Puerto del Rosario

Travel Guide
Sotavento de Jandia Beach featuring mountains, general coastal views and a beach
Learn about the customs and traditions of the Fuerteventura islanders in this town’s museums before sunbathing at the spectacular beach.

Puerto del Rosario is Fuerteventura’s capital city and home of museums, shopping centers and many restaurants and hotels.

Take a leisurely stroll along the oceanfront promenade and look at the boats in the harbor. Visit one of the cafés and restaurants in this built-up area. Farther inland, walk down the pedestrianized Primero de Mayo street to appreciate colonial architecture and visit boutiques, cafés and a church.

Spend the afternoon shopping in the Centro Comercial Las Rotondas. Peruse its four floors with about 100 boutiques and restaurants, including supermarkets and jewelry stores.

After exploring the capital city, make your way to Playa Chica with your family. Rent equipment at the diving center near the beach and go snorkeling in the clear ocean water. Its safe, shallow waters teem with fish that will delight the kids.

Visit the city in mid-February to see it come to life for an annual carnival with exuberant parades and street performances.

Brush up on your Spanish before your trip to interact with city locals. You will also find many English speakers in the area. The city has been the island’s capital since 1860 and has grown around the commerce of the port during that time.

Puerto del Rosario is on the eastern coast of the island, just 4 miles (6.4 kilometers) north of the Fuerteventura Airport. The city’s port has regular ferries taking passengers to neighboring islands, such as Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Las Palmas. Take short bus trips to beach havens, such as Corralejo and Caleta de Fuste.

Visit Puerto del Rosario to enhance your understanding of Fuerteventura’s colonial history and daily island life.

Where to stay in Puerto del Rosario

Villa Cecilio
Villa Cecilio
2.5 out of 5
C/ Corral de Julian, 108, Puerto del Rosario, Las Palmas, 35611
The price is £47 per night from 15 Aug to 16 Aug
Stay at this business-friendly B&B in Puerto del Rosario. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Popular attractions Alcogida Eco Museum and Los Molinos ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (18 reviews)
evil deptive people
"i did not stay at this property it was not possible to get there ,it is 50 euro for a taxi each way and this property is in tefia ,which is only part of puerto del rosario municipality aroud 30 kilometers away there are 3 buses a day that go there i think around 8 euros each way , i rang the host ..."

Reviewed on 2 Sep 2020

Villa Cecilio
Hotel Tamasite
Hotel Tamasite
2.5 out of 5
Leon y Castillo, 9, Puerto del Rosario, 35600
The price is £49 per night from 14 Aug to 15 Aug
Stay at this beach hotel in Puerto del Rosario. Enjoy free WiFi, room service and a 24-hour front desk. Popular attractions Miguel de Unamuno Museum and Las ...
3.8/5 Good! (40 reviews)
"Beautiful Viieuw of the sea"

Reviewed on 17 Apr 2022

Hotel Tamasite
Rural Rugama
Rural Rugama
3.5 out of 5
FV-20, Puerto del Rosario, Las Palmas, 35611
The price is £53 per night from 2 Sep to 3 Sep
Stay at this 3.5-star farm stay in Puerto del Rosario. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Popular attractions Alcogida Eco Museum and Nuestra ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (32 reviews)
"Freezing rooms, poor breakfast, rooms not cleaned in 7 days. Pool area thick with weeds and the pool was dirtu with insects and scum on the bottom. This could e an incredible place if someone gave some customer service"

Reviewed on 31 Dec 2018

Rural Rugama
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Viviendas Xxiii
Viviendas Xxiii
2.5 out of 5
Calle Juan XXIII 56, Puerto del Rosario, Puerto del Rosario, CN, 35600
Stay at this apartment in Puerto del Rosario. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and airport transport. Popular attractions Miguel de Unamuno Museum and Las Rotondas ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (14 reviews)
"Abbiamo trascorso due settimane a Fuerteventura, l'abitazione è in buono stato, spaziosa e con tutto quello che serve. Il proprietario è disponibile e nel caso nostro subito pronto a risolvere qualsiasi tipo di problema. Grazie dell'accoglienza Silvia e famiglia"

Reviewed on 22 Aug 2019

Viviendas Xxiii
Villa Olive,  private pool !! Pure luxury in a unique desert landscape !!
Villa Olive, private pool !! Pure luxury in a unique desert landscape !!
Casillas del Angel, CM
Stay at this family-friendly villa in Puerto del Rosario. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool and a hot tub. Our guests praise the comfy beds in their reviews. ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (41 reviews)
Christmas Sanctuary!
"Very comfortable large villa and very well equipped, excellent wifi and plenty of space, 2 pools, hot tub, warm weather (21 - 22c in December)- the best tonic after a hard few years! Beds and pillows comfortable and the master bedroom with the walk-in wardrobe is great! Bathrooms very spacious and ..."

Reviewed on 3 Jan 2022

Villa Olive, private pool !! Pure luxury in a unique desert landscape !!
Yatoba Finca Your Perfect Dream
Yatoba Finca Your Perfect Dream
Las Palmas, Canarias
Stay at this holiday home in Puerto del Rosario. Enjoy on-site parking, a garden and barbecues. Popular attractions Puerto Lajas Beach and Miguel de Unamuno ...
Yatoba Finca Your Perfect Dream
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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