Spain, a country on the Iberian Peninsula is a diversify country with three part of it being sidelined by large sea surface. The extreme south end is linked with the Alboran Sea and northeast with the Balearic sea with the Bay of Biscay at North West coastline. You can now imagine the influence of Spain and its territories in a vast sea area. All you can do here is enjoy in the essence of calm and unexplored beaches. Let’s check out the list of some spectacular Spanish Islands which you can choose for your next Island destination:
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If you want to stay away from the worldly affair then, probably, Minorca is one of the best Spanish Islands to travel this weekend. The Island is famous for having more beaches as it occupies a large area where you can let your dreamy vacations starts like a boom. Moreover, you can explore here some epic monuments dated back to 1300 BC.
How to reach Minorca
Direct flight to Minorca from Mahon Airport or you can take a regular ferry from Spain to the Island.
Where to stay at Minorca
Club Hotel Aquamarina, Diamond Resort, Apart Hotel Ferrer Skyline
What to see at Minorca
Georgian Houses and Santa Marina Church, Son Bou Beach, Santa Maria Cathedral.
What to shop at Minorca
Shoes, Jewelry, Clothes, Avarcas.
Weather information Minorca
Temperature fluctuates here from 8 to 30 degrees yearly.
Best Time to travel Minorca
Between May and October.
One of the best Spanish Islands for kitesurfing and windsurfing is none other than Fuerteventura. The Island is well known for beautiful beach holidays. You can also explore the unexplored area to get involved in the marine and sea beach ecosystem. You will be glad to be in touch with natural sand dunes which gets accumulates here along beaches.
How to reach Fuerteventura
Car ferry through other Islands.
Where to stay at Fuerteventura
Hotel Hesperia Bristol Playa, Barcelo Fuerteventura Thalasso.
What to see at Fuerteventura
Corralejo Natural Park, Morro Jable, Sotavento Beach, El Castillo tower.
What to shop at Fuerteventura
All brand shop reasonably than Europe price list.
Weather information Fuerteventura
Temperature changes between 12 to 25 degrees average.
Best Time to travel at Fuerteventura
From April to June and October
8. La Palma
La Palma is famous for its distinct location nearby the Morocco and Canary Islands. It is one of the approachable and best Spanish Islands with the presence of International Airport and back and forth ferries to Tenerife. The place is also appropriate for hiking lovers and those willing to do night camping here with walking tours in Europe. You will become mesmerised by viewing the most massive carter in the world right at La Palma Island.
How to reach La Palma
One way is by ferry through Tenerife, other is via a flight from Cadiz to La Palma
Where to stay at La Palma
H10 Taburiente Playa, La Casa Encantada Hostel
What to see at La Palma
Naval Museum, Volcano place, lighthouse, beach, winemaking
What to shop at La Palma
Jewelry, artworks, almond cakes, Panama Hats are famous here
Weather information La Palma
Temperature ranges from min six degrees to a maximum of 18 degrees.
Best Time to travel La Palma
May to mid-October
It is the largest island in the Balearic Sea. The southern end of it is entirely developed to maintain the tourism industry and for tourist to come over here for spending holidays. The natural cliff area is efficiently utilised for biking trails and hiking. Northern part accounts for beautiful and untouched scenery.
How to reach Majorca
Three hours distance from Spain to Majorca via ferry, Taking direct flight is also an option.
Where to stay at Majorca
Hotel Iberostar Cristina, Hotel Isla Mellorca and spa.
What to see at Majorca
Hidden monasteries, Beaches and golf courses.
What to shop at Majorca
Special gifts and goods, affordable fashion boutiques clothing, all sorts of souvenirs.
Weather information Majorca
Minimum temperature of three degrees to even 31 degrees.
Best Time to travel at Majorca
June to September
If you are planning for the beach party this holiday, then Ibiza is one of the best Spanish Islands for clubbing and hanging over. The night parties start after 7 pm and end up till the sun rises. In the daytime, you can spend on sightseeing nature’s beauty at its best. The Ibiza island links you to other popular Islands of that area like Formentera.
How to reach Ibiza
First reach Barcelona in Spane, and then you can take flight or boat for Ibiza.
Where to stay at Ibiza
Hotel Royal Plaza, Simbad, Hotel THB Los Molinos.
