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Hotels in Puerto del Carmen


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Tranquil turquoise waters await in Puerto del Carmen, a stunning seaside resort with a pretty old town harbour and stunning sunset views. You're never far from spectacular beaches here, both busy and secluded, and there’s always something going on in the centre of town.

Are you looking for easy beach access or something tucked away? There are plenty of hotel options in Puerto del Carmen.

Neighbourhoods of Puerto del Carmen‎

Puerto del Carmen has several neighbourhoods to explore‎:

  • Old Town Harbour: This cosy former fishing harbour is an idyllic place to stay for romantics, home to a number of fine restaurants and waterfront bars.
  • Playa Blanca : If you’re looking for easy beach access, this is your spot. Hotels along and around Av. de las Playas have access to sandy shores and lively beach bars.
  • Los Mojones: This is a popular spot for quieter stays. It’s located just north of the harbour in a charming part of the city.
  • Los Pocillos: East of town, you’ll find this charming beachside area, home to many fantastic seaside hotels and a number of excellent dining options.

What to see and do in Puerto del Carmen‎

Puerto del Carmen is a beach-going paradise with ample outdoor and waterborne activities to pursue. The Blue Flag beaches (including Playa Blanca and Playa Grande) stretch for some 6km, offering unrivalled access to the sea and sunshine. You'll find windsurfing, diving and swimming school throughout the town. If you're looking for more seclusion, there are plenty more beaches in the area, including the delightful "burnt beach" of Playa Quemada, found in a neighbouring fishing village which retains much of its historic charm. Other sports and activities are available too, including golf and cycling. If you’re travelling with children, they’re sure to love the Rancho Texas Lanzarote animal park.

What to eat in Puerto del Carmen‎

Puerto del Carmen has a vibrant food scene offering up regional and international cuisine. To eat like a local, try authentic Lanzarote dishes like papas arrugadas, or wrinkly potatoes, a Canarian speciality that goes well with fresh fish and meat. Mojo sauce is also very popular and you'll find it at most restaurants. Estofado, or stew, is also beloved, with the regional variant of ropa vieja (with beef, beans and wine) being particularly delicious. Seafood lovers will have much to enjoy as well, from puntillas de calamar (deep-fried squid) to succulent boquerones (anchovy fillets) and Pescado a la plancha (fish of the day simply cooked).

Typical events and festivals in Puerto del Carmen‎

Puerto del Carmen a year-round itinerary of events and festivities, ranging from typical religious celebrations to unique local festivals. One of the first events of the year is Carnival, a four-day-long celebration with dancing, processions and parties before Lent. Another must-see is the Fiesta of San Juan in late June when bonfires are lit on the beach. The most important festival in town is the Fiesta of Nuestra Señora del Carmen, a celebration of the patron saint of sailors in early August which features colourful beachside processions and decorated fishing boats.

How to move around in Puerto del Carmen‎

Puerto del Carmen is served by a bus network which transports visitors throughout the city and to the airport. Rental cars, however, are among the most convenient ways to truly explore the island on day trips.

The climate in Puerto del Carmen‎

Often described as one of the "islands of eternal spring", Puerto del Carmen has a mild year-round climate with warm, dry summers which never seem to end. You can expect highs of around 29°C in the hottest months, with lows of just 14°C in the coldest winters.

More interesting facts about and sights in Puerto del Carmen‎

Puerto del Carmen is perfectly placed for day trips throughout Lanzarote. It takes just 15 minutes to reach the island's capital of Arrecife and less than 30 minutes to reach the spectacular Los Volcanes Natural Park. Here, you can climb the impressive Caldera Blanca.

Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Puerto del Carmen

The most centrally located hotels in Puerto del Carmen with the best ratings are: Las Orquideas Apartamentos, Hotel Fariones and Hotel Casa Blanca.

It depends on the category of the hotel. If you want to stay at a 4-star hotel in Puerto del Carmen, the average price per night is 52 , while you will pay an average of 28 for a 3-star hotel, and in a more luxurious 5-star hotel, you"ll pay around 78 .

If you're bringing a vehicle, we recommend that you book a hotel with parking in Puerto del Carmen, like Hotel Villa Canaima, Apartamentos Princesa Guayadeque or Apartamentos La Peñita.

You can make reservations at Mar Azul Playa if you´re looking for a hotel with valet service for your visit to Puerto del Carmen.

If you need a hotel with disabled access in Puerto del Carmen, we recommend Apartamentos La Peñita, Hipotels La Geria and Hotel Las Costas.

If you want an adult-only hotel in Puerto del Carmen, some of the best options for adults only are Apartamentos Panorama Adults Only, Apartamentos Teneguía and Apartamentos Isla De Lobos Adults Only.

According to our clients, if you´re travelling with children, the best hotels in Puerto del Carmen are Apartamentos Barcarola Club, Hotel Las Costas and Apartamentos La Peñita.

If you want to save time, the hotels in Puerto del Carmen with express check-in and check-out are Club Del Carmen By Diamond Resorts, Apartamentos Jable Bermudas and Vik Hotel San Antonio.

The best hotels with a pool in Puerto del Carmen are Hotel Villa Canaima, Apartamentos La Peñita and Hipotels La Geria.

Some of the options for hotels with non-smoking rooms in Puerto del Carmen are Hotel Fariones, Hipotels La Geria and Hotel Las Costas.