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Honeymoon in Spain
With iconic architecture, picturesque cities, delectable cuisine, and unparalleled nightlife, a honeymoon in Spain is enchanting…
Vast and varied, a honeymoon in Spain is a romantic delight for food, culture and beach lovers.
Couples will usually start their honeymoon in Spain in one of its major cities. Spain’s landlocked capital, Madrid has world-class museums and the best tapas bars. Discover Picasso at Museo Reina Sofía. Take a day trip to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the city of Toledo.
Or, start in Barcelona on the Mediterranean coast. The Gaudí architecture of La Sagrada Familia and Park Güell, the nightlife, and the restaurants. Stroll along Las Ramblas, bar hop and eat tapas. Go hiking in the nearby Pyrenees Mountains. Both cities are vibrant and exciting.
Spain is famous for its expansive coastline and offshore islands. Whether you want lively beach resorts, quiet coves, or chic towns, you’ll find it along the eight thousand kilometres of coastline. We adore the beautiful Balearic islands in the Mediterranean.
The party side of Ibiza may (or may not!) intrigue you, but its bohemian heart is worth seeking, too. Dalt Vila, Ibiza’s old town, is full of narrow lanes and ancient buildings. Snorkel in the crystal clear water of the blue Mediterranean sea. Explore the many wonderful beach coves. Stay in a hotel rooftop pool. Neighbouring Formentera has the most beautiful beaches in Spain. Dotted with beautiful coves, beach bars, fine dining and luxury boutique hotels, we love Mallorca and Menorca, too. In fact, Palma de Mallorca is one of Europe’s best small cities. Admire the gorgeous architecture and explore the innovative dining scene in one of the Michelin star restaurants dotted around.
Back on the mainland, the expansive coastline has so many highlights. Explore the Basque country. The gastronomic gem, San Sebastian, is a must for foodies who want a choice of Michelin-star restaurants and delicious tapas bars. Discover Bilbao, home of the Guggenheim museum. Visit Valencia, the home of Paella and beautiful Malaga, home of the Picasso museum on the Mediterranean coast.
Southern Spain has so much to do. Explore the Moorish southern city of Seville with its narrow cobblestone streets and flamenco shows. You could take the ferry to Tangier in Morocco. Don’t forget nearby Córdoba, one of Spain’s most unique cities. Make time for Granada in Andalucia in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains.
Looking for winter sun and Michelin Guide recommended dining? Then consider the Canary Islands. Tenerife has many lovely honeymoon hotels for all budgets and Teide National Park is a highlight for outdoor lovers.
From the gorgeous beaches of the Mediterranean to the stunning mountain villages of the Pyrenees, a honeymoon in Spain is one of our favourites.
Spain has so much to do that you don’t need to go anywhere else but for couples who want to maximise their honeymoon and visit multiple countries, Spain has many wonderful options nearby with flights to most destinations in Europe. Barcelona is also a popular jump off point to go on a western Mediterranean cruise.
Best time to visit Spain
The best time to visit Spain for a honeymoon is from April to October when the weather is warm. From July to August, the weather heats up with temperatures with average temperatures around 30°C / 90°F with the heaviest crowds. During winter, it is cooler, with average temperatures in Madrid of 5°C / 40°F in December/January.
Is Spain good for a honeymoon? Yes, a honeymoon in Spain is perfect for culture, history, food and beach lovers.
How long do you need for a honeymoon in Spain? We recommend at least 10 nights for a honeymoon in Spain if you want to explore the country.
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