The grandest of the Balearic Islands, Majorca is bursting with sunny holidays for everyone. Beach resorts bustle on the long-reaching coasts, cyclists and adventurers explore the winding roads of spectacular inland scenery, shoppers delight in boutique Palma and life is lived to the full in popular nightlife spots.
When it comes to resorts, families receive a glorious welcome in seaside Alcudia, Cala Bona and Puerto Pollensa. Former fishing villages and mountainside retreats make great getaways for couples, although Sa Coma is known for its romantic hotels. The Port of Palma de Mallorca is a major cruise cruise ship station if you're looking to take to the Mediterranean shores.
The west coast is home to the stunning cove of Sa Calobra. The monumental beach walls lead you towards the glistening sea, perfect for cooling off. A scenic drive this way should include a stop at medieval Fornalutx, the self-titled prettiest village in Spain.
Close to Fornalutx is the larger town of Soller great for tapas, architecture and orange juice thanks to its citrus valley setting. The island has great bus routes, especially in Palma, with boat or coach tours easily accessible, but the best journey to Soller is made on its vintage railway.
Undergoing a serious face-lift in the early noughties, Palma is a chic and cosmopolitan city, perfect for eating, shopping and people-watching. Mercat de S'Olivar is one of Spain's premier markets and commercial hubs, with food, clothing and souvenir vendors all jostling for space. Grab a glass of albariño and take in the sights, or skip the hubbub entirely, opting to explore the gothic grandeur of Catedral de Mallorca, the Arab baths or Sa Llotja, home to winding streets full of delicious restaurants.
As the capital of the Balearic Islands, Palma is a major Spanish city as well as a base for popular holiday hotspots such as Palma Nova and Magaluf. Although its nightlife is indeed up there with the best in the world, it's a great holiday destination for families too - tree-lined avenues, boutique hotels and wonderful hospitality make for a fun and friendly setting in which to relax.
A holiday in Alicante guarantees stunning beaches, exotic sports and a healthy dose of history for good measure. Perfect for chilled-out stags or hens, the city becomes a party paradise at night, with glorious sunshine all year round.
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!
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!