Car hire in La Palma

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Car hire on La Palma

On this page you’ll get tips and advice on hiring a car on La Palma, and the cheapest rental cars at guaranteed lowest price. If this is your first time renting a car in Spain, please read our general tips on car hire in the country via the link below.

Car hire at La Palma Airport

La Palma International Airport (airport code: SPC) is on the island’s eastern coast, an approximate 15 minute drive from Santa Cruz de la Palma which is the second largest town on the island. At the airport, you can rent a car from several well known car rental companies. Their offices are located in the Arrivals hall.

Where to go on La Palma

La Palma may be the smallest of the Canary Islands, but it still has a lot to offer besides sun and beach. Below we’ll mention a few of our favourite spots on the island.

Fuencaliente
Fuencaliente is on the southern tip of La Palma, in an area known for its volcanic ridge Cumbre Vieja, which is a part of the Fuencaliente national park. Here you’ll get views of gorgeous and cool scenery, including salt evaporation ponds.

Santa Cruz de la Palma
Santa Cruz de la Palma is the second largest city on La Palma, but has the largest port on the island. From her it is possible to take boat trips to other islands, such as Tenerife. Santa Cruz de la Palma also has many nice attractions, including the fortress of Santa Catalina.

Villa de Mazo
Villa de Mazo is about six miles from the airport. This is one of the most historically interesting towns on the island. The Belmaco caves are especially worth seeing with their old rock paintings made by ancient settlers.