Car Hire La Palma Santa Cruz

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Find Cheap Car Hire La Palma Canary Islands

At QuarentaCars you will find cheap car hire La Palma Santa Cruz with availability at the airport, Los Llanos de Aridane, El Paso and Los Cancajos. Discover the confines of Isla Bonita at your own pace, we will find you the perfect car, with the best conditions.

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Car Hire La Palma Santa Cruz, airport, Los Llanos, El Paso & Los Cancajos

By using QuarentaCars’s car rental comparison engine, you can easily book a car hire La Palma Santa Cruz or pick up your car at the airport, Los Lanos, Los Cancajos and El Paso. 

“A journey of a thousand miles begins here.”

Connection points

Car Hire La Palma Airport

One of the strengths of the Canarian archipelago is its connection at home and with other destinations in Europe, of course, including mainland Spain, both by sea and by air.

If you visit Isla Bonita by plane, you can book a car hire La Palma airport, located in the town of Villa de Mazo, 8 kilometres from Santa Cruz de La Palma, the island’s capital.

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Cheap Car Hire La Palma Canary Islands: Santa Cruz, Airport, Los Llanos & El Paso

The level of competitiveness and the agency ecosystem itself makes it possible to book cheap car hire La Palma Canary Island, maintaining good service standards and cars in excellent condition. Although premium car rentals operate, local agencies have a greater presence covering the island’s strategic destinations.

Europcar, Keddy, Hertz, Avis, Budget, Top Car, and Orlando Rent a Car comprise the offer of rent a car agencies in the island.

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Kilometraje Ilimitado
Unlimited Mileage

Enjoy the freedom and travel the Canaries from coast to coast with unlimited kilometres.

Combutible Lleno/Lleno
Full to Full Fuel Policy

Choose with confidence the transparency of the full to full fuel policy.

Cancelación de reserva gratuita
Flexible Booking

Cancel your reservation without charge 48 hours before the pick-up date.

What to do on the island of La Palma?

Plan your trip to Isla Bonita, discover everything you can explore.

La Palma, is one of the most particular islands of the Canary archipelago, not only because of its shape of a palm leaf or a heart; but also because of all the surprises that await the visitor.

It has the second largest roof in the Canary Islands, on the Rocco de los Muchachos at an altitude of over 2,400 metres, and an observatory at the edge of the universe. In addition to volcanoes, magnificent beaches and a West Indian air made of tobacco and rum. For all this and much more, it is known as the Isla Bonita.

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The sun and the good weather are part of the identity of the archipelago, its temperature is between 15º C and 26º C throughout the different seasons; that is to say that starting from its climate, any time is ideal to visit the island. But if you coincide with one of its festivals, you will also be able to experience the culture and folklore of the region first hand.

Fuencaliente (Corpus Christi) June:
In Mazo, June 10th is the celebration of the Corpus Christi, one of the most popular traditions of the whole island, which beauty and showiness, has been declared of tourist interest. For the occasion, the streets are covered with flower carpets and wooden arches decorated with material from the island. An art worth knowing.

Fuencaliente ( La Vendimia) August:
On the last Sunday in August, Fuencaliente is the setting for a very special celebration in the land of wine on La Palma, the Fiestas de La Vendimia. 

Santa Cruz de la Palma (La Virgen de las Nieves June-July-August)
Every five years, between the months of June and August, Santa Cruz de la Palma, the island’s capital, holds the traditional descent of the Virgen de las Nieves, which is undoubtedly the biggest festive event on the whole island. One of the characteristic stamps of this celebration is the Dance of the Dwarves. In a two-part event, the dancers and music band become the delight of the public. In the first part, the dancers represent various characters, from priests to astronauts. In the second part, the municipal band intensifies the rhythm of the polka, while the dancers become dwarfs.

Santa Cruz de La Palma, considered a historic-artistic site and a national heritage site, is among the most beautiful cities in the archipelago that still preserve their colonial aspect.

During your tour, the Malecón is an excellent place to start your visit. When you arrive at the Avenida Marítima, you will find cafes, places of leisure, and the most striking thing, its colourful houses with the typical balconies of La Palma in an unbeatable state of conservation.

Calle Real is the main shopping street in the city, as it links the port with the northern part of the city as far as Santa Catalina. It is a pleasant area for a walk with cobbled streets and squares with palm trees. In addition to the large houses that represent the aristocracy of La Palma. Among the most striking are the mansions of the Salazar, Arce y Rojas, Pereyra and García Aguiar families.

The Plaza de España, the real heart of the city and one of the most beautiful places. Built in 1588, the Town Hall, one of the most important monuments of the architecture of the Canary Islands, is located here. Right in front of it is the church of El Salvador, the first parish church erected in the city.

During your visit, you should not miss the boat-shaped building that houses the Naval Museum, in the Alameda area. As well as the Santa Catalina Castle, the Island Museum, the Church of Nuestra Señora de la Luz and the Church of San Sebastián.

