As one of the largest resort towns on the Spanish island of Lanzarote, Puerto del Carmen has more than enough places and activities to keep British tourists entertained during their visit. From its many sandy beaches to a flourishing nightlife, anyone on cheap Puerto del Carmen holidays can be sure of finding a good time.
The liveliest resort on the island with a number of bars and nightclubs on its main strip, alternatively you can opt for the quieter old quarter where you will find cobbled streets and tapas bars. If that’s not up your street, take it easy on the islands most popular beach before taking a dip in the cool blue waters.
Being closer to the African Coast than many of the other Canary Islands has given Lanzarote a distinct climate, which is semi-desert in nature. This means that Puerto del Carmen has relatively stable temperatures throughout the year, with little rainfall at all during the summer months. This abundance of sunshine has turned the town into an all-year-round resort, which is great for Brits trying to get away from the UK’s winters.
The long sandy beaches here are great for a little sunbathing after the night before or frolicking in the surf.
If the water takes your fancy, you can even try your hand at scuba diving in the clear waters just off the island’s coastline. However, if you prefer having fun on dry land, there are plenty of facilities in the town including the Biosfera Plaza. This is a large retail and entertainment complex, which is packed with stores and bars, making it easy for Brits on cheap Puerto del Carmen holidays to pass the time away.
Along one side of the Avenida de las Playas, which follows the coastline, are a host of restaurants, bars and cafes, so you will never be too far from refreshment.
With its central location, it’s a great spot to use as a base for sightseeing
For all the shoppers out there, you will be spoilt for choice if you take a stroll along the main coastal road, here you will find shops by the dozen where you can saunter along at your own pace.
Brits on cheap Puerto del Carmen holidays will also be sure of finding something delicious to eat during their stay at the resort. From British and international dishes at The Little Elm Restaurant to traditional Spanish cuisine at Taberna de Nino, you can be as adventurous as you like.
Fresh seafood is also in abundance here, so you can enjoy tuna steaks or calamari at a number of locations, even while you shop at the Biosfera.
With numerous bars and clubs stretched along the entire beachfront, you can be sure of finding somewhere to have a drink and a dance in Puerto del Carmen. Places such as The Island Bar and The Venue provide lively atmospheres for visitors to the resort, while there are still drinking holes with a more relaxed pace if that is what you desire, including La Delicatezza Cocktail Bar.
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