Riu Oliva Beach Hotel

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This tall hotel is right in the middle of Grandes Playas, Fuerteventura's biggest sandy beach. Corralejo's restaurants and bars are just 15 minutes away by bus - it stops just ... Continue reading

This tall hotel is right in the middle of Grandes Playas, Fuerteventura’s biggest sandy beach. Corralejo’s restaurants and bars are just 15 minutes away by bus – it stops just outside the gates. The hotel has a pair of pools that both come with their own snack bars. As for dining, the Canarian and Asian restaurants are supported by weekly theme nights at the two main buffet places.


The hotel doesn’t stint on activities. Water polo and aqua aerobics take place in the pool, and then there are beach-based games like volleyball. And you’ve even got art classes, to brush up on your painting.

RiuArt atelier*

If you enjoy art then look no further. Come along to the art workshops, part of the activities programme held several times a week.

Beach volleyball

Pool table


Table tennis


Multi-sports court

You'll need to see reception for bookings.

Daytime activity programme

RiuFit fitness classes

Classes include aqua gym, stretching and legs-bums and tums. Times vary, just see the entertainment team for more information. They can provide a weekly programme depending on demand.


Games room

Other facilities

There’s a mini wellness centre where you can get a massage, as well as a small-scale gym and a beauty and hairdressing salon.



Opening Times: [10.00-16.00]

The gym is equipped with weight benches, bikes and a treadmill.

Whirlpool bath

Beauty salon*

Opening Times: [09.00-13.00, 17.00-20.00]


Swimming Pool

The hotel’s main building comes with a huge rectangular pool that’s bordered with a palm-filled sun terrace, and there are more loungers on an upper level. There are 2 separate kids’ pools and a bar here as well.

Pool towels

2 outdoor pools

The pool scene gets the thumbs up here. The main one comes up pretty big while the other is a curvy number surrounded by glossy palms. Not only that but there's even a whirlpool bath thrown in the scene. Heated in winter at the manager's discretion.

2 children's pools

Heated in the winter months.

Food and Drink

There are 2 buffet restaurants to cover the main building and annexes. Both feature cooking stations so you can have things like freshly made pancakes and hot-off-the-plate meat and fish.

2 poolside snack bars

Offering a variety of drinks and snacks for late breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea.


Enjoy your drinks outside by grabbing a seat on the terrace. Open in the summer months.

Buffet restaurant

For breakfast, lunch and dinner with al fresco dining on the terrace. Remember, there's a dress code here and men are asked to wear trousers.

Kids' dining

This is in the buffet restaurant.

El Canario à la carte restaurant

Opening Times: [18.30-22.30]

Sample the very best in Canarian cuisine. This place is open Monday to Wednesday with 2 sittings, one at 6.30pm and the other at 8.30pm. You'll need to book yourself a table with reception. Men are asked to wear long trousers as part of the dress code.

Lounge bar

A la carte dining

It's available at the Asian and local cuisine restaurants.

Mandarin Asian à la carte restaurant

Offering a taste of the Far East. Open Thursday to Sunday with 2 sittings, one at 6.30pm and the other at 8.30pm. There is a dress code here and men are asked to wear trousers.

Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Riu Oliva Beach Hotel in Corralejo easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Riu Oliva Beach Hotel with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

Once just a tiny fishing village on the north coast of Fuerteventura, Corralejo's harbour now receives ferries full of day-trippers from Playa Blanca in Lanzarote every day and the town plays host to hundreds of holidaymakers who are drawn to spend a sunny, sandy holiday in the island's tourist magnet. Although tourism is booming and development is keeping pace, the little port still retains its charm. Just outside the town is a protected nature reserve festooned with miles of sand dunes. The surrounding beaches are more than inviting and visitors to this Spanish resort town are spoilt for choice with beaches such as the sheltered Playa la Clavellina just near the harbour, or Playa del Medano which joins to Playa de Viejo. Playa del Pozo is also located just outside of Corralejo and is popular with nudists.

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Among the activities to keep holidaymakers busy in Corralejo are a variety of watersports, tennis, glass-bottom boat trips, ferry trips to Lanzarote, jeep safaris, island tours, mountain biking and motorcycle tours. The Baku Waterpark and Golf complex is centrally located.


While in Corralejo, recommended eateries for holidaymakers are El Bribon, The Point Restaurant, El Pescador or the Taverna Los Piratas Bar Tapas. The waterfront promenade boasts numerous restaurants and cafes, most in converted historic houses. Corralejo's restaurants offer a wide choice, from good old English fish and chips to Mexican tacos or Indian curry. There is even a smattering of eateries serving up Canarian cuisine and fresh seafood.


Most of the bars and restaurants in Corralejo are on the main street, Calle General Franco. There is a variety of bars and clubs, with everything from sports bars and karaoke to dance clubs and live music. The high street and town square have a number of quieter restaurants and lounges. The clubs close around 1am, and the bars stay open later. Grab a copy of the free Fuerteventura Grapevine magazine for event listings and a nightlife guide.


The main street, Calle General Franco, is flanked with shops selling everything from radios to surfboards, and suntan oil to luxury watches. There is a good craft market on Saturdays at the Caleta de Fuste.


Corralejo can be quite expensive and travellers on a budget should take this into account before booking a holiday. Families should be aware that the beach area around Playa de Pozo is popular with nudists.

Essential Information

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Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: Spanish,
Currency: Euro (€)

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Hi Nicola, chinos are fine as are smart jeans. But no sports wear, ripped jeans or shorts. Kind Regards

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Hello, As long as the trousers are long and smart (ie no jeans, or cargo style) then chinos are fine. Regards

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