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Seaside Towns

Spain Seaside Destinations-Top 10 By The Mediterranean

The Mediterranean Sea has many different climates to offer and beaches to suit every kind of holiday; from rocky beaches near mountain...

Malgrat de Mar Spain Travel Guide

Over 4 km of white sandy beaches mark the Mediterranean coast of Malgrat de Mar, which lies only 60 km north of Barcelona. Tourism really kicked off here back in the 1960s and today it has been classified as...

Calpe Spain Travel Guide

One of the main tourist destinations on Spain’s Costa Blanca, Calpe has been home to many ancient civilisations, which means it has a fascinating history and some remnants of its past, such as its Roman...

Altea Spain Travel Guide

Feel the influence of the sea in Altea today just as people have done for centuries. Wander around the old town’s ancient cobbled streets and admire the promenades, which are lined with palm trees. On a...

Murcia Spain Travel Guide – My Magical Murcian Days

Feel the magic of Murcia, with our guest writer Sandy Cadiz-Smith. She has lots of great foodie tips as well.

Carnival L’Escala

Carnival L’Escala Festival Date: 06-02-2016 The Carnival falls around this date this year, and goes on for three days. There is something for all the family, and it is one of the most anticipated events...

Nules Spain Travel Guide

Former Paddy fields melt into a hue of different colours and start to merge into sandy beaches where the Mediterranean says a friendly hello to you! You may not have heard of Nules before, but I suggest that...

Mont-roig-del-Camp-Miami-Platja Travel Guide

If 12 kilometres of long sandy coastline sounds good to you, and if you like little intimate coves, and colours and contrasts between the sea and the mountains – then Mont-roig del Camp-Miami-Platja, in the...

Almassora Festival of St. Anthony Abbott

Almassora Festival of St. Anthony Abbott- 17th January Festival Date: 17-01-2016 If you’re considering being in the area at this time of the year, this is a nice location to celebrate this Festival....

Alcossebre-Alcalà de Xivert Travel Guide

Alcalà de Xivert and Alcossebre belong to the same municipality, so that’s the reason they are paired in this feature. What makes this pair interesting is the contrast between them – Alcossebre is a...

L’Estartit-Torroella de Montgri Spain Travel Guide

On a sunny day, approaching the town of l’Estartit, you can see a beautiful mixture of vibrant colours and interesting...

Catalonia Best Beaches-With Blue Flag Status

If you wish to discover a great destination for a beach holiday, then one quick way is to check out the beaches which have been awarded the Blue Flag. This will be particularly important if you’re...

Tamariu Spain Travel Guide

According to the British Telegraph newspaper, the beach at Tamariu ranks as one of the best beaches on the Costa Brava. Embraced by pine clad headlands, the horse shoe shaped beach is very pretty, family...

Castell Platja d’Aro Spain Travel Guide

Originally a small fishing village, Platja d’Aro is one of the picture postcard seaside towns that you can find on the Costa Brava. These days it is a thriving resort, that offers entertainment for all...

Sant Carles de la Rapita Spain Travel Guide

The fishing town of Sant Carles de la Rapita has been an important tourist destination for many years, because of its privileged location at the edge of the Delta de l’Ebre, by the sea, set against a...

Vinaros Spain Travel Guide

When I first relocated from Nerja in the Costa del Sol, I lived in Vinaros Spain for a year. The friendliness of the people struck me immediately, it’s a pleasure to go to the shops and indoor market...

Altafulla Spain Travel Guide

Definitely one of the jewels in the Costa Dorada’s crown, Altafulla has a beautiful old quarter and a fine, sandy beach that goes on for over 1 kilometre. The Altafulla promenade has an authentic, rustic...

El Vendrell Travel Guide

Long, sandy beaches, wine, music, culture and heritage are some of the main ingredients in El Vendrell.  Coming here, you’ve arrived into wine country – El Vendrell – is in the famous Penedes...

Sant Feliu de Guixols Travel Guide

Located about one hour from the buzzing city of Barcelona, Sant Feliu de Guixols has a lovely old town, a beautiful beach, marina and romantic rocky headlands that look down over the sparkling Mediterranean...

Torredembarra Spain Travel Guide

Nestled on Catalonia’s Costa Dorada, is the town of Torredembarra, which has good beaches, an old quarter, a harbour and an interesting natural area – Els Muntanyans. This protected area runs for...