La Palma, Spain: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to La Palma, Spain? If you're planning to go to La Palma, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to La Palma, Spain

Based on the climate and weather in La Palma, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

Important essentials for La Palma, Spain

Here are some general tips on what to wear in La Palma, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly product.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often get worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for La Palma, Spain by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January in this region is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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February

February is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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March

If you vacation in La Palma during March, you are likely to find that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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April

If you go to La Palma in April, you will notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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May

May is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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June

June for La Palma is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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July

If you vacation in La Palma during July, you will probably find that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (high 10s C).

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August

August in La Palma is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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September

If you vacation in La Palma during September, you may notice that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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October

If you vacation in La Palma during October, you might find that it is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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November

November here is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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December

Traveling to La Palma in December, you will notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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Activities for La Palma, Spain

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for La Palma.

If you go to National Park de la Caldera de Taburiente, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

If you visit the La Palma Maritime Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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