Puerto del Carmen - Lanzarote Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote's primary tourist resort, was until the 1970's a fishing village composed of a few houses where local fisherman and their families lived. Currently, since the advent of tourism, 70% of all visitors to Lanzarote spend their holidays in Puerto del Carmen be it in villas or apartments. In addition to its beautiful coastline of golden beaches, many shops and restaurants to suit most tastes abound the long promenade. Puerto del Carmen comes alive at night when most of the shops stay open until late evening, after which the night spots begin to open up for the young and energetic. For those seeking a quieter atmosphere, the Old Town with its picturesque harbour has an excellent selection of fish restaurants and shops. There are a number of residential areas of Puerto del Carmen such as Los Mojones where many high quality villas with private pools are situated, most of which are within easy reach of all the facilities of the resort. Such is the popularity of Puerto del Carmen many holidaymakers make repeat visits year after year. Villa and Apartment Listings There are 7 listings in Puerto del Carmen. Click here to view all listings at this resort.