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Puerto del Carmen is probably Lanzarote's busiest resort, situated very close to the airport and to the island's capital - Arrecife. If you're staying in Puerto del Carmen and you want to do some holiday shopping, don't miss the local market organized in Varadero square.
As the name indicates, Playa Chica is the smaller beach in the lively resort of Puerto del Carmen in Lanzarote. But despite its small size compared to the much larger Playa Grande, Playa Chica is widely popular among visitors and locals as well.
Puerto del Carmen is the most popular resort in Lanzarote and it has an ideal location, in the center of the island, very close to the airport. The town is divided in two: the old town and harbor and the new town. This makes Puerto del Carmen a place with lots of opportunities for activities during the day, lots of restaurants and also plenty of bars and club open all night long.
What better way to explore the beauty of Lanzarote's coast, than by walking along the ocean, soaking up the sun and enjoying the amazing landscape? If you're staying in Puerto del Carmen, one of the island's most popular resorts, we highly recommend the walk to Puerto Calero, which can be completed in under one hour one way.
Are you visiting Puerto del Carmen in Lanzarote during the carnival season? If so, then be sure not to miss the carnival which is a beautiful way to experience the local culture and have a bit of fun while you're on holiday in Lanzarote.
Christmas in Puerto del Carmen is very different from the usual holiday at home for most of us. You can still expect temperatures to be in their mid 20s°C and, so it will probably be a sunny holiday.
This is an annual event in the resort of Puerto del Carmen, organized by the Hindu community. HOLI is celebrated to welcome the spring with lots of colors. It means the victory of the good over the evil.
On May 30th 2018 the town of Puerto del Carmen will be celebrating the Day of the Canary Islands - Dia de Canarias. Here's the complete list of events in Puerto del Carmen for the month of May 2018:
This weekend there's a culinary event happening in Puerto del Carmen called Tapa’s Fair - The taste of tradition or Feria de la Tapa.
In order to celebrate Dia de Canarias (30th May 2017), the Council of Tias invites tourists and residents also, to explore more of the coastline and discover the natural beauty of Lanzarote.