La Palma is a wonderfully undiscovered treasure in the Canary Islands. The island of La Palma, Canary Islands, is a quiet, unspoilt and totally traditional. The landscape is absolutely remarkable, with picture postcard views at almost every turn. The bright colours of flowering plants strewn across rocky slopes causes a stark contrast to the bright blue skies and azure waters that surround the island, and artists can find almost endless inspiration. The black cliffs, rugged mountains and black beaches of La Palma are a real treat for nature lovers looking for a little peace and views that will stay with you forever.
There are almost limitless opportunities for trekking in La Palma, with paths cutting across the picture postcard scenery and circumnavigating the island. The tiny, traditional villages of La Palma, Canary Islands are a joy to reach, with little restaurants and cafes waiting to provide you with wonderfully refreshing and energising food and drink, and amazingly adding to the scenery. The little whitewashed villas in La Palma glisten in the sunshine, and look as if they are an essential part of the landscape. Trekking in La Palma truly is a delight, and wherever your La Palma private holiday rental villa is located, you will have excellent access into the countryside and onto the many La Palma trekking paths that cross the island.
After a long day trekking in La Palma, the beaches will be of huge appeal, even if your private holiday rental villa in La Palma has a private swimming pool, as nothing can recreate the pleasure of relaxing on one of the many deserted, soft sand beaches, listening to the waves crashing on the shore and enjoying a glass of wine. There are almost endless beaches to choose from, and very few ever see a crowd. The black, volcanic sands of Los Cancajos, Puerto Naos and Puerto de Tazacorte are among the finest, but you will never struggle to find an idyllic spot from any of the private holiday rental villas in La Palma.
La Palma is a wonderfully traditional island’s, and although the nightlife is not what could be described as raucous, there is plenty of fun to be had. Tapas bars and fine, family restaurants can be found throughout La Palma, serving fantastically fresh fish, caught that day, as well as a range of mouth watering vegetable dishes unique to the Canary Islands.
The most popular resort in La Palma, Canary Islands is Los Cancajos, but remember, when talking about La Palma, ‘popular’ is a relative term; crowds are still rare! Los Cancajos lies on the east coast, and is home to a great little selection of shops, restaurants and bars, as well as having excellent access into the mountains for those looking for the best trekking in La Palma, Canary Islands.
Due to its location in the Atlantic, La Palma can receive some bitter weather in winter, with crashing Atlantic waves striking the black beaches and a certain chill in the wind, but this only adds to the dramatic beauty of the island. Summers are a different matter though, with regular blue skies and daily peak temperatures regularly reaching into the mid 30’s (°C) during July and August.
Reaching a private La Palma holiday rental villa takes just four hours from the UK, although there are few direct flights to La Palma, First Choice Airways and ThomsonFly provide flights to La Palma from Manchester (MAN) and London. La Palma Airport (SPC) is very well connected to mainland Spain and Tenerife, so if Manchester and London do not represent convenient departure points, a private holiday rental in La Palma is still easily accessible.