Top things to do in Puerto del Carmen

Top Choice Mediterranean in Puerto del Carmen

La Cabaña

A speedy 15-minute drive away is the tiny hamlet of Mácher, home to La Cabaña. This restaurant is run by an enthusiastic and experienced English couple with a superb reputation for innovative Med-inspired dishes. Th…
Canarian in Puerto del Carmen

Restaurante La Cañada

Located just off Avenida Playas, this restaurant lovingly prepares Canarian specialities, including oysters (from €3.50 each), roasted goat, salt-coated sea bass and delicious papas arrugadas (wrinkly potatoes). Fin…
Beach in Puerto del Carmen

Playa Grande

Yes, Playa Grande is crowded and neatly striped with sunbeds and parasols, but, beneath all this, it remains a spectacular 1200m-long beach excellent for families, with shallow waters and good amenities, including t…
Tapas in Puerto del Carmen

Vino + Lanzarote

'We are against war and tourist menus' reads the sign outside this funky tapas bar tucked away behind the Hotel Los Fariones. The small menu features some interesting tapas, including a few vegetarian dishes. The wi…
Beach in Puerto del Carmen

Playa Los Pocillos

A couple of kilometres north of Puerto del Carmen, the golden, sandy arc of Playa Los Pocillos is a kilometre long and known for its windy but calm waters, which create perfect conditions for windsurfers.
Spanish in Puerto del Carmen

Casa Roja

Enjoying possibly the best location in town, this low-key place overlooks the pretty harbour. The menu is appropriately seafood-based, with the obligatory tank of potential dinner mates at the entrance.
Vegetarian in Puerto del Carmen

Blooming Cactus

A rare vegetarian restaurant on Lanzarote. Typical dishes include vegetable satay, moussaka, curries and stefado (vegetable stew). Vegan and wheat-free options are also available.
Bar in Puerto del Carmen

Cervecería San Miguel

A good spot near the harbour for a plate of steamed mussels washed down with cold beer on tap, including Guinness, Paulaner and John Smith’s Bitter.