Puerto del Carmen Things to Do

PDC has plenty of nightlife and many boats tours leaving from old town harbor. Our tourist map makes finding activities, attractions and entertainment very easy to locate.

Several beaches adorn the coastline and are they a hotbed for water sport activities, while diving excursions are done right in town by Playa Chica.

With Puerto del Carmen Being one of the top tourist cities in Lanzarote, you’ll also find more restaurants than you can possibly try out on a single vacation.

Tourist Map

You’ll find all the things to do and places to see or visit in Puerto del Carmen marked and categorized on our interactive map below. From activities and attractions to tours and excursions, games and entertainment, it’s all there.

We’ve even included all the beaches, spas, landmarks, shopping areas, parks, and nearby attractions in Puerto Calero, Timanfaya and La Geria.

Tours & Excursions

Waverider RIB Experience

Waverider RIB Experience

Explore the coastline and wildlife of Lanzarote touring in a 600HP, super-charged Waverider that does donuts, high-speed turns, and figure eights. Three different tours are available that range from a sonic speed trip, to more subdued and scenic tours for viewing nearby beaches and wildlife… more →

Dolphin Sunset Cruise

Los Lobos Dolphin Sunset Cruise

A 2.5 hour evening tour on a fast and roomy jet boat to view the friendly dolphins in their natural habitat near Los Lobos Island at sunset. While on the way, the crew offer detailed info about the marine wildlife in the area, but while whales sightings are possible, the timing has to be perfect… more →

Attractions

Rancho Texas Park

Puerto del Carmen Things to Do

The Rancho Texas Park is a popular theme park and has great attractions such as the Indian village, the Medicine man cave, the Goldmine and Lilliput farm… more →

Gran Casino de Lanzarote

Gran Casino de Lanzarote

The casino floor offers slots, multigaming and sports betting machines separate from the gaming room tables of roulette, poker, electronic blackjack. Texas Hold’em poker tournaments are held every Tuesday and Thursday. The Restaurante Fortuna can be found on the rooftop, but there is also a snack bar and gaming room bar within the casino… more →

Activities

Lanzarote Golf Course

Puerto del Carmen Things to Do

Designed by Ron Kirby this course offers palm tree background with lush greens, gullies and undulating hills. The fairways are wide and generous to a golfer’s handicap, while the uphill drives, hidden lake, and volcanic rocks add in unique challenges.

The biodiversity found on the course includes plenty of birds, rabbits, and lizards. The course also has an extensive number of plant species and unique trees like the spineless yuccas and date trees. At Hoyo 19, you find a nice terrace restaurant with a wonderful view of the Atlantic Ocean.

Gran Karting

Puerto del Carmen Things to Do

At 1.3 km, Gran Karting Lanzarote offers the largest go-karting track in Europe. Kids aged 5-10 years have a separate track with electric carts, while Juniors (ages 10 – 16 years) get to ride on the senior track with a GKC 160 cc kart.

Those 16+ can ride a 270cc Honda kart with speeds up to 80 km per hour. Marshalls can also upgrade you to a CRG 390cc kart if you pass their eye test. Bragging rights are listed on the big board where all laps times are displayed.

Jurassic Kingdom Crazy Golf

Jurassic Kingdom Crazy Golf

A rooftop, 12-hole mini-golf course that has a prehistoric dinosaur theme complete with sound effects and an erupting volcano.

During the day you can also see the coastal views while playing, but it’s best enjoyed by night when the course is fully illuminated and the sights and sounds more vivid.

Patinaje Ice Skating

Patinaje Ice Skating Rink

A small synthetic ice rink that can be enjoyed year-round, and is best suited for kids.

Skate rentals are provided with entrance along with helmets, safety bars, and knee and arm protection if needed. The sunset views can also make it more worthwhile.

Ice Wheels

Ice Wheels

Similar to bumper cars with the course being the Patinaje ice skating rink. There’s a not lot of room to maneuver, but small children would enjoy it along with parent who can ride along and play backseat driver.

Entertainment

Music Hall Tavern

Puerto del Carmen Things to Do

A drag show filled with glamorous looking men dancing up a storm, singing old-time favorites, and doing comedy routines. The show is suitable for those both young and old and is vastly different from the entertainment found on resorts. Dinner includes a 3-course meal with free-flowing beer, wine, sangria, and soda pop. Once the show starts though, so does the drink tab. 

Rooftop Biosfera

Biosfera Plaza Rooftop

A leisure center atop the roof of the Biosfera Plaza that offers an open air cinema, virtual reality simulator, synthetic ice rink and a dinosaur themed mini-golf course with matching restaurant. There’s also another jazz restaurant with gorgeous sea views of Fuerteventura along with a DJ on Fridays and live music on Sundays.

Starlight Open Air Cinema

Starlight Open-Air Cinema

The crown jewel of the Biosfera rooftop is the open-air cinema where you can watch a movie under the stars. Seating consists of sofas, bean bags, fully-reclined loungers and upright chairs with footrests. The audio headphones have both English and Spanish settings and snacks along with dinner or drinks can be ordered directly to your seat.

Cine 6D

Cine 6D

A motion ride theater that combines virtual reality movies with 6D visuals, digital sound and theme park special effects. All aspects of the movie/ride are fine-tuned towards stimulating your senses. The seating moves along with the camera angles so you can feel each twist, turn, dip or dive… more →

Lost World Kids Zone

Lost World Cafe Kids Zone

A soft play area located at the Lost World Cafe with a mini-slide and assortment of dinosaur related toys for small children to enjoy. Parents can easily track and watch from the open-air picnic tables with sun umbrellas.

Beaches

Popular beaches in Puerto del Carmen include; Playa Grande, Matagorda, and Los Pocillos. The beachfront along Avenida de las Playas is covered with quality seafood restaurants, cafes, bars, nightclubs, discos, shopping centers, car rentals and more.

Playa Chica

Playa Chica Beach

A naturally enclosed beach with calm waters that is popular with families, snorkelers, divers and watersport activities like banana boats, jetski and fly board rentals. Historical lava flows created a sheltered reef with a magnificent sea wall complete with caves. A local grouper fish named Felix who is camera friendly usually also comes daily to forage the shrimp cave… more →

Playa Grande

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As for beaches in Puerto del Carmen; the beaches cover more than 6 km area and situated along the shoreline of the township of Tias. Popular beaches in Puerto del Carmen include; Playa Grande, Matagorda, and Los Pocillos… more →

Scenic Walks

There are many places to walk in Puerto del Carmen starting from the old harbour through to the beach promenade and all the way down to Puerto Calero.

Old Town Harbour

Puerto del Carmen Things to Do

Once a small fishing village this modernized tourist area is now home to bars, restaurants, hotels and posh condos. It’s a great place to relax and enjoy the postcard sea views, especially at sunset. Events such as the St. Patrick’s Day Festival and Carnival take place here as do boats tours and the waterbus to Puerto Calero… more →

Festivals

It seems like there is always something going on in Puerto del Carmen throughout the year with festivals like Holi and The Three Kings and Santa Claus parades.

Holi

March 9-10, 2020

Holi Festival of Colors

Holi or The Festival of Colors takes places in March and is a celebration of peace, tranquility, and love where everyone comes together in a willing embrace of unity. While symbolizing positivity, diversity, and egalitarianism, most people will simply know it as the time they unleashed their inner-child by hugging, dancing, singing and playing with colors… more →

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