50+ Frequently Asked Questions About Fuerteventura FAQ




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The following are the most frequently asked questions about Fuerteventura on Google:


How is the weather in Fuerteventura?
In a word, lovely. It is never too hot in the summer and never cold in the winter.

How windy is Fuerteventura?
It can be quite windy at times, which is one of the reasons it is so popular with Kite-boarders and Wind-surfers. Even if it is a bit windy, most beaches have little “shelters” built from rocks by tourists that you can lie in.
Read my article Is it always windy in Fuerteventura?

How is the weather in Fuerteventura in January?
Better than in the UK! The average temperature in January is 21°C, perhaps with the occasional rain shower.

How is the weather in Fuerteventura in February?
The average temperature in February is 21°C, perhaps with the occasional rain shower.

How is the weather in Fuerteventura in March?
The average temperature in March is 22°C

How is the weather in Fuerteventura in April?
The average temperature in April is 23°C

How is the weather in Fuerteventura in May?
The average temperature in May is 24°C

How is the weather in Fuerteventura in June?
The average temperature in June is 26°C

How is the weather in Fuerteventura in July?
The average temperature in July is 27°C. The wind is generally the strongest in July (and August), but this helps to keep the temperature down.

How is the weather in Fuerteventura in August?
The average temperature in August is 28°C. The wind is generally the strongest in August (and July), but this helps to keep the temperature down.

How is the weather in Fuerteventura in September?
The average temperature in September is 27°C. September is one of the nicest months of the year as the temperature is perfect, and there is generally less wind.

How is the weather in Fuerteventura in October?
The average temperature in October is 26°C. September and October are the two nicest months of the year as the temperature is perfect and there is generally less wind.

How is the weather in Fuerteventura in November?
The average temperature in November is 24°C

How is the weather in Fuerteventura in December?
The average temperature in December is 22°C


How long is the flight to Fuerteventura?
Flights take between 4 hours (south UK) and four and a half hours (north UK/Scotland). Read flights to Fuerteventura for more information.

Do Easyjet fly to Fuerteventura?
Yes, from many airports across the UK.

Do Ryanair fly to Fuerteventura?
Yes, from many airports across the UK.

Who flies to Fuerteventura?
From the UK and Ireland: Easyjet, Ryanair, Thomsons (TUI), Norwegian Air, Jet2.com, Iberia, Aer Lingus, Condor and British Airways.

Which airport for Fuerteventura?
Fuerteventura Airport by Puerto del Rosario (IATA Code FUE) is the island’s only airport.

Where is the airport in Fuerteventura?
It is approximately half way down the east coast of the island.

What days can you fly to Fuerteventura?
Flights arrive from all over northern Europe every day of the week. Which days they fly here from your local airport will depend on the airline.

How much are flights to Fuerteventura?
They vary greatly. I traveled for £22 return with Ryanair a few years ago, but these days, it will be from £30 return at the cheapest and anything up to £400 during the school holidays – rip-off airlines but don’t get me started!

Do BA fly to Fuerteventura?
BA is currently flying up to 3 flights weekly to Fuerteventura from Gatwick.

Do I need a visa for Fuerteventura?/Do you need a visa for Fuerteventura?
Not if you live in the EU or the UK.

How can I get from Fuerteventura to Lanzarote
Two ferries go from Corralejo in the north to Playa Blanca in Lanzarote. ARMAS runs the slower one (takes about an hour) and Fred Olsen runs the faster one. There are now two foot passenger-only ferries.

How much is the ferry from Lanzarote to Fuerteventura?
Foot passenger fare is about 40€ per person return.

Do you need injections for Fuerteventura?
None are required

Where do cruise ships dock in Fuerteventura?
Cruise ships visiting Fuerteventura dock in the main port of Puerto del Rosario, the island’s capital.


Do the clocks change in Fuerteventura?/Do the clocks go back in Fuerteventura?/Do the clocks go forward in Fuerteventura?/What’s the time difference in Fuerteventura?
Fuerteventura time is always the same as UK time, so the Fuerteventura time difference is always zero. The clocks change in the spring and Autumn but always at the same time as the UK.at the same time as those in the UK.
Having said that, some noises are being made about putting the Canaries on at the same time as mainland Spain at some stage.

