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Travel Info

  • OFFICIAL LANGUAGE – Spanish
  • CAPITAL – Puerto del Rosario
  • SIZE – 1660 sq. km
  • POPULATION – 75,000
  • ENTRY REQUIREMENTS – please check the entry/visa requirements for your destination at the appropriate consulate or embassy in your country and do this as well in advance of your travel date.
  • LOCATION – Fuerteventura is the 2nd largest island of the Canary Islands and is situated in the Atlantic Ocean off of the coast of Africa.
  • LANGUAGE – The official language is Spanish. Most of the staff working in the hotels or restaurants can speak English and German
  • TIME DIFFERENCE – CET + 0
  • ELECTRICITY – 220 volts
  • TELEPHONE – The dialing code for Fuerteventura is 0034.
  • CLIMATE/CLOTHING – Temperature does not fluctuate greatly over the year. Light clothing for days and something warm for nights as the wind can be cooler.
  • HEALTH REGULATIONS – No immunization required.
  • TRANSFER – The transfer from the airport to Flag Beach takes about 40 minutes.
  • RENTAL CARS & TRANSPORT – No trains or subways on the island. Very good bus service connects the entire island. Car rental is available everywhere, but difficult to get roof racks (see our car rental prices).
  • CURRENCY/MODE OF PAYMENT - € Euro.

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