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    Javier Alonso Luis Fernández de Lugo (died 1525) was a Spanish military man, conquistador, city founder, and administrator. He conquered the islands of La Palma (1492–1493) and Tenerife (1494–1496) for the Castilian Crown; they were the last of the Canary Islands to be conquered by Europeans. He was also the founder of the towns of San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Santa Cruz de La Palma. One biographer has written that his personality was a “terrible mixture of cruelty and ambition or greed, on one part, and on the other a great capacity and sense for imposing order and government on conquered lands,” a trait found in the conquistadors of the New World.

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Santa Cruz de la Palma Hotels

  • Sol La Palma Hotel

    Puerto Naos s/n, 38769 Puerto Naos, La Palma, Spain

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Business

  • Apart-Hotel Castillete

    Avda. Maritima 75, Santa Cruz de la Palma, 38700, Spain

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Aparthotel El Galeon

    Carretera El Galeon 10, Santa Cruz de la Palma, 38700, Spain

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Apartamentos La Fuente

    Calle A. Pérez de Brito, 49, Santa Cruz de la Palma, 38700, Spain

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Apartamentos Rocamar

    C/ Abenguareme, 12, Santa Cruz de la Palma, 38700, Spain

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Hotel Canarias

    Cabrera Pinto, 27, Santa Cruz de la Palma, 38700, Spain

    Good for: Couples

  • Hotel Maritimo

    Avda. Maritima 75, Santa Cruz De La Palma, 38700,

  • Parador

    CARRETERA DEL ZUMACAL S/N,38720 BRENA BAJA - LA PA

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