Spanish Island Holiday Guide

The Canary and Balearic Islands

The Canary Islands

Papagayo Beach Lanzarote Travel
Papagayo Beach Lanzarote

The Canary Islands are located close to the west of Morocco and is Spain’s farthest found territory from the mainland.  This unique archipelago draws around nine million holiday makers each year to enjoy the all year round excellent temperatures, the diverse landscapes, vibrant nightlife and stunning beaches.

The Canary Islands, often referred to as the Canaries are made up of a group of islands, in order of size they are, TenerifeFuerteventuraGran CanariaLanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro. There are also a number of smaller islets which include Isla de Lobos, found just of the northern coast of Fuerteventura and La Graciosa,  Alegranza, Montana Clara and Roque del Este and Roque del Oeste all located to the north east of Lanzarote.

The Best of Tenerife

Tenerife holidays are for enjoying long hours of sunshine, delicious food, lots of sunbathing and a vibrant nightlife.

Tenerife is an ideal fmaily holiday destination with lots of child friendly fun theme and amusement parks where families can spend days riding the water  slides and generally have fun splashing around cooling off from the hot Tenerife sun.  The pick of the parks include Loro Park and Siam Park, located near Los Cristianos on the south of the Island.

For a slice of rustic charm in Tenerife, explore the Northern ares where it is relatively undeveloped, one of the gems of  the tiny village of Garachico, with it's winding streets and a harbour side fort.  There are a series of lava rock pools along the northern shores which have been molded into beautiful mini swimming rock pools.

A holiday to the sub tropical island of Tenerife is never complete without the visit to the beaches, and some of the best include Playa Las Americas and Los Cristianos, where you cal also enjoy also a myriad of beach activities and water sports activities such as diving, surfing, jet skiing and wind surfing.

Another highlight of the beaches are the bars and restaurants that offer fresh and delicious food, simply sit back and enjoy life to the fullest as you sip drinks and savour local cuisine at the beach side bars.

And if you really want to explore every corner of this fascinating Island then why not try hiring a car.  You can pick up your car on arrival at the airport before you drive away into the sunset. Typically car hire deals Tenerife start from around £5 per day for an all inclusive car rental deal

Beach Holidays on the Balearic Islands

Cala Galdana Beach Menorca
Cala Galdana Beach Menorca

Spending your holidays on the Balearic Islands makes for ideal holiday getaway, the islands attract visitors from all over the world looking for sea, sand, warm temperatures and a vibrant nightlife. The Balearic Islands are among the most popular tourist destinations for visitors looking for that prefect island holiday in the sun, as the area is home to some of the best beaches in Europe, with white sands and crystal clear waters.

With a mild Mediterranean climate, these islands experience a warm temperature all year round, making them the perfect choice for a weekend getaway or for a longer holiday period with your family.


Western Coastline Majorca
Western Coastline Majorca

Majorca is one of the most holiday destinations in the Mediterranean, and this island welcomes many thousands of holiday makers from all over the world all eager to explore some of the best beaches in Europe. And if you enjoy water and other sports, you will be spoiled for choice.

Take a trip to Alcudia, one of the most historic and beautiful towns on the island, a stunning horse shoe shaped bay with golden sands and clear calm waters. The town is surrounded by  medieval wall, inside there are plenty of shops, restaurants, cultural sites and museums.

There are more than enough hotels in Majorca and resorts to suit all tastes,  popular busy resorts include Palma Nova and Magaluf and for a more tranquil getaway the coastal towns of Port de Soller, Benyalbufar and Alcudia are ideal options.

Sizzling hot fun on Ibiza Island

Ibiza Cala d'Hort
Ibiza Cala d'Hort

As one of the top destinations in Europe, Ibiza is an island packed with everything you need to have a perfect summer holiday. Renowned for its happening nightlife, white sandy beaches and lovely weather, it is an incredibly beautiful island located in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea. Suitable for everyone, there are tons of activities to do, see and enjoy.

While Ibiza is known for their exciting nightlife activities, it is also an ideal family holiday destination as there is no shortage of interesting things to do for kids of all ages. A wide range of child friendly beaches, water parks, bouncy castles, water slides and trampolines are available all around the island, perfect for the children to play in a safe environment.

For thrill seekers, there are thrilling water sports to engage in including windsurfing, scuba diving, para sailing and banana boat rides.  Other sports activities that have gained much traction include golf and go-karting. Boat trips are fantastic ways to explore Ibiza while giving tourists an opportunity to discover underwater life.

Visits to Ibiza will never be complete without the happening nightlife, soak up the vibes at renowned clubs such as Pacha and  Space.  The clubs have different themes catered to the varied needs of clubbers such as beach and foam parties..among others!

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