√ Bus There are some sixteen different bus routes on the island. The buses run to time and are an excellent way to get around the island.
√ Taxis Taxis are quite cheap on the island.
Getting Around:Fuertventura Airport is centrally located, and transfer times by coach between Fuerteventura Airport and the major resorts in Fuerteventura is not much.
Things to do
Buggy Safari:- Jeep and buggy safaris are a rough, ready and exciting way of exploring the island. Going off road on one of these safaris means you can really explore the Fuerteventura malpais - literally the badlands.
Go Karting:- Fuerteventura's international Karting centre offers all the thrill of the race track and the excitement of speed.
Water Park:- The water park is situated in Corralejo and consists of eight slides ranging in "thrill level". There is a deep pool for diving, you can swing across on monkey bars, there is a jacuzzi and a computer system producing six different wave effects. There is an area for younger children with slides and lockers provided.
Excursions:- Fuerteventura has some great excursions and sightseeing tours.
Boat Trips:- Whether you are staying in Caleta de Fuste, Corralejo or Jandia, you are never far away from a boat trip.
Best Places to visit:
There are wonderful places to visit in Fuerteventura which includes the Island of Fuerteventura itself. Some of the places are listed below :
√ Ajuy : - Ajuy is a small village on the West coast of Fuerteventura. The village is most visited because of the caves that are to be found a short walk from the town.
√ Caleta de Fuste : - It is a purpose built holiday resort. It has been created around the original cove, because it offers a safe, sheltered environment for beach activities.
√ Nuevo Horizonte : - Visitors appreciate Nuevo Horizonte for the relaxing break that they get, a short distance away from the touristier town of Caleta. However, these days Nuevo Horizonte is fast becoming the place to be!
√ Corralejo : - Corralejo is a tourist resort situated at the northern end of Fuerteventura. There are many more splendid tourist places in Fuerteventura which include Cocosol, Caleta Paraiso, Gran Tarajal, Lajares, Lobos, La Oliva and so on.
Shopping and Entertainment
With the opening of the Las Rotondas shopping centre in Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura has become a shopper’s paradise. Apart from this shopping centre, Corralejo and Puerto del Rosario are the best places to shop. Just remember to carry your passport if you want to use your Credit Card!
About Entertainment :-
Nightlife : - Corralejo offers many live music venues, which are open until the early hours, as well as many English and Irish pubs. Lively venues can be found on the waterfront, many of which hold themed nights with live music. The Italian Jazz Café is a very popular venue with both locals and tourists and has performances by excellent jazz bands. Caleta de Fuste has a more sedate nightlife scene, but is home to Piero’s Music Café, which is a pub hosting six different entertainment shows including a hypnotist, karaoke and cabaret. Children are welcome provided they are accompanied by adults.
Music : - Puerto del Rosario is home to many concerts including a jazz and traditional music festival. If you are a lover of jazz, you will be pleasantly surprised at the number of live jazz concerts there are. There are also numerous local flamenco performances at many bars and other live music entertainment such as karaoke.
→ Nightlife : - Corralejo offers many live music venues, which are open until the early hours, as well as many English and Irish pubs. Lively venues can be found on the waterfront, many of which hold themed nights with live music. The Italian Jazz Café is a very popular venue with both locals and tourists and has performances by excellent jazz bands. Caleta de Fuste has a more sedate nightlife scene, but is home to Piero’s Music Café, which is a pub hosting six different entertainment shows including a hypnotist, karaoke and cabaret. Children are welcome provided they are accompanied by adults.
→ Music : - Puerto del Rosario is home to many concerts including a jazz and traditional music festival. If you are a lover of jazz, you will be pleasantly surprised at the number of live jazz concerts there are. There are also numerous local flamenco performances at many bars and other live music entertainment such as karaoke.
Fuertemusic Festival : - Bands from all over the world come together annually in July for this music festival, which celebrates the Spanish music scene.
RomerÃa de la Virgen de la Pena and Fiesta de San Buenaventura are two festivals honouring the two patron saints of Fuerteventura.
Fuerteventura Kite Festival is held over a long weekend in November. It takes place in the dunes of La Playa del Burro and attracts participants from all over the world.
Fuerteventura Carnival sees the entire island come alive, which takes place during the first quarter of every year. Sporting events, musical concerts, street parades and open-air parties go on through the night.
Because of the hot climate Fuerteventura's cuisine is quite simple and yet extremely tasty. Obviously the most common food is fish which is generally served up with locally produced sauces and flavorings.
A lot of dishes served are centuries old such as 'gofio amasado' this is made from a doughy mixture of gofio (like a grain flour) water, milk, broth, potatoes, honey and wine. This is then served in a leather or fabric bag called a 'zurron'.
Other local dishes include:-
Papas arrugadas- small unpeeled potatoes steamed with lots of salt until the skin becomes wrinkled and served with a hot 'mojo' sauce.
Fish dishes incude:-
Cazon con mojo
Parrot fish or vieja
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