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Family trip to Puerto del Carmen with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

If you decide to visit Puerto del Carmen with your child, you should pay attention to the choice of the hotel. The town has become one of the most famous resorts in Lanzarote in the last couple of decades. So you can find all the conditions for a comfortable stay with a child of any age in major hotels today. There are hotels with their own playgrounds and separate animation programs for young guests. You can also use the children's rooms, where you can leave your child for a couple of hours if you want to go somewhere without a child. The possibility to use the Babysitting service provided in many hotels. Such facilities are not available in establishments of the cheap price segment, as a rule.
The cuisine of Puerto del Carmen is a synthesis of the Spanish culinary traditions that the colonists brought here, and the dishes of the guachas – the indigenous inhabitants of the … Open
There are many places in the town that will be interesting for both adults and children. So you can plan your vacation so that you don't get bored in the room. For example, you should go to the port with your family. Puerto del Carmen was a small fishing village of La Tiñosa in the past. The harbor hasn't changed at all since then. The child will be able to see fishing boats, beautiful yachts, and pleasure boats here. You can take a family tour around the island. You will be able to taste local dishes, swim in the open sea, and visit several remote secluded bays during this excursion.
Be sure to visit Rancho Texas Lanzarote. This is a fairly spacious zoo, combined with an amusement park. A child can watch a beautiful parrot show, a performance by Navy seals or a cowboy’s performance, during which professional athletes will demonstrate the skills of taming unbroken horses and dressage. The park is built in the Wild West-style with corresponding thematic areas: an Indian Village, a Gold Mine, and a Medicine Man's Cave. A variety of animals live here. The child will be able to see a white tiger and a pair of cougars, bison, armadillos, dwarf pigs, donkeys, llamas, rabbits, and skunks in spacious enclosures. You can meet seals and dolphins in the pools. Predatory eagles, owls, and colorful parrots live in the aviary. The child will be able to ride ponies, horses, and donkeys, swim in the pool and visit a dozen water slides here. The child will also try himself as a gold digger or a pioneer of the wild jungle. You will also have the opportunity to join a tour group. You can relax and have a snack with the whole family without leaving the park. Copyright
If you are going to Lanzarote, do not forget that simplicity and lack of formalism are the hallmarks of communication here, as well as on the territory of continental Spain. If you have … Open
If your child likes a beach holiday, you can go to any of the town's beaches. A gentle entrance to the water, a free changing room, and a shower are waiting for you on each of them. There are eight beaches in the town. Their total length is more than six kilometers. Playa de La Barilla is located right in the center of Puerto del Carmen. Waves are very rare here. The sand of this beach has a rather unusual golden color. You can easily rent a mattress or a circle on the Playa Grande. There are several water rides for kids and beautiful white sand here. You can see pieces of frozen lava right on the coast of El Caleton de Enmedio. This may be interesting to the child.
Lanzarote Sunset Playa Los Pocillos will appeal to young divers. If your child already has a diver’s license, you can rent scuba gear and dive to a shallow depth here. Visibility is excellent here due to the clear water. The child will certainly be interested in watching the sea inhabitants. This beach is also well suited for novice snorkelers. You can rent a mask and a tube here. Snorkeling can interest even a child of two or three years. The main thing is that the child should be able to swim at least a little.
Puerto del Carmen is a young resort. The small fishing village of La Tignosa was located in the place of luxury hotels, cafes, and restaurants just half a century ago. It is difficult to say … Open
In addition to diving and snorkeling, riding a Jet Ski or water skiing can also appeal to a child. If the child knows how to ride a bike, then it is worth going together on a bike ride around the town and all its surroundings. It is recommended to walk around the Old Town. It starts near the harbor. This is a very atmospheric place. The centuries-old houses of Spanish fishermen, which were converted into shops and bars, still are located here. The idea of going to the Monumento al Campesino may appeal to a child. There is nothing special in the modern style monument. However, there are some interesting ethnographic workshops of basket weaving, pottery and cooking mojo close to it.
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Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Puerto del Carmen
♥   Water park 'Acua Waterpark' Corralejo, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, 29.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Zoos and gardens in/near Puerto del Carmen
♥   Zoo 'Rancho Texas Park' Lanzarote, 2.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Famous sights of Puerto del Carmen

Cueva de Los Verdes

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Cueva de Los Verdes is one of the largest volcanic caves in the world and is considered one of the most convenient for tourists. Thanks to the unique microclimate, the air temperature in the cave remains unchanged throughout the year and forms about 19 degrees. The tourists are able to descend into the cave through the natural entrance, which is located on the Malapis Lawa plateau. More than 1 000 meters of the tunnels are accessible for the hikes. … Read further
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Interesting places to visit with children around Puerto del Carmen

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