The Spanish Costas

The Spanish coast is extensive and it is divided into coastal áreas. Every traveller has a favourite, and today we will explore what makes each one unique.

Costa Blanca

The Costa Blanca is the tourist name given to the Mediterranean coast located in the province of Alicante that extends from the municipality of Denia to that of Pilar de la Horadada. This region consists of 244 km of beautiful Mediterranean beaches with fine white sand. It is a region full of charms, where you can practice sports and relax on the golden dunes.

 

 

Costa Cálida

The Costa Calida is the encounter between the Mar Menor and the Mediterranean sea. The beaches in the region of Murcia are quiet and can be visited all year round. One of the most practiced sports in the region is diving.

 

 

Costa del Sol

Located in the province of Malaga, a coastline with 300 days of sun per year. Birthplace of the famous Spanish painter, Pablo Picasso. In this region we find the beach of Marbella and the city of Ronda.

 

 

Costa de la Luz

Located to the south of the region of Andalucía, it covers the coastal region of Cadiz and Huelva, which is bathed by the Atlantic Ocean, which supports the region’s favourite pastime of windsurfing.

 

 

Costa Dorada

Tarragona (southern Catalonia) is often an overlooked Costa. It manages to combine beautiful beaches of fine sand with ancient places still to be explored. The region was the birth place of Gaudí, a famous Catalan architect and leading figure of the Catalan Modernism.The region attracts many visitors who come in search of its history.

 

 

Costa Brava

Golden sands, blue sea and lots of vegetation...this is the region of Girona where the visitors will find many beautiful beaches, in a region bounded by the Mediterranean Sea and the Pyrenees.

 

 

Costa de la Muerte

Located in Galicia, The Costa de la Muerte received its name because there have been many shipwrecks along its treacherous rocky shore. The shore of the Costa de la Muerte is exposed directly to the Atlantic Ocean. It is an area that has suffered a number of oil spills, but it is a charming place full of fishing villages. Lovely beaches full of legends and mysteries.

 

Costa Verde

Costa Verde is one of the lesser known coasts of Spain. It is situated in the north of Spain, facing the Atlantic Ocean and includes Asturias, Cantabria and the northern Basque region. The region also has several rivers known for the abundance of salmon and trout, and houses vast orchards and farms.