Mercadillo del Puerto (Santa Cruz de la Palma) – located near Santa Cruz’s marina, this is an open air market where independent vendors sell their goods (including arts, crafts, and souvenirs). Along with that, there’s also a play area for school children. Note: this market is only open during the first & third Sunday of […]
Marina La Palma (Av. Marítima y Av. de El Puente, Santa Cruz de la Palma) – opened in 2010, this open-air shopping center offers spectacular views of the Old Town along with a good number of shops (Spar Supermarket, Natura, and Ruta 66, among many others), cafés, pubs, and restaurants. It’s also a great spot […]
Tasca el Cuarto de Tula (Av. Marítima 48, Santa Cruz de la Palma) – this tapas bar comes to life at night when live Cuban musical acts perform live here. Naturally, this bar also has a large selection of Cuban rums. Both locals and expats (mostly above 30) come here. This is also a favored […]
Siete Islas Bar (Calle Álvarez de Abreu 67, Santa Cruz de la Palma) – this is a popular sports bar (suitable to check out the latest football matches and other sporting events). It’s also known for its hamburgers (of various sizes – from large to slider-style mini-burgers) and €2 drink & pincho (snack) specials. Various […]
Real Nuevo Club Nautico (Av. Indianos, Santa Cruz de la Palma) – this venue (located at Santa Cruz’s marina) attracts well-heeled locals (both in their 20s, and more mature crowds, depending on the evening). Various forms of Latin music are played here – from Salsa to rock en español, along with some international pop & […]
La Luna (Calle Fernández Taño 26, Los Llanos) – located just steps away from the central square of Los Llanos (just 10 minutes northeast of Tazacorte on the west side of the island) is this charming bar with its own distinct personality. Along with tapas and drinks, there is often live music: from flamenco to […]
La Isla de Goya (Av. Marítima 51, Santa Cruz de la Palma) – this is a lively tapas & wine bar which attracts mainly locals in their 20s & 30s. In addition, occasional cruise ship tourists also visit this bar (to sample sangrias, local wines and tapas).
El Café de Don Manuel (Pérez de Brito 2 – frente a la Plaza de España, Santa Cruz de la Palma) – for those who need a quick-pick-me up after a night of partying and drinking, this is a very good place to purchase espresso and coffee. In fact, this café was awarded by the […]
Disco Moon Beach y Pub La Tabaiba (Los Cancajos, Breña Baja) – this is a hangout spot for college-age locals. Electronic dance and pop music is played here, and there are occasional live rock bands booked here. During the weekends, this nightspot stays open until dawn (6 am).
Cosmos Avenida (Av. Marítima 70, Santa Cruz de la Palma) – this is a popular tapas bar within the touristy district of Santa Cruz. There are frequent live music sessions (including Latin Jazz and even folkloric South American Andean music). A lively mature 30-and-above crowd can be found here.