Spain has the most spectacular coastline running all the way from the north to the south of the country and is every European traveller’s dream. It is divided up into different coasts known as Spanish Costas. The area is beautiful and each Costa is different. There is so much to do and some wonderful views too. Not forgetting that each Costa boasts of some gorgeous beaches. Perfect for families too.
There’s not a wrong or right choice when picking which Costa to visit. Each one is unique but we have given our top 5..
Costa Blanca – The White Coast
Costa Blanca is probably the Costa you have heard most about and is extremely popular, with many people moving here. With its gorgeous climate and beaches all year round, you can see why the Costa Blanca is sometimes referred to as the California of Europe.
Here you will find the city of Alicante, with its iconic quayside walks and one of the most famous holiday resorts in the world, Benidorm
Popular Towns: Denia & Alicante
Costa Brava – The Wild Coast
The Coast Brava stretches along the Mediterrean coast. Here you will find Hidden coves and rugged cliffs. The beaches are smaller and untouched.
There is a somewhat authentic atmosphere in the local villages. Talented artists like Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali once lived in the area here, and the proud artistic tradition lives on here. Perfect for art lovers.
Popular Town: Lloret de Mar & Begur
Costa Del Sol – The Sun Coast
The Costa del Dol is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world. With a little something for everyone to enjoy. If you are a golf lover you will find over 40 golf courses around the city of Malaga. You could go horse riding in the mountains or maybe try some wine tasting, however if its relaxation you are looking for there are a choice of spa and health resorts too.
Popular Town: Malaga & Marbella
Costa De Almeria – Coast of Almeria
Set around the historic city of Almeria, the Costa de Almeria is a picture perfect place. The city is famous for its impressive selection of museums, galleries, shops, and pretty squares. Outside the city its more relaxed and less developed.
The natural maritime park Cabo de Gata –Nijar is not to be missed if you are visiting the area.
Popular Towns: Almeria & Roquetas de Mar
Costa Dorada – The Golden Coast
If you are looking for a nice relaxing break the old towns of Costa Dorada which are underdeveloped by tourism are perfect. Inland you will find small country villages with vineyards and olive groves.
Perfect for families Costa Dorada boasts of some of the longest and safest beaches with its crystal clear waters. Children will also love the Port Adventura Waterpark.
Popular Towns: L’ampolla & Salou