La Palma Holidays

Discover the wonders of La Palma, also known as "La Isla Bonita" or The Beautiful Island. This captivating getaway, located in the far northwest of the Canary Islands, Spain, lures with its lush biodiversity, compelling history, and year-round pleasant weather.

From spectacular beaches, unique landscapes and cultural richness to delectable cuisine and warm locals, a holiday in La Palma envelops you in a soothing blend of adventure and relaxation. The island is a testament to life's simple pleasures and an escape into a world of unspoiled beauty.

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Things to See and Do

Your adventure through La Palma promises a treasure trove of attractions that reveal the island's character and allure. Exquisite architectural wonders, natural splendours, and the charm of ancient history beckon, making your visit a dance through a kaleidoscope of enchanting experiences.

La Glorieta

Marvel at La Glorieta: This public square nestled in Las Manchas is a captivating work of art, adorned with colourful mosaics that reflect the heart of the local culture.

Balcones de Avenida Marítima

Embark on a stroll through Balcones de Avenida Marítima: A bold statement of rebellion and artistry awaits at the balconies of Avenida Maritima, each with their unique character.

Castillo de La Virgen

Immerse yourself in history at Castillo de La Virgen: This 17th-century castle bears the echoes of pirate invasions and offers fantastic views of the sea and the city.

Roque de los Muchachos observatory

Unfold the mysteries at Roque de los Muchachos observatory: Nestled atop the highest peak on La Palma, this observatory offers awe-inspiring views of cosmic wonders.

Caldera de Taburiente National Park

Finally, wander through Caldera de Taburiente National Park: Central to the island, this national park is a testament to La Palma's geological wonders and vibrant biodiversity.

Food and Drink

Indulging in La Palma's culinary repertoire is an exploration of Spain's gastronomical mosaic, steeped in tradition, abundance, and the flavours of the Mediterranean. From local dishes to exotic beverages, this is a gustatory adventure that promises to enthrall.

Potaje de Berros

Savour a plate of Potaje de Berros: This delicious watercress stew, made with pork ribs, beans and potatoes, offers a hearty taste of island tradition.

Conejo en Salmorejo

Try a helping of Conejo en Salmorejo: This tasty rabbit dish, marinated in a mix of spices and vinegar, pairs perfectly with local wines.

La Palma's wines

Speaking of wines, experience the vibrant flavours of La Palma's wines: These local treasures, often named after the region of their origin, are a must-try.

Ron Miel Palmero

Have a glass of Ron Miel Palmero: This sweet, honey-infused rum is a local specialty and a delightful digestif.

Príncipe Alberto

Finally, sink your teeth into a Príncipe Alberto: This almond and rum cake, covered with dark chocolate, is a heavenly sweet treat.

Destination Essentials

La Palma with its warm sub-tropical climate is a coveted year-round destination. Whether visiting for its beaches, nature, culture, or a blend of all, The Beautiful Island packs in a wealth of experience throughout the year.

Ideally, the months between August and September, while the warmest, are also peak times with tourists flooding in. If you fancy and thrive on the excitement this brings, this is your time. For those who prefer a quieter visit, La Palma is equally inviting in winters. Despite being the coolest months, February can still see a high of 20°C making it a pleasant escape from harsh winters elsewhere. No matter when you decide to visit, La Palma's charm remains undiminished, constantly ready to captivate you.


The beaches of La Palma offer a splendid mix of tranquillity and vibrancy; places where azure skies merge with the turquoise sea — a coastal utopia that invites you to soak in the sun, sand and surf.

Playa de Santa Cruz de La Palma

Start with Playa de Santa Cruz de La Palma: This serene, black sand beach in the capital city is perfect for leisurely afternoons.

Charco Verde Beach

Unwind at Charco Verde Beach: A picture-perfect spot for families, it is known for its scenic beauty and calm ambience.

Playa del Perdido

Explore Playa del Perdido: Practice tranquility at this beach, offering unique swimming experiences in natural lava pools.

Puerto Naos

Enjoy the bustle of Puerto Naos: This popular beach is known for calm seas and is an excellent venue for water sports.


Finally, test the waters of Nogales: This tranquil beach offers black sand and stunning cliff views but beware of the strong currents.

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