Puerto del Carmen is a beautiful area in the southeast of Lanzarote, in an exceptional location where the average annual temperature falls around 21ºC.
It belongs to the Tías region and is the perfect place to stay and discover Lanzarote. It is just 15km from the island’s capital, Arrecife, very close to Timanfaya National Park, and just 8km from the airport.
The hotel selection is one of the best in Lanzarote, with hotels and apartments of all levels and for all budgets. Some of its most popular hotels include:
If you want to see more hotels in Puerto del Carmen, you can do so here.
Places of Interest
Given that it’s practically in the centre of the island, most of the main places of interest like Timanfaya or Jameos del Agua are relatively close.
In the town itself, you can do water sports on the beaches. Visit Rancho Texas Park. Walk the long promenade that stretches the length of the area’s coastline. Enjoy the pubs, great restaurants, and shops that you’ll find in the town. There is lots to discover in Puerto del Carmen.
This is one of the most popular destinations in Lanzarote, and that’s largely thanks to its fantastic beaches. There’s something for everybody: big, small, busy, quiet, with amenities…, Puerto del Carmen’s beaches are suited for everyone, whether they’re families with children, couples, or groups of friends.
They’re all sandy beaches with generally calm waves, offering the perfect conditions for water sports.
Frequently asked questions
What is the weather like?
The weather in Puerto del Carmen is moderate and pleasant, with very little rain and sunny days. The warm season lasts around 3 months, from July to September, during which the minimum temperatures are around 22ºC and the maximum around 28ºC. The average temperature between December and March is 17.5ºC.
How far is Puerto del Carmen from the airport?
Puerto del Carmen is only 8km from Lanzarote airport, which takes less than 10 minutes in the car. The taxi journey costs around €16.
How do you get to Puerto del Carmen?
You can get here via the LZ-40. The easiest way to get around Lanzarote is in a car – you can hire one here.