Playa de los Pocillos, Lanzarote, Canary Islands

Playa de los Pocillos is popular for its gentle shelving beach and provides a relaxed atmosphere nestled between Puerto del Carmen and Matagorda.

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Playa de los Pocillos

The resort offers shops, restaurants and bars. Playa de los Pocillos is ideal for families who enjoy a beach holiday with numerous water sports. There is a regular bus service to Puerto del Carmen and the transfer time is 20 minutes from the airport.

Read more about: Beaches | Things to Do | Out and About | Nearby Attractions | Playa de los Pocillos Reviews

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Playa de los Pocillos Hotels (?)

Club Del Carmen Photograph of Club Del Carmen
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Its close proximity to local amenities, spacious accommodation and good service makes the Club Del Carmen a great choice....

4.5 / 5 from 2 reviews

Hipotels La Geria Hotel Photograph of Hipotels La Geria Hotel
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Hipotels La Geria is offers a range of facilities in peaceful surroundings, appealing to both couples and families....

4.8 / 5 from 42 reviews

Floresta Aparthotel Photograph of Floresta Aparthotel
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The Floresta Apartments will appeal to families and couples looking for a beach holiday in a quiet area close to the main resort of Puerto del Carmen....

4.4 / 5 from 50 reviews

Sentido Lanzarote Aequora Suites Photograph of Sentido Lanzarote Aequora Suites
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The Sentido Lanzarote Aequora Suites situated in Playa de los Pocillos. They are well situated for the airport and only a short trip away from the lively resort of Puerto del Carmen....

4.3 / 5 from 12 reviews

Relaxia Olivina Hotel Photograph of Relaxia Olivina Hotel
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The Relaxia Olivina is situated on the western edge of Playa de los Pocillos and will provide guests with a great location for a relaxed holiday....

4.1 / 5 from 29 reviews

Costa Mar Aparthotel Photograph of Costa Mar Aparthotel
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The Costa Mar Aparthotel is located only a brief stroll from the beachfront and offers the amenities needed for a comfortable stay in Lanzarote....

3.6 / 5 from 9 reviews

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The Lanzarote Village Apartments is an All Inclusive hotel offering a wide range of facilities for guests of all ages. Suitable for couples and families....

3.7 / 5 from 6 reviews

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Guests of all ages will be well catered for at the Los Jameos Playa Hotel with its vast selection of amenities, including sports facilities, relaxation services and a sandy beach on its doorstep. ...

4.6 / 5 from 50 reviews

Club Pocillos Apartments Photograph of Club Pocillos Apartments
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Front line beach apartment complex with uninterrupted sea views. The apartments have traditional wooden furnishings and a choice of 1 or 2 bedrooms....

2.8 / 5 from 9 reviews

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The Bandama Bungalows provide a cosy complex set just off the main sea front. The bungalows are a good choice for families and couples who want to relax yet be within each reach of all the resort's a...

3.4 / 5 from 8 reviews

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The Alhambra Apartments complex is located near Los Pocillos beach. This, along with their location in the tranquil area of Puerto del Carmen, provides the ideal place to enjoy a restful holiday....

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Club Las Adelfas II is a family friendly hotel that offers comfort and relaxation to all guests....

Playa de los Pocillos Reviews

Holiday Date:15th Sep 2017
Accommodation:Lanzarote Village Apartments
Room:Double Or Twin - Garden View
Board:All Inclusive
(5 suns)

Always loved this area and Matagorda. Plenty walks and shops if you want them. Went to Tequise market, too many stalls selling same goods, good morning out though.

Holiday Date:11th Sep 2017
Accommodation:Seaside Los Jameos Playa Hotel
Room:Deluxe Double Or Twin
Board:All Inclusive
(4 suns)

Nice quiet resort, not a lot going on but great for a quiet relaxing holiday.

Holiday Date:11th Sep 2017
Accommodation:Floresta Aparthotel
Room:1 Bedroom Apt
Board:All Inclusive
(5 suns)

Playa de los Pocillos resort is fine if you're looking for a quiet resort just to chill out. If you want, venture into Puerto del Carmen it's a 40 minute walk or 5 minutes by taxi or there is a local bus service which probably would take about 15 minutes.

Holiday Date:3rd Sep 2017
Accommodation:Club Pocillos Apartments
Room:2 Bedroom Apt - Bedrooms/Sea View
Board:Self Catering
(5 suns)

I find the resort has almost everything close at hand and I find I feel very safe there. A 3 euro taxi ride will get you a more lively place if that is what you want but my wife and I like the peace and quiet which we get there.

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Please note: the comments above are the subjective opinions of customers and not of Ltd


Playa de los Pocillos sits behind a sandy beach, snugly nestled between the quiet beach resort of Matagorda and the large and lively resort of Puerto del Carmen.

The beach is very wide at Playa de los Pocillos with plenty of room for a game of volleyball. All three resorts are linked by a coastal path and promenade, placing you in easy reach of a huge variety of atmospheres and activities.

Things to Do

Immediately behind the resort, (approx 1km from the beach), the Rancho Texas Park promises a great day out. The Park has themed areas to please all ages including a wildlife park, a children's farm and landscaped gardens; a splash park, swimming pool and adult only chill-out zone. Throughout the day you can watch the displays featuring sea lions, parrots and birds of prey as well as the lasso show. Other activities include canoeing, pony-rides and searching for gold at the 'gold mine'. In the evening the Western nights and the Spanish nights promise a great night out with plenty of food and entertainment.

Out and About

Midway along Playa de los Pocillos beach, at the Plaza de las Naciones, there is a children's playground, relaxed seating areas and a nice open space where you can take your hired roller-blades or segway for a spin. The Plaza is often used for roller hockey and slaloms and is also the venue for the Lanzarote Oktoberfest.

For shops, bars and restaurants you have the Los Pocillos centre at the eastern end of the beach and, at the western end (behind the Las Costas Hotel), creeping into Puerto del Carmen, is the Costa Luz centre. For livelier nightlife continue along to the main strip in Puerto del Carmen.

Nearby Attractions

Lanzarote Golf (4km) and the harbour at Puerto del Carmen (4km) are in easy reach for a round of golf, fishing trips and coastal cruises.

The peaceful inland town of Tias is just 6km away and will give you an insight to authentic daily island life for Canarians as well as an increasing number of ex-pats.

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