Puerto del Carmen

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Puerto del Carmen featuring a sunset, boating and a bay or harbour

Relax by day and then dance the night away in Lanzarote's primary resort town, home to a pristine beach, a charming old town and plenty of all-night beach bars.

Puerto del Carmen has come a long way from its roots as a fishing village. In recent years this tropical beach location has transformed into Lanzarote's most popular and exciting resort. Enjoy the atmosphere, explore the quaint old town or dance on the sand from midnight until dawn.

Spend mornings at the beach: find the perfect spot to read or enhance your tan. Playa Grande is the largest beach on the island and is a constant hive of people playing water sports or ball games on the sand. Rent a hammock to relax or take a lesson in windsurfing and skim across the waves.

The main promenade has a number of cafés with views of the ocean. Start your day with an espresso coffee with a hearty English breakfast.

Rent a bike and take an architectural tour of Puerto del Carmen's old town. This area, located in the east part of town, consists of a number of colonial buildings perched around a fishing harbor. Among the beautiful façades, search out a range of top-class restaurants serving Canarian seafood dishes.

After a meal, work on your long drives at the Puerto del Carmen golf course. Take a glass-bottom boat tour for an intriguing insight to the world below the waves. Bargain hunt at the Biosfera Shopping Complex, home to a selection of designer goods, duty-free electronics and local artisanal crafts.

After dinner by the sea, join party-going crowds who flock to beachfront clubs and bars. The party peaks after midnight and clubs play dance, folk and house music until dawn. You could also try your luck at the local casino.

Located on Lanzarote's eastern coast, Puerto del Carmen is a 15-minute drive from the international airport. Supermarket facilities are available as well as luxury accommodation.

Visit Puerto del Carmen at the end of February to join the infectious music and flamboyant color of Carnival. The Nuestra Senora del Carmen festival in July features folk music concerts, which pay tribute to the island's patron saint.

Apartamentos Tisalaya
Apartamentos Tisalaya
2.5 out of 5
Calle Montaña Tisalaya, 1, Tias
The price is £36 per night from 22 Feb to 23 Feb
Situated by the ocean, this aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Gran Casino de Lanzarote and Puerto del Carmen Beach. Pocillos Beach is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (127 reviews)
"This is the fifth time we have stayed at these apartments and will definitely be going back. Isn't that the greatest compliment any person can pay to a property? Clean, spacious, bright and airy with an exceptional pool area and a warm and inviting welcome awaits you at Tisalaya. The property is ..."

Reviewed on 19 Nov 2021

Apartamentos Tisalaya
Seaside Los Jameos Playa
Seaside Los Jameos Playa
4 out of 5
Playa de los Pocillos s/n, Puerto del Carmen, Tias, Lanzarote
The price is £123 per night from 1 Feb to 2 Feb
Nestled on the beach, this Tias hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Playa de Matagorda, Pocillos Beach and Puerto del Carmen Beach. Playa El Barranquillo and Playa ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (249 reviews)
"STAFF WERE VERY FRIENDLY AND HELPFUL. Very clean with a great variety of food and drinks, have already booked a return visit."

Reviewed on 16 Jan 2022

Seaside Los Jameos Playa
La Isla y el Mar Hotel Boutique - Adults Only
La Isla y el Mar Hotel Boutique - Adults Only
5 out of 5
Reina Sofia 23, Puerto del Carmen, Tias, Lanzarote
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £167 per night from 7 Feb to 8 Feb
Situated by the ocean, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Fariones Sports Center and Puerto del Carmen Beach. Pocillos Beach is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (359 reviews)
"Incredible hotel. Nothing else to say other than that."

Reviewed on 25 Jul 2021

La Isla y el Mar Hotel Boutique - Adults Only
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Apartamentos Tisalaya
Apartamentos Tisalaya
2.5 out of 5
Calle Montaña Tisalaya, 1, Tias
The price is £36 per night from 22 Feb to 23 Feb
Situated by the ocean, this aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Gran Casino de Lanzarote and Puerto del Carmen Beach. Pocillos Beach is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (127 reviews)
"This is the fifth time we have stayed at these apartments and will definitely be going back. Isn't that the greatest compliment any person can pay to a property? Clean, spacious, bright and airy with an exceptional pool area and a warm and inviting welcome awaits you at Tisalaya. The property is ..."

Reviewed on 19 Nov 2021

Apartamentos Tisalaya
R2 Bahía Kontiki Beach Apartments
R2 Bahía Kontiki Beach Apartments
4 out of 5
Calle Guanapay 5, Puerto del Carmen, Tias, Lanzarote
Situated in Tias, this beach aparthotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Fariones Sports Center and Puerto del Carmen Beach. Pocillos Beach is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (168 reviews)
"I loved everything about the property. For me the only let down was the food which IMO is not up to the 4* standard of the hotel."

Reviewed on 15 Jan 2022

R2 Bahía Kontiki Beach Apartments
Apartamentos Panorama - Adult Only
Apartamentos Panorama - Adult Only
3 out of 5
Guadarfia 2, Puerto del Carmen, Tias, Lanzarote
The price is £51 per night from 24 Feb to 25 Feb
Situated in Tias, this beach aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Fariones Sports Center and Puerto del Carmen Beach. Pocillos Beach is 1.6 mi (2.5 km) ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (257 reviews)
"great location, very friendly staff, would recommend"

Reviewed on 7 Nov 2021

Apartamentos Panorama - Adult Only
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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