For picture perfect beach breaks, Costa Dorada offers immaculately clean beaches with crystal clear calm waters ideal for swimmers, while Costa Brava boasts a wilder selection of beaches sheltered by protective coves waiting to be discovered. Other top beaches include those found at Costa Blanca, Costa del Sol and Costa Colida.
With such a wide range of beaches available to suit everybody’s taste, beachfront sports and activities are also available in nearly every resort. A popular sight on a holiday to Spain is beach volleyball, with professional competitions also regularly held. For dare devils, quad biking trips can be found to take you zooming though the dunes of beaches in Barcelona and the Costa del Sol.
Owing its popularity to the proximity of its coastlines, Andalucia is a mecca for watersports fans from around the world, who flock to the area to enjoy boat trips, snorkeling and diving. Costa Dorada is also a popular spot for swimmers on holiday in Spain.
When it comes to picking your perfect beach hotel on a Spanish holiday, you’re spoilt for choice. For all out luxury head to IPV Palace and Spa, Fuengirola where the beautiful beach views will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. For beach breaks on a budget, the Hotel Blue Sea Lagos de Cesar, Tenerife is just a short walk from the nearby Playa de Arena.
Las Islas Cies offer secluded beach breaks on their slightly wilder but equally as stunning Galicia coastline, ideal for couples looking for romantic getaways. Less secluded but still picture perfect, the rugged mountains and wild coastline meet at Costa Brava beaches leaving white sand and clear blue water.
If your looking for an all out luxury holiday with a special someone, then Spain has a lot to offer. The Melia Barcelona offers all the comforts of five star accommodation, combined with mixing both a city and beach break in cosmopolitan Barcelona. For a more relaxed feel, the Club La Costa Marina Del Sol in Mijas Costa will leave both you and your bank balance feeling rejuvenated.
For a couple’s holiday in Spain, there’s no better way to spend a romantic evening that to visit a local restaurant for mouth watering tapas, followed by live music or a fiery Flamenco show in Seville, Cadiz and Granada.
For adventurous couples, some of the best horse riding can be found in Andalucia, for a mix of both beach and country treks. Madrid, San Sebastian, Barcelona and Seville also offer fun tapas tours, which make an ideal evenings entertainment and allow you to experience the best cuisine with advice from the experts.
Wherever there’s coastline in Spain, you’re bound to find beautiful beaches. For family holidays, top priority lies on providing something for every member of the family on the sunny island of Tenerife, where its calm, protected waters will allow the kids to play safely while you soak up second to none rays on the white sand. Equally popular, the Costa del Sol and Malaga also have fantastic secluded spots.
All the family will enjoy learning about the 500 sea species that call the Oceanografic Marine Park in Valencia home, while top attractions for families on holiday in Spain also include the PortAventura theme park in Costa Dorada for its spine tingling mix of rides, and mix of zoos in Tenerife, Madrid and Tenerife.
On a family holiday to Spain you can pick and choose from a wide selection of options available. For all out beachfront luxury, try the Blue Sea Costa Teguise Beach on family friendly Lanzarote, or for budget family hotels try the Confortel Barcelona to mix a city and beach break together.
There’s so much to do and see, a holiday to Spain will easily keep every family member entertained. Frigiliana is the walking and cycling capital in Malaga, and is a great way to get outdoors and active while learning about the unique flora and fauna of this area. Boat trips are also an ideal day trip, and leave regularly from all coastal resorts.
Spain is not lacking in a wide variety of festivals and events to keep even the most adventurous groups entertained while on holiday in Spain. La Tomatina in Valencia is one of the most photographed events in the world, while the Pamplona running of the bulls is not for the faint hearted.
Andalucia is a literal Mecca for watersports fans all over the world, although all beaches offer the basics, Andalucia’s busy coastlines offer world class sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, snorkeling and diving, while Lanzarote’s rocky coastline also offers surfers excellent breaks.
Costa Blanca, El Chorro and the areas around Granada offer dare devils on holiday in Spain great areas for rock climbing and bouldering, while Andalucia remains a firm favourite for hikers and mountain bikers. There are trails available for all levels of ability, so everybody in your group should be catered for. Costa del Sol is often referred to as the 'Costa del Golf' for it's wide range of golf courses, which also offer amazing views.
The areas of Ibiza, Magaluf and Marbella offer a selection of nightlife to suit all tastes. Discover why Ibiza is described as clubbers paradise on your group Spain holiday, go celebrity spotting in glamorous Marbella or discover the wide range of entertainment and music available in Magaluf.