Tour around the area with your car hire La Palma Santa Cruz:

  • Nuestra Señora de las Nieves Island Sanctuary:
    The island sanctuary of Nuestra Señora de las Nieves is located between the neighbourhoods of La Dehesa and Velhoco, about 5 km from the city. It is a unique reconstructed temple whose origin dates back to 1424. It guards the image of the patron saint of La Palma, the oldest in the whole archipelago.
  • Las Nieves Natural Park:
    Leaving the capital, the Parque Natural de las Nieves, made up of the Quintero, El Río, La Madera and Dorador ravines, is a good option for excursion lovers. This area covers most of the central western part of the municipality, with heights ranging from 700 to 800 metres. It is advisable to take a good walk along its trails, where pine forests abound. If you get to Corralejo, the prize is one of the best views of much of the island of Palma.
  • La Caldereta or La Concepción cliff:
    To the south of the city is La Caldereta. It is a huge volcanic formation that erupted from the sea. Continuing a little further up we will find a viewpoint from where we can see the beach of Los Cancajos, a large part of Santa Cruz, the airport, the forest of Botazo and the old volcano of La Caldereta in all its magnitude.
  • Juan Mayor Site of Scientific Interest:
    Towards the north of the town it also presents great beauty, as well as numerous ravines that hide notable landscape, botanical and geomorphological values. The Juan Mayor Site of Scientific Interest stands out, which includes the Juan Mayor and Los Pájaros ravines, and where a notable sample of thermophiles survive on the eastern side of the island.

Los Llanos de Aridane, located in the west of the island and south of the Caldera de Taburiente National Park, has become a thriving city thanks to banana cultivation and tourism. Puerto Naos, on the coast, is an area of lively nightlife.

The capital of the municipality is a dynamic and prosperous city, the second most important after Santa Cruz. And despite its growth, it has managed to preserve its traditional architecture. Here we recommend that you visit the church of Nuestra Señora de los Remedios, founded in 1517, located in the centre of the town.

Tour by car through the Llanos de Aridane:

  • Las Angustias:
    In the municipality of Las Angustias, a few kilometres from Los Llanos, you will find the hermitage-sanctuary of Nuestra Señora de las Angustias.
  • The Coast:
    The coastal area has its most important enclave in Puerto Naos. It is the largest beach on the island, with black volcanic sand and one of the busiest tourist centres. There are quieter beaches continuing south: Charco Verde, Las Monjas, La Lajita del Remo.
  • Volcanic cones:
    There are several very old volcanic cones such as those of Triana and Argual, which form a very interesting natural area near the capital. Another protected area is Todoque, an area of lava flows of enormous geomorphological attraction.

Firmly in the heart of the island, El Paso is located at the top of a wide valley. Although it is the only region that does not reach the sea, it is the protector of the Caldera de Taburiente mountains. The Astrophysical Observatory, one of the most important in the world, is located here.

During your visit you should visit the Town Hall building, its Silk Museum, and the hermitage of Nuestra de la Concepción de la Bonanza, founded in the 17th century. Heading south from the village, about 15 minutes walking, you will reach La Fajana, a place where some benahoarite petroglyphs of great anthropological interest are preserved.

A tour of the natural environment of El Paso:
La Caldera de Taburiente is one of the most fascinating natural enclaves in the Canary Islands, declared a National Park in 1954. There are three ways to get there from El Paso: through La Cumbrecita, through Los Brecitos or through the Barranco de las Angustias.

It is a grandiose caldera with a diameter of 10 km and a perimeter of 28 km. It is an excellent example of volcanism on the island, as well as delighting geologists who can read the origin of its basal complex in the abundant remains of sea shells.

The Los Muchachos rock, due to its exceptional height and clear atmosphere, is home to the most important Astrophysical Observatory in the northern hemisphere, and in addition to being the second highest in the archipelago after Teide, it reaches the lowest temperatures in the Canary Islands in winter (up to -8º C), with snowfalls and ice accumulations that supply the entire island with water.

In the Taburiente Park you can also see the Idafe rock, a place of aboriginal rites, where you can find the La Cumbrecita viewpoint, at an altitude of over 1,800 metres.

Whenever your desire is to explore the island and make the most of your visit, it is advisable to do so in a rental car. Here you can book car hire La Palma from £9 per day at various points on the Isla Bonita.

FAQs: Car Hire La Palma

Clarify your doubts about hiring a car on La Palma.

When you are doing your search, be clear about this information:

  • What type of vehicle do I want to drive? 
  • To make the collection, which point on the island is more convenient for me?
  • For how many days will I need the car?
  • How much should I leave a deposit and the amount of the excess?

In general, a week in advance is the optimal time to find better prices. However, between the months of December and March, we suggest you start your search 10 days before your trip.

Yes, you can pay for your reservation by debit or credit card. Car rentals have restrictions on paying with cash and prepaid cards.

With AXA Insurance premium coverage, you can have maximum protection against theft and accidents with guaranteed reimbursement of up to £3,000 and full road assistance. All this for a fraction of the usual price.

The savings you can obtain with the protection of AXA Insurance is between 50% and 70% compared to the coverage offered by the agencies.

A good offer for the small car hire La Palma Santa Cruz is from 9 pounds per day for seven days. Volkswagen Polo and Opel Corsa are on our list of available small cars on the island.

For seven days, a good price for a 7 seater car hire La Palma Santa Cruz is starting at 17 £ per day. The comfortable Ford Galaxy is part of our selection of 7-seater minivans.

If you will need to book a 9 seater car hire La Palma Santa Cruz the price is approximately 29 £ per day. Among other brands, we have the large Mercedes Traveliner.

You can book car hire La Palma Canary Islands with full to full fuel policy. You receive the vehicle full of fuel and return it full, with no extra charge for refuelling.

Usually, the rates for car hire La Palma Canary Islands include unlimited mileage, which you can check in the mileage policy section.

It is not allowed to hire a car in La Palma Canary Islands to take a ferry, and it is even penalised by most of the rent a car companies in the region.

People who book car hire La Palma Canary Islands, also visit other islands of the archipelago:

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