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Puntagorda village, El PinoDeze pagina in Nederlands
Puntagorda is a small village in the North-West of La Palma. It has a population of around 2000 people. The village has two main centres. The first one you encounter, El Pino, is dominated by a very, very large pine tree overlooking a square. It contains the town hall, two bars, a restaurant, a cafe, chemist, bank, dentist, pension and several other shops.
Google earth location (.kmz): Puntagorda village centre
Copyright: Brian Smith, BTS Internet Services The magnificent pine trees in the main square of Puntagorda.
Close inspection reveals a small altar embedded in the main trunk of the tree.
 
Copyright: Brian Smith, BTS Internet Services The modern clock in the center of the town square next to the pine tree with a bar in background and the town hall on the right.
 
Place: Puntagorda
Date: 2008-03
Copyright: Brian Smith, BTS Internet Services The Puntagorda Town Hall. Some tourist information is available from the desk and there are usually posters for forthcoming events hanging on the notice boards under the arch.
 
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Date: 2008-03
Copyright: Brian Smith, BTS Internet Services The Centro Medioambiental in Puntagorda, which an exhibition about the nature in the Puntagorda area.
 
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Place: Puntagorda
Date: 2008-03
Copyright: Brian Smith, BTS Internet Services The clock tower in Puntagorda was a present to the village from an old villager now living in Los Llanos.
 
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Copyright: Brian Smith, BTS Internet Services A mixture of old and new houses in Puntagorda.
 
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Copyright: Brian Smith, BTS Internet Services Puntagorda Town Hall in 2006, before the new lift was added.
 
Copyright: Brian Smith, BTS Internet Services The garden and outside dining area of Pension Mar y Monte in Puntagorda (Bed and Breakfast)
Pension Mar y Monte
It is near the village centre, shops, bars, restaurant and bus route. Ideal for short stays when trekking around the island.
 
Copyright: Brian Smith, BTS Internet Services The church in Puntagorda village with a bank and the pharmacy lower right.
 
Copyright: Brian Smith, BTS Internet Services The pine tree in Puntagorda village.
 
Copyright: Brian Smith, BTS Internet Services Puntagorda clock tower and church.
 
Place: Puntagorda
Date: 2008-03
Copyright: Brian Smith, BTS Internet Services The terrace of a holiday home in Puntagorda.
 
Copyright: Brian Smith, BTS Internet Services View from the Mirador Miraflores in Puntagorda looking north over the El Pinar and El Fayal parts of the village.
Google earth location (.kmz):
Mirador Miraflores
 
Copyright: Brian Smith, BTS Internet Services The Puntagorda public swimming pool is open in the summer months.
There is a chair lift for disabled persons.
Google earth location (.kmz):
Puntagorda Swimming Pool
 
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Place: Puntagorda
Date: 2007-01-09
Copyright: Brian Smith, BTS Internet Services The road entering Puntagorda passes over a viaduct across a small gorge.
 
Copyright: Brian Smith, BTS Internet Services Montbretia (Crocosmia) growing wild in front of an old house just above the village in Puntagorda
 
Copyright: Brian Smith, BTS Internet Services Puntagorda Town Hall 2008, with the new lift added on to the right side of the building.
 
Copyright: Brian Smith, BTS Internet Services The Puntagorda junior school
 
Copyright: Brian Smith, BTS Internet Services A quiet square behind the church n Puntagorda
 
Copyright: Brian Smith, BTS Internet Services The Church bells in Puntagorda
 
There are around 40 holiday homes, villas and self catering cottages in and around the quiet village of Puntagorda. Some of them can be found at holiday.islalapalma.com
 
The El Pino part of Puntagorda village, La Palma, Canary Islands
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