A haven for sun-worshippers, Alicante is blessed with a huge number of beaches, and one of the Mediterranean's oldest port towns. It's well-connected to the Balearic Islands and the Costa Blanca, making it the perfect holiday location for those who wish to explore a little more of Spain while still remaining close to the "White Coast" sea.
Alicante's plentiful history and charming surroundings regularly attract couples that are seeking a quiet retreat. For fervent foodies, the Alicante Gourmet Walking Tour is a must, with wine and olive oil tasting included. If you wish to take in the best views of the area, climb the hill to reach Castillo de Santa Barbara, a stunning 16th century house that stands out proudly on the skyline. If the seafaring life is more up your street, hop aboard the Kon Tiki boat trip, a 45-minute tour around the island of Tabarca.
For those seeking a hint of home, Benidorm is one of Alicante's most popular areas for expats. Bask on golden beaches, shop in the old town or visit Mundomar sea life centre. A great option for budget-savvy families, Alicante provides a wonderful relaxed holiday suitable for all ages.
Spain's sunniest city is a medieval old town with a variety of sights to discover. Explore narrow streets filled with tapas and music bars as well as historic fortress' and a fortified cathedral. Enjoy the best of both worlds and visit Almeria's beautifully secluded beaches and wild landscape in Cabo de Gata-Nijar Natural Park.
The archipelago to the east of Spain features some of the best holiday sun spots you can hope for. Ibiza, Majorca and Menorca all benefit from their own landmarks and personality making for a hotly contested popularity contest.
Dance until the sunrise on the tropical island of Ibiza. And once risen you'll find scenic beaches and amazing inland retreats on an island that knows how to relax too.
The low key and laidback of the Balearic islands, fill your life with sunshine on a lovely Menorcan beach. This is what we call island life!
A particular hit with those looking to enjoy the holiday nightlife, Palma is also a great destination for a family escape. The island boasts an excellent shopping scene, stunning coastline and just about something for everyone.
Famous for its formidable football team, plentiful beaches and delightful weather, Barcelona is the perfect spot for a family or couples holiday. In fact, it's nigh-on impossible for tourists of any age to be bored here - there's a seemingly never-ending number of top attractions, eateries and places to see.
The Canaries will warm you up all year round with sunshine hours in excess of anything we see in the North of Europe.
One of the world's most esteemed holiday spots, Fuerteventura offers the perfect blend of culture, beach landscapes and budget-friendly family fun. Take a dip in the Atlantic Ocean, go dolphin spotting or book a camel ride - Fuerteventurans love animals.
Explore the capital of Gran Canaria, boasting beautiful winter sunshine all year round. A veritable maze of hotels and cultural hotspots, half the fun is in getting lost, stumbling upon local boutiques and stylish restaurants with marina views.
With volcanic origins, a trip to Lanzarote is sure to promise plenty of outdoorsy fun. Learn to surf, exercise on the beach or simply sit back with a cocktail in hand. Children will love the go-karting park and water slides, leaving adults free to soak up the sun.
Tenerife is a wonderful family holiday, no matter the time of year. Take your pick from a wealth of natural parks and beaches, or keep the kids happy with a trip on the submarine safari.
Girona is a humble city with all the charm of something much larger, perhaps it’s the local residents that have created such a lively place to visit. Take a relaxing stroll through the cobbled streets and squares, discovering the city's medieval history along the way.
With all the delicious cuisine and atmosphere you would expect from the Mediterranean, Malaga is a luxurious spot to watch the world go by whether lounging poolside or exploring the ancient streets.
Murcia may not be as well-known as Barcelona, but it packs a similar punch when it comes to shopping. Splash some euros in the city centre, people-watching the stylish locals. For family bonding, take to the mountains - there is no end of hiking, trekking and sun-soaking activities to enjoy.
If you've been known to enjoy a good glass of wine, Reus may well be your perfect place in the sun. It's an important producer of the delicious drink, so sit out on a romantic veranda with a glass, or explore the vineyards for yourself with a full tasting tour!