Puerto del Carmen ...|
Puerto del Carmen is located to the south of Lanzarote and is one of the most important tourist spots of the island.
It has more of 6 km. of beaches sheltered from the trade winds: Blanca Beach, known as
Playa Grande; Los Pocillos and Matagorda are the most extensive.
Puerto del Carmen has a full range of services and numerous entertainment centers located along the expansive Las Playas Avenue: shops, shopping centers, restaurants and bars, recreational centers, pubs, discos and, in general, a lively nightlife. In addition you can enjoy all kinds of sports activities: windsurfing, excursions, sport fishing of height, scuba diving, etc.
Puerto del Carmen is without doubt the excellent destination for the lovers of the leisure, since it is the locality of the island where the highest concentration of bars, pubs and nightclubs; both in the area of the Varadero as along the Avenida de las Playas.
Among the main events that take place in Puerto del Carmen include the parade of Carnival (February), (May) Ironman Triathlon Puerto del Carmen, qualifying for the Championship of Spain (June); Fiestas de Ntra. Sra. del Carmen (end of July), Championships of tennis at the Fariones Sports Club and the Club Match Point among others.