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Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020
On the southern coast of Lanzarote and only a 10 minute drive from the Arrecife Airport, this sun drenched town boasts some of the most impressive sandy beaches and perfect conditions for all water sports. This makes Puerto del Carmen one of the best-loved and most visited areas on the island. This once small fishing village has been transformed into a buzzing resort catering to every holiday makers needs.
From luxurious 5 star resorts to more family friendly apartments, Puerto Del Carmen has something for all budgets and with a long stretch of beach facing hotels along the coast, you are sure to find the perfect beach getaway.
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Check out the old town if you fancy a more relaxed atmosphere with a charming character. There are a select number of restaurants overlooking the harbour and sea with the volcanic mountains of Papagayo providing the backdrop to your evening.
If you are in search of a more thrill seeking holiday, there is a huge variety of water sport activities to try out including wind surfing, parascending and jet skiing.
The area is also particularly well known for its opportunity to experience scuba diving with the coast offering very favourable conditions to get in the water and explore the seas.
There is even something for the golf enthusiasts with a course just outside of Puerto Del Carmen, fully equipped with an incredible backdrop of the Atlantic ocean.
With the increasing amount of tourists, Puerto del Carmen has developed a diverse range of culinary dishes from fantastic fresh Spanish seafood to Mexican, Italian, Asian and Indian restaurants. Puerto Del Carmen is the perfect place to find some fine dining but if you are on a budget, there are lots of more casual options.It is highly recommended to head to the Old Town, to enjoy authentic tapas for sharing while dining al fresco.