Corralejo Weather December Averages, Spain
Weather like in Corralejo in December
It's winter in Corralejo, though not quite like the winter that you're probably used to in other parts of the world. Here, the weather is beautiful and if you're searching for some winter sun, a holiday to the resort is ideal. Dropping one degree from November's average temperature, the average daily temperature in December hits 19°C (around 66°F), very nice for your winter holiday.
The average low drops to 16°C (about 61°F), still very nice for a winter month when many people are seeing snow. The December high reaches 21°C (about 70°F) on average, great weather to be outside. With the milder weather on the island of Fuerteventura in December it's best to pack extra clothing like a light jacket or sweater, especially for the evening hours.
Average Sunshine Hours
In December, there are eight hours of sunshine per day, so you still have time to get outside and enjoy the sunshine. You have a 41 percent chance of a sunny day, the chance of a cloudy day is nine percent and the chance of rain is 11 percent. You can expect around 15mm of rainfall over the course of nine days during the month. Consider packing an umbrella, poncho or raincoat in case of rain while you're there.
Average Sea Temperature
There's only a 49 percent chance of a windy day. The average sea temperature in December is generally around 21°C (about 70°F), still a comfortable temperature to swim in the ocean or try some watersports. The average humidity for the town is 71 percent but it shouldn't feel uncomfortable due to the cooler temperatures.
While not extreme in other areas, the highest ever recorded temperature in December for Corralejo was 29°C (about 84°F), with the lowest being a very chilly 7°C (around 44°F).
Take a look at the weather forecast here.
Corralejo Hotels in December
Barcelo Corralejo Bay
Open to adults only, the Barcelo Corralejo Bay resort offers the ultimate in privacy and romance to enjoy the pleasant December weather. The accommodations include an incredible spa with relaxation pool, Turkish steam bath, sauna and massage treatments. Each room contains a balcony, bathroom and modern décor. If you're looking for something to eat, try the hotel restaurant that offers 24-hour room service and themed dinners. There's also a snack bar and drinks bar if you want a snack throughout the day.
Playa Park Club
The Playa Park Club in Corralejo provides guests with an exciting and active holiday. During the day, the hotel has entertainment and sports activities like squash, tennis, volleyball and shuffleboard. At night, enjoy a variety show, musical acts or dance in the disco. Room choices include studio and one-bedroom apartments with phone, TV and Wi-Fi access. Some of the rooms also have a private balcony or terrace.
Dunas Caleta Club
With two outdoor pools, two children's pools and terrace with lounge chairs, the Dunas Caleta Club is a great choice for families and couples alike. Other amenities include tennis courts, sauna, Jacuzzi and beach only 300m away. Each one-bedroom apartment includes a lounge area, kitchen, and terrace or balcony. The on-site restaurant serves buffet meals and you can grab a drink at the nearby pub.
Beach in Corralejo for December
El Majanicho Beach
Another handicap-accessible beach, El Majanicho Beach is quiet and not very crowded, no matter the time of year. While there, you'll find hammocks, showers and a nearby bus stop to get back to town. The water is still warm, with a sea temperature around 21°C (about 70°F), great for enjoying a dip.
Bars and Restaurants
Boasting great views and great drinks, the Cantante Café offers a seaside location and traditional Cuban cuisine. In the evening, you'll find a romantic atmosphere complimented by flamenco dancing and Cuban music. Salsa nights occur on Friday and Saturday nights to get your weekend in the party swing.
Mas que Bakery
Found near the Corralejo town center, Mas que Bakery serves coffee, cappuccino, teas, smoothies and other drinks to refuel before more sightseeing. To go along with the drinks, choose from the selection of pastries, crepes, cupcakes and other desserts.
Pizzeria de Fabbio
Pizzeria da Fabbio serves pizza, pasta and fresh salads and is located in the El Campanario Shopping Center. Take your food to go, have your pizza delivered or enjoy your meal in the dining room or outdoor terrace.
Things to do in Corralejo in December
Dreams House Museum
When the weather cools in December, head inside and visit the Dreams House Museum in nearby Costa de Antigua. Established in 2014, this museum boasts all different kinds of models including toys, cars, dolls and doll houses. Open every day but Monday, the museum is the perfect attraction for kids and kids at heart.
Ecomuseo de La Alcogida
Another popular museum on Fuerteventura, the Ecomuseo de La Alcogida allows visitors to experience the culture of the original island settlers. While there, you can view the farm animals, see artisans working on various crafts like weaving or tour original homes. The museum is open Tuesdays through Saturdays.
Museo de la Sal
Most of us eat salt everyday, but don't think twice about where it came from. The Museo de la Sal explores the history of salt and how we use it for many different uses. While there, you can see the original salt pans used to mine salt on the island. Also located in Costa de Antigua, the Salt Museum is a great outing for kids and adults.
Dates to Note
Just like the rest of the world, Corralejo celebrates New Years Eve on December 31 with parties across the town. Known to the locals as Nochevieja, locals and tourists celebrate long after midnight at the bars and clubs in the area.