Holidays in La Palma are right up your street if you're looking for an undiscovered gem. This pretty island is off most people's radars, but that's its charm. It's quiet. It's unspoilt. And it's totally peaceful. If you want an authentic picture of the Canaries, this is the place to go.
La Palma is one of the smaller Canary Islands. There's no mass-tourism here. Enjoy the peace and quiet of this friendly, green island. An island of contrasts: mountains and beaches, volcanoes and forests. Summer and winter ideal for sun, walking and hiking holidays or just to really get away from it all. There are hotels on the coast and many self-catering cottages away from it all.
General information on La Palma, At the northwest of the Canaries archipelago , a few hundred miles from the coast of north-west Africa, lies the island of La Palma, also known as La Isla Bonita, because of its extraordinary natural beauty. La Palma is one of the smaller of the Canary islands, with a surface area of 706 square kilometres and a population of only 80,000. It is unusual in that it rises exceptionally steeply from the ocean, the entire central mountain range exceeding 2000 m in altitude. The highest point on the island is the Roque de los Muchachos (2426 m), the location of the astronomical observatory