If you’re looking to take the perfect holiday plunge, then look no further. Alicante, situated on the Iberian Peninsula in Spain is only a two hour flight from the U.K. and a major hub for holiday goers. Known for its palm tree-lined boulevards and rich Spanish heritage, this lush city offers something for everyone. Take in a performance at the beautiful Teatro Principal de Alicante and you’ll instantly become enchanted by a ballet or a pitch-perfect opera. Or what about taking your family for the ultimate test drive with laps around a go-kart track? There are even multiple adrenaline-pumping amusement parks. From dancing on golden sands and dining on local cuisine to resting on the beautiful San Juan Beach, the city of Alicante is sure to suit all your tastes.
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Once a small village, Benidorm has beautifully transformed into a haven of beach-time fun and adventure. With leisure parks that boast sky-high roller coasters, the amazing splash-worthy water park Aqualandia as well as the Mundomar animal park, Benidorm is sure to keep you and your family busy as bees.
Tucked within the southern province of Spain, Catral is where the locals go not only to live, but to escape. With beautiful beaches and orange trees dotted along the roads, this picturesque village is perfect for those who are looking for a peaceful getaway. Don’t forget that since this is a local’s hideaway the cuisine is sure to be extra delicious!
Just a short drive away from the Alicante airport, this family holiday destination is a great alternative for those looking for a beach offering loads of relaxation and sun. Check out the long sandy shores of Playa del Racó del Albir which boast an impressive 560 metres of pristine coastline. If beaching isn’t your thing (though we think that might change after your holiday here), try your hand at a game of leisurely golf at one of the Albir golf courses.
A range of food for all types, Spain is a mecca for delectable aromas and tastes. From meat and chickpea stew to paella and savoury tapas, the heavenly flavours of the region are sure to please all palates.
Aside from offering a wide array of activities and adventures, Spain boasts a legendary nightlife. With evenings filled with thick beats of world-class DJs and tasty cocktails, you’ll dance the night away just as the sun begins to rise.
Watching a Flamenco performance is a great way to truly experience the excitement and dynamism of the Spanish culture. With suave yet precise movements and elegant acoustic guitars, it’s no wonder the traditional folk dance has become a national treasure.
A popular route for many spiritual foreigners, The Camino de Santiago is a truly amazing pilgrimage. Though walking the 800 kilometres up to the north of Spain is quite a tiring trek, the magical journey will leave you feeling reinvigorated. You’ll walk through the province of La Rioja, which is know for its famous tapas and renowned wines, and finally through the lush green countryside of Galicia.
Equipped with a full spa, the Villa Del Mar offers irresistible charm and luxury. Situated only 10 minutes from the Poniente Beach, the all-inclusive resort has a wealth of facilities, but at a fraction of the cost.
No matter what experience you’re looking to have, Spain has it all. From long stretches of unspoiled seashores to fascinating museums and amazing architecture, Spain is the place to be to make the most of your holiday.