Top ChoiceTapas in Puerto del Rosario

La Jaira de Demian

Run by the ever-helpful and astonishingly polite Demian, this excellent restaurant enjoys a lovely setting with an outside terrace, next to a deserted plot that La Jaira has converted into a garden. Staff ferry a...

Top ChoiceBeach in Puerto del Rosario

Playa del Pozo

This sand and seashell beach is a picture, with its gentle curve and protected, calm turquoise waters. There are steps down into the water from the walkway along the northern side of the beach and a lifeguard is...

Spanish in Puerto del Rosario

Casa Toño

Book ahead to get a table at this popular restaurant that brings a little cutting-edge cuisine to Puerto del Rosario's dining scene. The speciality is lightly seared red tuna but also expect plenty of tapas...

Bar in Puerto del Rosario

La Tierra

Tucked away down a narrow cobbled lane, La Tierra is a great choice for drinks at the outdoor tables. There's a jam session every Wednesday and a language exchange night kicks off on Tuesdays.

Museum in Puerto del Rosario

Casa Museo Unamuno

This small museum near the church honours the philosopher Miguel de Unamuno, who stayed here in 1924 after being exiled from Spain. His crime was criticising the dictatorship of Primo de Rivera, both verbally and...

Spanish in Puerto del Rosario

El Cangrejo Colorao

There’s a pleasing old-fashioned elegance about this seafront restaurant with its bow-tied, white-tablecloth ambience. The menu mainstays includes meaty stews, though locals recommend the seafood platters and...

Arts Centre in Puerto del Rosario

Centro de Arte Juan Ismael

Named for a Fuerteventura-born artist, there are rotating exhibitions on display here. None of Ismael's paintings are on show, though you can buy souvenirs and replicas of his surrealist works.

Religious in Puerto del Rosario

Fiesta de la Virgen del Rosario

Puerto del Rosario dons its party threads to honour the Virgen del Rosario, the capital’s patron. Processions accompany the image of the Virgin as she is paraded around town.

Market in Puerto del Rosario

Mercado Municipal

The local mercado is tiny but a good place to sample (and buy) some of the island's famed goat's cheese.