The Spanish Costas & Islands of Spain

Welcome to the Costas Online Spanish Costas & Islands, a leading resource that provides useful travel tips and guides to the top coastal areas and islands of Spain. Originally the focus of this website was to concentrate only on the coastal areas but we have since begun to expand to the Spanish Islands such as the Canaries and the Balearics.

The Spanish Costas are formed of many very diverse coastlines, each very different with their own individual qualities. In fact, every one of these coasts are packed full of incredible things to experience and enjoy. The Costa del Sol for example is probably the best known for tapas while the Costa Blanca is known for it’s white beaches.

Spanish Costas List

Below we have compiled a list of the 10 main Spanish Costas in terms of tourism and popularity. Each of these pages will take you to separate articles about each specific costa with additional related articles.

Costa Tropical

Costa Tropical (Tropical Coast) of Southern Spain

The Costa Tropical has a unique and rugged coastline which is located in the Province...
Costa Almería

Costa Almería & Almería City Travel Guide

Costa Almería is one of the most unspoilt coastal areas of mainland Spain where visitors...
Costa de la Luz

Costa de la Luz (Coast of Light) of Spain

Forming part of Spain's Andalusian coast, the Costa de la Luz (Coast of Light) is...
Costa Verde

Costa Verde (Green Coast) Of Northern Spain

Forming most of the province of Asturias on Spain's Atlantic coastline, visitors to the Costa...
Costa Dorada, Spain

Costa Dorada Tourist Information & Guide

Costa Dorada is another leading Spanish Coastal area that stretches for just over 215 km fn the northeastern coast of Spain
The Costa Brava, Northeastern Spain

The Costa Brava Travel Guide & Resorts

The Costa Brava is a popular coastal region located on the northeastern coastline of Spain. Belonging to the Province of Girona.
Sunny Coast

Costa del Sol Tourism & Travel Guide

Known as the Sun Coast which stretches for around 150 km along the Andalucian province of Malaga on the southern coastline of Spain.
Costa del Azahar, Spain

Costa del Azahar Tourism & Travel Guide

The Costa del Azahar or Orange Blossom Coast once translated into English is the Spanish Coastal area that makes up the province of Castellon
Mar Menor

Costa Cálida Weather & Travel Guide

The Costa Calida or "Warm Coast" once translated into the English language stretches for just over 250 km along the beautiful Spanish Mediterranean coastline.
Costa Blanca

The Costa Blanca, Top Attractions & Things to do

Hugely popular with tourists and known as the white coast in the English language thanks to it's 200 km of beautiful golden and white sandy beaches.

Spanish Islands

There are two popular groupings of Spanish Islands which are commonly referred to as archipelagos. The Balearic Islands are located off the eastern coastline and include Majorca, Ibiza, Menorca and Formentera.  The Canary Islands are located just off the south west coast of Morocco and the African mainland in the Atlantic Ocean. Tenerife is the largest and most popular in terms of tourism but Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria and Lanzarote also help attract millions of visitors to these beautiful Spanish islands.

The Canary Islands

Popular Cities & Suburbs On The Spanish Costas

Below are just a few of the great Cities to visit on the Spanish Costas such as Benidorm, Alicante, Torrevieja, Marbella and Malaga. The titles with a blue background are all clickable and will take you to the general page for each City. Below the main articles for each area there are also some arrows and load more buttons to see additional articles in that given area.

Popular Places On The Spanish Coastline

Benidorm, Spain

Benidorm, Things to do & Top Attractions

Benidorm is a leading destination for Stag & Hen Parties and we have prepared this article that talks about the fabulous night life which...
Things to do in Alicante

Alicante City, Top Attractions & Things to do

Alicante is the biggest Spanish city on the eastern coastline and is extremely popular for tourism and and expats purchasing holiday homes.

Spanish Costas & Islands Map

Below is an image that highlights most of the main Spanish Islands and coastal areas. There are many more smaller areas to consider but our focus is on the main tourism locations.

Spanish Costas Map

Balearic Islands

The Balearic Islands are a grouping of tiny islands and islets known as an archipelago, much the same as the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean.

Balearic Islands