Playa de los Pocillos

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.

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.

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Playa de los Pocillos Hotels (11)

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

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....

Situated by the beach in sunny Puerto del Carmen, the Aequora Lanzarote Suites offer a great range of leisure facilities, an entertainment programme and modern accommodation options. Families and coup...

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

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

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...

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. ...

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....

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....

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

The Riu Paraiso Lanzarote Hotel is situated next to the beach in the Playa de los Pocillos area of Puerto del Carmen. The hotel is suitable for families and couples....


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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