Why Puerto del Carmen Lanzarote is Still Popular

Puerto del Carmen is one of the longest established resorts on Lanzarote, with its proximity to the airport holding appeal for those who are not keen on long transfer times.  Historically Puerto del Carmen was a small fishing village and the town still retains much of its old world appeal.

With many changes, developments and expansions over time, Puerto del Carmen has transformed itself into a resort with multiple appeal. For young people and large parties and just the young at heart there is a thriving nightlife full of atmosphere and great music.  The main stretch is situated behind the beach and you will find over a mile of entertainment bars, discos, bars with live music and many excellent restaurants to enjoy a relaxing evening out.

For families Puerto del Carmen is perfect with its spectacular beaches and family friendly entertainment.  The Playa Grande beach is 6km long and gently slopes down into the sea making it a great place for all types of swimmers. From the beach you can take a diving excursion or try some snorkelling, as well as many other types of water sports to enjoy.

Also great for families are the theme parks that are located nearby such as Rancho Texas. This theme park gives you a taste of the Wild West,  and you will also find a whole range of exciting animals to enjoy.  White Tigers and sea lions, cougars and skunks are all here for you to get to know and learn about.  This theme park in particular enjoys a great reputation with all of its visitors who return again and again.

For couples and the seasoned travellers there are plenty of restaurants and golf courses to enjoy as well as many local sights to explore.  The marina at Puerto Calero, just a few kilometres from Puerto del Carmen itself, is well worth a visit for its designer shops and cafes and restaurants, a gentle stroll around this wonderful area is a delight, taking in the sight of all the boats and yachts and then relaxing with a coffee and cake is an ideal way to spend the day.

There are many other aspects to Puerto del Carmen that make this resort ideal for your holiday. The golf course is just one of them; enjoying 18 holes under the Lanzarote sunshine is a great way to spend a day.  The Lanzarote Golf resort in Tias offers a challenging course, battling against the sometimes strong winds, but always with great views and service this is a course not to miss.

 

Andrew Jones (11 Posts)


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