Home to some of the world's most beautiful beaches, the Spanish island of Lanzarote will take your breath away with its incredible scenery and natural beauty. Steeped in plenty of history and culture, your villa holiday to Puerto del Carmen will be a fantastic holiday the whole family can enjoy. From fun-filled activities for kids in terms of water parks and animal sanctuaries, to hiking in the Timanfaya National Park, or relaxing on one of the many golden beaches, there's plenty to make your villa holiday in Puerto del Carmen a great holiday.
If you're seeking an idyllic and luxurious getaway, look no further than Puerto del Carmen in Lanzarote, Spain. This charming coastal town offers the perfect destination for your ultimate villa holiday. With its breathtaking beaches, vibrant nightlife, and stunning landscapes, Puerto del Carmen has something to offer every traveler.
Beaches in Puerto del Carmen
When it comes to beaches in Puerto del Carmen, you're spoiled for choice. There are so many beautiful places to swim and sunbathe, but you can also travel further afield. As it's primarily a tourist resort, you'll find calm waters, plenty of amenities and some unspoiled gems.
Playa Grande is the most popular beach for tourists, with its long sandy stretches and calm waters. Better still, it's in the hub of the action, so there are plenty of nearby restaurants.
Playa de los Pocillos
If you have young children and want to ensure their safety, a trip to Playa de los Pocillos is in order. Its shallow pools are ideal for paddling, and it's also a sandy beach with plenty of room.
Diving enthusiasts flock to Playa Chica each year to swim in the warm waters and marvel at abundant sea life. It's one of the more popular beaches with lava flows, making it a beautiful place to appreciate nature.
Nightlife in Puerto del Carmen
The best thing about Puerto del Carmen is its nightlife. You'll find everything you could want for evening entertainment in Lanzarote's liveliest resort, including nightclubs, pubs, karaoke bars and options for a chilled-out evening.
Marcos Bar is a lively entertainment venue featuring live music and plenty of delicious drinks. Tourists love this place along the iconic Avenida de las Playas, Puerto del Carmen's iconic strip. Grab dinner, then head to Marcos and enjoy some incredible music.
Another popular bar is The Dubliner, which features live music and - of course - an Irish theme. You can also catch important sports games on the 55-inch TV screens and sample various beers.
Singers of all abilities are welcome here, and the atmosphere will immediately make you feel at ease. Sing your heart out to a supportive crowd, join in the fun, and watch others listen to the mic.
Food and Drink in Puerto del Carmen
Puerto del Carmen has a range of family-friendly restaurants, so you'll never be short of places to go for dinner. You're also close to plenty of shops selling fresh seafood, which gives you a great excuse to fire up the grill and enjoy a relaxed dinner in your villa.
Black Buffalo Steakhouse & Grill
The Black Buffalo serves steaks, burgers and laid-back meals. With classic sides like fries and onion rings, you can feed the whole family on a budget here because the value is excellent.
You might think the UK is the best place to get your curry fix, but we're confident you'll change your mind with a trip to Indian Aroma. The food here is of the highest quality, and you can customise the spice level for each dish, making it a good option for children too.
Kentia Gourmet Club
Celebrating a special occasion? Kentia Gourmet Club is an up-market restaurant that specialises in serving gourmet dishes. The food is well worth the money, with Coastal Squid and Rascacio, along with some vegetarian options.
History and Culture in Puerto del Carmen
Lanzarote might be a popular destination for tourists looking for fun in the sun, but it also has plenty of historical and cultural activities just a short bus ride or drive away. After you stroll around the Old Town and infamous Puerto del Carmen market, check out these amazing activities and see the real Lanzarote.
Timanfaya National Park
If you love nature and want to see it in all its glory, there's nowhere quite like Timanfaya National Park. Taking a guided tour allows you to witness the epic volcanic landscape, but there are also options to go hiking.
Cesar Manrique Foundation
Art lovers should take a day trip to the museum celebrating the work of the famous Lanzarote artist and architect Cesar Manrique. It's located in a former lava cave and features a variety of Manrique paintings, sculptures, and architectural designs.
Just a 20-minute bus ride from Puerto del Carmen lies Teguise Market. It's a great place to visit for a more traditional shopping experience. Expect plenty of handicrafts, souvenirs and local produce. If you'd rather not travel, Puerto Calero is just over a mile's walk away.
Enjoy a lavish villa holiday in Puerto del Carmen
This Lanzarote resort was once a quaint fishing village, but today Puerto del Carmen is a bustling tourist resort that offers families endless fun in the sun. Located within easy reach of Arrecife airport, the lively town has heaps of restaurants, cafes, bars, shops and sandy beaches. You can enjoy everything Puerto del Carmen offers from our beautiful villas throughout the resort, including those in Los Mojones. The peaceful area is close to the seafront and perfect for lovers of peace and quiet. Or, look at our other villas in the heart of the action.
Puerto del Carmen is the perfect location if you're looking for a relaxed holiday that still offers plenty of activities. Our villas put you in the heart of the action while also providing a home away from home. You can enjoy the best of both worlds with their close proximity to beaches, bars and restaurants.
From luxury villas for couples to large family villas that provide the perfect base for a fun-filled getaway, we have everything you need to have a wonderful time.
Family Activities in Puerto del Carmen
Families never get bored in Puerto del Carmen because there's so much to do. Whether you stay in the resort or travel further afield, the kids will love what's on offer.
Rancho Texas Lanzarote Park
As a sprawling Texas-themed animal park, children never get bored here. With epic cowboy lasso shows and a range of animals, there's something for everyone—view donkeys, sea lions, white tigers, birds of prey, and reptiles.
Starlight Open Air Theatre
Feel like going retro and heading to the Starlight Theatre? As an open-air cinema, it has a laid-back vibe and shows family-friendly movies. The kids can enjoy munching on popular snacks, and there's alcohol for the adults.
Go Karting fans will love Gran Karting, which features Europe's largest track. Packages are available for families and drinks after you complete your race.
Aquapark is located in Teguise, just a short drive from Puerto del Carmen and is the perfect solution for a fun-filled day trip. You can combine it with a trip to the market, and transport is available from Puerto del Carmen. With a range of slides and pools, the kids will love Aquapark, and there are options for younger children too.
Choose from our stunning Puerto del Carmen villas
Choosing a villa instead of a hotel means you get the best of both worlds. Some of our villas are in the heart of the action, but if you'd prefer a quiet residential area, we have accommodation options available.
Villas for all the family
Our villas sleep between four to 14 people, making them ideal for small family getaways or large reunions. Each has excellent facilities, including air conditioning, an outdoor or heated pool and free WiFi. You can also take advantage of BBQs and other features.
Some of our luxury villas include pool tables, hot tubs and fantastic sea views.
Book your Puerto del Carmen holiday today
Puerto del Carmen guarantees a fantastic time, and our villas help you enjoy everything the resort offers. The most popular villas fill up quickly, but booking in advance will avoid disappointment.
If you need any help, please feel free to contact our friendly customer service team. We're always on hand to offer advice.