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Tenerife: One of Europe's most popular holiday destinations, especially for winter holidays when the weather is amazing, Tenerife has some fine resorts and some excellent attractions.

Mojacar Costa Almeria: A pretty 'Pueblo Blanca' standing on a hillside on the Costa Almeria, Mojacar was a significant town during the Moorish occupation of Spain. It's coastal area Mojacar Playa is a growing tourist destination with fine weather, sandy beaches and an 18 hole golf course....more: Mojacar.

Andratx Majorca: A historic town & municipality at the southwestern tip of the island of Majorca, Andratx attracts plenty of tourists both to its fine beaches around Puert Andratx and to its natural park on the nearby island of Dragonera.

Puerto Pollensa Majorca: Located on the north-east coast of Majorca, Puerto Pollensa is one of the most popular coastal resorts on the the island, it has a beautiful harbour/marina which is a major mooring spot for the luxury yachts of the rich and famous.

Cabo Roig: A great choice of resort if you are planning a holiday on the southern Costa Blanca, Cabo Roig is situated between the Orihuela Costa resorts of Campoamor and La Zenia, it has two lovely beaches and has some of the best restaurants and bars on the Costa. With urbanizations on both sides of the N-332, you should try to get yourself accommodation on the beach side, though there is now a footbridge across the busy main road, making access easier.

Cala D'Or Majorca: One of the popular east coast resorts, Cala D'Or was an early holiday destination for Majorca. Developing from a small fishing village in the 1930's on an Ibiza like theme, Cala D'Or is now on of Majorca's more upmarket locations, with resort life centred around its luxury marina. Enjoy the sunny weather on one of its small beaches, or take a car ride and explore this beautiful Mediterranean island.

Santa Eulalia Ibiza (Santa Eulària des Riu): Ibiza's 3rd largest coastal resort, Santa Eulalia is more laid back than the likes of San Antonio, and is more suited to a family, beach based holiday. It boasts a beautiful, wide sandy beach, backed by an attractive palm-lined promenade, and has some of the best restaurants on the island.

Los Cristianos Tenerife: Now pretty much one huge resort with the neighbouring Playa de las Americas, Los Cristianos is one of the best known resorts in southern Tenerife, like the rest of the region, it enjoys splendid weather conditions, and it has plenty of attractions if you get bored with the beach.

Santa Ponsa Majorca: One of the big three popular coastal resorts to the south-west of Palma de Mallorca, Santa Ponsa is a little quiter than the other 2, Magaluf and Palma Nova, and is ideal for family holidays, with nice sandy beaches and plenty of facilities.

Alicante Costa Blanca: A historic city located in the Comunidad de Valencia in south-eastern Spain, Alicante was founded by the Greeks in the 4th century BC, a significant city for both the Romans and the Moors, it is now the location of the stunning Santa Barbara Castle, one of the largest castles in the Mediterranean region.

Cadaques Costa Brava: In an isolated position beside the Cap de Creus National Park, Cadaques is a popular summer time holiday resort, but can get wild and windy during the winter months as the Tramontana wind blows along this stretch of coast.

Los Alcazares Murcia: Probably the most popular of the Mar Menor resorts of the Murcia region of Spain, Los Alcazares is a great location for a holiday, with fine sandy beaches, warm, shallow waters and a wonderful climate. It is also a good area for golfers with numerous golf courses within easy reach of the resort.

Villajoyosa Costa Blanca: One of the notable features of Villajoyosa is its brightly coloured seafront houses, painted in various shades of red, yellow and blue, the purpose of which was to stand out from each other when viewed from afar, so that its fishermen could see their individual houses from far offshore and steer their way safely home.......more: Villajoyosa.

Javea Costa Blanca: Popular coastal town on the northern Costa Blanca, a significant port since the 2nd century BC, located between Denia and Moraira.

Corralejo Fuerteventura: The largest and most popular holiday resort on Fuerteventura island, Corralejo has some of the best beaches in the Canary Islands group, it also enjoys some of the best weather conditions with almost continuous sunshine throughout the year......more: Corralejo (Map).

Costa Adeje Tenerife: A popular coastal area in the south-west of Tenerife, Costa Adeje is the location of the popular Aqualand water park, it has some fine sandy beaches.

Playa de las Americas: Located in southern Tenerife, Canary Islands, Playa de las Americas is one of the major tourist resorts of the island, with some great facilities and a lively nightlife. Golfing facilities include the Golf Las Americas 18 hole course which is located close to the resort, it has dozens of hotels (such as the Vulcano) and plenty of holiday accommodation.

