Spain – One of the most exciting and varied European holiday destination
Benefiting from some of the cheapest air fares in Europe, Spain has become one of the most popular destinations for British tourists for a quick break, or a longer holiday, any time of the year. Whether it is a 2 week break in one of the many stunning seaside resorts of the Costa Brava or a Christmas getaway from the winter blues to the ever pleasant climate of the Canary Islands, Spain has something for you. On mainland spain sun-bleached beaches decorate the coasts, this has lead to the development of some of the most vibrant and exciting resorts like those of the Costa del Sol and Costa Dorada. In these areas your every need is catered for; from water sports to every cuisine imaginable, all the while the party and nightlife scene is nearby for those who prefer a lively holiday.
Resorts throughout Spain offer good beaches, good choice of cheap self-catering apartments or all-inclusive accommodation, evening entertainment and a packed timetable of activities for children. Similarly, the Balearic Islands provide very affordable and lively holidays in Spain. For the young ones and those young at heart, there are the notorious party islands of Ibiza and Majorca with the legendary nightlife of San Antonio and Magalluf providing ideal clubbing holidays! On the other hand, the island of Menorca is becoming increasingly popular with families due to its safe, shallow beaches and great family facilities.
Spain – Great for city breaks or romantic getaways
Short breaks and quieter holidays are becoming increasingly popular in with holidaymakers visiting Spain. The traditional Spanish city of Barcelona is a must see for those wanting a different experience from sun sea and sand in Costa Blanca. Barcelona, with its unique architectural style, including Gaudi's bizarre turrets and balconies as well as the historic capital city of Madrid both provide ideal city breaks. For those that enjoy spicing things up when planning their trip, there is a wonderful blend of both city and beach cultures in the beautiful coastal city of Cadiz. The remarkable city of Granada in Andalucia, will provide you with a unique cultural experience! For those looking for a more relaxed coastal holiday but with all the amenities of the larger resorts then Costa de Almeria Is highly recommended.
Holidays in Spain - Sun, sand, history and culture is always included!
Spain’s vibrant culture, mild climate, unique cities, friendly locals and colourful festivals will amaze and delight even the most seasoned traveller. If art and culture are on the list, then visitors to Spain can enjoy Dali, Picasso and Velazquez - proudly displayed in museums and galleries. For a more provincial experience the town of Buñol in Valencia goes wild every year with the La Tomatina festival! At this time the region's surplus tomatoes are pelted about in the streets in a friendly riot. Spain is also a country rich in heritage and the historic cities of Seville, near to the Costa-de-la-Luz promises a wealth of early Christian buildings and monuments. There are also the remains of some incredible medieval sites to discover. Spain boasts six cities that have been declared Unesco World Heritage sites, more than any other country in the world.
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