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Holidays In Puerto del Carmen

Puerto del Carmen Holidays at a Glance

Book your Holidays to Puerto del Carmen and you will be on the south eastern coast of Lanzarote. Puerto del Carmen is a large resort with a attractive harbour overlooking a golden sandy beach measuring 6 kms. Puerto del Carmen is without doubt the most visited resort in Lanzarote offering everything from the peace and tranquillity of a secluded beach area to the vibrancy of the busy resort centre.

Who holidays in Puerto del Carmen?

Puerto del Carmen holidays are best suited for families and couples looking for a beach holiday with lively nightlife.



Key Facts - Puerto del Carmen

  • LanguageSpanish & English
  • CurrencyEuro
  • Dialing Code00 34
  • Flight Duration4 hours 15 mins (Approx)
  • Distance From Airport12 km
  • Airport Transfer (Taxi)15 mins

Puerto del Carmen was once a small fishing village that later developed into tourist hot spot, the old harbour is still a lovely place to visit boasting some wonderful seafood restaurants - a must for all taking Puerto del Carmen holidays. Tourism has grown significantly over last 20 years, however the strict planning restrictions have prohibited the high rise buildings ensuring holidays in Puerto del Carmen retain the charm of traditional Lanzarote.

A number charter airlines operate regular flights to Lanzarote so bargain holidays to Puerto del Carmen are just around the corner. Puerto del Carmen is one of Lanzarote most popular resorts located just 10 minutes from the airport. Puerto del Carmen has an excellent choice of accommodation so whatever your budget Olympic Holidays have Puerto del Carmen holidays for you.

Cheap Holidays to Puerto del Carmen - Olympic Holidays

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Timanfaya (Fire Mountains): Holidays to Lanzarote would not be complete without a journey to the fire mountains where you witness volcanic action amongst the craters and lava fields.

Rancho Texas Theme Park: Live western music, line dancing, shows and great entertainment. Located just outside Puerto del Carmen, the western nights are legendary offering great food and great entertainment for the whole family.

Timanfaya (Fire Mountains): Holidays to Lanzarote would not be complete without a journey to the fire mountains where you witness volcanic action amongst the craters and lava fields.

Rancho Texas Theme Park: Live western music, line dancing, shows and great entertainment. Located just outside Puerto del Carmen, the western nights are legendary offering great food and great entertainment for the whole family.

For more exhilarating Puerto del Carmen holidays the watersports are great fun, there are a number of diving and windsurfing centres catering for all levels of proficiency.

Eating/Drinking During Puerto del Carmen Holidays

During you holidays to Puerto del Carmen there is not shortage of places to eat, with well over 100 restaurants on the Avenida de Las Playas alone. The menus cater for all tastes and budgets offering everything from fast food through to high class gourmet eating.

If you feeling adventurous try the local Canarian dishes, look out for the word 'tipico' on the menu meaning 'local'. During holidays in Puerto del Carmen try some Canarian favourites like papas arragudas, home grown small new potatoes boiled with salt water until the water evaporates leaving a layer of salt of the skin. These are often served with Mojo sauce, there are 2 varieties one made from Coriander and Parsley called cool green mojo verde. The other is called red mojo rojo made from red chillies and peppers.

Puerto del Carmen offer the liveliest nightlife in Lanzarote, the resort has a huge number of bars, night clubs and restaurants. Holidays in Puerto del Carmen provide a perfect mix of relaxation during the day and partying in the evenings.

Getting Around on Puerto del Carmen Holidays

Getting around Puerto del Carmen is very easy taxis are at hand but remember they cannot booked in advance, but they arrive quite quickly when ordered. The island's capital Puerto Del Rosario can be reached within 20 minutes by using the number 3 bus.

Puerto del Carmen Holidays Shopping

A major attraction of Puerto del Carmen holidays and the rest of the Canary Islands is shopping because many goods are virtually tax free. Puerto Del Carmen has hundreds of shops selling an huge range of goods including alcohol, tobacco, electrical goods and designer wear. There is a Sunday market in the old capital Teguise with an assortment of stalls attracting hundreds of visitors each week. You can pick up bargain souvenirs and gifts from the market because you can haggle with the stall owners.

Holidays in Puerto del Carmen - Beaches

The highlight of Puerto del Carmen holidays is undoubtedly its long and broad stretch of golden sandy beach. The waters are clean and calm making it perfect for swimming and watersports, making holidays to Puerto del Carmen extremely popular with families and couples. For quieter beaches during your Puerto del Carmen holidays Matagordos beach and Playa de Porcillos beach are considerably less busy.

Weather and climate information

Max Temp C Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Lanzarote 21 21 23 23 25 26 28 29 28 26 24 22
London 6 7 10 13 17 20 22 21 19 14 10 7
Sunshine Hours Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Lanzarote 6 6 7 8 8 9 9 9 8 7 6 6
London 1 2 4 5 6 7 6 6 5 3 2 1

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