Top five tips for settling in to life on Fuerte

Laura1) Find expat associations online

Do your homework and find expat societies based in the area of Fuerteventura that you plan to move to in advance. You will find lots of useful information about the area and get an insight into the different expat and local activities on offer in your area of choice. This also provides the opportunity to plan ahead before you even set foot on Fuerte, and offers the chance to make contact before you arrive with local expats and meet people ‘virtually’ who are already living in Fuerteventura.

Getting the most for your money on Fuerte

LauraThe many benefits of owning a property in Fuerteventura are obvious, but your money, and getting the best value, will always be on your mind. Thankfully, Spain and the Spanish Islands are still officially some of the most cost effective places to live – the second cheapest, in fact, according to a recent UK survey from the Post Office. But what does this all mean when you are actually living in Fuerte? Laura Richards, country specialist at, looks at how you can maximise your money and enjoy all the benefits that Fuerte has to offer.

Fiestas and celebrations are a popular part of life on Fuerteventura

LauraIf you going on holiday to Fuerteventura over Easter, planning a visit to look at potential properties to buy, or are already living on the island as an expatriate, it’s always worth taking some time out to experience some of the fiestas, celebrations and parades that take place at this time of year. These celebrations give a real flavour of life on the island, provide a taste of Spanish cultures and traditions, and there is always plenty to see and do for all the family.



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