Mesmerising landscapes and fabulous beaches await you in lovely La Palma.
Off north-western Africa lies the volcanic island La Palma, one of Spain’s Canary Islands. La Palma holidays are filled with incredible landscapes, volcanoes, deep forests and fabulous beaches just waiting to be explored. Due to its clear skies and strict light pollution laws, La Palma is a fantastic place to spend your nights star gazing; ideal for romantics and those with a passion for astronomy- it has even earned a Starlight award.
Holidays in La Palma are excellent for those who enjoy adventure, as you can hike through gorges and past volcanoes, with trails and levels of difficulties to suit everyone. Take time to explore the islands waterfalls and highest peaks, offering mesmerising views and unforgettable adventures and plenty of photo opportunities along the way.
Take a trip back in time and walk through La Palma’s old town, Santa Cruz, which still holds its original colonial layout of manor houses and stone paved streets. La Palma and all its charms, offers a wonderful atmosphere, ideal for those who enjoy relaxing in a city enriched in culture. The dramatic mountain range of Caldera de Taburiente stands guard and is permanent scenic back drop to your La Palma holiday.
If you're looking for a peaceful, laid-back seaside resort, look no further than Playa de los Cancajos. Just 10 minutes by road from the capital Santa Cruz de La Palma, you'll find Blue Flag beaches on Canajos holidays - with 3 black sand bays to choose from and a host of watersports, including scuba diving. Take a stroll along the boardwalk to reach the beaches. The furthest one is a 10 minute walk away, but once there, you'll have a lovely stretch of beach to enjoy, without the crowds. Just 30 minutes drive away and you'll find Fuencaliente Beach - secluded and charming, with a lighthouse looming over the beach and southern tip of the island and a welcoming fish taverna, serving freshly caught catches to tempt you.
Discerning holidaymakers will love La Palma. The perfect laid-back getaway, with inviting tapas restaurants, serving all your favourite mouthwatering Mediterranean cuisine. and waterside restaurants on the promenade, serving culinary delights both local and international, catering for all taste-buds.
If you fancy a day trip to the capital Santa Cruz de la Palma, there are buses every 30 minutes, which take about 10 minutes. Once there you can explore the old town and the 15th century El Salvador Church, with its beautiful Renaissance façade. Be sure to stop by at Calle O'Daly for some lunch, explore the shops and buy souvenir pottery and other craft items on the pedestrianised street that runs through the city city, before continuing your fun-filled day visiting the full-scale replica of the ship, which Columbus once sailed across to America on. There are plenty of things to do on holidays to La Palma, however if you're looking for peach and relaxation in the Mediterranean sun, then simply find your perfect spot and relax. After all, it's your holiday.