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If you are looking to holiday on the Spanish beaches, the Matagorda area has many modern accommodations situated along the fine golden sands that will leave you mesmerised by their splendour. In addition, this destination allows you to enjoy a good selection of bars and restaurants with sea views along the seafront promenade, perfect for evening entertainment just minutes from your accommodation. Matagorda is packed with places to visit and things to do to keep you entertained and relaxed.Spectacular holiday homes with swimming pools and idyllic sea views
Matagorda holiday homes will provide you with an ideal retreat to cool off from the Lanzarote sun. With air-conditioning, free Wi-Fi, and your private pool set in a beautifully landscaped garden among palm trees, you will have everything you need to enjoy a relaxing holiday! On the other hand, the interior of the properties will provide you with comfort and a contemporary style with fitted kitchens, well-lit spaces, pleasant bedrooms, and living rooms with sea views.
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The area and getting around
Located at the northern end of Puerto del Carmen's main tourist beach, the blue flag beach of Matagorda is declared a Special Area of Conservation and is one of the largest beaches in Puerto del Carmen. With few waves, the beach is perfect for swimming and is close to the international airport, so you can see planes flying overhead. From Matagorda, you can follow the “Avenida de las Playas” which stretches all the way to the other end of Puerto del Carmen in the south where Playa de Los Pocillos, another of the largest beaches, is located. You will pass several beaches such as Playa Chica, a cove protected by underwater volcanic rock formations, and the award-winning Playa Grande.The best spots for nightlife
Matagorda offers a lively nightlife with karaoke, live entertainment, and a great selection of food ranging from Japanese, Chinese to Irish and traditional Spanish. However, Puerto del Carmen is Lanzarote's largest tourist centre, so it offers tourists a good selection of bars of all types, from Spanish to German, English, and Celtic. In the heart of Puerto del Carmen, you will find the Biosphere Shopping Centre, which offers 4 floors of shops and bars. Whilst just off the Avenida de las Playas, La Ciudad Nueva or “The Strip” offers a great selection of shops, bars, restaurants, and cafés overlooking the Atlantic!
Travellers and activities
With different activities to do, El Rancho Texas is the ideal destination to go if you are holidaying with the kids and teenagers. They can enjoy a water park, live animal shows, and a zoo with all kinds of animals such as white tigers, cougars, American bison, dolphins, American donkeys, and more. Activities include interacting with sea lions, riding ponies, paddling a canoe in the Indian Lagoon, and enjoying the swimming pools. You'll have a variety of things to keep you entertained for a whole day! However, in Puerto del Carmen you'll also find a go-kart track for family racing, as well as bike and Segway rentals for cruising the promenade.Matagorda for watersports
If you enjoy water activities, the beautiful waters of Lanzarote are something worth exploring. You can find several dive centres that will take you on different adventures in the unusual underwater landscape. At Playa Chica, the crystal clear waters are home to all kinds of sea creatures that will captivate your eyes with rays, sponges, anemones, caves, and the Veril de la Tiñosa area, an underwater cliff that drops three kilometres down. While the wind at Los Pocillos beach makes it an ideal place for water sports such as windsurfing, kitesurfing, and surfing. Next to the harbour of Puerto del Carmen, you will also have the chance to explore the wrecks that lie in the area and are now home to sharks.
Matagorda is one of the busiest and largest beaches of Lanzarote. It is 850 metres long and about 30 metres wide.
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Twenty minutes from Puerto del Carmen, discover Timanfaya National Park. This is one of the most acclaimed national parks in the Canary Islands and offers an adventure in a volcanic area that will captivate you with its barren appearance. See interactive exhibits explaining how this dramatic place was created, immerse yourself in the otherworldly volcanic landscape, and enjoy a unique meal cooked with superheated volcanic gases at El Diablo restaurant. Timanfaya National Park has 25 volcanoes of which only one is still active.2. Climb the volcano of Timanfaya on the back of a camel
There are several ways to experience the beautiful Timanfaya National Park, but one way you shouldn't miss out on is a camel ride. The Echadero de los Camellos in the National Park will provide you with a uniquely entertaining ride! With seats on both sides of the camel, you can enjoy a ride with your partner. Climb up the volcano of Timanfaya, experience the tranquillity of camel riding and watch the panorama from the back of this gentle creature. One of these rides will undoubtedly provide you with laughter and unforgettable memories.3. Enjoy a film night in front of the sea!
Located on the rooftop Biosphere, enjoy a film like never at the first open-air cinema on the island of Lanzarote! Offering comfortable seating and sea views, the Starlight Cinema screens all kinds of films for a unique night out. Put on your wireless headphones and enjoy delicious food, right at your seat, so you won't miss a moment of the film. You will watch the sun set behind the sea as the stars emerge from the darkness.4.Discover Europe's first underwater art museum
With 300 sculptures, the underwater museum in Playa Blanca is an incredible attraction to visit. Dive into Europe's first underwater museum and see how art and nature combine. The life-size human sculptures have created a large-scale artificial reef that houses sardines, rays, triggerfish, barracuda, and even octopus and moray eels that live inside the sculptures! The dive takes about 30 minutes but is a majestic scene to witness on your trip.5. Go on a speedboat excursion!
Waverider offers you a high-speed motorboat ride that will take you across the ocean searching for the beautiful marine creatures that live in the area. Spot pods of bottlenose dolphins, loggerhead turtles and whales, feel the adrenaline rush as you cruise the waves at top speed and enjoy the beautiful volcanic landscapes and crystal clear waters. You can also take a trip to Papagayo Beach to get away from the crowded beaches and snorkel in the turquoise waters of this natural beauty.