You could be in Spain for a golfing holiday on the Costa del Sol, or a holiday at one of the timeshare resorts on the Costa Blanca. Perhaps you've decided to make the Canary Islands your home for several weeks this summer, or want to delve into the rich history and culture of mainland Spain and the delights of Madrid, Seville and Granada. Have you come to Spain to explore the gastronomic delights? To spend some time exploring the small villages on hills covered with olive trees? Learn how to surf, sail, dive, and play golf or simply to spend some quality time with a book on the beach? Spain is not the largest country in Europe, but it certainly seems so when it comes to excitement, stupendous scenery and breathtaking coastlines.
Some of the biggest attractions in Spain are the phenomenal coastal resorts: Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol timeshare resales are a popular choice for UK visitors. With excellent weather all year round, gorgeous beaches and a wealth of entertainment options, the resort towns of the Costa del Sol stretch from the tip of Gibraltar to Malaga in the north. Marbella is one of the more upmarket Costa del Sol timeshare resorts, with the inland town of Rhonda a haven for visitors looking for an authentic Spanish adventure.
Not just part of mainland Europe, Spain's international borders extend to several of the world's most beautiful islands: the Balearic Islands of Majorca, Minorca, Ibiza and Formentera and the Canary Islands of Lanzarote, Gran Canaria, Tenerife and Fuerteventura. Timeshare resorts on Majorca remain excellent value for money and the island delivers on natural beauty, Blue Flag beaches and a buzzing nightlife.
By contrast, the Canary Islands offer a slightly more 'back-to-nature' experience, though there is always party on Tenerife. The black volcanic rocks highlight the pristine white beaches and if you're looking for a secluded spot on any of the Canary Islands, you can head away from the main timeshare resorts and choose a private beach or an inland mountain experience. Gran Canaria and Tenerife offer the largest mix of resorts, busy cities, quiet fishing villages, beaches and of course, culinary seafood delights.
Mainland Spain is a country of contrasts and many Spanish timeshare resorts are located within an easy drive of the top attractions. You can laze on the beach in the morning, take a drive into the mountains after lunch, take in a sensational traditional flamenco show in the evening and head to any of the top European nightclubs for some late night action. Madrid is a city with a laid-back lifestyle, though it gets very busy in the main plazas. Plaza Mayor is a must see on a trip to Madrid, with many cafes, eateries and food stores.
Barcelona is a little different; the city is closer to France and has a definite French influence in architecture and culture. Visit the Gothic Quarter with its roots dating back to the Middle Ages and spend some time admiring the harbour area before indulging in sensational shopping on Las Ramblas. Seville and Valencia should be on your list of smaller Spanish cities to visit. Seville has managed to retain a sense of history along the streets of Santa Cruz while Valencia offers visitors the largest aquarium in Europe and is the home of the 'Holy Grail'.
There is no ONE city is Spain that delivers a complete experience; the entire country is filled with interesting tidbits that should be enjoyed while on your travels. It is for this reason that so many visitors choose Spain as a timeshare holiday destination - Once is never enough...