Natural salt pools at Bañaderos

The Salt Pools The salt pools are much bigger than I expected. They cover a big stretch of the paseo and there are multiple sections. Even though it was summer, the water was cold, so my brother and I both wore a wetsuit. The locals never wear wetsuits and just get used to the cold,…

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The Cross of Teror

In the hills above the town of Teror are all kinds of ecosystems. Fern forests. Cactus and succulent fields. Eucalyptus groves. We hiked up to the electric christian cross overlooking the town. It wasn’t all that long but it went up and up and up. We climbed 420 metres!!! Crazy right. It looked over the entire village of Teror, the views were amazing. The trail is a loop, which I like better.

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La Cumbrecita

This is an amazing hike for littles and adults. We walked a short, lovely loop through beautiful green pine trees. The views of the mountains are big and awe inspiring. I feel silly using so many extravagant descriptions, but it was that spectacular.

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La Ruta de Volcanes

In the southern tip of the island of La Palma, the path of the volcanos was one of my favorite hikes. We wandered the edge of a volcano, walked down a challenging hiking trail through lava fields and cooled off at the beach. But we all had a blast on the trail. Afterwards we took a bus back up to where we parked our car. It is a great place for everyone to explore. 

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Fish Corner @ Peña la Vieja

At the end of Peña La Vieja beach, on Las Canteras in Las Palmas, there is a tiny corner at low tide that becomes one of the best places to swim with fish on the island. There are hundreds of colorful swimmers of all different kinds everywhere.

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