Lanzarote is the most easterly of the Canary Islands and is only 60 miles from Africa. They are four main tourist resorts, the biggest and busiest is Puerto Del Carmen.

Puerto Del Carmen offers 5km of broad, pale sandy beaches as well as a wide variety of places to eat and drink and is a popular destination for holidaymaker's from far and wide. Puerto Del Carmen is made up of a new and old town. The old Town is were you will find the harbour and many typical Spanish restaurants.

Puerto Del Carmen is the most popular tourist destination in Lanzarote, situated to the south of Lanzarote. Ryanair fly into Arrecife Airport in Lanzarote. It is attractive for many people because of the long sandy beaches, number of activities available and excellent selection of bars and restaurants. Puerto Del Carmen has a lot to offer all year round due to the warm climate of Lanzarote. Puerto Del Carmen started life as a fishing village and its picturesque harbour at the southern end of the resort is still very much in action, a lovely place to unwind over a drink and watch the fishing boats come and go. If you wander into the square nearby you will see the locals playing boules.

Puerto Del Carmen is the ideal holiday resort for the sun worshipper, with the beautiful Playa Grande beach, as for the night owl who loves dancing and eating and drinking, or the culture vulture. Suitable for couples and families Puerto Del Carmen has something to offer everyone with a wide selection of shops and shopping centers, entertainment halls, restaurants and bars.

For the more energetic tourist, Island Water sports offers tours and instruction in snorkeling and scuba-diving, or you can go riding courtesy of the Rancho Texas riding stables in Puerto del Carmen itself or Lanzarote a Caballo at Yaiza.

Puerto Del Carmen is a perfect resort for all the family. Whether you are looking for a fun active holiday or to just relax on the beach or next to a pool, Puerto Del Carmen offers it all.
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