Spain is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Madrid and Barcelona are the top destinations among visitors.
Spain is a spectacular country with excellent beaches and numerous beautiful places along the coast; Rias Baixas, Salou, Benidorm, Mallorca, Ibiza, Canary Islands, Valencia, Catalonia...
If you are looking for quietness, visit then Cadiz and Almeria, for there are some nice beaches in their surroundings as well as near Galicia, Cantabria or Euskadi perhaps. Crowded ones you will find on the Costa de la Luz and on the Costa del Sol.
Anywhere you go, you will not be dissapointed, for you will find only friendly people, wonderful places, splendid beaches, beautiful scenery and much more for your vacation.
Many tourists find Barcelona one of the most attractive destinations in Spain, not only for its beauty and extraordinary architecture, also because it is convenient to arrive to its airport and then get to the marina, which makes it easier to arrange your vacation. Costa Brava is a short sail away from Barcelona, and it is famous for its wild cliffs among small bays, towns and beaches. You can visit Cadaques, a small town on a hill with a beautiful panorama of blue coves and clear waters. Another interesting spot is surely Lloret de Mar, specially for those who are looking for entertainment, discoteques, night clubs, casinos...Costa Brava boasts of 26 ports and 100 anchorages. It is the opportunity to explore its unique landscape and splendid nature.
Balearic Islands are among the favourite ones when it comes to sailing due to their wonderful landscape, crystal waters and 300 days of sunshine a year. Ibiza and Formentera *are famous worldwide as two islands of exciting nightlife and splendid beaches. *Menorca, on the other hand, offers quiet and tranquil vacation in beautiful anchorages and coves. Cabrera is a National Park, thus one needs a special permit to visit. Finally Mallorca, the main sailing destination of the region, boasts of a spectacular scenery, interesting nightlife and architecture.
Costa Blanca offers stretches of beaches and coastlines. Valencia is its important center and starting base, with modern marinas and rich historical heritage (mostly Moorish culture). Denia with new marina that provides all the services boasts of sandy beaches and many coves along the coast. You can take part in various water sport activities. Alicante is a town of seafaring tradition, nightlife and sandy beaches.
Canary Island are located in the Atlantic and they are characterized by the subtropical climate. These islands have the exceptional scenery which makes your sailing vacation challenging. You only have to pay attention to strong winds. The islands consist of: Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote, Tenerife, La Palma, Gomera and Hierro, as well as of several smaller islands.
Let us say a few words about the most beautiful places in Spain:
Not all of these cities are located on the coast. However, they are really worthwile visiting. Anyway, as to the sailing area, we could distinguish Ibiza, Barcelona, Mallorca, Menorca which are pretty attractive for pleasant weather conditions, Canary Islands as well. For those who are keen on water sport activities, we suggest Tenerife and Lanzarote.
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Spain is a beautiful country with so many options and possibilities for your vacation. You will certainly enjoy its wonderful scenery, interesting towns, find many splendid coves and beaches, both crowded and the most remote ones to enjoy your tranquil vacation.
You can choose among numerous charter routes lasting from 7 to 14 days, covering various popular ports and bases.
Tourists are attracted by its mild climate, wonderful scenery, charm, monuments and intense marine activities.
The Balearic Islands are located in the western Mediterranean. The islands are divided into two main groups; Gimnesias (Gymnesian Islands) and Pitiusas (Pine Islands).
Spain is a wonderful country with many different attractions; historical sites, beautiful nature, culture, beaches, sports, cuisine etc.