Plan a great vacation in Spain discovering the diversity of the Spanish coastline and its sunny landscapes.
Spain follows close behind France as tourists’ favorite destination. Holidays in Spain attract nearly 60 million tourists per year according to the World Tourism Organization. Europeans in particular are fond of holidays in Spain during the summer with nearly 19% of them having planned a stay there in 2016.
The cities of Barcelona, Madrid, and Seville are now well-known and appreciated by tourists but did you know that Spain offers more than a dozen paradisiacal coasts to spend a your holidays? The diversity of the Spanish coast has made Spain a destination of choice for the holidays. Take a trip with us to discover a Spain full of surprises and varied landscapes.
Holidays in Spain with your feet in the sand
The Eastern Mediterranean coast provides an idyllic setting for a holiday in Spain with a multitude of fine sand beaches and the sea at the right temperature for lounging for hours in the sun. While the coasts bordering France such as the Costa Brava, Costa Dorada or Costa Barcelona, are very popular, preference the Costa del Azahar, less visited by tourists, in the area of Valencia. You’ll discover the natural park of Sierra Irta, a protected area of about 10,000 hectares.
In Almassora, a few kilometers from Valencia, Pilar offers her home for exchange. The alternative pool will keep you busy when you’re tired of the beach.
Take advantage of holidays in Spain to visit the smaller villages
Further south, the Costa Tropical and Costa del Sol are the most visited by tourists each summer, as well as the Costa Almeria. The beaches are more urban but benefit from bright sunlight. After enjoying the beach in Estepona, take the time to visit the old town and its historic center. For the curious, visit the town of Salobreña a few kilometers from Malaga and discover the castles and the history of Arab civilizations that have left their mark there.
Our members offer beautiful homes to make the most of your holiday in Spain, such as Vanessa and her home in Torremolinos that offers a magnificent view of the sea.
The Atlantique Coast and its cliffs
Moving over to the Atlantic Coast, in the north of Spain with the Costa de Galicia or the Costa Verde that will delight fans of heights during their holiday in Spain with mountains and cliffs that offer exceptional landscapes. You can visit a historic site with Roman thermal baths and public baths dating from the fourth century.
Going on holiday in Spain is the opportunity to exchange with original homes such as Rocio’s loft in Sanxexo.
The wilderness of the Basque Country
The Costa Vasca and the Costa de Cantabria offer beautiful beaches and waves suitable for surfing. Lush nature accompanies these areas including the beautiful Santander Bay, a natural enclave that spans about 2,000 hectares.