In La Palma you won't find all the usual tourist activities of the busier Canary Islands but its rugged geography, pretty towns and fine cuisine will delight the more discerning tourist who prefers to give the popular package holiday scenario a wide berth.
Spend your days exploring the fascinating landscape of this tiny island which has everything from volcanic mountains and beaches to banana plantations.and even a small tropical rainforest.
Take the time to visit the capital, Santa Cruz, on the east coast. This picturesque port town has some delightful steep alleyways, traditional tapas bars and restaurants and many historic buildings.
There are various sports to be enjoyed on the island, many of them provided within the hotel and apartment complexes, but probably the favourite of all leisure activities here is diving.