Holidays to Spain are great for travellers of all ages. The kingdom of Spain, situated between the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea also includes two islands, the Canary Islands and the Balearic Islands. With some of the most well-known holiday resorts being Majorca, Marbella, Benidorm, Menorca, Ibiza and historical cities of Barcelona and Madrid. Holiday to Spain offer a diverse range of cultures and attractions, annual warm weather and a welcoming and friendly population so it’s no wonder Spain is one of our most popular holiday destinations. Immerse yourself in Spanish history as you take wander through the ruins which tell the story of Spain’s past, dance the night away at one of the many nightclubs, indulge in paella, sangria and tapas, trek through Spain’s beautiful natural landscapes or simply spoil yourself and soak up the many hours of sunlight on one of the many sun-kissed sandy beaches. With such a numerous and wide-ranging assortment of resorts and hotels, holidays in Spain can be enjoyed and catered to suit any budget.
For those looking for a more active holiday, take advantage of Spain's many great attractions, including:
- Water sports -Spain is blessed with 4000km of coastline and abundant beaches and harbours offering plentiful chances and excellent facilities to partake in a variety of waters sports. From snorkelling, scuba diving, windsurfing, water skiing and jet skiing to name just a few.
- Golf -With over 400 courses throughout Spain, including Costa Del Sol and La Manga golf resorts, golf is ever growing in popularity due to having played host to world championships such as the Ryder cup and American express World Golf championships. Spain’s great weather and numerous golf resorts can make for a very enjoyable golfing holiday.
- Trekking - Spanish holidays offer a wealth of stunning natural beauty to explore. To the north is the Picos De Europa Mountain range, with a wealth of wildlife including wild cats, eagles and even wolves and bears! To the south lies Coto de Doñana, a national park of protected wetlands, where you will find one of last surviving populations of the Iberian Lynx. Both are perfect for the avid hiker or explorer.
- Sight-seeing -For those who enjoy a bit of ancient history, delve into the past by visiting Spain’s many historical landmarks. Have your breath taken away by Moorish architecture such as the Mezquita ruins in Cordoba, or the Muslim ancient palace and fortress “Alhambra” in Grenada.
With thousands of miles of coastline and 3 different seaboards to choose from, holidays to Spain offers many sun-drenched golden-sand opportunities to lie back and relax. Or if you feel like a day out of the sun, why not pamper yourself in any of Spain's hundreds of spas situated in resorts throughout the country? There is a wide variety of Spanish resorts, offering nearly anything and everything, from luxurious options with private beaches to all inclusive deals, there is something for every budget.
Rich in ancient history and with 4 official languages, the kingdom of Spain is one of the most diverse nations in the world, recognised as being heavily influenced from a wide range of different cultures, including Iberian, Visigothic, Moorish, Roman Catholic and Islamic philosophies. Holidays in Spain are rife with historical spectacles, art and a wide of range of interacting and intriguing values and traditions. With the Pyrenees to the north of Spain, and the south coast almost gracing the shores of North Africa, The kingdom also incorporates two archipelagos, the Canary Islands and the Balearics, and is home to 40 UNESCO World Heritage sites.
With many major cities, shopping in Spain has endless possibilities. Shop till you drop in the Principe Pio Mall in Madrid, a brand new mall built from an old rail-way station, or browse all the big-name labels in Avenida Portal d'Angel shopping street in Barcelona. Watch out for Spain’s own chain Bershka, with great prices on clothing, especially jeans and all the latest must-have accessories.
With daily siestas, it’s no wonder that night-life is such an important facet of Spanish culture and lifestyle. Sleeping less than any other population in Europe; holidays to Spain offer a wide variety of nightlife. All the major cities boast a massive number of nightclubs and bars, with Barcelona being touted as the nightclub capital of the world. For all you major party animals, Ibiza is but a short journey from the Spanish mainland, and brags some of the best nightclubs and raves in the world.
Need a break or clubbing not your ideal? Browse Spain’s many resort bars and enjoy some tapas and traditional Latino music.
Holidays to Spain are for anyone and everyone. With so much to do, and everywhere featuring a great climate, holidays in Spain can cater for all types of holidays, from romantic city breaks, family holidays or to go wild with your friends.
The weather in Spain is what draws millions of holidaymakers each year. Mediterranean Spain and its surrounding islands enjoy sub-tropical hot summers, mild winters, with up to 12 hours of sunlight in the summer and an average temperature of 23°C. Continental Spain enjoys similar summer temperatures, however winter temperatures have been known to plummet to well below freezing. In parts of the north the climate is greatly influenced by the Atlantic Ocean, with temperatures ranging from 9°C in winter to 18°C in summer. This is also the wettest part of Spain, getting up to 1500mm of precipitation a year.