La Palma is the most northwesterly of the Canary Islands and is the fifth largest of the seven main islands in the Canary Islands group. The island's capital city Santa Cruz de la Palma, is also the islands second largest city after Los Llanos de Aridane and is located in the east of the island of La Palma. The city features many beautiful and elegant 17th and 18th century houses for those visitors looking for architectural beauty and splendour from their holiday destination. Santa Cruz de La Palma also boasts the island's only major port, which serves regular ferry services to mainland Spain, namely to Cadiz, as well as to other nearby island destinations such as Tenerife, Los Cristianos and Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Las Palmas on Gran Canaria and Arrecife. The island is also a fascinating destination for geology enthusiasts, as La Palma is the most volcanically active of all the Canary Islands.
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The city of Los Llanos de Adriane is the biggest on the island of La Palma and in the whole of the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, a province which is composed of the whole western part of the Canary Islands, including the islands of Tenerife, El Hierro and La Gomera. Its unmissable sites of touristic interest include the city hall, built in 1945 and housing seven oil paintings by Antonio Palma Suarez Gonzalez, reproducing historical events and scenes and the Plaza de España, located in the heart of the town and featuring 11 stunning laurel trees, which have come to be seen as the symbol of the city and has provided inspiration for many poets and writers.
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If you have come to La Palma in search of sun, sea and sand you will not be disappointed, come to Los Llanos de Adriane and sample its idyllic beach life, visit Puerto Naos beach, situated in the west of the island and boasting mild temperatures throughout the year. It has been awarded blue flag status due to its cleanliness and crystalline waters and also boasts a boulevard that runs along the entire beach, which is coated in black sand, where you can take a leisurely stroll or sit in a bar and have a drink, watch the waves lapping on the sea shore, or watch a glorious sunset with your loved ones. There is also the Charco Verde beach to explore, this is also a beach of black sand just south of Puerto Naos, where there is an ancient hot spring once used for medicinal purposes and which was first awarded blue flag status in 2009.
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