The beaches are kept excellently clean and have been awarded for the highest ecological safety. All the largest beaches feature rental centers for sporting and beach equipment the price of which is rather affordable.
Hunting some memorable gifts and souvenirs travelers should pay attention to genuine leather sandals “avarcas”. The footwear features the highest quality and is made of the best materials. It should be noted as well that the sandals are still handmade as many centuries before.
Purchases should better be paid in national currency. The currency can be exchanged in one of the numerous banks. The banks operate from Monday till Friday and serve the customers from 00 till 100. Private exchange offices work seven days a week however these apply high transaction fees.
The island is convenient for car cruising. The cars for rent are offered by many rental centers. To rent a car one will need passport and international driving license. Clients under 21 and those driving a car for less than one year may be denied in serviced rendering.
Smoking is forbidden in all public places as well as on the territory of reservations and some excursion areas. One should pay attention to the restrictive signs. As a rule smoking areas are equipped near all public institutions and landmarks.