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Current offers Puerto del Rosario

Economy
Economy
e.g. Seat Mii Or similar
Seat Mii
from 6 $/day
Economy
  • Zero deposit
Citroen C1
from 18 $/day
Economy
  • No credit card needed
Citroen C1
from 18 $/day
Economy
  • All-round carefree package
Seat Mii
from 10 $/day
Compact
Compact
e.g. Ford Focus Or similar
Ford Focus
from 8 $/day
Compact
  • Zero deposit
Toyota Auris
from 24 $/day
Compact
  • No credit card needed
Toyota Auris
from 24 $/day
Compact
  • All-round carefree package
Ford Focus
from 13 $/day
Further vehicle classes
Intermediate
e.g. Hyundai Tucson Or similar
Hyundai Tucson
from 21 $/day
Minivan
e.g. Skoda Fabia Estate Or similar
Skoda Fabia Estate
from 17 $/day
7 seater
e.g. Group O - Citroen Berlingo or similar Or similar
Group O - Citroen Berlingo or similar
from 23 $/day
9 seater
e.g. Renault Trafic Or similar
Renault Trafic
from 40 $/day
SUV
e.g. Renault Captur Or similar
Renault Captur
from 18 $/day
Convertible
e.g. Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Or similar
Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
from 27 $/day
Premium class
e.g. Audi Q2 2x4 5dr A/C Or similar
Audi Q2 2x4 5dr A/C
from 37 $/day
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Experience Puerto del Rosario and the island of Fuerteventura by rental car

View of Puerto del Rosario

With Puerto del Rosario as a base, why not rent a car and explore Fuerteventura with a rental car? It is the best way to get to the wild and remote areas of the island. You can visit the places that interest you and remain flexible and independent. Puerto del Rosario is the capital of island Fuerteventura of the Canary Islands. Around 30.000 people live in the bustling port city on the eastern shore of the island, which is about a third of the total population of Fuerteventura. The city is cultural and economic center of the island and also offers interesting sights and attractions for vacationers. Puerto del Rosario is therefore the ideal starting point to explore the unique island of Fuerteventura with a rental car. Via Driveboo you can compare offers from the car rental companies in Puerto del Rosario and book a rental car for Puerto del Rosario easily online.

In springtime explore sights and cities in Fuerteventura

Promenade of Puerto del Rosario

In Puerto del Rosario you can discover sights like the church Iglésia Nuestra Senora del Rosario. Inside the small church in the city center you can see a Madonna of the Rosary known on the island. There are a few dozen sculptures scattered in the city center, you can find them in Calle León y Castillo, in the pedestrian street Calle Primero del Mayo and along the waterfront. Along the waterfront is the Fuente de la Explanada fountain, with scenes from the lives of the residents, and the Horno de Cal, a historic lime kiln. The Casa Museo Miguel de Unamuno, the house and museum of the Basque writer who lived here in exile. But if you want to explore further cities and possibly their sights on Fuerteventura, then definitely book a rental car for your trip, because you will need it not only when exploring the sights, but also during a city trip.

Where is the best place to find a rental car in Puerto del Rosario?

Park with palm trees in Puerto del Rosario

The arrival from Germany to Puerto del Rosario or Fuerteventura is by plane to the Fuerteventura Airport (FUE). The airport is very clear, modern, clean and about 7 km from Puerto del Rosario .
The ferry from Puerto del Rosario to Las Palmas, Gran Canaria costs around 40€ for an adult person. Other ferry connections include an hourly ferry from Corralejo to Playa Blanca on the northern neighboring island of Lanzarote

Road traffic in Fuerteventura

Port of Puerto del Rosario at sunset

To get to the really beautiful places and beaches of the island, it is advisable to take a rental car. The roads on Fuerteventura were completely renewed a few years ago and are therefore very well passable. However, some highlights of the island can only be reached via sometimes bumpy and adventurous roads. The car rental companies on the island forbid it, however (probably from experience) to visit these places with normal cars. If you want to reach everything on the island, you have to rent an SUV

General traffic information for car rental in Spain

Towing

Whoever breaks down on the road is not allowed to be towed by another car. One must always call a towing service, whose service in Spain is usually included in the car insurance.

Government building in Puerto del Rosario
Historical Building in Puerto del Rosario
Alcohol

The alcohol limit is 0,5 per mille in blood and 0,25 per mille in breath. For novice drivers (less than two years in possession of a driving license), the limit is 0,3 per mille in the blood and 0,15 per mille in the breath

Light

Dipped headlights during the day are not mandatory for cars. However, it is widely recommended by Spanish road authorities, especially on rural roads, on overcast days and during the darker months of the year.

Sunset on the beach in Puerto del Rosario
Port and Town in Puerto del Rosario
Papers

The minimum age for drivers in Spain is 18. Every driver is required to carry a driver's license, vehicle documents, insurance documents and an ID or Passport to identify yourself. Vacationers from EU countries can drive in Spain with their domestic driver's licenses without any problems and do not need an extra international driver's license.

Speed limits in Puerto del Rosario and Fuerteventura

Port and boats in Puerto del Rosario

The maximum speed in each case is always indicated by signs, as this can vary depending on the condition of the road.

  • Inner cities: 50 km/h
  • Out of town: 90 km/h
  • Highways: 110 km/h

When is the best time of year to travel to Puerto del Rosario?

On an island like Fuerteventura, there is basically no best season. Each season here has its own charm and advantages or disadvantages. In summer, for example, you can relax wonderfully by the sea and spend a week at a stretch just lying on the beach, but that's the high season and that means it's incredibly busy. In winter, on the other hand, you probably won't be able to swim much in the sea, but the temperatures are perfect for exploring the whole island and your cities. We've put together a climate table for you so you can use that to expand your pros and cons list.

Port in Puerto del Rosario
Port in Puerto del Rosario
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ø
max. temperature (in °C) 19 19 20 21 23 24 28 27 26 24 11 29 22
min. temperature (in °C) 13 12 13 13 16 16 19 20 18 17 15 13 15
sun hours per day 6 8 7 8 9 10 11 11 7 7 6 5 7
rainy days 7 5 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 4 5 7 2
water temperature (in °C) 18 18 17 18 18 20 21 22 22 22 20 19 19

Excursions by rental car in Fuerteventura

  • Dune Park El Jable
  • Zoo Oasis Park
  • Museum Ecomuseo La Alcogida
  • Mountain La Montana Tindaya
Port in Puerto del Rosario

Fuerteventura is the second largest of the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean, northwest off Africa's coast. Declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 2009, Fuerteventura is blessed with the most beautiful beaches in the archipelago, a ruggedly beautiful landscape and over 3.000 hours of sunshine. It has long been a top destination for visitors interested in the island's cultural heritage and admiring the large number of centuries-old mansions and beautiful churches. Popular with tourists are the wide sandy beaches along the east coast. The constant winds make the beaches of the island interesting for water sports enthusiasts, wave riders on the west coast, wind surfers in the north near Corralejo or on the east coast (especially on the long stretch of beach between the Costa Calma and Jandía). Here, especially in recent years, kitesurfing has also established itself. The west of the island consists to a large extent of steep coast with life-threatening offshore currents. In Fuerteventura's mountainous landscape, but also on the slopes sloping down to the beaches of the east coast, one can encounter the cute atlas squirrels, which move nimbly through the rocks and are accustomed to humans from case to case. The first animals were introduced from North Africa in 1965, they multiplied rapidly and today sometimes cause serious damage to vegetation.

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