La Palma

La Palma, also known as 'La Isla Bonita', is a picturesque island located in the Canary Islands archipelago, part of Spain. The island is renowned for its diverse landscapes, ranging from lush forests and volcanic craters to black sand beaches, offering a vibrant natural beauty.

Where is La Palma?

La Palma is located in the Canary Islands, an archipelago that forms an autonomous community of Spain. Positioned in the North Atlantic Ocean, it lies off the north-west coast of Africa and is the most northwesterly of the Canary Islands.

La Isla Bonita

A hidden gem with plenty to offer

Celebrated for its alluring blend of lush laurel forests, craggy volcanic terrains, and glittering black sand beaches, La Palma is a paradise for nature lovers. As a recognised UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and a Starlight Reserve, it is renowned for both its biodiversity and starlit skies. Combining exploration, relaxation, and cultural immersion, La Palma is one of the Canary Islands' must-see destinations.

What can I see and do in La Palma?

Explore Santa Cruz
Visit Caldera de Taburiente National Park
Discover the Hiking Trails

Explore Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz de La Palma is the island's capital and offers a blend of historical, cultural and modern attractions. As you walk through the town, you'll see stunning examples of traditional Canary Island architecture. Noted for their beautifully carved wooden balconies, the buildings are a picturesque sight, with vibrantly coloured facades adorned with lush greenery. One of its major attractions is the Plaza de España with its striking 16th-century Iglesia de El Salvador. The Naval Museum - an exact replica of Christopher Columbus's ship, Santa Maria, is another favourite amongst visitors.

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