More about Fuerteventura
Why go to Fuerteventura?
Fuerteventura is a scenic island with lots of outdoor activities and historic sights to explore
There's not a lot to do in the main town, so you should plan to venture out a bit
From beaches and tiny villages to art galleries and shops, there's a lot to choose from in Fuerteventura
Fuerteventura Cruise Port Facilities?
The town center surrounds the pier, so it is a very short walk to shops, cafes and banks.
By Bus: There town has regular bus service. A 30-minute ride to the resort of Corralejo in the north (bus No. 6) will cost you 3.10 euros. The bus arrives once an hour.
By Taxi: Taxis are found on the quayside. Agree to a fare with the driver before venturing far outside town.
By Bicycle: You can hire a bicycle at FuerteBike, bookable through most hotel reception desks on the island. (629 362 795)
By Car: You can rent a car from local companies Cicar (928 86 05 77),
Avia Car (928 54 09 29) and Pepecar (902 99 66 66).
Currency & Best Way to Get Money?
The euro is the currency. Several ATMs are located in Puerto del Rosario and at resorts. For updated currency-conversion figures, visit www.oanda.com or www.xe.com. Banks are open from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., but travel agencies and most hotels also have currency-exchange facilities. Credit cards are widely accepted. When paying by credit card, you may be asked to show your passport.
The island is part of Spain, and the locals speak Spanish, but many people in the tourist industry speak English, as well.
Where You're Docked?
Your ship docks in Puerto del Rosario, the capital of the island that has around 40,000 inhabitants. The harbor is the oldest part of town and is predominantly an industrial area. A new cruise ship pier was constructed features a rebuilt promenade with cafes and a tourist information center. Work is underway to construct a new marina, as of 2014.