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Where are the best beaches in Fuerteventura?/Which is the best beach in Fuerteventura?
The best are Dunes Beaches in Corralejo, the Lagoons in El Cotillo, La Pared and Jandia Beach. See Best beaches in Fuerteventura.

Where is Caleta de Fuste in Fuerteventura?
Caleta de Fuste is located about 5 miles south of the airport on the east coast.

Where is Corralejo Fuerteventura?
Corralejo is on the north-eastern tip of Fuerteventura

Where is Fuerteventura in Europe?/Where is Fuerteventura Spain?
The island is located 80 miles off of the coast of Morocco in the Atlantic.

Where is the best resort in Fuerteventura?
That depends on what you want. The liveliest are Corralejo and Caleta de Fuste.

Where is the water park in Fuerteventura?
It is located on the outskirts of Corralejo

What is the best resort in Fuerteventura?
This is not an easy one to answer as it is so subjective. What one person will love, another will hate. My favourite place on the island is El Cotillo in the north (About El Cotillo). If you want more life than El Cotillo can offer then consider Corralejo, Caleta de Fuste or down south in Jandia.

Read my article on the best place to stay in Fuerteventura

What food can I take to Fuerteventura?
Anything – but why would you?

Should I go to Fuerteventura?
Well, if you like a laid-back holiday of sand, sun, warmth, cheap booze, etc, then yes!

Should I go to Lanzarote or Fuerteventura?
Fuerteventura of course! If you like beaches then the beaches of Fuerteventura are many times better than those in Lanzarote.

What can I do in Fuerteventura?/What to do in Fuerteventura?
Lie on a beautiful beach, swim in clear water, surf, wind surf, kite board, paddle board, scuba dive, buggy tour, jeep tour – and much more

What trips can you do in Fuerteventura?
Buggy tours; jeep tours; segway tours; catamaran and glass bottom boat trips to Isle de Lobos from Corralejo; “submarine” trip from Caleta; Coach tours of the island. See here for a selection of the best.

Should I hire a car in Fuerteventura?
If you want to see the island (and not be a sheep on a tour bus) and find the best beaches then yes. Read my article on the best way to hire a car in Fuerteventura. You may also want to take a look at Driving in Fuerteventura.

How much is car hire in Fuerteventura?/How much to hire a car in Fuerteventura?/How much to rent a car in Fuerteventura?
It can be extremely cheap to hire a car here and can be anything from 8€ a day to 20€ a day for a basic car. Read my article on the best way to hire a car in Fuerteventura.

What should I buy in Fuerteventura??/What can I bring back from Fuerteventura?
Typical Fuerteventuran things are – Goats cheese, Aloe Vera products, Ghecko wall plaques

How much is a taxi in Fuerteventura?
This is a bit like asking how long is a piece of string. Of course, it depends on how long the journey is and at what time of day or night. A 20-minute journey may be between 25€ and 40€ or more if it is from the airport.

Apart from hiring a car then the next best way of getting to your resort/hotel/apartment is to use Shuttle Fuerteventura .

How many cigarettes can I bring from Fuerteventura
Fuerteventura is outside the EU for customs purposes so you can only take back 300 cigarettes.

Do you get mosquitoes in Fuerteventura?
Yes, unfortunately. They aren’t generally a big problem, though. I have written a full article about them – Are there mosquitoes in Fuerteventura and other creepy crawlies?

Why live in Fuerteventura?
It is a very relaxed way of life with a great climate and low cost of living – in a nutshell!

What side of the road do they drive on in Fuerteventura?
On the right, as it is in Spain. The roads are really good with little traffic, so don’t let “the wrong side of the road” put you off from hiring a car. You may want to read my advice on Driving in Fuerteventura.

How big is Fuerteventura in miles?
Fuerteventura is the second largest of the Canary Islands. It is approximately 62 miles (100km) long by 18 miles (28km) wide at its widest point.

How long is Fuerteventura in miles?
As the crow flies, it is 62 miles from one end of Fuerteventura to the other.

Are the Canary Islands in the EU?
Yes and no. The Canary Islands are in the EU for most things but outside for customs purposes. This is the same as the Channel Islands.

What is the Fuerteventura currency?
Fuerteventura uses the Euro (€)

Does Fuerteventura have sharks?
Just like anywhere else, there are sharks in the sea around Fuerteventura. However, there are no reports of any shark attacks.

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