Spain is one of the hottest European holiday destinations as the country guarantees year-round sunny weather, pristine beaches, and a culture rich in history and traditions. Spain offers tourists a taste of the good life without the need to spend a fortune. You can do a million and one activities while taking a vacation in Spain as the country boasts numerous nature parks, theme parks, water parks, and tourist attractions that never cease to amaze visitors.
Aside from awe-inspiring destinations, Spain is also known for its world-class cuisine and fine wines. You will never go hungry in Spain as cities, towns, and villages feature cheap but authentic Spanish dishes that are delectable and sumptuous to say the least. If you are looking for a relaxing holiday to one of the many Costas or a brief, but enriching city break in some of its chic metropolis a holiday to Spain is definitely worth your time and money.
The Spanish Costas are top tourist destinations among sun-seeking worshippers who jet off to Spain. The Costas enjoy the vibrant and sunny Mediterranean climate. Although most Costas have already embraced modernization as evidenced by high-rise resorts and commercial establishments, the locals have successfully maintained the beauty of the crystal clear waters that line the country.
Top beach destinations in Spain are:
- Costa del Sol
If you are looking for a budget-friendly beach destination, Costa del Sol is definitely the perfect place to sunbathe and enjoy water sports activities. Modern developments scatter throughout the area and promises modern luxuries to keep tourists comfortable and safe. Aside from mile upon mile of sandy beaches, Costa del Sol offers a variety of water sports activities that families and small groups will surely love. Costa del Sol features rugged and amazing sceneries that are perfect for hiking and trekking. The Andalucian charm can be seen in almost every corner of Costa del Sol. Despite the fact that it has modern infrastructure everywhere you look, Costa del Sol still has that old-world vibe that keeps visitors from flocking this majestic Spanish beach destination.
- Costa Brava
The unspoiled beaches and spectacular sceneries in Costa Brava make it the perfect family destination during the holidays. Costa Brava is a few hours’ drive from Barcelona, thus making it one of the most visited Spanish costas. There is never a shortage of cheap hotel accommodations in Costa Brava. Tourists can choose from booking in high rise resort hotels to elegant villas that face the spectacular beaches. This beach destination is also becoming increasingly popular because of its historic medieval towns and villages. Both sun worshippers and thrill seekers will be amazed with the natural beauty and adventure that Costa Brava offers.
- Costa Blanca
Tourists who would like to spend a quiet and relaxing holiday in Spain should head out to Costa Blanca. It promises 125 miles of breath-taking coastline; that which is more beautiful than Benidorm and the other costas. Costa Blanca offers activities that will suit everyone’s tastes. From sun-bathing to trekking and cycling, there will be no idle time when you pick Costa Blanca as your Spanish beach destination.
Located east of the Spanish mainland are a string of islands collectively known as the Balearic Archipelago. It enjoys the perfect Mediterranean climate 365 days a year and crystal clear waters that are undeniably world class. Majorca; the biggest of all the islands in the region are filled with modern resorts and water parks. You will never grow bored in Majorca, as the island boasts traditional tapas bars and restaurants which not only offer good food and wine but a great, lively vibe as well.
Menorca on the other hand is suitable for relaxing and wholesome family holidays to Spain. Although the island lacks modern architecture and commercial places, the natural beauty and charm of its surroundings are just as equally impressive and inspiring.
Ibiza on the other hand is world-renowned for its beaches and unmatched nightlife. Younger tourists flock this island for outrageous and memorable holidays that they will remember throughout their entire lives. World-class and up and coming DJs can be found ripping the decks in Ibiza. The hotel accommodations in the island are known to be very affordable; keeping in mind that majority of its visitors are college students on school vacation and younger adults who are still building their careers. The rooms and services in Ibiza are very much affordable.
The Canary Islands are a chain of islands that are found west of Africa. It also enjoys warm and vibrant climate and boasts magnificent coastlines too. The Canary Islands are popular winter holiday destinations for urbanites who would like to escape the pressures of daily living. Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, and Tenerife are just some of the well-know destinations for those who would like to experience an unforgettable holiday. The dark sands and rugged landscape found in the Canary Islands make them unique and distinct from other Spanish beach getaways. The black beaches offer a multitude of water sports activities while the volcanic landscape offers a chance for tourists to explore sceneries and terrain that are uniquely beautiful.
When booking a holiday to Spain, looking for bargains is not a hard feat at all. This is especially true if you are to book a few months in advance. Bargain holiday tours are plentiful and offer tourists a chance to visit as many costas, medieval villages, and magnificent landmarks all over Spain.