Port of La Palma

Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals

La Palma Cruise Port

The cruise port on the Island of La Palma is conveniently located just five minutes from the capital city of Santa Cruz de La Palma.

La Palma is one of the islands in the Canary Island archipelago.

Cruise passengers arriving in Santa Cruz can simply walk along the Avenida Maritime Promenade to the city's Old Quarter.  Plaza de Espana is the city's central.

Public Transportation

Port Shuttle

Free shuttle bus services is provided by most cruise lines to shuttle passengers between their ships and the cruise terminal.

Bus Service

There are approximately 20 bus routes on the island of La Palma. A single bus fare cost two euro or less.

Ferry Service

Ferry service operates from La Palma to other destinations in the Canary Islands:

  • Las Palmas (Gran Canaria)
  • Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Tenerife)
  • Arrechife
  • Los Cristianos
La Palma Cruise Port, Canary Islands
La Palma Cruise Port

Visitor Information

Santa Cruz de La Palma

Top tourist attractions and landmarks in Santa Cruz are the following:

  • Plaza de Espana
  • Santa Cruz Town Hall
  • Military Museum
  • Bajamar Beach (has restroom and shower facilities)

Access the Canary Islands Vacation Guide for comprehensive visitor information.

Island of La Palma

The island of La Palma is relatively untouched by tourism and is considered by many to be the most beautiful of the Canary Islands.

Popular island attractions are:

  • Botanical Gardens (north)
  • Caldera de Taburiente (volcanic crater in National Park)
  • Tropical rainforests and hiking trails

Map of La Palma Cruise Port

View map of cruise terminal at Santa Cruz de La Palma.

Spain Currency

The Island of La Palma is an integral part of Spain.  Consequently, the Euro is the official currency on the island.

Weather in La Palma

Average monthly temperatures (centigrade) and precipitation amounts (millimeters) are as follows:

Month Minimum Maximum Precipitation
Jan 15 21 36
Feb 15 21 61
Mar 16 22 36
April 16 22 18
May 17 23 7
June 19 24 1
July 21 26 1
Aug 22 27 2
Sept 21 27 9
Oct 20 26 40
Nov 18 24 61
Dec 17 22 84

Wifi Service

Internet service is available at Internet cafes, restaurants and in shopping malls.


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