Although other islands in the archipelago of the Canary Islands are best known as destinations for sun and beaches, also along the coast of La Palma there are many interesting places. Among the longest beaches of the island, it is worth mentioning Zamora (Fuencaliente), Volcano (Tazacorte), Puerto Naos and Chaco Verde (Los Llanos), Nogales (Puntallana). Along with nature, the island offers an outstanding historical and cultural heritage, anyone booking a flight to Santa Cruz de La Palma cannot miss out on the historic centre of the capital, which has been declared a Historical Site, with mixed colonial elements typical of traditional Canarian architecture. Among the most prominent buildings are the Town Hall (XVI century), the Casa de Salazar (XVII century) and several religious buildings such as the Church of El Salvador, Santo Doming of the Incarnation (XVI century), the Church of San Francisco and the Sanctuary of the Virgen de las Nieves, where the image of the patron saint of the island lies.
For lovers of nature, cheap flights to Santa Cruz La Palma provides the perfect opportunity to discover and explore the island’s areas of great natural beauty, such as the National Park Caldera, which extends in the center of the island, comprising peaks over two thousand meters high, volcanic landscapes and lush vegetation. Other outstanding natural spaces that make the island of La Palma an ideal place for rural and adventure tourism are the Las Nieves Natural Park and volcanic Cumbre Vieja (Old Summit).
Airport Santa Cruz de La Palma
La Palma Airport (SPC) is located just 8 kilometres from the capital of the island, in the municipality of Villa de Mazo and Brena Baja. Throughout the year, the airport offers direct connections to Madrid; during the summer, expanding to other airports in the peninsula, such as Barcelona, Seville and Bilbao, all operate flights to Santa Cruz de la Palma. Travellers can also choose flights that stop at major airports in the Canary Islands, for example, Gran Canaria and Tenerife. During the summer, there are cheap flights to Santa Cruz de la Palma also from European airports, such as London, Frankfurt, Berlin, Brussels and Amsterdam.
From the Airport to the Centre of Santa Cruz de La Palma
Passengers on flights to Santa Cruz de La Palma can reach the capital of the island using the bus line 500, which departs from the Ground 0 Terminal (Arrivals), operating from 7 to 22.30. The same line also connects the airport to the tourist area of Los Cancajos. Instead, the bus line 301 leads to the town of Los Llanos, departing from the Ground 0 Terminal (Arrivals) at 8.45, 13.45 and 21.45 hours.
Car Rental in Airport Santa Cruz de La Palma
Travelers who prefer to move independently, exploring the territory and the magnificent landscapes of the island, can use this service Alquiler Car in Santa Cruz de La Palma Expedia offers: You can book your car comfortably online, choosing between different types of cars offered by carriers operating at the airport.