Puerto del Carmen is the main tourist town on the island of Lanzarote. It is part of the municipality of Tías. Most of Lanzarote’s over 1 million visitors per year choose this town as their destination. As a result, almost all of the town’s economy revolves around tourism.
As well is host to a large number of dive centers and scuba diving is one of the most popular sports there with very favorable conditions. Water temperatures vary from 19 degrees in the winter to 23 degrees in the summer and visibility averages over 25 meters to 30 meters.