Arrecife to La Palma Ferry
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This beautiful beach in downtown Arrecife (capital of the island since the mid 19th century) has been granted a blue flag by the European Union.
From the delightful San Gines lagoon, which harbours small inshore fishing boats, you can follow the coast to El Reducto which boasts a modern seaside promenade that leads to El Cable beach. Fine golden sand and placid waters create a picturesque setting.
About Santa Cruz de La Palma
Santa Cruz de La Palma is the capital of the Canary Island of La Palma, and is home to around 18,000 inhabitants. The city was founded in 1493 and today is a busy and popular tourist destination. Santa Cruz de la Palma, with its characteristic steeply inclined valleys, has a lively ambience. Behind the city of Santa Cruz de la Palma, there is a mighty volcanic crater.
Santa Cruz de La Palma is a lively city with a classic charm, and has many buildings of cultural and historical importance, such as the El Salvador church and the City Hall. The main city square, the Plaza de España, is home to many fine examples of Renaissance architecture and the stunning Iglesia del Salvador (church of the saviour).
There is plenty to see and do in Santa Cruz de La Palma, from visiting the Naval Museum and the 17th century Santa Catalina fort, to walking around the Barranco de las Nieves ravine. If you visit in early August you may be lucky enough to catch the famous Fiesta de Nuestra Señora de las Nieves, the feast day of Our Lady of the Snows.
La Palma benefits from a warm and sunny climate, and comprises beautiful beaches and stunning scenery, from mountainous terrain to fertile valleys.
Getting the best price for your Arrecife to La Palma ferry
With AFerry we always give you our best prices for ferries from Arrecife to La Palma. No matter which page you book from we always include all our special offers. And there is no need to look for a discount code. If we have an offer available, your ferry price will include the reduction or offer. There's no need to look at other websites.
If you're not sure if the Arrecife to La Palma route is right for you or you can't decide between ferry companies, if there is more than one, you might also find it useful to read any reviews we have available. We ask all our customers to send us reviews for Arrecife to La Palma ferries. Remember though, that the earlier you book, the cheaper prices normally are. So don't spend too long deciding! Arrecife to La Palma is a popular route, so we advise you to book as soon as possible.
25 Jun 2012Think twice
I'd recommend this carrier if your purpose is just to get from one port to another - but NOT if you're more into something like a cruise. Acciona, at least in the Canaries, is not primarily about passenger transport and it shows. Mostly they seem to be about shipping goods and vehicles and passengers are just an extra. Almost the entire distance from Arrecife to La Palma is covered at night, with only 4 hours of sailing in the daytime. There are two long stops (Gran Canaria and Tenerife), but not long enough to really visit the cities. It's not terribly expensive, though: 120E gets you a cabin for two people for two nights, so you save on accommodation. As to the check-in procedures, *nothing* is explained in advance, and it's very hard to get any information, let alone in English. Overall, it seems like passengers without vehicles are not a substantial source of income from Acciona, so they do not have sufficient motivation to treat them better than other types of goods that are shipped between ports.
Review by Slawomir Wacewicz
Arrecife to La Palma Popular Questions
Want to know more about your journey from Arrecife to La Palma? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.
How long does the ferry from Arrecife to La Palma take?
The average journey time by ferry between Arrecife to La Palma is 34 hrs 54 min. The journey time may vary, so use our booking engine on this page to search for a specific travel date.
How fast does the ferry from Arrecife to La Palma travel?
The fastest journey time by ferry from Arrecife to La Palma is 30 hrs 30 min, with Trasmediterranea.
What time does the first ferry from Arrecife to La Palma leave?
The first ferry from Arrecife to La Palma leaves at 01:30 with Trasmediterranea. Times may vary depending on the time of year.
What time does the last ferry from Arrecife to La Palma leave?
The last ferry from Arrecife to La Palma leaves at 20:30 with Trasmediterranea. Times may vary depending on the time of year.
Which ferry companies operate between Arrecife to La Palma?
Ferries travelling from Arrecife to La Palma are operated by Trasmediterranea.
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If you're looking for the return journey, check out La Palma to Arrecife.