Every year millions of people pack their bags and visit Spain. It’s a popular destination with Brits because it is located in the south-west of Europe and takes under three hours to get there by plane.
It boosts beautiful weather, culture and scenery and is known for its sun, sea, sand and sangria. There are many places to visit in Spain. If you like a relaxed and chilled out holiday than you could love a break in Costa Blanca. If partying and dancing is more your thing then you may enjoy spending time in Ibiza. Whatever type of holiday you like you are likely to find it in Spain.
Spain has something for everyone, so if you have visited before, and you want to know why millions flock there every year, read on to find out how you can have a great time in Spain.
Where to stay?
Spain has a variety of places to stay, and no matter what your budget you can find the perfect accommodation for your needs.
If you want to visit with a group of friends and you all get on then you might want to rent a villa or an apartment. This will allow you all to stay in the same place eating, drinking and laughing together.
If you would prefer your own space, then a hotel, where you can get your own room, may be the best option. Many of Spain’s villas, apartments and hotels are surrounded by beaches, restaurants and bars so there will be lots to keep you entertained.
If you’re short of cash, don’t mind about the size of the room and its facilities, or you would rather spend money on exploring the country, then you could stay in one of Spain’s hostels. They are located in many cities so you won’t be spending much and will still be in the hustle and bustle of it all.
Hire a car
Visiting another country is an exciting experience. It allows you to visit places of interest and learn about the country’s culture and people. The best way to explore a country is by car hire. Spain offers lots to do and renting a a car will give you the freedom to have the holiday you want. If you have to rely on transport, local cabs or someone else, you may waste time and not get to see the things you want to see.
When you rent a car in Spain just remember that they drive on the right hand side of the road. If you’ve never driven on the other side this could be an exciting experience for you. You will also need to remember that is is compulsory that all passengers in the car – front and back – wear a seat belt. Also, when driving in Spain you may come across toll roads so make sure you have local currency to hand.
You are probably used to eating tapas in the UK. It’s served in many bars and is often order after a hard day at work. But you have to try taps in Spain. It is served warm or cold, comes in many different forms and can be eaten as a snack or as a full meal.
By Annette Carroll