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Love your wildlife? Then don’t miss out on Oasis Park, Europe’s largest tropical vegetation oasis where you can get up-close to more than 3,000 animals, fabulous live shows and its very own children’s world.
Hit the Beach!
Fuerteventura has some of the most impressive beaches in the whole of Europe, from the golden sand dunes of Corralejo in the north to the miles of flat beaches in Jandia in the south. This makes Fuerteventura an ideal destination for the beach lover and sun-worshippers.
Explore the Island
Fancy a break from vegetating by the pool? Then the Gran Tour of Fuerteventura is just for you. It’s one of the most popular excursions among UK visitors to the Canaries and a great opportunity to see some of the most famous sites on the island.
Fuerteventura – Quick Facts
- Flight Time from UK:
- The average flight time is 4 hours
- El Matorral Airport
- Puerto del Rosario
- Opening Times:
- Shops are usually open from 9am 'till 1pm and 4pm 'till 7.30pm.
- Most shops are closed on Sundays.
- Temperatures in Fuerteventura range from an average of 16°C in January to an average of 23°C in August.
- The sea temperature averages 13°C in February and March, rising to 23°C in August.
- Country code: +34
- Area code: 928
- General Emergency: 112
- Police: 091
- Fire Service: 080
- EU standard, 220 V
Getting Around in Fuerteventura
A small island with good transport network, It’s pretty easy to get around the whole of Fuerteventura.
- Fuertueventura’s bus service Tiadhe runs services all over the island with 17 routes operating to major beach resorts and inland towns.
- If you intend to use the buses fairly frequently, it is worth investing in a Tarjeta Dinero discount card, which can save you around 30% per trip.
- Buses do not accept larger notes, so it’s a good idea to stock up on change you’re buying your tickets!
- Plenty of car rental agencies are located across the island, with the bigger international chains found in all major resorts.
- There are also many smaller local businesses which offer slightly older cars at a cheaper rental.
- Anyone who is over the age of 21 and has had a driving license for more than three years can rent a car. All you need to present is a driving license and passport.
- Taxis are easy to find in the main resorts. However it can become an expensive way to get around, so are normally recommended for short journeys only.
Fuerteventura is the second largest Canary Island, located just 100km from the African coast so is guaranteed great weather all year round!
With over 3,000 hours of sun per year and more than 150 long sandy beaches, Fuerteventura is definitely the place to go if you’re looking for a relaxing beach holiday. But the beach is only one of the fabulous Fuerteventura attractions on offer!
Whether it’s exploring, family fun or simply soaking up the sun, then you definitely won’t be stuck for things to do in Fuerteventura.