Puerto del Rosario

Fuerteventura arrivals

Puerto del Rosario is the capital of Fuerteventura. The airport of Fuerteventura is in a small town near the capital. So if you’re flying to Fuerteventura it is easy to take a look in the capital of Fuerteventura.

Holiday accommodation in Puerto del Rosario

Most of the tourists only come in Puerto del Rosario on the day of their arrival and on the day they’re leaving. That’s a bit of a shame, because it is a very nice place to visit.

It is also one of the cheaper places to stay, because a self-catering apartment is available from 35 till 70 euros a night for two persons during high season.

Shopping centre Las Rotondas

Especially when you love shopping you’ll need to visit the capital of Fuerteventura. Here you’ll find a nice shopping centre, Centro comercial las rotondas. The shops that you’ll find here are H&M, New Yorker, Gues, a supermarket, a small bakery and way more.

It nearly never happens on Fuerteventura, but if the weather isn’t that good for a beach day, Puerto del Rosario shopping centre is a good idea. Children will also like it, because there are cars for them to rent. You will also find a lot of shops on calle Primero de Mayo.


Playa Blanca is a beautiful beach, it isn’t in the centre, but its nearby and you can park your car for free.  The beach nearest to the centre is playa Chica, it’s a small beach but with children it’s a better choice than Playa Blanca, because here are a lot less waves.


You will also find a church and some museums here, but if you like to see more culture, better visit the former capital of Fuerteventura, Betancuria.

Parking in Puerto del Rosario

Be aware that parking is not free everywhere in Fuerteventura’s capital. Parking in the parking garage of shopping centre Las Rotondas is for free, but on the streets in the centre you may need to buy a ticket.


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