Fuerteventura is one of the most beautiful islands in Spain. It is included in the group of the Canary Islands and situated along the Atlantic Ocean. The weather of Fuerteventura is generally pleasant all year-round. If you don't want to have a wet vacation, avoid booking cheap hotels in October which is the rainiest month in Fuerteventura. Book a cheap hotel online to get huge savings on accommodation.
The first settlers of Fuerteventura came from North Africa and the term “Maho” refers to the locals of Fuerteventura and was derived from “mahos” which was the goatskin shoes used by the city's first settlers who lived in dwellings and caves. The Phoenicians arrived in Fuerteventura during the 11th century followed by the Spaniards and Portuguese.
Events, Landmarks, Activities
One of the biggest events in Fuerteventura is the annual Carnival which is usually held during February or March. The celebration varies per town and the activities include galas and parades. There are several natural wonders in Fuerteventura that catches the attention of many tourists such as the magnificent Mount Jandia, long beaches in El Cotillo and the sand dunes of Corralejo and El Jable. The most notable structure in Fuerteventura is the Villa Winter which is a lovely villa facing Mount Jandia.
The best choice of transportation in Fuerteventura is the bus which offers 16 different routes. Make sure to purchase the Bono BtF (Discount Bus Card) to pay cheaper bus rates. Taxis are affordable but they have certain pick-up places. Hiring a car gives you the freedom to explore the island.