Mountains and volcanoes, beaches and forests, a tropical forest, small villages and breathtaking views.
On La Palma you will not get bored quickly and yet it costs you little effort to discover all this. According to many, La Palma with its calm, sun and pleasant temperatures is the most beautiful Canary Island.
Ten good reasons to book a holiday to La Palma:
La Palma is a hiking island with many well-marked hiking trails. You can walk summer and winter, organized or not.
2) No hiking?
Also for those who prefer a more relaxing holiday, La Palma is an excellent destination away from all the hustle and bustle of daily life. Enjoy the peace and quiet, the climate, the beautiful scenery and natural beauty during the day and sleep like a rock in the wonderfully quiet nights.
3) Stars and clouds.
Beautiful clouds and often impressive sunset. There is no air and light pollution, the night sky skies are overwhelming with millions of stars and passing satellites.
The island has many surprisingly different areas. From black lava in the south to a piece of rainforest in the north. La Palma has an abundance of wild plants and flowers, many of which only occur in La Palma or the Canary Islands.
5) Food and drinks.
The fruit and vegetables found in most shops and restaurants are growing locally. La Palma has many (organic) products and delicious (organic) wines and other drinks.
6) History and culture.
Cities with historic centers, small villages where time stood still. When you have an eye for it can discover a lot. La Palma also has a number of very nice museums and events where everyone is welcome. More information can be found at the Tourist Information Board.
7) Friendly population.
In general the Palmeroos have a relaxed attitude to life. They are friendly, usually patient end don’t mind waiting. Try to speak a few words of Spanish, the Palmero will absolutely appreciate it.
8) The underwater world.
La Palma has a unique underwater world. Diving and snorkeling can be done with Dive House La Palma. The people from the Diving House La Palma will take you for an unforgettable experience.
9) The wonderful climate.
Climate conditions vary greatly across the island.La Palma is not ‘garanteed sunny´all year round but compared to Northern Europe the weather is very good. It can be spectacular, we even have horizontal rain!
10) friendly priced tickets.
The airlines offer cheap tickets to La Palma, especially outside of the expensive school holiday period.
In the Isla de La Palma Guide you can read and learn more about the diversity of the island of La Palma and the great differences in nature, the climate and the population in this small area.
The many (1000+) photos of nature, various places and folk festivals give you a taste.
The information about holiday accommodations, food and drinks and ´what not to expect´ will help you making your holiday plan.