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    Known locally as Isla Bonita, La Palma it is truly beautiful with remarkable scenery ranging from soaring forest-covered mountains in the north to volcanic lunar landscapes in the south contrasting with wide, fertile valleys, dramatic sea cliffs, and black sandy beaches that fringe the Atlantic shores. La Palma holidays really are a perfect island escape.

    The greenest and most rural of the Canary Islands, La Palma boasts picturesque villages, sleepy towns and pleasantly warm temperatures all year round. A World Biosphere Reserve is has 19 naturally protected areas including majestic pine forests and lush laurel woods, deep ravines, salt pans, waterfalls, natural parks, volcanic craters and an unique caldera.  La Palma holidays are ideal for a tranquil break, this most north western of the Canary Islands also caters for numerous outdoor pursuits including hiking, stargaze, mountain biking and scuba diving.

    Santa Cruz de la Palma

    Located on the east side of the island the capital SantaCruz de la Palma is a lovely seaside town with a glorious past and an attractive mix of traditional and modern architecture, including along the seafront promenade, a row of houses with wooden balconies that have become the symbol of this capital. Ideal for holidays to La Palma, the islands capital offers a wealth of sites to see. There are some notable churches, museums, a fortress and a life size replica of Columbus’ ship, the Santa Maria, which houses the Naval Museum. The outstanding Plaza de Espana in the centre of town is surrounded by a striking 16th century town hall, a Renaissance style church, a 17th century palace and a number of beautiful well-preserved manor houses. There’s a narrow, cobbled pedestrianised shopping street, a local market and, along the coastal road, an array of cafes and shops

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Known locally as Isla Bonita, La Palma it is truly beautiful with remarkable scenery ranging from soaring forest-covered mountains in the north to volcanic lunar landscapes in the south contrasting with wide, fertile valleys, dramatic sea cliffs, and black sandy beaches that fringe the Atlantic shores. La Palma holidays really are a perfect island escape.

The greenest and most rural of the Canary Islands, La Palma boasts picturesque villages, sleepy towns and pleasantly warm temperatures all year round. A World Biosphere Reserve is has 19 naturally protected areas including majestic pine forests and lush laurel woods, deep ravines, salt pans, waterfalls, natural parks, volcanic craters and an unique caldera.  La Palma holidays are ideal for a tranquil break, this most north western of the Canary Islands also caters for numerous outdoor pursuits including hiking, stargaze, mountain biking and scuba diving.

Santa Cruz de la Palma

Located on the east side of the island the capital SantaCruz de la Palma is a lovely seaside town with a glorious past and an attractive mix of traditional and modern architecture, including along the seafront promenade, a row of houses with wooden balconies that have become the symbol of this capital. Ideal for holidays to La Palma, the islands capital offers a wealth of sites to see. There are some notable churches, museums, a fortress and a life size replica of Columbus’ ship, the Santa Maria, which houses the Naval Museum. The outstanding Plaza de Espana in the centre of town is surrounded by a striking 16th century town hall, a Renaissance style church, a 17th century palace and a number of beautiful well-preserved manor houses. There’s a narrow, cobbled pedestrianised shopping street, a local market and, along the coastal road, an array of cafes and shops

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Hotel Hacienda De Abajo

5 Star

In a wonderfully tranquil setting in the historic centre of Tazacorte on the west side of the island, the family-run Hotel Hacienda de Abajo is a carefully and meticulously restored 17th century mansion.

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Parador de la Palma

4 Star

In extensive gardens in an area of great natural beauty just 2km from the beach and close to the island's capital, Santa Cruz, Parador de La Palma boasts stunning Atlantic views.

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Hacienda San Jorge

3 Star

Built in traditional island architecture in scenic surroundings a mere five minute walk from the peaceful coastal town of Los Cancajos

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Featured hotels

Hotel Hacienda De Abajo

5 Star

In a wonderfully tranquil setting in the historic centre of Tazacorte on the west side of the island, the family-run Hotel Hacienda de Abajo is a carefully and meticulously restored 17th century mansion.

Parador de la Palma

4 Star

In extensive gardens in an area of great natural beauty just 2km from the beach and close to the island's capital, Santa Cruz, Parador de La Palma boasts stunning Atlantic views.

Hacienda San Jorge

3 Star

Built in traditional island architecture in scenic surroundings a mere five minute walk from the peaceful coastal town of Los Cancajos

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