A mild climate all year round, breathtaking seabed and sandy beaches for all kinds of people and tastes. In addition, in Puerto del Carmen you can enjoy a relaxing day of sun and beach together with a wide range of leisure activities and restaurants in the area. Depending on what you are looking for on your day at the beach, we recommend the following:
More than a kilometre long, Playa Grande is one of the most admired beaches on the island. It has a wide range of services such as water sports, restaurants, toilets… Furthermore, as it is located on the southeast coast of the island, Playa Grande has an incomparable climate for sunbathing.
El Barranquillo Beach
Playa El Barquillo is one of the beaches located on the wide stip of beaches in Puerto del Carmen. In this small bay of fine sand you can enjoy a peaceful day in the sun, a long promenade, bathing in warm water and you can access by bus. It has all kinds of services, calm waters and a wide variety of restaurants.
It is a beautiful beach in the southeast of Lanzarote that attracts diving enthusiasts because of its wonderful marine life and diverse biodiversity. Playa Chica offers a spectacular underwater landscape with different species and reefs. It is necessary to take into account that it is a small beach, so it is advisable to visit it during less touristy periods.
In the centre of Puerto del Carmen, Playa de los Pocillos is another of the great beaches in the area. In fact, it is between Playa Grande and Playa de Matagorda, other very popular beaches in the area. More than a kilometre long, this beach offers calm waters and golden sand.
This is a quiet beach, with little waves and located in one of the most beautiful areas of the Avenida de las Playas in Puerto del Carmen. More than 800 metres long, this golden sandy beach is one of the best places to enjoy a day in the sun in the middle of nature but without losing the comforts of the hotels and shops that surround the area.
For those who don’t mind having to give up the comfortable sandy beach, we recommend the Barranco del Quiquere, it is just three kilometres away from Puerto del Carmen. This beautiful rocky coastline will allow you to enjoy the sun on one of its natural rocks and surrounded by a majestic seabed that you can observe from the heights. Undoubtedly, in the Barranco del Quiquere you will get an unforgettable view.
As you can see, Puerto del Carmen is not only a tourist place where you can find good restaurants, leisure and entertainment; it is also the perfect place on the island for long sunny days on the beach or diving into the depths of its waters.