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Los Cancajos Beach

Los Cancajos Beach — beach is on the east side of the island, located just 2 km. north of the airport and 2 km south of the island capital (Santa Cruz de La Palma). The beach is a bay, protected by breakwaters of volcanic rock which guarantees tranquil waters throughout the year and a rich […]

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La Zarza & La Zarcita Cultural Park

La Zarza & La Zarcita Cultural Park (La Mata, Garafia) – located 1 ½ hours (51 km) northwest of Santa Cruz, the rock art sites of La Zarza and La Zarcita are one of the most important archaeological assets of the Canary Island archipelago. La Zarza occupies a spacious caboco (circular depression in the bottom […]

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La Palma Diving Center

La Palma Diving Center (Centro Comercial Los Cancajos, Local 227, 38712 Breña Baja) – while La Palma island is beautiful above the surface, some, especially divers, insists that the island’s real beauty is under water – off its shores. La Palma offers an ideal year-round water temperature for diving with excellent visibility and an underwater […]

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La Caldera de Taburiente National Park

La Caldera de Taburiente National Park – located 1 ½ hours (45 km) northwest of Santa Cruz, La Caldera de Taburiente National Park, due to its impressive landscape beauty, is one of the most emblematic and important touristic resources of La Palma Island. It is a 1,500 meter enormous slope depression with a diameter of […]

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Fuencaliente Salt Pans

Fuencaliente Salt Pans (Calle Maldonado 10, Fuencaliente de la Palma) — the salt pans on the southernmost point of La Palma are a small commercial operation extracting salt from the sea water. The salt is packaged and sent to supermarkets and shops on the island. There is nothing added to the salt in the whole […]

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Ecofinca Platanológico / Banana Plantation

Ecofinca Platanológico / Banana Plantation (Carretera Charco Verde, 257B – Puerto Naos, Los Llanos de Aridane) – located near Puerto Naos beach, this a small farming estate dedicated primarily to organic banana production and the development of ecological agriculture-related projects. This farm is adapted and equipped for events and visits, with walkways and a school […]

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Charco Verde (playa)

Charco Verde (beach) – located within the Puerto de Naos area (at the west side of the island), this black sand beach is surrounded by nature, and is great to take the children to without giving up the benefits of a rural setting. This pleasant cove, surrounded by cliffs and banana plantations, benefits from a […]

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Charco Azul Seawater Swimming Pools

Charco Azul Seawater Swimming Pools (Camino del Melonar, San Andrés y Sauces) — Charco Azul is a set of saltwater swimming pools along the promenade at El Melonar, between the village of San Andres and Puerto Espindola, located in a semi-urban area. The natural coastline is rocky, and the sea is frequently very rough, but […]

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Carnival

Carnival (Santa Cruz de La Palma) – this major event begins on the Friday before Ash Wednesday and lasts until Saturday and into the small hours of Sunday, known as Domingo de Piñata. Its varied program never lacks the opening with a children’s parade, the traditional street parties (verbenas), the evening dances (in the Royal […]

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Astrophysics Observatory

Astrophysics Observatory (Los Cancajos, Santa Cruz de Tenerife) — the Astrophysical Observatory of Roque de Los Muchachos (ORM), located just south of Santa Cruz de la Palma (at an altitude of 2,420 meters in the municipality of Garafía), is one of the most complete array of telescopes in the world. Thanks to its dark, clear […]