The summer holidays are fast approaching, so the question is, are you dreaming of escaping to somewhere hot? Look no further than the original summer holiday destination of the Spanish Costas. There’s a reason why this part of Spain has become the go-to destination for our summer holidays over the years, so sit back and let us help you decide where to get your best Instagrammable shots this year.
One of the latest Costas in Spain to be properly discovered, this part of the Spanish coast is greener and quieter than its more popular neighbours. Great for families, Costa Almeria not only has Blue Flag beaches galore but also plenty to do away from the sand and sea, too. Nestled between the Sierra Nevada mountains and the Mediterranean, it makes for an amazing backdrop to any Instagram post.
This part of the mainland lives up to its name, literally translated as ‘white coast’, the Costa Blanca is famed for its long stretches of white sand. More established than some of the other Costas, there’s more than enough to keep you entertained, from theme parks and water parks to the salt lagoons of Las Salinas Natural Park.
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Have you ever wondered what makes this part of Spain so popular ? Well, the Costa Brava really does have something for everyone. Apart from the beautiful beaches and lively nightlife, there’s a whole host of small Spanish villages for you to explore, where you can get a taste for the real Spain. Catalan cuisine is legendary, so make sure you take time to sit and enjoy some tapas and a glass of Cava.
With over 320 days of sunshine a year, that’s just one of the many reasons to visit this part of the Spanish coastline. You’re never too far from the Blue Flag beaches of Fuengirola, Benidorm and Torremolinos, so make sure you make the most of all that sunshine. Marbella is the place to go if you want to celeb-spot; get your phone ready to capture and share those sneaky shots.
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This is where the Spanish themselves go for their holidays, so you can be sure that alongside the amazing beaches you’ll get to mingle with the locals for a true sense of Spain. It’s also home to one of Europe’s biggest theme parks, PortAventura; but if thrills and spills aren’t quite what you’re looking for then you can hit the golf course, hire a bike or set sail along the coastline.