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Puerto del Carmen Travel Guide: Insider Tips & Tourist Info

This popular holiday resort town located on the south coast of Lanzarote is famous for its shopping, entertaining nightlife, and nice beaches. Although not very large, Puerto del Carmen has numerous restaurants, boutique shops, luxury hotels, beachside apartments, and bungalows for rent.


Together with Costa Teguise and Playa Blanca, Puerto del Carmen is the resort that offers the widest range of leisure time activities. Taking a stroll around the old district of Puerto del Carmen or La Tinosa is a must.


The old harbour area is very attractive and worth a visit and see as well as the beachfront along the Avenida de las Playas. The beachfront in Puerto del Carmen is covered with quality seafood restaurants, cafes, bars, nightclubs, discos, shopping centres, car rentals and more.

The Rancho Texas Park is a popular theme park where holidaymakers may spend a great time with their kids.

Other popular Puerto del Carmen attractions include; diving excursions, water sports, boat trips, fishing and adventure playground but one of the most exciting and popular attraction is the submarine trip to discover the underworld.

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.


You can find links with answers to all of our frequently asked questions about Puerto del Carmen below.

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