What to see at Ibiza
Cova de Can Marca Naural Cave
What to shop at Ibiza
Fresh fruits, handicrafts
Weather information Ibiza
Temperature falls to even 8 degrees and rises to maximum 30 degrees here.
Best Time to travel at Ibiza
May to October
The biggest Island among the entire Islands along the Canaries is well-advanced Island for tourism. Mt. Teide is worth watching as it is the tallest peak of Spain being volcanic erupted once. The sand beaches here are famous for different colour and from yellow to the beach. Exciting watersports activities makes this place one of the best Spanish Islands like parascending and jet-skiing.
How to reach Tenerife
Reach Madrid and take a flight to Tenerife Airport directly.
Where to stay at Tenerife
Diamond Resorts, Hotel NH Tenerife
What to see at Tenerife
Mt. Teide, Carnaval de Santa Cruz festival
What to shop Tenerife
Designer and trendy fashion clothing, electronic items, art and crafts
Weather information Tenerife
The temperature may vary between 13 to 28 degrees.
Best Time to travel Tenerife
Winter is the best time for visiting this island
4. Gran Canaria
The Island is famous for black lava due to volcano magma which erupted thousands year back and white crystal sand. The diverse landscapes like natural cliffs, mountains, eye-catching big sand dunes make the place one of the best Spanish Islands. You can go diving, surfing, golfing and hiking to explore the high-end points of the Island.
How to reach Gran Canaria
Take a flight from Spain to the Island
Where to stay at Gran Canaria
Axel Beach Maspalomas, servatur Peurto Azul Hotel
What to see at Gran Canaria
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria beach spot, cave villages
Weather information Gran Canaria
Moderate average temperature of 21 degrees
Best Time to travel Gran Canaria
June, September and December
Lanzarote landform is predominantly volcanic one since the last volcano hit the area on 1730. The volcanic place and the surrounding area is now Timanfaya National Park. You can imagine the in dept heat of the area from the way people use it for cooking meat. Restaurants and bars are the common places for visitors here.
How to reach Lanzarote
Fly to Madrid and take the flight to the Airport at Lanzarote.
Where to stay at Lanzarote
Occidental Lanzarote Mar, Hotel Hesperia Lanzarote.
What to see Lanzarote
Whales and Dolphins Museum, Mirador del Rio, Timanfaya Park.
What to shop at Lanzarote
Perfumes, clothes, jewellery, electrical equipment and also duty-free goods.
Weather information Lanzarote
Minimum temperature is 13 degrees, and the maximum is 27 degrees with some months without rain too.
Best Time to travel Lanzarote
Formentera is the smallest Island in the Mediterranean Sea and favourite summer’s destination for tourists near to Ibiza Island. You can reach here to experience nude sunbathing for which it is famous for on white sand. A little-isolated Island is one of the best Spanish Islands destinations for beach lovers. Due to its unique, the area encompasses long length beach stretches with dunes and pine trees all around.
How to reach Formentera
Through La Savina by ferry
Where to stay at Formentera
Gecko Hotel and beach club, Es Pas Formentera
What to see Formentera
Dramatic cliff, La Mola, lighthouse
What to shop Formentera
Clothing boutiques, craft store, jewellery, home decor
Weather information Formentera
Average temperature between 8 degrees and 29 degrees.
Best Time to travel Formentera
May, June, September and October
1. La Gomera
The La Gomera Island is epic in the sense that it is the place where Christopher Columbus started the journey to explore the new world in the move to create an influence of expanding civilisation. The moderate climatic conditions make this place adequate for Island holiday destination. The crisscross trail here attracts a lot of hikers to try exploring the trail area around the Island.
How to reach La Gomera
You need first to reach Tenerife as there is no direct flight to La Gomera. From Tenerife take the ferry or air travel to Island.
Where to stay at La Gomera
Hotel Torre del Conde, Amparo Las Hayas, Hotel Villa Gomera.
What to see La Gomera
Garajonay National Park, San Sebastian de La Gomera Church, Hermingua Trail
What to shop La Gomera
Handicrafts, antiques or costume Jewellery, cheese, wine, honey
Weather information La Gomera
Moderate average temperature from 10 to 21 degrees.
Best Time to travel La Gomera
May to mid-October