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Highlights in Matagorda

  • Iconic camel rides
  • Modern seafront cinemas
  • Unique underwater museums
  • Beautiful blue flag beaches

Best Holiday Homes & Rentals in Matagorda

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Playa Matagorda, Tías
Holiday Home • 200 m² • 2 Bedrooms
Villa Malva Azul is a beautiful, spacious 2-bedroom villa located in the sought-after area of Matagorda. The villa is just a short walk from the beach and promenade and the amenities of Matagorda. Both bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms making it ideal for couples looking for a relaxing holiday. Within easy walking distance to the beach, restaurants, and a local supermarket.There is an open plan living and dining area, complete with comfortable sofas, air conditioning, UK TV channels, DVD player, and patio doors to sun terrace. The kitchen is fitted with all expected amenitites including; a di...
from €314 / night
Playa Matagorda, Tías
Holiday Rental • 55 m² • 1 Bedroom
(16 reviews)
On the southern coast of Lanzarote, the holiday apartment Los Pocillos is located in a quiet complex in Matagorda and is just a short walk from the popular beach Playa de Los Pocillos. The apartment in stylish decor is located on the first floor and consists of a living/dining room with an integrated, well-equipped kitchen, 1 bedroom (1 double bed and one sofa bed for 1 person) as well as one bathroom and can therefore accommodate 3 people. Additional amenities include Wi-Fi, satellite television, a washing machine and a baby cot. In the communal outdoor area you will find a 150 m² pool and...
from €64 / night
Playa Matagorda, Tías
Holiday Home • 250 m² • 3 Bedrooms
A beautiful, spacious villa located in the sought-after area of Matagorda. The villa is just a short walk from the beach and promenade and the amenities of Matagorda.This villa can sleep up to 6 guests plus an infant. The base price is for 1-4 guests. Please see the Prices and Occupancy section below for further information. Please use price calculator on the top right to calculate the total cost for your group.ExteriorSwimming PoolShape KidneySize Approx. 7.00m x 3.50mDepths Min 1.30 x Max 1.50Access StepsHeating Electrically heated* For more important pool information please click hereOut...
from €475 / night

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Prices and availability

Current Holiday letting prices Matagorda

€168for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
€184 annual average
Average price per week

Current holiday letting availability Matagorda

30%for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
34% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Holiday homes and rentals in Matagorda

Modern beachfront holiday homes

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.

Holidays in Matagorda

The area and getting around

One of the special beaches on Lanzarote

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

Matagorda for families

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.

Top 5 travel tips in Matagorda

1. Explore the impressive volcanic landscape of Timanfaya National Park

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.

FAQs: Holiday Homes & Rentals in Matagorda

How much do the holiday homes in Matagorda cost on average?

Based on data from 2020, a year which was marked by COVID-19, Matagorda is the most exclusive neighbourhood in Spain, with an average price of €120.92 per night.

What time of year offers, on average, the best holiday rental prices in Matagorda?

According to our most recent historical data, the months with the most reduced prices in Matagorda are October, September, and June, with average prices of €111.61, €112.88 and €115.72, respectively.

In which months is it more expensive to rent a holiday letting in Matagorda?

It can be concluded, analysing the data for the year 2020, that the cost per night for accommodation is usually higher, on average, during the months of December (€131.34), January (€127.79), and March (€126.34).

Is Matagorda a good location for a last-minute getaway?

It's worthwhile if you book your stay in plenty of time when visiting Matagorda, as only 48% of our accommodations are usually available throughout the year.

What time of the year can I find more available holiday rentals?

May, April, and February are, in order of highest to lowest, the months offering the largest number of accommodations available, with respective average availability figures of 64.4%, 63.5% and 57.25%.

When are fewer homes available?

According to data from 2020, the months with the fewest housing options available in Matagorda are, in order, August (with 27.4% of available rentals), July (37%), and September (40.75%).

How many holiday rentals are there in Matagorda?

We have 190 properties for you in Matagorda, provided by our 14 local and international partners.

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