Visiting Puerto Del Carmen

One of the most well-known tourist locations and best holiday spots in Lanzarote, is Puerto Del Carmen. Located along the south of the island and only 10 minutes away from the airport, it’s the perfect place to spend your holiday. Puerto Del Carmen actually used to be a small fishing village many years ago, but it is now a fully fledged holiday hotspot with a lot to offer and so much appeal. Whether you’re looking for a fun filled break or an exquisite spot to relax and enjoy with great company, this part of Lanzarote is great for everybody.

What it has to offer

Aside from its miles of stunning, sandy beaches, Puerto Del Carmen doesn’t fall short in the way of things it has to offer. It’s the perfect place to suit whatever budget you’re going off and whatever type of holiday you’re looking for, as there really is something for everyone. Filled with diverse restaurants, shopping complexes, annual carnivals and celebrations, as well as fantastic sports facilities, lively bars, vibrant nightlife and several entertainment centres, there is so much appeal in Puerto Del Carmen and it’s not hard to see why it attracts so many tourists each and every year.


Puerto Del Carmen without doubt has the best nightlife in Lanzarote. It has the most bars, clubs and pubs on the island, and so, many deem it to be the best place for nightlife and partying. With so many options available, you’ll never run out of places wind down and enjoy yourself. It’s common for this to be a key part in a holiday for some people, so if that’s what you’re looking for as a priority, this is certainly the place to be. However, it’s not just about this, and Puerto Del Carmen has a lot more to offer.


There are more than six kilometres of beautiful and sunny beaches along this part of the island, perfect for sunbathing, having a dip in the sea, or even enjoying the views from inside a bar or restaurant. You can catch some live music, or sit along the beach front and watch the sunset in this perfect picturesque spot. Not only this, but you can also enjoy this part of Lanzarote a little further out to sea, through things like cruising, sailing, party boats, island tours, or even snorkelling!


Puerto Del Carmen is home to all sorts, from parades, to festivals, and more commonly, sports competitions. The combination of the winds alongside the water, makes it great for watersports. Whether it’s windsurfing, surfing, or paddleboarding, the winds make this the perfect spot to practice and compete.


As with everywhere in Lanzarote, there is plenty of culture to explore in Puerto Del Carmen. For example, you could try some of the traditional food commonly served in Lanzarote, such as Canarian potatoes with mojo, or grilled octopus. Furthermore, you could even take a trip to the old town where a lot of these foods are served!


Whatever kind of holiday you’re going for, you can be sure that Puerto Del Carmen is the place for you. If you’d like to know more or have any enquiries regarding a stay at our villa, get in touch with us via our contact page.