Walking in the forest of Los Tilos La Palma, Canary Islands

Walking in the forest of Los Tilos? Here is our report on one of the most beautiful and emblematic zone of La Palma Island: Los Tiles ( the locals call Los Tilos ), an unforgettable walk! Los Tilos – UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve since 1983 – is the most interesting and magnificent laurel forest of the Canary Islands!

Top 5 Reasons to visit the Los Tilos forest (La Palma Island): 1 . Los Tilos is a unique forest in the world 2 . You will feel like in a tropical rainforest 3 . You will meet up to 40 meters tall laurels and giant ferns 4 . You can bathe under Los Tilosnatural waterfalls and drink the water straight from the spring 5 . Los Tilos is an adventure – for everyone – to live in Indiana Jones and Jurassic Park style in La Palma IslandLos Tilos is a forest dating back to twenty million years ago, when the laurel forests covered much of North Africa and southern Europe . You will feel like you are in a tropical rainforest (without snakes!). The environment is moist and rich in vegetation with many unique and endemic species of La Palma Island.

To get to the forest of Los Tilos, just follow the road from Santa Cruz de La Palma to San Andrés y Sauces, before reaching the bridge de Los Tiles, leading to the urban core of Los Sauces, turn on your left and follow the uphill road that takes you up to the interpretation Centre of the Natural Park of Los Tilos. This is your starting point for several trails for every kind of need and level:mail us, we will suggest you the best for you! If you are good walkers you cannot miss the hike to the springs of Marcos y Cordero: you will be transported with 4×4 vehicles up to 1400 meters above sea level and then you’ll descend with helmets and lanterns in a magical landscape full of vegetation, waterfalls and springs, passing through inner tunnels between ferns and spectacular waterfalls!


Book your trekking holiday on La Palma Island: fill the form at the bottom of the Trekking La Palma page. If you just want to do some hiking with a professional guide service please write us an email. These are the accommodations we recommend to those wishing to spend their holidays on La Palma Island and stay near Los Tilos:Casa Rural Los Nascientes Marcos and Casa Rural Los Nascientes Cordero. You can find other rural houses, cottages, apartments with swimming pool in La Palma Natural accommodation page. La Palma Natural, travel agency & tourism services on La Palma Island, will provide you all the informations you need to enjoy yourholidays on Canary Islands‘ Isla Bonita: accommodationstourist guides, advices on the magnificent and hidden sights that La Palma Island still preserves. Write us, call us, contact us, we are not Booking, we will respond with competence, courtesy and passion! La Palma Natural, tourism accommodation and incoming service in La Palma Island.