Tazacorte Sea Front La Palma

Tazacorte And Snorkelling And Swimming

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Visiting Tazacorte with sole thought of a going for a snorkel would be unwise. The sea was always rough here, with only a little shelter offered by the pier at the end of the village (1). In the very sheltered area you can get in the water for a swim but the water is so churned up you will see very little underwater. There must be occasions when the water is calm, but I still cannot imagine this to be a great place for a snorkel. The sea front village is itself quite nice if a bit rundown and busses run reasonably frequently to Los Llanos. We quite enjoyed this place but it is for lounging around on the dark sands and is not a swimming destination.

At the port there are numerous whale watching trips advertised, we went on one of these and it was wonderful, but you need reasonable sea legs. I was a bit seasick but still enjoyed it.

Past the port there is another area that is sheltered (2) that we swam in after the boat trip but I cannot sea how this area would be accessed by foot.

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