Puerto del Carmen accommodation – Stay in Lanzarote's main tourist town
Puerto del Carmen accommodation is in the south of Lanzarote and is the main tourist town on the island. It's easy to see why when it's only 10 minutes away from the island’s airport and offers an abundance of shopping opportunities and other entertaining activities. The main street near to holiday lettings Puerto del Carmen is the Avenida de las Playas and stretches 7km along the coast, offering at least 100 restaurants and shops for you to choose from. Puerto del Carmen is without doubt popular due to it's beaches with their golden sands and blue seas. If you're on a family holiday, you also don't need to worry about whether the beaches are clean enough for your children to play on as they are all rated with the Blue Flag for cleanliness and lack of contamination.
There's plenty to do when staying in Puerto del Carmen accommodation and sport is a big part of the town. Scuba diving is one the most popular sports as there are great conditions for diving all year round with warm sea temperatures and great visibility under water to see fish. Close to holiday lettings Puerto del Carmen, on the street of Avenida de Las Playas, is where the start and finish line is for the Lanzarote IronMan triathlon is every May/June. It's an international athletics event and brings great excitement to the locals and the tourists in the area. To travel around Lanzarote more also isn't a problem as the resorts of Costa Teguise and Playa Blanca are only a bus journey away and they each offer their own take on life in the Canary Islands.