Puerto del Carmen is a hilly, relaxing neighborhood known for being upscale and offering ample choices for restaurants and bars. Take in the natural beauty of the sea, beaches, and island views—or broaden your horizons with some local entertainment. Puerto del Carmen has hotels to suit everyone's tastes, and makes a great home base for exploring the sights in and around Tias.
Sightseeing around Puerto del Carmen
The historic landmarks and many other highlights await you. Study the collections at Jose Saramago House Museum, Whale and Dolphin Museum, or Arrecife Airport Museum. Sights like Tanit Ethnographic Museum, Campesino House Museum, and La Antigua Escuela de Yaiza Art Center offer insight into the local culture. San Gabriel Castle, Castillo de San Jose International Museum of Contemporary Art, and Telamon Shipwreck are some local landmarks. Rancho Texas Park Zoo, AquaPark Costa Teguise, and Aqualava Waterpark are family favorites.
Popular things to do in the area include shopping and swimming. Dip your toes in the water and soak up the sun at Puerto del Carmen Beach, Pocillos Beach, and Quemada Beach. An enjoyable day at a park is awaiting you at Cactus Garden. If retail therapy is on the agenda, you might consider a shopping trip to Deiland Shopping Center. If you have some more time, pay a visit to Lanzarote Golf Resort, Fariones Sports Center, or Rubicon Winery.
One of the most popular attractions in the area is the Cesar Manrique Foundation. Gran Casino de Lanzarote, Gaida Caldera, and La Geria Winery are also favorite places to visit.
Getting around Puerto del Carmen
You can inquire about options for water travel at the port.
At 3 miles (4.8 km), Arrecife (ACE-Lanzarote) is the closest major airport to Puerto del Carmen.