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Fuerteventura Destination Guide

Fly Direct to Fuerteventura 

Get your sun holiday to Fuerteventura off to a perfect start and enjoy close airport parking with short walks to the terminal. You’ll also love the relaxed atmosphere at Shannon - no congestion and no hassle guaranteed! 

With a flight time of just over four hours from Shannon, Fuerteventura is top of the list for many sun-seekers with beautiful sunshine all year round and is known for being much quieter than its more renowned Canary Island neighbour, Lanzarote.  

When you land 

For the resorts of Caleta or Caleta de Fuste, a shuttle bus to costs roughly €5 per person and you’ll be there in 15 minutes. The Coraralejo resort is a bit further away at 40 minutes and costs around €7. 

Mind the wind 

A favourite spot for wind-surfers, gales can certainly blow in Fuerteventura. However, as the majority of wind comes from a north/north-easterly direction, the towering hotels have been erected in such a way that it’s rarely noticeable when you’re relaxing by the pool or bathing on the beach. 

Golf, watersports, and more 

Golfers are well catered for and most of the courses offer club hire while popular courses include the Fuerteventura Golf Club, Host to the Spanish Open in 2004, Las Salinas and Las Playitas. Keep in mind your toughest opponent might be the wind which has challenged many a handicap over the years! 

The island is perfect for watersports enthusiasts too, while the fishing attracts visitors from all over the world. Kayaking, snorkelling, and diving are particularly popular too. Kids will love the tranquil paradise of Oasis Park, the local zoo. Or for older children, join them on a quad bike on a safari trip around some of the island’s natural wonders including six volcanoes. 

Local culture 

Puerto Del Rosario, the island’s capital is also its cultural centre.  Exhibitions, plays and concerts are regularly held here so you can combine your shopping visit with some local entertainment as long as you plan it properly in advance.  

Start planning your trip and find out more about Fuerteventura right here.
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