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The liveliest resort on the island with a number of bars and nightclubs on it main strip, alternatively you can opt for the quieter old quarter where you will find cobbled streets and tapas bars.

With its central location it’s a great spot to use as a base for sightseeing, 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.

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.

Transfer Time approx – 30mins

Puerto del Carmen is well equipped to deal with the lively tourist trade that exists here, with everything from authentic tapas bars to British meals on offer. The resort is well-known for its nightlife, and Centro Atlantico, with its range of clubs, is the place to go if you're seeking somewhere to dance the night away!

If you're not busy nursing a hangover, Puerto del Carmen has plenty of activities to keep you entertained during the day. Playa Chica, though the smallest beach, is on of the island's best dive spots, and Timanfaya National Park's volcanic landscape is open for tourists to explore either by car or on the back of a camel. On the other hand, if you're feeling lazy, the beaches are pleasant enough to lie on all day long...

Location of Puerto del Carmen

Key Facts

  • Language: Spanish
  • Currency: Euro
  • Flight time: 4.5 hours
  • When to go: Year-Round

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