Velazquez

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This attractive self-catering apartment complex is ideally located close to a major sandy beach (Playa Grande) and within easy reach of the local resort facilities of Puerto del ... Continue reading

This attractive self-catering apartment complex is ideally located close to a major sandy beach (Playa Grande) and within easy reach of the local resort facilities of Puerto del Carmen. The apartments have kitchenettes but there are also many options for dining and entertainment in the immediate area, as well as stores and markets for collecting groceries. The apartments share a number of facilities such as an outdoor pool.

Monday to Saturday: 10:00-12:00 and 17:00-19:30
Night porter during the nights.

Of 150.00 € is required on check-in in case of any damage caused in the property.

- 50 metres froms hops, supermarkets and restaurants;
- 2 km from the shopping center Biosfera;
- 50 metres from the texi stand and the bus stop.

Facilities

Although self-catering facilities are provided in the apartments' kitchenette sections, guests will find many dining venues just a short walk from the complex.
The large outdoor pool and children pool (both heated in winter) are popular for providing a communal focus for the apartments, and guests like to relax during the day on its ample sun terrace and patio with sea views. The public parts of the hotel have free Wi-Fi, and many activities are available on the nearby beach, from diving and swimming to boating and paragliding.

Accommodation

Room facilities

The 32 attractive and spacious apartments have a separate lounge section with sofa and satellite TV, a separate kitchenette with microwave, kettle coffee machine, toaster and refrigerator with freezer, and a private balcony. Bathrooms equiped with hair dryer are all en suite.

Other Information

Safe deposit box (charged), TV and AC remote (deposit), pool towel (deposit), extra keys (deposit), WiFi area

Price Overview

The prices shown below show the cheapest holiday offers for the Velazquez in Puerto del Carmen. Please use the price links to see all holiday deals available for that month.

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Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Velazquez in Puerto del Carmen easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Velazquez with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

Set beneath a range of steep hills on the south coast of Lanzarote, Puerto del Carmen is the island's major holiday resort. Its main feature is a spectacular two-mile (3km) golden beach, which is backed by a main road, The Strip, where shops, bars and restaurants of every variety can be found. The Old Town retains some of its old world charm but for the most part the resort of Puerto del Carmen is a sprawling holiday complex offering entertainment for all ages. It is the centre of the Lanzarote's nightlife and is within easy distance of all the island's key attractions.

Resort Rating

Scenery

Shopping

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Watersports

Cost

Nightlife

Sightseeing

Beach

Restaurants

Activities

Holiday makers can enjoy all sorts of watersports in Puerto del Carmen on the beach, from banana boat rides to jet skiing and sailing. Windsurfing is particularly good due to the strong regular winds. Deep-sea fishing is also excellent and can be arranged through a couple of operators. Scuba diving schools take trips to local wrecks as well as offering lessons. For land-lovers there is tennis and squash within the resort and golf and horse riding nearby. Boat trips go from the harbour and from Puerto Calero. Further afield visitors can explore the dramatic landscape of the Timanfaya National Park. Most activities can be organised through the tour operator reps, though it is sometimes cheaper to book directly.

Restaurants

There are hundreds of restaurants to suit all holiday makers' tastes and wallets in Puerto del Carmen, the most popular being La Bottega Della Pasta, Casa Bodeco's, Bodega and Chiquito. Most restaurants are on The Strip, serving everything from local cuisine to fast food, as well as Chinese, Mexican and Indian food. There are many fine restaurants near the harbour in the Old Town. Those wanting to get out of Puerto del Carmen for the evening can take a taxi to the old capital, Teguise. It has a lovely atmosphere in the evening and a few good restaurants.

Nightlife

Puerto del Carmen is the main nightspot on the island and its population swells most evenings as tourists from other holiday resorts come to enjoy its bars and clubs. There are loads of good English, Irish and Scottish bars in thee New Town along The Strip. The Centre Atlantico has a number of cocktail bars and can be a good spot to start the evening. The Hippodrome is also here but more serious clubbers may prefer Caesars. There are also several live music venues and karaoke bars, while the Star Bar provides great family entertainment.

Shopping

Puerto del Carmen is stuffed with shops of all kinds, from duty-free electrical stores and stalls along The Strip targeting holidaymakers, to the excellent clothes shops and boutiques in the Old Town. The Sunday Market in Teguise is worth a visit; as well as the usual tourist tat and holiday souvenirs visitors will find a variety of locally produced goods from pottery to tablecloths. It is around EUR14 each way by taxi.

Negatives

Whilst water is safe for cleaning teeth and washing food, it is very high in mineral content and can cause bad stomachs. Bottled water should be used for drinking. There are lots of people trying to sell tourists everything from trinkets to timeshare apartments; if you are not interested avoid getting into a conversation.

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: Spanish,
Currency: Euro (€)

This week's weather forecast

Partly cloudy
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Sat 10 Dec
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Mon 12 Dec
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Tue 13 Dec

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