers. You can walk right round the island in around 2-3 hours. There is an old lighthouse on the northern tip of the island, providing spectacular views from the old lighthouse on the island's northern tip, you will have a beautiful view of the bays around the Punta de Papagayo of Lanzarote. Glass-bottom ferries leave from Corralejo harbour and take just 15 minutes.

Communication

Add here VHF channel for the coastguard, harbor masters. etc.

Also see World Cruiser's Nets.

Navigation

There are extensive shoals towards the Southern side of the entrance, which extend some ways towards the outlying Isla de Lobos. To enter the harbour coming from the south, keep close to Isla de Lobos and the main harbour jetty to starboard. When coming from the north, head straight for the jetty.

Entrance

Corralejo is a port of entry for Canary Islands. For details see Entrance: Canary Islands.

Berthing

You can anchor in the harbor.

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

Port of Corralejo

Port of Corralejo/wiki/Corralejo#Port_of_Corralejo
Marina icon Port of Corralejo [[Corralejo#Port of Corralejo|Port of Corralejo]] 28°44.463'N, °'W
Port of Entry

This a public marina with 110 berths for boats up to 15 m long and maximum draft of 5 m. Water, electricity, waste collection. 24 hr security. Travelift. Nearby supermarket, bar, and restaurant.

puertocorralejo@puertoscanarios.es; Tel: +34 (928) 866 524; Fax: +34 (928) 517 540; VHF channel XX
Address: Lugar Corralejo, 35660 Corralejo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain
Hours:
Prices: For the latest prices see [XXX Price Listing]

Anchorages

At Isla de Lobos.

Amenities

Facilities
Water In the marina
Electricity In the marina
Toilets ?
Showers N/A (Not Available)
Laundry Available in town, the services calculating laundry by piece can be rather expensive
Garbage Waste collection in the marina
Supplies
Fuel N/A
Bottled gas ?
Chandlers None
Services
Repairs Travelift in the marina
Internet ?
Mobile connectivity ?
Vehicle rentals Cars can be rented at the ferry terminal

Provisioning

A major supermarket is near the marina.

Eating out

  • Restaurant and bar near the marina
  • This place is rather touristy, and there are a large number of restaurants. Fresh seafood is served at the public port

Transportation

  • Main highways in Fuerteventura will take you all the way up to Corralejo. Also, there is a bus service running from both the Airport, Puerto Rosario, and other main points on the island.
  • Ferry to Lanzarote

Tourism

History

Give a short history of the port.

Places to Visit

List places of interest, tours, etc.

Friends

Contact details of "Cruiser's Friends" that can be contacted for local information or assistance.

Forums

List links to discussion threads on partnering forums. (see link for requirements)

Links

References

See Canary Islands.

Comments

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