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Fuerteventura Car Hire
 
 

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Our Sixt car hire branch in Fuerteventura is centrally located at the island's airport. Fuerteventura is the second largest of the Spanish Canary Islands, an archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean just off the coast of Africa. When you hire a car on Fuerteventura you have the freedom to really explore its beautiful landscape where nature reveals itself in the colours of tropical spices.

 
  • Fuerteventura Airport
    Arrival Hall
    35610 Puerto del Rosario

    Mo. - Su.07:30 - 22:30
    Bank Holidays07:30 - 22:30
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  • Fuerteventura Airport

    Sixt Car Rental
    Arrival Hall
    35610 Puerto del Rosario

    Mo. - Su.07:30 - 22:30
    Bank Holidays07:30 - 22:30

    Available vehicle categories: Cars & Estates, Sports Cars & Convertibles, 4x4s

Sixt car hire Fuerteventura, Spain

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The right-hand tab reveals a map showing the location of our car hire in Fuerteventura office in relation to the rest of the island while the left-hand tab gives you its exact address and opening hours. These opening hours are conveniently extended to work with holiday flight times. An online price comparison shows just how affordable rental cars are on Fuerteventura when you book with us. Our Sixt iOS and Android apps along with dedicated phone lines make reserving rental cars quick and easy. We guarantee your chosen car hire on Fuerteventura category but cannot do so for specific makes. We do, however, guarantee you a warm and sunny welcome when you arrive, whether you need your rental vehicle for one hour, a weekend or longer.

Beach in Fuerteventura

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At Fuerteventura Airport we have a full range of rental vehicles in our premium fleet, a fleet designed to meet your needs whatever your budget or party size. Vehicles range from compact and economical saloons through family-sized estates to the rugged charms of 4x4s, perfect for exploring the island's countryside and mountains. Sports cars and convertibles make a luxurious treat for cruising the coastal roads on Fuerteventura. Our vehicles, supplied by trusted names like BMW, Porsche, Audi and Mercedes-Benz, also include a choice of cars adapted for different mobility needs. An attractive and inexpensive range of extras can be reserved with your car hire in Fuerteventura. Navigate your way around the island with a Sat Nav and keep younger family members safe in our child seats. Look out for special deals on comprehensive insurance, unlimited mileage packages and additional drivers. We are also happy to insure younger drivers under 25.

View across the sea from Fuerteventura

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Our car rental on Fuerteventura works in partnership with Top Car Autoreisen. Its logo and desk are clearly visible in the arrivals hall of the airport. Fuerteventura Airport is also known as El Matorral Airport and is located just over three miles South West of the island's capital, Puerto del Rosario.

Driving on the island of Fuerteventura is straightforward. Road surfaces are generally very good and destinations are clearly signposted. Spanish regulations state that children under 12 must not ride in the front seats of vehicles.

Parking, both free and paid, is plentiful across the island, especially in the remoter and quieter areas. The main towns such as Puerto del Rosario and Corralejo have clearly marked public car parks but these can get busy at peak times.

Your car rental in Fuerteventura gives you the flexibility to set your own itinerary and really get to know this charming Canary Island. The island was declared a Unesco Biosphere Reserve in 2009 and your journey from one end to the other takes you through beautiful natural parks and along stunning coastlines. The island's capital, Puerto del Rosario is a relatively new town but does have a bustling port and pleasant promenade to explore while its centre is full of quirky street art. If this has whetted your artistic appetite, visit the open-air sculpture park where you can admire hundreds of works by local artists. Corralejo sitting on the Northern tip of the island gives you a greater sense of history, with narrow cobbled streets and fishermen's cottages. Miles of sand dunes protect its broad sandy beaches. Other historic and picturesque towns to visit are Antigua in the centre of the island and Betancuria, Fuerteventura's original capital. It is also located in the centre and now enclosed within a rural park.

Dusty road in Fuerteventura

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Vist Fuerteventura's Sacred Tindaya Mountain

As the landscape of Fuerteventura is mainly flat and arid the volcanic mountain of Tindaya in the North stands out clearly from many miles around. This mountain has a unique history as a sacred destination with the original inhabitants of Fuerteventura considering it to have magical properties. Much of this belief only came to light in the 1970s when hundreds of engravings in the shape of feet were discovered around the mountain's base. Follow the marked footpath that takes you up the South West crest of Tindaya to really appreciate its saffron colours and the panoramic views from the top. The little village at the base is the perfect spot to stop for some lunch and souvenir shopping.

Tindaya mountain, Fuerteventura

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The biggest attraction for visitors to Fuerteventura has to be its miles of sandy beaches. The island boasts more than 150, many of which are wonderfully isolated and unspoilt. Playa Grande, near Correlajo, has over 8 miles of family-friendly stretches with plenty of watersports to enjoy and regular boat trips to the small, tropical Isla de Lobos which lies a few miles out to sea.

Distances to Playa Grande

  • From Fuerteventura Airport: 24.5 miles about 40 minutes
  • From Puerto del Rosario: 18.5 miles, about 30 minutes

For many centuries salt provided a livelihood for the islanders, allowing food to be preserved before Spanish ships set off for the New World. Discover this history at the Salt Museum near Caleta de Fuste. Browse the fascinating exhibits before taking a tour of the actual sea salt mines.

Distances to the Salt Museum

  • From Fuerteventura Airport: 7 miles, about 15 minutes
  • From Puerto del Rosario: 10 miles, about 17 minutes

The whole family will enjoy a visit to the Antigua Windmill Craft Centre. Here you can explore a windmill and discover the traditional arts and crafts of Fuerteventura as well as going back in time with its archaeological and folk history displays. The site also has a large cactus garden and the Majorero Cheese Museum. This tasty goat's milk cheese is a typical product of the island and makes an ideal gift.

Distances to the Antigua Windmill Craft Centre

  • From Fuerteventura Airport: 20 miles, about 35 minutes
  • From Puerto del Rosario: 19.5 miles, about 35 minutes
Windmill in Fuerteventura

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Although Fuerteventura is the second largest of the Canary Isles it has a relatively small population. The pleasant year-round climate has seen tourism become its most important economic sector, a large proportion of which is dedicated to watersports. Historically fishing, salt mining and the production of artisan cheeses were also vital. The island has three auditoriums. The largest is the Isle of Fuerteventura Auditorium which along with the Gran Tarajal and Corralejo Auditoriums is used for artistic performances, conferences and exhibitions.

Distances to the Isle of Fuerteventura Auditorium

  • From Fuerteventura Airport: 20 miles, about 35 minutes
  • From Puerto del Rosario: 19.5 miles, about 35 minutes

Rental FAQs

Below are the quick answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. Please be reminded that every country has slightly different rules and regulations, so for the most specific and detailed information pertaining to your desired rental please visit rental information for more information.

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What do the various insurance options cover?

Can I rent the car at one place and drop it off at another station?

Can I change my booking and do I have to pay a cancellation fee?

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