La Palma is the hikers' paradise. The island offers thousands of options for the beginner and the expert walker.
The most famous and recommended routes are:” The volcano route”, “Caldera de Taburiente”, “Nacientes de Marcos y Cordero” in the laurisilva forests.
Pedalling over volcanic plains can turn into real pleasure for all those keen on mountain bike. A large numbers of forest tracks enable you to explore Canary pine forest, laurel forest volcanoes and La Palma's coast.
The seabed of La Palma can be characterized as volcanic, abrupt and of great depth. It is one of the best places to dive. The volcanic eruptions have produced a marine ecosystem of strange rocks and fascinating arches, towers and underwater passages.
The waters around La Palma's coast are also suitable for kayaking, find lonely beaches and caves accessible only from the sea, guided by professionals or individual.
The mildness of the climate, plus the special topographical characteristics and prevailing wind direction, coupled with the logistics set up which the island already has, means that its numerous flying sites can be used at least 330 days a year. This has made the island into the best place in Spain for winter flight.
La Palma has become a top class volcano-spelunking location. There are a wide range of places on the island where the sport can be practiced.