Destination guide

Seaside retreat in Puerto Calero holiday lettings

Puerto Calero is a peaceful port on the majestic island of Lanzarote, an oasis of Mediterranean beauty and tranquillity. The volcanic origins and unique geological features of Puerto Calero make for an unforgettable experience in the sun, sand and surf, while the town area offers shops, restaurants and traditional seaside attractions. Holiday lettings put you in the heart of this beach haven and all it has to offer.


Sightseeing in and around Puerto Calero

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Puerto Calero a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rubicon Winery (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • La Geria Winery (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Lanzarote Golf Resort (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Rancho Texas Park Zoo (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • El Grifo Winery (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • La Florida Winery (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor fun near Puerto Calero holiday homes

Adventure-sports enthusiasts will find no shortage of options for water activities in Puerto Calero. The crystal-blue waters, natural rock pools and vibrant marine life set the perfect stage for snorkelling and scuba diving, while the waves above offer excellent surfing, paddleboarding, kitesurfing, windsurfing, sailing and kayaking. On land, you can explore the volcanic landscape with hiking trails, biking trails or off-road exploits through mountains, valleys and hidden natural wonders. Whatever the adventure, you’ll find endless outdoor opportunities near holiday lettings in Puerto Calero.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Puerto Calero

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Puerto Calero. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Quemada Beach (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Playa Chica (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Puerto del Carmen Beach (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Pocillos Beach (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Papagayo Beach (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Papagayo Beach (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)

Best beaches near Puerto Calero holiday homes

Lanzarote boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in the Canary Islands, many of which are only a short distance from your Puerto Calero holiday rental. Visit Playa de Papagayo, a series of beaches with clear, calm water, and Playa Chica, a picturesque beach with still waters and diving and snorkelling opportunities. Playa de Famara, a windy beach that’s popular for wind sports, and Playa Flamingo, a palm-lined beach with bars and restaurants on a nearby promenade, are also great places to spend your day.

How to get there

Transport options to and around Puerto Calero

Fly into Arrecife (ACE-Lanzarote), the closest airport, located 6.7 mi (10.7 km) from the city centre.

How to get around

Transport to Puerto Calero holiday homes

Puerto Calero may feel like a remote location, but it’s easily accessed by car, bus, taxi, water taxi and plane. Flights come in from Lanzarote and international areas, and a public bus service runs between the airport and Playa Blanca, with stops in Puerto Calero along the way. Once you arrive, you can use a hire car or taxi to get around the area and to locations in Lanzarote, though you may be able to explore near your holiday rental on foot.

Food & drink 

Sample cuisine in Puerto Calero

Lanzarote boasts famous local recipes like Canarian potatoes and Estofado, but there’s so much more to explore with the local food culture. Some of the best-kept culinary secrets of Lanzarote are Bocadillo de Pescado, a thin-sliced fillet of whitefish with breadcrumbs on a bread roll, and Puntillas de Calamar, a dish of whole baby squid cooked in a light batter and deep fried. Another must-try dish in Lanzarote is Conejo Campesino, a fried rabbit meat dish that’s chopped and fried over high heat with garlic and seasonings. If you want to experience this delightful culinary culture, visit the restaurants and eateries near your holiday rental in Puerto Calero.

How many holiday rentals are available around Puerto Calero?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,639 holiday lettings around Puerto Calero. From 1,217 villas to 817 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Puerto Calero? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Puerto Calero. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Whale and Dolphin Museum: 4,017 holiday lettings
  • Lanzarote Fishing Club: 4,012 holiday lettings
  • Marina Rubicon: 3,951 holiday lettings
  • Gran Casino de Lanzarote: 3,974 holiday lettings
  • Costa Teguise Golf Club: 2,494 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Puerto Calero listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Puerto Calero?

Yes, of course. offers 1,217 Villas in Puerto Calero. Our other popular types of Puerto Calero holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 817 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 415 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 127 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Puerto Calero?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,014 holiday homes with pool available in Puerto Calero. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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