Vacationers numbers up on La Palma throughout December mini-break
The variety of vacationers visiting La Palma through the December ‘puente’* have equalled these recorded on the peak of summer season final August. Officers say that resort bookings within the east and north are up with 85% occupancy from the weekend to Wednesday. Binter, the Canary Islands’ principal airline, has scheduled 32 additional flights between La Palma and Tenerife Norte and Gran Canaria between 5 and 9 December whereas Fred Olsen shall be placing on two additional ferry providers between Los Cristianos and Santa Cruz de La Palma through the mini-break.
*Spaniards describe a protracted weekend created by a public vacation as a ‘puente’, that means bridge. Strictly to be a ‘puente’ the financial institution vacation has to fall such that by taking a day’s trip it creates a ‘bridge’ to the public vacation from a weekend, nevertheless in frequent utilization ‘puente’ now simply means any lengthy weekend created by a public vacation, even when it falls on a Friday or a Monday.
The sixth and eighth of December are public holidays in Spain, that means the seventh may be taken to bridge the hole between them. This yr because the sixth is a Monday, it connects completely to create 5 days off, solely needing at some point’s trip, on the Tuesday.