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Faro de Fuencaliente / Fuencaliente lighthouse 1. The island does not have its own international airport, only a small one, which receives flights from nearby islands. The easiest way to get here is through the island of Tenerife where many connecting flights are available.
2. When choosing a hotel for a beach holiday, one should be especially careful. Even if the hotel is located near the coast, it doesn't necessarily mean there are beaches equipped and available for recreation nearby.
3. The island has a poorly developed public transport system. Active tourists should rent a car, as some remote areas and beaches can only be reached by car.
4. Those who still expect to take a bus should take into account an important nuance. Even though there is a timetable, not all drivers really care about it.
5. Spanish is widely spoken on the island, locals rarely speak other foreign languages. In hotels and bars, many employees understand English quite well but still prefer to answer in Spanish. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. Siesta is common among local people. Every day at 1:00 pm most shops, restaurants, banks and other institutions close and usually open again at 5:00 pm.
7. Active tourists should definitely take comfortable sports shoes along. The island is dominated by mountain areas and difficult serpentine roads, comfortable walking on which is impossible without hard-wearing shoes.
The charming island will please travelers with a variety of original shops and markets. Thus, Mercadillo del Agricultor de Puntagorda has always been one of the most popular markets among … Open
8. For walks in mountainous areas, you will need warm clothes even in the summer. A cool wind always blows in the mountains, and in the morning and evening hours, the air temperature can fall 10 degrees below average.
9. Independent tourists should take into account that prices in local supermarkets are quite high. Going for fresh food to the market would be the best option.
10. Many restaurants located away from the coast offer a very attractive pricing policy. Dining here may be even more profitable than buying products on your own.
11. On La Palma's coast, the weather is warm and comfortable for a beach holiday all year round. Despite the fact that in the wintertime locals visit beaches rarely, holidaymakers are welcome here at any time of the year.
12. The island is characterized by a very calm and safe atmosphere. One can safely walk along the coast or city streets even late at night.
13. There are quite a few large hotels on the island, apartments for rent are more common outside the capital. They are very comfortable, many apartment complexes offer their guests an "all inclusive" service.
14. Almost all hotel rooms have kitchens. Such rooms will appeal to independent tourists, as well as those who go on a trip with small children.
15. Wealthy tourists should pay attention to private villas that are rented out in many cities. It can be profitable to rent them for big families or large groups.
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What to visit being in La Palma - unique sights

Palmeral of Elche

From the series “The most interesting UNESCO sites in Spain”
Many trees in the Elche forest are more than 200 years old today. In addition to unique plants, it is also distinguished by a variety of architectural monuments. You can see beautiful old gazebos, symbolic monuments, interesting elements of stone decoration, and even an artificial waterfall while walking in the garden. Many artificial reservoirs are formed on the territory of the forest. Pedestrian bridges are built across them for the convenience of tourists. … Read further

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Travelling to La Palma - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in La Palma. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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