Maspalomas Gran Canaria: Situated in the extreme south of Gran Canaria, Maspalomas, with Playa del Ingles and San Agustin, forms part of a huge coastal resort the largest on the island. Bordered to the south by the Dunas de Maspalomas, the resort has fine beaches, good quality hotels and plenty of facilities.....more: Maspalomas (map - weather).

Salou Costa Dorada: Salou is the major tourism centre for the Costa Dorada, attracted by its beautiful beaches, wonderful climate, wide range of tourist facilities and popular theme parks, holidaymakers arrive in their thousands, especially during the hot summer months. One of the main centres for Costa Dorada holidays, Salou might not suit everyone's taste, but many return year after year for their annual holidays.....more: Salou.

Alcudia Majorca: The charming town of Alcudia, located between the bays of Pollenca and Alcudia in north-eastern Majorca, is these days a popular tourist destination, though its history stretches back into the mists of time, and it is probably the oldest town on the island.

Lloret de Mar Costa Brava: One of the major holiday resorts of the Costa Brava, Lloret de Mar has some great facilities and fine beaches. The huge Waterworld water park is located in the resort.

Fuengirola Costa del Sol: Pretty much joined as one huge resort with Torremolinos and Benalmadena, Fuengirola is one of the Costa del Sol's most popular holiday destinations, boasting a large choice of hotels and accommodation, some fine facilities and 5 miles of sandy beach.

Begur Costa Brava: One of the prettiest towns on the Costa Brava coastline, Begur has a charming old town which is overlooked by the remains of its sixteenth century castle. Boasting some of the finest beaches in the region, Begur is a popular holiday destination.

Los Gigantes Tenerife: Situated close to Puerto de Santiago on the west coast of Tenerife in the Canary Islands, Los Gigantes ("The Cliffs of the Giants") is so called because of the precipitous cliffs which are found nearby, they reach a height of some 800 metres.

Malaga Costa del Sol: The location of the main airport for the Costa del Sol region, Malaga is a historic city with some interesting places to visit, many just pass Malaga on the way to their destination resorts, but they are missing out on much by doing so.

Barcelona Catalonia: The second largest city in Spain, Barcelona has a population of over 1.6 million and is located on the coastline of Catalonia in north-eastern Spain. It is an important city for finance, trade and the arts and held the Olympic Games in 1992.

Totana Murcia: Lying just off the A-7 motorway to the south-west of the city of Murcia, the historic town of Totana has a long tradition for the making of pottery and ceramics stretching back to the times of the Arab occupation of the Iberian Peninsular.

Peniscola Costa del Azahar: A popular coastal resort in the Castellon province of Valencia, Peniscola (Pe├▒iscola) is famous for its castle which was the location for the filming of scenes from the epic 'El Cid'.

Palma Nova Majorca: A popular family resort located just north of the better known Magaluf, Palma Nova is a little more laid back, offering sandy beaches and good facilities.....more: Palma Nova (Weather).

Nerja Costa del Sol: A fashionable coastal resort to the east of Malaga, Nerja has some fine beaches and excellent facilities. The nearby Nerja Caves give evidence of settlers here thousands of years ago.

Magaluf Majorca: One of the best known and most popular coastal resorts on the island of Majorca in the Spanish Balearic Islands. Magaluf has a lovely sandy beach and a great range of facilities, it has the best nightlife scene on the island and attracts party lovers from all over Majorca.

La Manga Murcia: A narrow spit of land some 28 kilometres long and forming the inland sea known as the Mar Menor, La Manga is the location of the famous La Manga Club golf and sports complex, and is also a popular holiday destination especially for the Spanish from the city of Murcia.

San Pedro del Pinatar Murcia: Situated in the Murcia region of Spain, facing the Mar Menor, San Pedro del Pinatar is to the north of San Javier, where the main airport for the region is located. San Pedro del Pinatar get very busy in the summer time as thousands of holidaymakers from Murcia city descend on the resort.

Costa Teguise Lanzarote: The third largest holiday resort on the island of Lanzarote in the Canary Islands, Costa Teguise is a mostly built for tourism resort located just to the north-east of Arrecife, it features the only golf course on the island and has some excellent beaches.

Puerto del Carmen Lanzarote: The biggest holiday resort on the island of Lanzarote, Puerto del Carmen is the place to head for your vacation if you want great beaches, decent shopping, fantastic weather and plenty of entertainment. The resort has all the facilities you could possible want for your holiday, and has an excellent choice of accommodation.

Puerto de la Cruz Tenerife: Founded as a port to serve the town of La Orotava, Puerto de la Cruz is now a popular holiday destination for visitors to the island of Tenerife. Puerto de la Cruz has natural beaches composed of black volcanic sand.

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