- Resort type: Beach resort
- Landscape: Mountains, Island, Oceanfront, Tropical Forest, Coniferous Forest, Volcanoes
- What to do: Mountaineering, Diving & Snorkelling, Natural Parks & Reserves, Boat Trips, Wellness Tourism, Historical & Architectural Monuments, Gliding & Paragliding, Yachting & Sailing, Hiking, Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing, Festivals & Carnivals, Nightlife
La Palma is one of the Spain’s Canary Islands of a volcanic origin. It is situated in the Atlantic Ocean in front of the African coast. The total land area is 708 square kilometres. The largest city and an administrative centre is Los Llanos de Aridane. The territory is an acknowledged UNESCO biosphere reserve.
A unique nature of La Palma is rich in endemic plants and rare animals which makes the island the main destination for the ecological tourists. They can see the chain of volcanoes in the south of the island, go hiking in a laurel forest and see the largest erosive crater on the planet which belongs to the Taburiente Volcano.
The coastal areas of La Palma are popular with the lovers of beach holidays and extreme activities. The most popular beaches are Monte de Luna, Puntallana and Puerto de Naos. The active tourists can try their hand at kitesurfing, surfing and windsurfing, diving, snorkelling, parasailing, yachting, sailing. The local mountain relief allows going canyoning and climbing.
If you stay in the main city of La Palma, you can have a great time in the nightclubs Conejo Blanco and Trixie Lyx. Go shopping to Trocadero shopping complex. The restaurant El Rincon de Moraga serves the island cuisine and seafood delicacies.
An annual festival Bringing down of the Virgin of the Snow attracts a lot of tourists to the island.
The excursion tourists can go on a group tour to see the local historical and architectural monuments. They will see the artefacts of the Archaeological Park Belmaco and Balcones of the Maritima Avenue.
Staying outside for a long time, the wellness tourists will much better.