Located on the beachfront and harbour of Caleta de Fuste, the 4 star, family friendly Barcelo Castillo Beach Resort is perfect for water-sports enthusiasts or those looking for a relaxing beach break. The resort has something for all tastes! Make a splash in one of its four pools or get active with its range of activities from scuba diving to a session in its fitness studio.
Kick back on its chill-out terrace and soak up the seaview whilst the little ones are having fun at the kid's club. With a choice of dedicated children's pools and a splash park at its pirate and princess-themed complex, the kids will never be bored.
For those looking to explore, it's also conveniently located near the capital of Fuerteventura, Puerto del Rosario. Alternatively, the Barcelo Castillo Beach Resort also boasts both a daytime and evening entertainment programme to keep you more than occupied in-between indulging at one of the resort's two restaurants or four bars. Choose from a wide selection of locally-produced alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
Forget roaming charges with complimentary Wi-Fi access available across public areas of the hotel, and get uploading your selfies to make everybody back at home green with envy.
Latest holiday offers
There are some fantastic offers on at the hotel, particularly when you book and flight and hotel package together. Available to book on a self catering, bed & breakfast, half board and all inclusive basis, the resort can be packaged up to cater for whatever type of holiday you're after. Keep an eye out for discount codes with brands like Jet2, First Choice and TUI, as well as free child places. You can even book a low deposit holiday from as little as £60pp.
Other brands including Teletext Holidays, Love Holidays, On The Beach and Travel Republic also sell the Barcelo Beach Resort as part of packages with flights. These can be really affordable, especially when combing with low cost flights like Ryanair and easyJet, but when you use a travel agent, do make sure that you have financial protection. You should also check and know what is included in the cost of your holiday as things like check-in bags, seat selection and airport transfers.
The resort is home to over 400 cosy holiday bungalows and studios which feature an en-suite bathroom, fully-equipped kitchenette, and lounge for that home away from home feel. Designed for families or couples, choose from one and two storey bungalows, or self-contained deluxe studios. Baby cots can also be supplied upon request.
Check in time: 3pm
Check out time: 12pm
For those looking for a little luxury on a budget, the Superior Bungalow boasts a spacious 52m² and is finished with that traditional Canary Island feel. Featuring a full kitchen with fridge and microwave, living room, bedroom, and terrace offering an extra chill-out space. They are perfect for families or couples.
Featuring all of the same amenities as the Superior Bungalow but with the added luxury of a sea view. Enjoy breakfast on its terrace as you listen to the waves, or cool down inside with its air conditioning as you catch up on the latest Satellite TV.
The Bungalow with 2 bedrooms is the perfect solution for families who want the added luxury of some extra privacy and space. Feel at home with its full kitchen, living-dining room, and sink a few cocktails on your terrace whilst the kids are tucked up in their own separate bedroom.
Featuring all of the same mod-cons as the bungalows but on a more cosy compact scale. The Deluxe Studio is ideal for couples looking for a romantic getaway. Featuring a kitchen, bedroom/living room, and balcony or terrace, the Deluxe Studio also has its own safe and air conditioning.
There are a wealth of amenities and facilities at the hotel catering to both families, friends and couples.
Four Swimming Pools
All Inclusive Available
The resort offers a wide range of fun and exciting activities for guests, including a number which do have an extra charge such as mini golf and tennis. Guests also have the option of utilising some of the great facilities at the nearby Barcelo Fuerteventura Thalasso Spa hotel including the gym and spa thermal circuit (both at additional fee).
There are four outdoor swimming pools in the resort, including a dedicated children's pool, a heated pool (perfect for the winter months and heated between November and April), and a mini splashpark for the little ones.
For an extra charge, guests can use the gym at the resort's sister hotel nearby which offers a range of free weights and cardio equipment.
With plenty of daytime and evening entertainment options, it's easy to see why this Barcelo hotel is so popular. During the day, poolside activities such as fitness classes, competitions and much more keep everyone entertained. In the evening, a combination of live shows and disco mean all the family stay entertained.
The kids' club, Barcyland Club is available for children aged 4-12 years old, and features lots of activities and games, including drama, music, magic, cooking and so much more. There's even the opportunity to be a princess for a day.
