Puerto del Carmen – the main and the biggest tourist center of the island of Lanzarote. Located on the southeast coast of the island, stretched along his 7 km.
Puerto del Carmen has grown from a small, mostly uninhabited fishing village. The legacy of the fishing last he got the old harbor at the western end of the resort.
Along the coast resort area passes Avenida de las Playas (Avenida de las Playas), combining on the one hand, shops, cafes, restaurants, bars and discos, and on the other hand, has a beautiful view of the sea and the natural sandy beaches. In the east, the resort is almost came close to the airport.
The resort has developed hotel infrastructure: there are many hotels and apartments of different levels to suit every taste and budget. More than a hundred restaurants, shopping malls, bars and discos (in fact, this is the only place in Lanzarote, where there is what to do after midnight), the casino. However, Puerto del Carmen, built in the traditional island style with no high-rise buildings and, despite its size, does not impress “tourist monster.”