” There is no night life in Spain. They stay up late but they get up late. That is not night life. That is delaying the day.”
Barcelona- even the moon was embarrassed by the beauty of Barcelona..
North of Barcelona, and close to the border with France, is the coastal region known as the Costa Brava. Here, you can find a number of seaside resorts, quaint fishing villages and major coastal resorts. If you’re looking for lots of scenery and a very traditional Spanish beach destination, Tossa de Mar is ideal. Those who are eager to enjoy the nightlife as well as sandy days on the shore might prefer to head to Lloret de Mar. At Lloret de Mar, you can soak up the sun on Lloret beach, snorkel or party the night away at beachside bars.
Marbella is situated in the south of Spain, on the Costa del Sol. Thanks to its phenomenal, all year round climate and priviliged location, Marbella has become a major, international tourist destination. A city where you can enjoy beautiful beaches, stunning architecture and early evening walks in the old town and along the bay, plus a plenitude of nightlife options.
One of the smallest Balearic Islands, Ibiza is home to a rich culture which takes the best from Spain and blends it with its own unique Balearic way of life. Inland you can enjoy lushly vegetated landscapes, whilst along the coast you can explore endless sun-drenched beaches.
Mallorca is the largest of the Balearic Islands with an area of 3,640 square kilometres (just over 1,000 sq. miles) and also one of the busiest holiday islands and entertainment centres in Europe with more than 300 days of sunshine and 350 miles of beautiful coastline. Mallorca can be considered as the island of tranquility as well as isle of light and beauty. During summer, the sun and the beaches are an open invitation to relaxation for holidaymakers. Majorca is also one of the top destinations in Balearics for young families.
The tiny island in the Mediterranean Sea has 120 amazing beaches! It is certainly one of the most exciting spots from the Balearic Islands group: look at that ridiculously clear water. Besides swimming in the crystal clear water, canoeing and kayaking are other popular activities.
The community is known to boast some truly exquisite beaches in Spain. The destination also offers a mountainous scenery, which can be explore via the hiking trails. The white cliffs, emerald water and soft sandy beaches will be endorsed by the sunbathers.
Five is a magic number for the Island of Tenerife. Because five million people come here every year making it the leading destination in the Canary Islands. And because your five senses are not enough to appreciate everything it has.
What is more, Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands and the only one to have two international airports, which mean that it is no more than between two and four hours flying time from the Spanish mainland and the rest of Europe.
Tenerife has the most authentic carnival; it has the highest peak in Spain – the breathtaking Mount Teide, of 3,718 metres (12,200 ft)-; and the annual average temperature is 22 degrees. That is why, December and August are closer here than anywhere else.
In the centre of the La Marina Baixa region, is the popular Spanish resort of Benidorm, one of the main tourist destinations along the Costa Blanca. Its excellent beaches, wide variety of accommodation, restaurants and many recreational activities means it’s a hit with tourists from all over Spain and Northern Europe.
Benidorm offers endless possibilities: from taking a walk along the promenade, swimming in the crystal clear waters, water sports, a boat excursion to the island of Tabarca, or a wander through Benidorm’s historic quarter, perched on a promontory, the old town is in great contrast to the wide avenues of the main tourist town.
Then there are the local cultural festivals, beautiful cuisine and great shopping; indeed it’s one of the Costa Blanca’s biggest tourist centres. Complete with its fine-sand beaches, crystal waters, privileged climate and great infrastructure have all gone to give Benidorm have granted this region —also equipped with a great infrastructure of high-quality services— its well-deserved fame.
Nerja is situated at the eastern tip of the Costa del Sol, in the province of Malaga, 50 kilometres from the city of Malaga and within an hour and a half’s drive from Granada and the ski resort of the Sierra Nevada.
Sheltered by the impressive Sierra Almijara mountain range, Sierra Almijara, this once sleepy fishing village is now one of the most popular tourist resorts along the coast, with a population of over 12,000. The town has resisted too much re-development and high rise apartment blocks, preferring to stay a charming seaside town, attracting the more discerning holidaymaker; the town is often referred to as the ‘’Jewel of the Costa del Sol’.
Santander (Cantabria), in the north of Spain, is a combination of green mountain landscapes with white sand beaches, elegant mansions and palatial architecture with avant-garde buildings and the unmistakeable echo of its seafaring past. Many cities within a city, perfect for discovering.
Puerto de Mogan, Gran Canaria
The village is one of the most picturesque places on the resort island of Gran Canaria. Due to many small canals at the harbor, the village is nicknamed „Little Venice“. The tourists often come to Puerto de Mogán even if they are staying somewhere else in Gran Canaria.
The fishing village serves fresh fish for the local restaurants and Friday fish market attracts shoppers from all around the island. The gardens and terraces in the village burst out with various fragrant plants and palm trees. Many apartments are decorated with colorful flowers as well, thus making it an idyllic and auspicious place.
On the southernmost tip of Spain, along the Costa de la Luz, is a small town known as Tarifa. The beaches are phenomenal in their own right, but what makes Tarifa particularly special is that you can see across the Strait of Gibraltar all the way to Africa from the coastline. If you’re interested in beach sports, then make your way to the beach called Los Lances. This is a stretch of nearly six miles of pristine white sand and dunes, and regular wind makes it perfect for things like kitesurfing or windsurfing. The beach is also home to a lagoon called Rio Jara, which fills up and empties with each change of the tide.
Spain’s regional capitals and islands are linked by regular flights and there is a shuttle service between Madrid and Barcelona. The TALGO and AVE high-speed trains provide fast rail services and are backed
up by regional and local rail networks. Some motorways have expensive tolls, but are fast. The Balearic and Canary islands are served by regular ferries.