Fuerteventura remains a popular place to book villa and apartment holiday rentals in Spain in the winter season chiefly due to the mildness of the winter weather. From September to the end of December, the temperature slowly drops from about 27 to a still very pleasant 22 degrees Centigrade and it remains mostly sunny. This is a good time to visit as rainy days do not usually occur until mid-December and there are many days in December when you will see tourists sunbathing on the beach. Puerto del Rosario is the capital city of Fuerteventura and is close to the international airport. Until relatively recently the economy of the city was not based on tourism but this is slowly changing and the local government are now trying to raise the profile of the town as a tourist destination. The city has recently made improvements to the harbour where a promenade has been built and the roads have been resurfaced with the aim of attracting tourists who may be looking for a villa holiday in Spain or vacation apartments in Spain.
Puerto del Rosario is definitely beginning to develop into a tourist-friendly holiday resort. If you were looking for holiday rentals in Spain in Puerto del Rosario you will find that you can rent vacation apartments in Spain and even a luxury villa rental Spain directly from private owners. This is because many people who have bought a holiday home do not use the property for large portions of the year and therefore they are willing to rent the property out when they are not using it. Properties to rent range from large luxury villas to basic apartments which are perfect for couples or two friends sharing.Puerto del Rosario has a lovely beach to the south which attracts people to book a villa holiday in Spain here. Various types of holiday rentals in Spain are available within reach of other nearby beaches like Playa Blanca. These beaches are renowned for their superb waves which are great for surfing and the windy conditions are ideal for windsurfing but the strong currents can be dangerous for bathers and warning signs must not be ignored. Other popular watersports here are scuba diving and spear fishing.For holidaymakers who choose vacation apartments in Spain or villa holiday rentals in Spain in the capital city of Puerto del Rosario there is always something interesting to see or do. Puerto del Rosario has the best shopping opportunities on the island and you will find a good variety of shops with something for everyone. Don’t forget that the shops close in the afternoons for a siesta. A villa holiday in Spain in the capital city must include a visit to the former home of exiled poet Miguel de Unamuno, which has been turned into a museum. It can be found in the harbour area along with some good examples of traditional Canarian architecture.The nightlife, for those who book holiday rentals in Spain, in Puerto del Rosario tends to be traditionally Spanish with few English bars and restaurants and is ideal if you want to immerse yourself in the Spanish way of life. Local people often start the evening with a drink and tapas and do not eat until much later. You will find a good choice of restaurants offering traditional Canarian cuisine including fish with spicy mojo sauce, goat and fish soup. There are some clubs in the town centre but they are not really frequented by tourists and tend not to get going much before midnight.
If Puerto del Rosario sounds appealing for winter holiday rentals in Spain you will need to find some good accommodation for your stay. There are websites which specialise in private holiday rentals which you can book directly with the owner. Once you have found a promising holiday property make sure that you can get a flight before making a final booking. Also do not forget to arrange some suitable travel insurance to protect you and your travelling companions should there be any mishaps.
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 Spain on offer, if you book early! You can book holiday rentals Spain 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.