Soak up the Mediterranean sun in south eastern Andalucia. Costa de Almeria is famously known as Spain's sunniest region with high temperatures appearing as early as March. And with a medieval old town and landscapes of Cabo de Gata-Nijar Natural Park there's plenty to live about Almerian winter too.
Unlike Spain's other tourist areas such as Malaga, Seville and Granada, the appeal to visit Almeria has only just dramatically grown in recent years. Because of this you can expect to find laid back resorts, traditional villages and unspoiled beaches. Culture vultures will be glad to know that Almeria is steeped in Arabian history and welcomes visitors each year to Alcazaba of Almeria, a fortified complex built in the 10th century.
Located in the old part of the city, Almeria's cathedral certainly cannot go unnoticed; built in the 16th century the architecture is a Gothic and Renaissance masterpiece. If you need a break from the city bustle, Cabo de Gata is a popular nature park for travelers interested in wildlife.
Roquetas de Mar, once a quiet fishing town, has now become a popular location for tourists to dine by, along the harbour. The cuisine in Almeria is varied and natural, with fresh produce readily available. Fish, grilled meats and spicy Arab-influenced dishes can all be found on the menus in Almeria. Look out for Sopa de Almeria, embutidos and patatas a lo pobre for an insight into what the locals order.
This province also holds true to it's Spanish roots with lively tapas bars and music bars welcoming many until the early hours. If you're still not ready to go home, during summer time there are also disco marquees near the beach for the true party goers. Calle Trajano and Plaza Masnou are both busy areas to aim towards for an unforgettable time.
A holiday in Alicante guarantees stunning beaches, exotic sports and a healthy dose of history for good measure. Perfect for chilled-out stags or hens, the city becomes a party paradise at night, with glorious sunshine all year round.
The archipelago to the east of Spain features some of the best holiday sun spots you can hope for. Ibiza, Majorca and Menorca all benefit from their own landmarks and personality making for a hotly contested popularity contest.
Dance until the sunrise on the tropical island of Ibiza. And once risen you'll find scenic beaches and amazing inland retreats on an island that knows how to relax too.
The low key and laidback of the Balearic islands, fill your life with sunshine on a lovely Menorcan beach. This is what we call island life!
A particular hit with those looking to enjoy the holiday nightlife, Palma is also a great destination for a family escape. The island boasts an excellent shopping scene, stunning coastline and just about something for everyone.
Famous for its formidable football team, plentiful beaches and delightful weather, Barcelona is the perfect spot for a family or couples holiday. In fact, it's nigh-on impossible for tourists of any age to be bored here - there's a seemingly never-ending number of top attractions, eateries and places to see.
The Canaries will warm you up all year round with sunshine hours in excess of anything we see in the North of Europe.
One of the world's most esteemed holiday spots, Fuerteventura offers the perfect blend of culture, beach landscapes and budget-friendly family fun. Take a dip in the Atlantic Ocean, go dolphin spotting or book a camel ride - Fuerteventurans love animals.
Explore the capital of Gran Canaria, boasting beautiful winter sunshine all year round. A veritable maze of hotels and cultural hotspots, half the fun is in getting lost, stumbling upon local boutiques and stylish restaurants with marina views.
With volcanic origins, a trip to Lanzarote is sure to promise plenty of outdoorsy fun. Learn to surf, exercise on the beach or simply sit back with a cocktail in hand. Children will love the go-karting park and water slides, leaving adults free to soak up the sun.
Tenerife is a wonderful family holiday, no matter the time of year. Take your pick from a wealth of natural parks and beaches, or keep the kids happy with a trip on the submarine safari.
Girona is a humble city with all the charm of something much larger, perhaps it’s the local residents that have created such a lively place to visit. Take a relaxing stroll through the cobbled streets and squares, discovering the city's medieval history along the way.
With all the delicious cuisine and atmosphere you would expect from the Mediterranean, Malaga is a luxurious spot to watch the world go by whether lounging poolside or exploring the ancient streets.
If you've been known to enjoy a good glass of wine, Reus may well be your perfect place in the sun. It's an important producer of the delicious drink, so sit out on a romantic veranda with a glass, or explore the vineyards for yourself with a full tasting tour!