Golden, sunny and rugged: coasts of Spain
Opting to visit mainland Spain is a great choice, particularly if you’re eager to play golf, go wine tasting or visit casinos, wildlife parks, Roman archaeological sites and of course, world-class restaurants. The following are a selection of popular coastlines in Spain:
In the northeast of the country in Catalonia there are miles of “wild” coastline that stretch from just north of Barcelona to the French border. Owing to its significant natural beauty, the Costa Brava attracts artists, celebrities, golf enthusiasts and yachtsmen, particularly to Girona, Sant Feliu de Giuxols and Tossa de Mar, where local facilities are excellent.
Costa del Sol
Once home to a string of rustic fishing settlements, the Costa del Sol lies to the south of Spain in Andalucia. Now a world-class tourist destination, this area attracts visitors to its affluent marinas in Marbella, Puerto Banus and Benalmadena and the clean, sandy beaches of Torremolinos.
In the province of Alicante in the south east of the country, Costa Blanca is home to tourist classics like Benidorm, Alicante and Dénia. This coastline has been a British hotspot for decades, and for good reason, considering its reliable weather, immaculate beaches and buzzing nightlife.
Spanish holidays aren't all about siestas and fiestas, although they’re a big part of it. From wandering around the Casco Antiguo (Old Quarter) in Marbella to cabaret in Benidorm, paella in Valencia and Gaudi in Barcelona, Spain is a great place for the young, old and everyone in-between. Fill in your dates to book a trip to Spain with us in 2013.
P.S. Don’t forget the islands of Spain, namely the Balearics in the western Mediterranean Sea where Ibiza is a popular option. Canary Islands like Tenerife and La Palma are also popular holiday hotspots!