In the autumn and winter months there are not many places better than Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands for sunny holiday villa rentals. Fuerteventura is the driest of all the Canary Islands and has warm weather all year round. Puerto del Rosario is the capital of Fuerteventura and is where more than half of the population of the island live and work. The town was formerly known as Puerto Cabras which means Port of the Goats but in 1956, it was given the new, more tourist-friendly name of Puerto del Rosario. Recently there has been some refurbishment in the town and Puerto del Rosario is becoming a more popular place for a villa holiday in Spain or to rent vacation apartments in Spain.Puerto del Rosario is changing – from being mainly an industrial town it is becoming a desirable holiday resort. If you want holiday villa rentals in Puerto del Rosario then you will be able to find various types of holiday accommodation to rent direct from the property owners. You can choose from modest vacation apartments in Spain to a luxury villa rental. Very often, people who have bought a holiday home are keen to rent out their property when they are not using it. Properties can range from small apartments for couples or groups of friends to large villas which can sometimes sleep several families!
A villa holiday in Spain in Puerto del Rosario can also suit those who are looking for a beach holiday. There are several beaches close to the capital including Playa Blanca, Puerto Lajas and Jarugo. People who enjoy watersports book apartment or holiday villa rentals in Puerto del Rosario as the nearby beaches have ideal conditions for surfing, windsurfing or sailing, not to mention underwater activities like scuba diving. However the strong winds and sea currents mean that you have to be careful and respect the warning signs which are put on the beach if the conditions are unsuitable for watersports or bathing.There are plenty of things to keep you entertained if you book your holiday villa rentals or vacation apartments in Spain in Puerto del Rosario. Strolling around the city you will notice one of the interesting features of the capital are the many statues which form an open air exhibition. There are more than fifty works of art in the pedestrianised area and even the roundabouts have their own sculptures! Most people who book a villa holiday in Spain in Puerto del Rosario have a browse round the local shops and take a stroll in the harbour area where you can see some fine examples of typical Canarian architecture.For those who book holiday villa rentals in Puerto del Rosario what sort of entertainment is available in the evenings? Don’t expect the city to be full of English bars and clubs. There are some discos and nightclubs in the city but they are mainly frequented by young Spanish people with very few tourists in evidence. The nightlife here is more typically Spanish and many people spend the early part of the evening in a bar with a drink and some delicious tapas and then move on to a restaurant much later in the evening. There are many fine restaurants in the city which serve typical Canarian fare. A local speciality is braised goat and a typical dessert is ‘frangollo’ which is a made from gofio, milk and dried fruit.
Puerto del Rosario could be your ideal destination to book winter holiday villa rentals and if it is then you should consider the following. Firstly, why not save money by booking your own accommodation by looking on a website which specializes in private holiday lets. Secondly, book your own flights and car-hire and see how much you save! Lastly, don’t forget your travel insurance to protect you, should you have any mishaps you while you are away!
If you want a relaxing winter break choose a villa holiday in Spain in Fuerteventura. The Canary Islands have plenty of self-catering vacation apartments in Spain on offer, if you book early! You can book holiday villa rentals in Puerto del Rosario directly with the private owners. Clive Long, the author, is a Director of the Holiday-Villa-Select website which offers cost effective holiday rentals in Spain booked direct with owners who advertise their holiday villa or apartment on this website no commission charged.