As the day of lovers is approaching fast and bearing in mind that one of the best presents to yourself and significant other could be a sunny holiday to Spain, we have compiled 5 of the best places to be in order to celebrate this wonderful occasion. Be it the magnificent weather, romantic views or great food and drink, holidays in Spain are always a special occasion and even more so when you decide to spend it on lover’s day with your other half. Pack your sun cream, sunglasses and swimsuit and prepare for the sunniest valentine’s holidays you ever had.
Sunny Spain is amongst the most visited tourist destinations in Europe and if you happen to go or at least look it up on Google you will definitely have a lot of reasons to visit instantly! Booking holidays in Spain however can be baffling, as the multitude of resorts and settings to choose from could make up for an endless holiday in themselves. Here we have compiled 5 of the best seaside resorts throughout the Iberian Peninsula and its islands to consider, if you’re planning for some fun under the Spanish sun on your next holiday!
The island of Gran Canaria is world known for its friendly climate, laidback atmosphere and golden beaches. It’s a place where the sun shines almost always and what could be a better occasion to savour all that, than booking your holidays in Gran Canaria to coincide with all the festivities! In this guide we present you 5 occasions worthy of visiting in order to get into the festive spirit under the sun and make your holidays in Gran Canaria even more memorable!
The sunny and warm climate of Spain makes up for some of the best destinations to visit for your summer holidays. If you pair that however with the fertile Spanish soil, ages long tradition and happy disposition of its residents, you are certainly in for some of the best wines that Europe has to offer. Red, white or rose are represented accordingly and this make having holidays in Spain the perfect excuse to try some of the best vinos the country produces. We know it’s hard to make distinctions as great wines from Spain are many, nonetheless we shall try to provide you with a small insight into some of the best!
In addition to its magnificent weather and stunning shores, Gran Canaria has lots of delicacies on offer for those who would like to delve into the fresh local cuisine! If you are already a fan of tapas, chorizo and tasty Spanish vino, then you are in the right place as the Spanish staples are well represented on the island as well as its own dishes and drinks. Without further ado, here are the must-try delicacies if you want to expand the palette of your taste while on holidays in Gran Canaria.
Tapas is amongst the staple foods to try during your holidays in Spain. Being one of the most readily available dishes, tapas can be enjoyed day and night and on a multitude of occasions with the addition of an ice cold Cerveza or soft drink. Because not all tapas are created equal, those may differ throughout Spain by incorporating each region’s distinct produce and traditions. So before you embark on your next holidays in Spain here are 4 types of tapas to try in order to get a proper taste of each distinctive region and the tastes it has to offer. Read More
Spain in its total is a place to behold! It’s amazing beaches, rich culture, cuisine and activities as well as friendly weather all year round make up for one of the best countries to visit. As such, Costa Blanca or ‘White Coast’ is home to some of the best sceneries, life and resorts that Spain has to offer. Each year huge numbers of tourists flock on its shores in order to enjoy a sunny getaway from the busy and sometimes mundane life back home. The options of resorts on offer are vast so if you are looking for your next holidays in Costa Blanca, here is the place to look in order to get a brief taste of what those sunny shores can provide you!
In its whole, Spain is a magnificent country full of stunning natural sceneries, golden sandy beaches and sights to behold. As the views on offer are various and spread throughout the country, having to choose some of them is a hard feat in itself as we would need a whole book to describe why you should spend your holidays in Spain exploring those sights instead of lazing at one of the beaches the country has to offer. Read More
Say that you decide to embark on a weekend adventure on a sunny setting with loads of activities to choose from. Say that Benidorm happens to tick all the boxes but your time is limited. What do you do? Well the answer is simple because if you follow our guide you will certainly have 5 ways to organise a weekend break to Benidorm, getting rid of your everyday stress and working on your tan on the way while avoiding some of the most common annoyances!
Organise your Schedule
If you plan for a weekend break to Benidorm, the activities on offer are guaranteed to take up all your time, so since you have a limited amount of it on your disposal you should spend it wisely. The first step is to decide roughly what you want to do before you visit and book tickets in order to save time and money. Try to organise your schedule effectively by cutting on commuting times, so if you happen to like an attraction far from the main city it would be better to save it for another visit.
Pack only the necessary
Since you will be travelling for a maximum of three days there’s no need to pack half your wardrobe. Try to stay close to the essentials and bring a scarf or heavier clothes along during the winter months as the weather might get chilly. This might also save you the extra fees that may occur by paying for a suitcase. That said you can always take advantage of the warmer weather to avoid bringing really heavy or furry coats that might take up space. After all friends or family back home might ask for souvenirs!
Stay close to the action
Of course Benidorm has wonderful hotels and resorts, but if you decide to visit for a limited amount of time such as a weekend break to Benidorm then there are other variables that you have to take into account. An important and sometimes overseen detail is your accommodation’s location. It would be great to check in at an all-inclusive resort outside of town, as the commodities will certainly cover you for a couple of days. Nevertheless, if you really want to get a proper taste of Benidorm and especially on a strict timeline, it would be best if you booked somewhere closer to the action.
Don’t drink too much
We all know that a night out in Benidorm might be one to remember for a long time to come, however try to avoid ‘Hangover’ type partying as things might turn sour. Yes, the night might be long and the spirits high, however the fact that you have limited time and that you will probably have to return to your desk the Monday after won’t make a hangover or headache enjoyable. Instead try to get some sleep and wake up early in order to seize the day sunbathing and exploring instead of sleeping in.
Take care of hotel checkout times
So you’ve had a wonderful time during your weekend break to Benidorm and it’s time to head back home. In order to avoid any last minute headaches, make sure to check for your accommodation’s checkout times as it could be a pain having to haul your luggage around for the remaining 6 hours to your flight on a Sunday. Most of the hotels and apartments will charge extra if you decide to stay for more than the allowed time so try to plan ahead and arrange your accommodation fee for half a day extra if necessary.
As well known, Tenerife is home to fantastic beaches, sunny and friendly weather all year long as well as some of the most amazing local produce. The Atlantic Ocean offers a wide variety of fresh fish, transformed through the local temperament and tradition into some of the best dishes served in Europe and holidays to Tenerife are a great opportunity to savour the Spanish cuisine! Food however is only one thing as the local breweries offer magnificent beer and wines as well, sure to quench your thirst and cool you down after a long day under the sun!