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Things to do in Spain

Things to do in Spain

Guess what? Spain's calling, and it's not just for the siestas and the salsa (although let's be honest, we're always in the mood for those.) Dances and dips aside though, we're diving into some proper hot stuff – think Costa Blanca, Costa Brava, and the sunny vibes of Costa del Sol. Whether you're on kiddie patrol (you lucky devil), lighting romantic fires with your boo or cruising with your crew, we've scoped out the best things to tick off your holiday to-do list. Think everything from cool sights to tasty bites (because duh). Slap on your Factor 50 and toss on those shades – we’re spilling the beans on all the best things to do in Spain. Let's bounce.

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Things to do in Costa Blanca for...

Families

  1. Aqualandia: It's a waterpark that'll make your kids think you're the coolest parents ever. Just try not to embarrass them with your cannonball skills, yeah?

  2. Mundomar: Get up close and personal with some of the world's cutest critters - like dolphins and meerkats. Perfect for a family selfie!

  3. Terra Mitica: This theme park is a rollercoaster heaven. Hold on to your churros, folks!

  4. Algar Waterfalls: Nature-loving families, this one's for you. Hike, splash, and marvel at these gorg waterfalls.

  5. Beach Day at Playa de Levante: Build sandcastles, soak up the sun, and challenge the kids to a sandcastle-building competition (loser buys ice cream, just sayin').

Couples

  1. Guadalest: A picturesque village that's perfect for a romantic stroll. Share an ice cream and take in the top-notch views.

  2. Villajoyosa: The colourful houses are just as sweet as the chocolates made here. Take a chocolate factory tour and indulge your sweet tooth - you know you want to.

  3. Wine Tasting in Jalon Valley: Sip some fine local wines while gazing into each other's eyes - it's practically mandatory romance. Or, y'know...just slurp obliviously and see who can do their best wine connoisseur bit.

  4. Sunset at Cape San Antonio: Pack a picnic and watch the sun smooch the horizon. Tip: bring a blanket for some cuddle action.

  5. Boat Trip to Tabarca Island: Sail away to this little island paradise. Swim, snorkel, and pretend you're castaways on a romantic adventure.


Groups

  1. Benidorm Nightlife: Get ready to party like it's 1999 (or 2024). The nightlife in Benidorm is legendary for a reason.

  2. Jeep Safari: Take a wild ride through the rugged Costa Blanca terrain. Just don't spill your sangria...

  3. Water Sports in Javea: Jet ski races, paddleboarding duels, and banana boat battles - may the best group win!

  4. Golf in Altea: Challenge your buddies to a round of golf with stunning sea views. Loser buys the post-game drinks!

  5. Altea Old Town: Stroll through charming streets, shop for souvenirs, and stop for tapas. It's the perfect setting for some group bonding.

Foodie hotspots

  1. Restaurante Noray (Altea): Enjoy seafood with a view of the Med.

  2. La Taperia (Benidorm): Tapas heaven for those who can't decide on one dish (AKA, us).

  3. Restaurante Casa Pepa (Moraira): Traditional Spanish grub in a cosy atmosphere.

Things to do in Costa Brava for...

Families

  1. Water World: Let the kids go wild in this epic waterpark while you chill by the pool, sipping on sangria.

  2. Marineland: Dolphins, sea lions, and waterslides - it's the trifecta of family fun.

  3. Dali Theatre-Museum: Introduce your little ones to the world of surreal art with a visit to Dali's quirky museum.

  4. Beach Day at Platja de Fenals: Build sandcastles, play beach volleyball, and take a family paddleboard adventure.

  5. Treetop Adventure Park: Swing through the trees like Tarzan and Jane. Just remember to wear your superhero capes!

Couples

  1. Cadaques: Stroll hand in hand through this charming coastal village that inspired Salvador Dali.

  2. Besalu: Get lost in the medieval streets and top the day off with a romantic dinner.

  3. Hot Air Balloon Ride: Soar above the stunning Costa Brava landscape and pop the question (where should we go next?).

  4. Tossa de Mar: Explore the Vila Vella, a historic walled town perfect for a couple's adventure.

  5. Wine Tasting in Emporda: Sip on local wines and get tipsy on love (and wine).


Groups

  1. Lloret de Mar Nightlife: Get the gang together for a wild night out.

  2. Diving in Medes Islands: Explore underwater together and create some mega memories.

  3. Empuriabrava Skydiving: Take the plunge and freefall with your friends. Trust us, the adrenaline rush is epic.

  4. Roses Sunset Cruise: Sail into the sunset with your crew and toast to life's adventures.

  5. Castell Gala Dali: Visit this bizarre castle and debate the true meaning of art...over some drinks.

Foodie hotspots

  1. Compartir (Cadaques): Share tapas and your love for good food.

  2. El Celler de Can Roca (Girona): One of the world's best restaurants; it's worth the splurge.

  3. Restaurant L'Arc Vell (Tossa de Mar): Mediterranean food in a romantic setting.

Things to do in Costa del Sol for...

Families

  1. Bioparc Fuengirola: Get up close and personal with exotic animals in a zoo that's designed to mimic their natural habitats.

  2. Selwo Aventura: It's like a safari, but without the jet lag.

  3. Tivoli World: Rollercoasters, shows, and candyfloss - a kid's dream come true. And ours.

  4. Aventura Amazonia: Ziplines and obstacle courses in the treetops for little adventurers.

  5. Benalmadena Cable Car: Enjoy panoramic views without breaking a sweat.

Couples

  1. Mijas Pueblo: Take a romantic donkey ride through this cute little village.

  2. Nerja Caves: Explore these stunning caves hand in hand, and let the magic of the stalactites do the talking. Don't worry, we had to Google it too.

  3. Balcon de Europa (Nerja): Stroll along this clifftop promenade and watch the sun disappear into the sea.

  4. Cooking Class in Malaga: Spice up your love life with a cooking class, and then enjoy the delicious results if you know what we mean.

  5. Ronda: Visit the historic city of Ronda and snap some couple selfies on the famous Puente Nuevo bridge.


Groups

  1. Puerto Banus Nightlife: Glam it up and party like rockstars - you deserve it.

  2. Golfing in Marbella: Challenge your friends to a round on some of Europe's best golf courses.

  3. Watersports in Estepona: Jet ski races, parasailing, and more. You're in for a splashy good time over here.

  4. Malaga Tapas Tour: Sample tapas and wine while you explore the city's delish culinary scene.

  5. Quad Biking in Mijas: Get dirty and have a blast racing through the rugged terrain. You know you want to.

Foodie hotspots

  1. El Pimpi (Malaga): A historic restaurant with traditional Andalusian food that'll have you drooling.

  2. Restaurante Jose Carlos Garcia (Malaga): Michelin-starred dining with a view - what's not to love?.

  3. La Cala (Nerja): Fresh seafood right by the sea, of course.

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