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Playa de Los Pocillos is a lovely town that is located a mere 3km from Puerto del Carmen in south-eastern Lanzarote yet the two resorts are like night and day. For while Puerto del Carmen is upbeat with something to do each night, Playa del Los Pocillos is totally the opposite.
Therapeutic with exceptional warm summers and moderate winters, Playa de Los Pocillos is a great getaway from it all. The beach in Playa de los Pocillos is one of the biggest attractions here with its wide stretch of lovely sand and sea waters that beckon. Snorkelers cannot resist coming to this beach to see the magnificent underwater world which holds fascinating species of fish.
Windsurfers too have been also known to come to this beach to enjoy a surfing experience like no other.
Back on land, Playa de los Pocillos continues to entice with beautiful landscapes and quite a few things that you can do with your family while you are there. All about the resort that you go you are sure to see nature at its finest whether it is a captivating sunset, roads framed with gorgeous palm trees or well-built villas and apartments that feature amenities that would help your stay more enjoyable.
Playa de Los Pocillos is the sister resort of Matagorda and the two share a promenade which makes it easy to get from one of these resorts to the other. The promenade is the gateway to a few restaurants and bars which line the way and if you are into beach hopping, Matagorda also has a few that you would love.
An ideal Playa de los Pocillos holiday would be one that would also be filled with touring the resort and neighbouring towns or getting involved in some form of sporting leisure to keep active. Since Playa de los Pocillos is close to Lanzarotes capital of Arrecife, this means that you will have the opportunity to optimise your fun calendar.
Not only does Arrecife offer a variety of shops for your shopping pleasure but it also has a promenade which also has restaurants, souvenir stores and a cinema as well. While in Arrecife check out the saltwater lagoon called the El Charco de San Gimes. This tidal lagoon is a distinctive tourist attraction in Arrecife as it extends throughout the heart of the town.
Also in the main town are museums and castles. One such museum is the Arrecife Museum of Contemporary Art which is housed at the Castle of San Jose, built in the 1770s.
Here visitors can see dozens of interesting artwork from known international artists. While you are in Playa de Los Pocillos be sure to check out the Rancho Texas theme park where the children can go horseback riding, stroll the nature park or enjoy a meal at the restaurants which feature theme nights.
Among one of the best resorts to be in Lanzarote is on the resort called Playa de los Pocillos. Located close to other resorts with Puerto del Carmen being the closest, this is definitely the place you want to be when a dose of relaxation is in order. Less mountainous when compared to its other resort counterparts, the sun is glorious during the summer time and the temperatures drop during the winter time.
Accommodation in Playa de los Pocillos consists of apartments, villas and hotels. The hotels here are usually rated with three to five stars and the villas and apartments are usually property owned by residents who rent them out as the holiday season gets busier.
Some of the holiday apartments here have garden type setting and one can also enjoy the use of the pool, play mini golf or visit the nightclub or salon that is also on the complex. Some of these apartments even have nightclubs as well as easy access to the beach.
No matter where you choose to stay, you are never far away from a host of good restaurants and the gorgeous sands along the Playa de Los Pocillos beach. The beach in Playa de Los Pocillos can be enjoyed by both adults and children and is the perfect place to go windsurfing and even parasailing.
The food at the restaurants here is exceptional and run the gamut of traditional Canarian food to International dishes. Fish restaurants are aplenty here and so too are restaurants which serve Mexican meals and fast food. Along the promenade in Playa de Los Pocillos beach you would also find pubs and cafes which serve English and Irish breakfasts and dinners.
The restaurants and bars are located seaside so you not only have a spectacular view when you enjoy your meal you can also soak up every moment of dining under the moon and stars.
Take home a piece of Playa de Los Pocillos when you shop at one of the many souvenir shops that are around and cash in on tax-free items. Teguise which is a nearby resort is also a great place for shopping for a variety of items. There is a Sunday market there which showcases several items from a long list of vendors.
Partying is Playa de Los Pocillos is very low-keyed and because of this most visitors would recommend Puerto Del Carmen for hours of fun. Playa de Los Pocillos is the lively and upbeat resort that you would want to be in especially to enjoy the discos, pubs and bars there which are guaranteed to stay open until the early hours of the morning.