Food & Drink
All board basis' are catered for here, meaning whether you prefer to cook most of your meals and enjoy the odd one or two in Caleta de Fuste, or you prefer to stay in the resort and enjoy the two restaurants on offer.
For those enjoying an all inclusive holiday, all meals included are served in the El Castillo restaurant, and there is also the option to pay more and enjoy a meal at the El Camarote a la carte restaurant.
El Castillo Buffet Restaurant - This is the main buffet restaurant at the resort, providing a wide range of dishes and even has a dedicated kids buffet section too. Highchairs and a microwave to heat baby food is also available.
El Camarote Restaurant - El Camarote is the hotel's a la carte restaurant and serves up a mix of great international food for lunch and dinner.
Meal times at the buffet restaurant are from 7:30am - 10:30am for breakfast, 1pm - 3pm for lunch, and 6:30pm - 9:30pm for dinner.
There are a couple of bars onsite to be enjoyed.
Calima Pool Bar
The Calima Pool Bar is open from 10am - 6pm and is perfect if you just fancy a snack or a drink while you're sunbathing.
La Perlita is the hotel's snack bar which is located by the beach and is open from 10:30am until 10:30pm.
Things to Do
Located in the popular Caleta de Fuste, there are lots of activities to do both in the hotel and closeby, whether you prefer a more chilled out and relaxing holiday, or a bit more of a party.
Along with being close to the airport, the Playa del Castillo beach is one of the biggest draws to this part of the Canaries. Although man-made, the beach is huge and offers plenty of space, with shallow and calm waters being perfect for families too.
Being so close to the marina, if you fancy a bit of a day trip, there are one or two boat trips you can take including the OBYCAT catamaran. If you love a bit of adventure you can also tryout the latest craze of flyboarding. The dunes of Corralejo are also a great day out for the beach, as is a trip into Corralejo town.
Caleta de Fuste isn't as well known for its nightlife however there are a number of bars in the area to enjoy late into the night. Head down to the marina for drinks at Noray Sports Bar or alternatively take a trip to the main stretch of bars and restaurants on Avenida Alcalde Juan Ramon Soto Morales.
Contact Details & Location
Avenida del Castillo
Caleta De Fuste
If you have a question about your booking, you should always speak to your tour operator first, however, if you do need to contact the hotel directly, you can do so by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also contact the hotel by phone on +34 928 163100
The Barcelo Castillo Beach Resort is just 7km away from Fuerteventura airport meaning you can be by the pool before lunchtime. The journey by airport coach transfer will take around 15-20 minutes depending on any other hotel stops you make but a taxi will only take about 10 minutes.
You can find more details, photos and the latest up-to-date information, including Covid restrictions on their official website at www.barcelo.com.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the Barcelo Castillo Beach Resort?
The resort is located in the popular resort of Caleta de Fuste.
How far is the Barcelo Castillo Beach Resort from the airport?
7km from Fuerteventura airport.
Is there a dress code?
There is a dress code for men in both restaurants to wear long trousers for dinner.
Are there free pool towels at the hotel?
Pool towels can be hired from reception with a €10 refundable deposit.
Is there free WiFi?
Free WiFi is available at the hotel.
Is there an airport shuttle?
There isn't an airport shuttle but you can arrange a shared or private airport transfer before arriving.
Is there a hairdryer in the room?
Yes, there is a hairdryer in all rooms.
Is there a microwave in the room?
Yes, there is a microwave in all room types.
Is there free parking?
Yes, there is free parking available for hotel guests.
Resort Site Map
Fuerteventura enjoys a fantastic climate year round, with many Brits flocking to the island to escape the dark days of winter. With average temperatures in December and January in the late teens and early 20s, while the summer months of July and August can get up to late 30s and lots of sunshine.
Latest Reviews In 2023
The hotel is rated well on Tripadvisor with customers leaving reviews on the likes of TripAdvisor with a four-star rating out of five. Many of the positive comments talk about the excellent staff and high level of customer service, however, some of the negative comments are about the hotel feeling a little dated and in need of a refresh.