When to Go

  • Spring and autumn offer the most pleasant conditions for hiking, with generally clear skies and warm temperatures.
  • As the most northwesterly island, La Palma catches more Atlantic cloud, and rain, than any other island and winters (November to February) in the north can be quite wet.
  • Carnaval (March/April) in Santa Cruz is an unmissable spectacle of costumes, floats and, ahem, talcum powder…