Isle of Lanzarote

Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote

What offers Puerto del Carmen?

Located in the eastern part of Lanzarote Island, Puerto del Carmen is a very popular destination for Lanzarote tourists and attracts an international audience during all seasons of the year. The former fishing village was once called “La Tinosa “, and has , in the course of time, turned into a very lively place. It is easily accessible from the airport and has a very Mediterranean flair. The “Avenida de las Playas” connects the three most important quarters of the town and an extensive range of shops, boutiques, cafés and restaurants offer almost anything that is required for a pleasant stay. Accommodation can be found in an extensive range of hotels and apartments of different categories.

Beautiful natural beaches and crystal clear water invite water enthusiasts for a refreshing dip into the Atlantic Ocean. The old fishing port enjoys an almost picturesque setting and a variety of local restaurants offer a wide range of fresh fish and excellent Canarian specialties to all those, who want to enjoy Spanish kitchen during their stay.

Sports and Entertainment

Moreover, a vibrant nightlife can be found in Playa Grande, where many discotheques offer the opportunity to go out for a dance after dinner. Puerto del Carmen is a perfect choice for all those, who want to combine a relaxing sun and beach holiday with sports activities and entertainment. Diving schools and windsurfing centres offer rental equipment and lessons for those who want to try out water sports for the very first time. Even a golf course is available for golf fans.

In July, the ”Fiesta de Nuestra Señora del Carmen”, the patron saint of Puerto del Carmen, unites people from all parts of the island. Spanish Music, dance and Canarian folk performances until the early morning delight all visitors and guests.