Villas in Puerto del Carmen
The beach resort of Lanzarote
If you are searching for an enjoyable holiday at a dynamic resort in Lanzarote, book a villa in Puerto del Carmen. This bustling town has a long history entertaining holiday makers being the most established on the island. From the airport a short transfer time of 10 minutes will bring you to the most popular beach resort Lanzarote has to offer. It started life as a small fishing village nestled around the old town harbor but now stretches along the sandy coastline filled with everything you would need to make the most of a fun filled holiday. A Puerto del Carmen Villa offers you the best of both worlds. A peaceful location with resort amenities just a short stroll. You can choose between beachside villas with the sea on your doorstep, centrally located properties or from the more sought after Puerto del Carmen Villas in the area of Los Mojones which nestles above village. A long beach road boasts shops and restaurants for all tastes. boutiques and bazaars with souvenirs and designer wear. The Biosfera shopping center has a collection of better known stores as well as the Starlight open air cinema showing english speaking films. You can make the most of your holiday by booking a villa with private swimming pool in this vivacious resort.
Villas in Puerto del Carmen
What to Find on a Puerto del Carmen Villa Holiday
A busy resort with lots of amenities
Puerto del Carmen is the more established holiday resort on Lanzarote which has been welcoming guets for over 60 years. The little fishing port otherwise known as La Tiñosa is where the settlement began with the developement of the Fariones Hotel which was built inbetween the large sandy beach of Playa Blanca and a smaller cove calle Playa Chica. This unique litte cove is surrounded by rocks and very popular amongst divers. The fishing village has kept enchartment with the fishing boats moored alongside the tourist boats and the catch of the day offered in the surrounding restaurants.
The old town still has its historical chrch Nuestra Señora del Carmen and the bell from the tower can be heard from time to time. When tourism started, Puerto del Carmen coastline was completely free from construction but over the years the resort has expanded rapidly due to tourist demand.
Its an ideal base for a villa holiday as it s a short distance from Cesar Manrique airport and quite central with regard to reaching the north and south of the island. Unlike other holiday resorts in Spain, particular care has been taken to preserve the area and originaly laws were developed to limit contruction over 2 storeys. A colour scheme was introduced for the buildings meaning they could only be white washed and doors and windows could only be blue for the sea, brown for the volcanos or green for the palms.
Puerto del Carmen has undergone a number of refurbishments over the years and continues to develope its holiday friendly environment. The resort now is decribed within four main areas. The old town, new town, Los Pocillos and Matagorda. They all have their own benefits and choosing a villa in Puerto del Carmen can be centered around which area works best for you. The old and new town have some hills where as Los Pocillos and Matagorda are flatter.
There are so many restaurants and bars that its pretty safe to say your taste will be catered for. Anything from Asian, Chinese, Indian, steak houses, tapas, fish, British and burger bars can be found. There are also some loveley a la carte restaurants in special settings for celebrating an ocasion. Your mouth will be watering when strolling along the beach road.
Nightlife is concentrated around Centro Atlantico in the new town where you will find most of the clubs which are open to the early hours. There are plenty of entertainment bars including sports, live music and kareoke, also some relaxing chill out bars overlooking the sea where you can watch the sunset. La Ola is situated next to the casino and is a great place have a cocktail or a meal. It even has its own plunge pool and daybeds.
You will not be stuck for things to do either as there is plenty to do from windsurfing,diving, trampolining, mini golf, spas and gymnasiums. The main beach is equipped with pedalos, jet skis and a banana boat. The Rancho Texas Theme Park during the day offers a variety of animal shows and by night Country and Western estravaganzas.
Just 10 minutes outside of Puerto del Carmen there is the Lanzarote Golf resort and also Gran Karting which is a Go Kart Trak. A ferry boat can take you from the harbour to the nearby marina of Puerto Calero and the regular resort bus service runs between the capital of Arrecife, Costa Teguise and Playa Blanca. Puerto del Carmen villa holidays can be peaceful and relaxing or jamed packed, whatever you decide
Puerto del Carmen Villa Rental Locations
Villa LVC212405 - 3 bedroom - sleeps 6