Puerto del Carmen has an attractive promenade and you can browse at your leisure at the abundance of shops, duty free perfumes, clothes and handy crafts on sale. There are a number of cafes, restaurants, an arcade and a children’s play area to pass the time while finding that special gift. The Biosfera Shopping Centre is found in between Puerto del Carmen’s old and the new town.
The harbour is a delightful place to visit on holiday, located in the 'Pueblo' or 'Old Town' which owes its success to the mixture of old and new embracing the old and young together. The Carnival is held in February and Summer Fiestas take place attracting locals and tourists of all nationalities with live salsa music and plenty of local wine. Fresh fish and seafood is still delivered daily to the restaurants who specialise in Canarian cooking and pretty restaurants catering for any taste line the horizon.If you are feeling energetic on your villa holiday, you can hire a bike which is a perfect way to enjoy Puerto del Carmen.