Category: Spain beaches

Gipuzkoan Coast

| February 15, 2012

The Gipuzkoan coastal regions have it all. An exaggeration? Possibly, but this area has so many attractions that you’d be hard pushed to think of something it doesn’t have. This area of land between the bay of Txingudi and Saturrarán beach looks out onto the Cantabrian sea offering beautiful cliffs, fine sandy beaches, ports in which to sample fresh fish and places filled with history and life. Continue Reading

Costa Daurada

| February 15, 2012

Costa Daurada is the name given, in the world of tourism, to the stretch of coast lying east and west of the city of Tarragona —and its hinterland—, between Cunit and L’Hospitalet de l’Infant. It has few hills, long beaches of fine golden sand —hence the name “golden coast”— and shallow waters. Continue Reading

Costa da Luz

| February 15, 2012

Apart from a few rocky stretches, the Costa de la Luz is a continuous line of fine sandy beaches backed by pine groves. Flanked by saline and marsh, the lower reaches of the rivers present a scene that has barely changed in centuries. The name Costa de la Luz, or Coast of Light, comes from the way the sea reflects the sunlight  like a mirror. Continue Reading

Nerja

| February 1, 2012

The vibrant little coastal town, Nerja, lies at the foot of the Sierre Almijara, Andalusia. Here, mountains plunge straight into the crystal clear sea and coastlines jut proudly against an backdrop of sea and sky. Continue Reading

Teguise beaches

| January 17, 2012

Teguise is one of the largest and most popular of Lanzarotes seven municipalities. It includes Famara (in the north) and Costa Teguise, (in the south). Continue Reading

Costa del Sol

| January 15, 2012

The Costa del Sol or “Sun Coast”, one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the world due to its natural beauty and infrastructure, extends along the entire coast of the province of Málaga and the Mediterranean coast of Cádiz. Continue Reading

Playa de Las Teresitas beach, Tenerife

| January 4, 2012

Playa de Las Teresitas beach is situated 8 kilometres northeast of the capital Santa Cruz de Tenerife next to the little village of San Andres. The sand brought from the Sahara and its well kept surroundings make it one of the most attractive beaches on the island. Continue Reading

Torremolinos, Costa Del Sol

| December 23, 2011

Southern Spain’s answer to Benidorm, Torremolinos is a vast purpose-built resort situated 10 miles west of Malaga, on the road to Marbella. With six miles of broad, sandy beaches, lots of watersports, masses of bars and restaurants and an exhausting nightlife, the resort attracts tourists of all ages from all over Europe. Continue Reading

Lloret de Mar, Costa Brava

| December 23, 2011

History may have given way to high-rise hotels, and fishing to foam parties in this former Catalonian trading port, but the region’s fiery spirit is still evident, which is why Lloret de Mar is regarded as the liveliest holiday spot on the Costa Brava. Continue Reading

North western coast of Majorca

| December 15, 2011

The northern slopes of the Serra de Tramuntana provide some magnificent views and a wonderful sense of isolation. Andratx and Valldemossa have a number of interesting historic sights but it is the scenery of the rugged coastline, which manages to be both sinister and beautiful, that is most impressive. The route is dramatic, traversing tunnels and gorges, but it is not difficult, except for the approach to Port d’es Canonge and Port de Valldemossa. It can be covered in a single day. If you are fit, you could even cycle. Continue Reading

Costa del Sol coast

| December 13, 2011

The Coastal Route from Nerja to Sotogrande along the Costa del Sol offers the traveller one hundred and fifteen kilometers of coastline with all the attractions typical of the sea, as well as the added allure of the countryside and the neighboring nature parks. Continue Reading

Majorca beaches

| December 13, 2011

Majorca offers almost 80 beaches. The greatest beaches are around Badia de Palma and to the north and northeast part of the island. Majorca beaches are perfect for swimming and sunbathing and are extremely popular for the period of the peak season. Continue Reading

Playa del Inglés, Gran Canaria

| December 5, 2011

The Playa del Inglés is the largest seaside resort area on Gran Canaria, with all the services of a small city: shopping malls, restaurants, shows, aquapark, fun-fair, etc. Nonetheless, it successfully manages to maintain an equilibrium between its built-up area and beach capacity, thanks to the size (length as well as breadth) of the actual Playa del Inglés beach. The preponderance of bungalows and two-storey houses over high-rise buildings, together with the abundance of landscaped areas, lend this city a peaceful and relaxed air. Continue Reading

Holidays in Gran Canaria

| November 24, 2011

Gran Canaria is one of the Canary Islands and a popular holiday destination. The Canaries are a small group of Spanish Islands located in the Atlantic Ocean, approximately 200km off the Northwest coast of Africa. Gran Canaria is a volcanic island with very dramatic and unique scenery. The Canaries are a popular winter holiday choice for Europeans due to the year round warm temperatures and frequent sunny days. Continue Reading

Beaches and nightlife in Benidorm

| November 21, 2011

Benidorm, Spain is located approximately twenty-eight miles northeast of Alicante and is one of the main tourist cities on the Costa Blanca. It is perfectly situated on the Mediterranean Sea and offers many choices of fabulous beach front accommodations. It is indeed a city built for tourism with plenty to do and see during the day and a busy nightlife to experience after the sun sets. The weather is the typical Mediterranean weather, but even in the winter season, the mountains surrounding the city protects it from the cold winds. Naturally, though, it is the most popular with tourists during the summer season when one can more enjoy the sun and beaches. Continue Reading

Alicante beaches

| November 17, 2011

Eleven nautical miles from the city of Alicante lies the island known as La Isla de Tabarca, the only inhabited island in the whole Region of Valencia. The excellent quality of its waters and the biodiversity of its fauna have led to its official designation as a Mediterranean Marine Reserve. Continue Reading

Costa Brava beach holiday

| September 21, 2011

There is so much that is out there in Barcelona.  In particular is the area of the Iberian Peninsula and Costa Brava.  With so much historical significance and so much wonderful architecture to take in while on your trip you will have many things to do and enjoy while you are here.  With all of the history that has been left behind by the Arab Visitors to the wonderful views of the French Coast off of the Mediterranean Sea you will feel welcome and entranced all at the same time. Continue Reading