What to do in Puerto Calero, Lanzarote's first marina.
Puerto Calero is the first marina that was built on the island of Lanzarote. In 1986, the work began, and with time the port became one of the most exclusive ports nationally. While there are many areas of the island that can be found massively touristy, Puerto Calero keeps its calm that has always characterized it.
There are many activities to do in Puerto Calero. Without a doubt, you can explore the maritime environment and enjoy the delicious cuisine of the island.
Stroll along the promenade among luxury yachts
Puerto Calero has a great variety of leisure activities. You will find recreational areas, restaurants and many water activities that you can enjoy in this area. In addition, it is a very quiet area, which is why it is a perfect place to organize a family holiday. If you are traveling with children, you will surely enjoy a stop at the Museo de Cetáceos, which is located on the seafront.
Stroll between luxury shops and dreamy yachts. Do not forget your camera! Even the moored boats are spectacular. Pay attention to every detail.
In addition, in the Marina of Puerto Calero it is common to find international events, and the luxurious facilities and its exclusive environment attract companies from all over the world.
Do not miss a stroll through the village La Marina of Puerto Calero. Its houses are inspired by the traditional colonial architecture of the island, so, although they are luxurious villas, they integrate perfectly to the environment.
Waterbus between Puerto del Carmen and Puerto Calero
Puerto del Carmen is located only 3 kilometers away from Puerto Calero. It’s worth it to escape to visit Puerto del Carmen if you have some time. There are also the activities that you can enjoy in Puerto del Carmen.
Puerto del Carmen is has a wide offer of leisure. For example, the well-known Avenida de las Playas is full of bars, restaurants and recreational areas. It is an area that has been recently renovated, so the leisure offer is endless.
Listen to live music, taste traditional Lanzarote dishes, go dancing or just walk along the quiet promenade. You cannot miss the craft shops made with volcanic stones from the island.
There are several hiking trails between Puerto Calero and Puerto del Carmen so, if you feel like it, you can go hiking between one port and another bordering the sea. The hike is quite easy and the route is simple to follow.
But if you want to make it more special, why not go from one port to another by boat? Líneas Romero has a water bus that runs between Puerto Calero and Puerto del Carmen. You can book your tickets and check schedules here.
Taste artisanal wines at Timanfaya Winery
Just 11 km from Puerto Calero you will find Tías, where Timanfaya Winery is located. If you are lovers of good wine, you cannot miss this getaway to taste the artisanal wines. Try one of the most representative wines of the winery, the Ceniza del Timanfaya, while admiring the volcanic landscape that surrounds the winery.
Once you are in Tías, if you like, you can visit theNational Park of Timanfaya, a true desert horizon with incomparable geological formations. Enjoy an explosion of volcanic colors.
If you are staying in Fuerteventura, you have the option to book our excursion Volcano Express, which includes the ferry ride from Fuerteventura (Puerto de Corralejo) to Lanzarote (Playa Blanca) and a visit to the Timanfaya National Park.
House of José Saramago, an essential for lovers of literature
Are you an avid reader? Do you enjoy knowing more closely the life of your favorite authors? Then you should not miss a visit to the Casa de Saramago, also in Tías. The house also has an expert guide, who will explain every corner of the house and the library of the famous writer.
The visit lasts approximately one hour in which you will get to know all kinds of personal and artistic information of Saramago and, of course, get acquainted with his literary work.
We are waiting for you in Puerto Calero!