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.
La Palma is an 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 hardly no air and light pollution, the sky at night is overwhelming with millions of stars and passing satellites.
A heaven for star gazing. Many of our holiday homes stand in areas where you can see the Milky Way, one of the most interesting naked eye sights in the night sky.
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 you can discover a lot. La Palma also has a number of interesting museums and events. 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 Casa de Buceo dive center. The people from the Diving House will take you to the most beautiful dive sites 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.
You will find information about flights and ferries here
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.