Enjoy a mix of local culture
No holiday to La Palma would be complete without a trip to the capital Santa Cruz with its lively port, preserved 16th century colonial architecture and palm tree lined cobbled streets filled with small gift shops and charming pavement cafes. Santa Cruz has an abundance of cultural history, housing fascinating museums with impressive art collections.
One of the most engaging activities to enjoy on late deals to La Palma is dolphin or whale watching which departs from the port in Tazacorte and is extremely popular with visitors. Holidays in La Palma have been increasingly popular for outdoor pursuits such as horse riding, mountain biking, bird watching and hiking due to is year round tropical climate. Lush green forest and rugged coastal paths with well developed hiking trails pass through quaint rural villages and spectacular scenery.
Throughout La Palma is an abundance of harbour front seafood restaurants, traditional and international restaurants as well as tapas bars. One of La Palma specialities are churros de pescado – crispy fishcakes coated in a salty batter- and sancocho de pescado, which is a slow cooked salty fish with vegetables and potatoes.
The Spanish feel is very prominent with evenings revolving around dining out and enjoying drinks in the tapas bars. There are some discos and bars but most people tend just to relax when enjoying last minute holidays to La Palma. There is a wide selection of accommodation in La Palma from simple self caterings, bed and breakfast guest houses, luxury all inclusive hotels and private villas. There is something to suit every need and budget on your holiday to La Palma. Book cheap late deals to La Palma online here at Latedeals.co.uk.
Places to Visit
Head for the north east of the island and to this small but delightful sub tropical rainforest. Here you’ll find hundreds of different plant species, some indigenous to this area.
Roque de Los Muchachos
Take a trip to the highest point on the island, Roque de Los Muchachos lies 2,500 metres above sea level and offers unrivaled views over the island. Follow trails carved over the years by locals as they cross from one side of the island to the other.
Glass Bottomed Catamaran
Set sail along the coast looking at the beauty both above and below sea level. Stop off for lunch and a swim before heading out to entice the dolphins to play alongside the boat. Don’t forget your camera on this one!