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Lanzarote FAQ

There are many things you should now before traveling to Lanzarote, our extensive FAQs have answers to all the questions our visitors ask.

Puerto del Carmen


Puerto del Carmen Nightlife

There is no better word than lively to describe the Puerto del Carmen nightlife. The beach bars and theme bars, like Bikers Club, Ruta 66, and Africa Bar, along with the cocktail lounges and wine bars are the best in Lanzarote.

There are two show bars too, and most pubs in town either have live music, karaoke, bingo, or trivia. On top of that, there are numerous sports bars, as well, as a few beer gardens, and shisha bars. You can even hit the casino, which is always open late.

You can find bingo nights at the The Hot Spot, Topgun Bar, Why Not Bar, Highlander Too, and the Owl & Pussycat Inn. Many of these places also have a trivia night too.

Yes, there are more Irish pubs in Puerto del Carmen than you can shake a leprechaun at with whole town drinking green beer when the St. Patrick’s Day Parade comes to town.

Around the Old Town Harbour and in walking distance of each other, you’ll find Mulligans Old Town, Irish Rover, Craic and Ceol, Dicey Reillys, Irish Harbor Bar, Bodhran, Hogan Stand, Brendan Brehan, Keely’s Bar, PJ’s Bar, Paddy’s Bar, Tipplers, The Rock Inn, Fox’s Bar, The Inn Place, and The Shamrock Bar.

Near Playa Grande there’s The Guinness Tavern, Shenanigans, Murphy’s, Irish Viking, Slattery’s, Brian Boru, O’connel’s Dug Out, Maguire’s, O’Briens, Bodhran, Darby O’Gills, and Mulligans New Town. Near Playa de Los Pocillos there’s Sally Joans and Fiddler’s Green. Near Playa Matagorda there’s Auld Triangle, Ned Kelly’s, The Sportsman, Peggy’s Snug, Decky Dillon’s, The Dubliner, and Paddy’s Paradise.

You’ll find 90% of the Puerto del Carmen’s nightlife along Avenida de las Playas with the largest concentrations around the Old Town Harbour and Playa Grande. You’ll also find pockets of nightlife around the Gran Casino and at the far end of Playa Matagorda near the airport.

The clubs, theme bars, and pubs, bar and with live music tend to be the ones that stay open late.

Yes, the nightlife in Puerto del Carmen is some of the best in the Canary Islands with roughly 100 party options along Avenida de las Playas alone. Aside from the general assortment of clubs, pubs, bar and grills, there’s a good live music scene, a ton of beach bars, and several sports bars.

The theme bars, show bars, and karaoke bars are also quite popular, along with the beer gardens, wine bars, and cocktail lounges. There’s also the Gran Casino which is open late.

If you’re staying near Playa Grande, Sunset Beach has a trivia night and is a wonderful beach bar too. You can also find quiz nights at Topgun Bar, Why Not Bar, The Hot Spot, and the Owl & Pussycat Inn. Many of these places also have a bingo night too.

Yes, the Scotch Corner Bar and Bluebells are the most popular Scottish pubs, along with Highlander Too.

Near the Old Town Harbour there’s a trendy cocktail lounge called Skyy that has shisha pipes, and a great drink menu too.

Yes, there are several British pubs which include the Purple Turtle, The Galleon Inn, Arthur’s Bar, Topgun Bar, and The Owl and Pussycat Inn.

Eating Out

Some of the best spots to grab an English breakfast in Puerto del Carmen are The Good Old Days Bar, Purple Turtle, Topgun Bar, Why Not Bar, Blue Marlin, and the Highlander Too. There’s are a ton of Irish pubs here too and few Scottish ones that also serve English breakfast.


Go Karting Tracks

Lanzarote Go Karting

It may surprise you to know that due to the go-kart’s low center of gravity and the small steering wheel size, even after a short 6-minute ride, you will notice some tension in your arms.

Yes. Lanzarote’s dry climate keeps the track surface safer than most other places. The sport of go-karting itself is also generally safe, as long as you follow the instructions given and do not deviate from them.

No, they’re not. Hitting the go-kart tracks in Lanzarote can be quite expensive, with 6-8 minutes of track time costing between 7-15€ per session.

Escape Rooms

Lanzarote Escape Rooms

Yes. Unfortunately, closed their doors with an official post on Facebook. Their escape room themes were called DeadLand, The Office, and The Mad House. They now recommend visitors to Try to Escape in Costa Teguise.

Yes, but it’s only subject to availability in The Great Escape in Puerto del Carmen.

Yes, all three escape room facilities in Lanzarote offer gameplay in Spanish.

Yes, all three escape room facilities in Lanzarote offer gameplay in English.

All 8 themed rooms escaped rooms in Lanzarote are offered in both English and Spanish, along with German being subject to availability at The Great Escape in Puerto del Carmen.

The escape room facilities in Lanzarote are called Island Quest Lanzarote (in Playa Blanca), The Great Escape (in Puerto del Carmen), and Try to Escape (in Costa Teguise).

There are a total of 7 themed escape rooms in Lanzarote. Island Quest in Playa Blanca has 4 rooms, Try to Escape in Costa Teguise has 2 rooms, while The Great Escape in Puerto del Carmen has just one room.

The 7 unique themed escape rooms in Lanzarote are named Serial Killer, The Magic Market, Project Atlantis, Dino Heist, (Island Quest), Galleon the Raid and Ghost Shire (Try to Escape), and Roman Dungeon (The Great Escape) where two more themed rooms are slated for development (Escape The Jungle and The Lost Tomb).

You can find one escape room facility in each of the three resort towns of Playa Blanca (Island Quest), Puerto del Carmen (The Great Escape), and Costa Teguise (Try to Escape).

There are three different escape room facilities in Lanzarote which combine for a total of 7 different themed rooms.

In general, the escape rooms are open from 09:00-10:000- to 21:00-22:00 with Island Quest in Playa Blanca open from 10:00-21:00, The Great Escape in Puerto del Carmen open from 10:00-22:00, Try to Escape in Costa Teguise open from 12:00-21:00.

The maximum allotted time for an escape room game in Lanzarote is 60 minutes, but game playing times will vary between participants. The faster you solve the puzzles, the sooner you finish.

Yes. Entrance prices for Lanzarote Escape Rooms have prices ranging from 15-25€ person (based on group size) with a maximum playing time of 1 hour.

The group rates for escape room games in Lanzarote are based on player size: 15€ per person (group of 6), 16€ (group of 5), 17.50€ (group of 4), 20€ (group of 3) and 25€ (group of 2).

Escape rooms in Lanzarote have prices that range from 15-25€ per person, with discounted offers for groups of 3 or more.

Each individually themed escape room allows for 2-6 people per group at both Island Quest in Playa Blanca and The Great Escape in Puerto del Carmen and 2-5 people at Try to Escape in Costa Teguise.

Yes and no. Escape rooms in Lanzarote have a floating price range of 15-25€ per person with discounts being offered when more people play within the same group. i.e. 15€ per person (group of 6), 16€ (group of 5), 17.50€ (group of 4), 20€ (group of 3).

An escape room is a timed (60-minute), locked room puzzle game where a group of 2 to 6 people work in tandem to seek out hidden clues and solve challenging puzzles that escalate in difficulty as the game progresses.