This resort lies 80km south of the airport at the northern end of the Playas de Sotavento - the longest and widest beaches on the island.
Although it a attracts a mostly German crowd, there is more of a mix of nationalities than in Morro Jable.
The main attraction here is the very attractive long white sand beach on this sheltered part of the coast. This is not a resort for someone who wants to go out clubbing every night as there is not much nightlife at all and nearly all entertainment is hotel-based.
On arrival in Costa Calma you cannot fail to notice the Pine trees on either side of the main road which are like an oasis compared to the otherwise desert-like landscape of Fuerteventura.
The nearby Oasis Park is a zoo which can be a welcome diversion for children and big kids too.
The beach at Costa Calma, which is cleaned daily, is long enough for early morning joggers to have a decent workout by running the length of it a couple of times.
Joggers, nordic walkers and swimmers can be seen taking their morning excercise. Later in the day the beach at Costa Calma has more of a relaxed feel to it as the sunbathers relax in the sunshine.
As said before, the tourists in Costa Calma are mostly German. This is evident when you buy a drink in a bar and people start talking to you in German. Many of the cafes emphasize their German ownership, and the entertainment tends to be in German rather than English.
Sotavento is also the perfect spot for kiters and windsurfers. The reliable winds of this spot are legendary and the temperatures of the water and air are comfortable all-year long, in summer and winter. Huge sandy beaches make the launching of the kite easy and there is also no end of room on the water for both, windsurfers and kitesurfers.