The Spanish Costas & Islands of Spain

Welcome to the Costas Online Spanish Costas & islands. We are a leading resource that provides useful travel tips and guides all about Spain. The main focus of this website is the coastal areas and islands of this beautiful country.

Our goal when we started out was to cover the many popular coastal areas of the Spanish Costas. We have since branched out to cover both the Canary Islands and the Balearic Islands. Here you will also find extensive guides for many of the popular mainland regions.

The Spanish coastline contains many diverse Costas. Each coastal area has their own incredible things to experience and enjoy. The Costa del Sol for example is the best known for tapas whilst the Costa Blanca is famous for it’s white beaches.

Spanish Costas List and Guides

Below we have compiled a list of the main Spanish Costas for tourism and popularity. These links are individual guides for each costa.

Spanish Islands

There are two popular groupings of Spanish Islands referred to as archipelagos. The Balearic Islands are located off the eastern Spanish coastline. They include Majorca, Ibiza, Menorca and Formentera.

The Canary Islands are located off the south west coast of Morocco. Tenerife is the largest and most popular for tourism. Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria and Lanzarote also help attract millions of visitors each year. The three smaller lesser known islands are La Palma, El Hierro and La Gomera to complete the seven.

The Canary Islands

Popular Cities, Towns & Holiday Destinations

Below are just a few of the great Cities to visit on the Spanish Costas. These include Benidorm, Alicante, Torrevieja, Marbella and Malaga. We have also compiled many articles that cover the smaller popular tourist destinations.

Spanish Costas Map

Below is an image that highlights most of the main Spanish costas along with both major island groupings. There are many more smaller areas to consider but our focus is on the main tourism locations.

Spanish Costas Map

Balearic Islands

The Balearics are a grouping of tiny islands and islets known as an archipelago, much the same as the Canaries in the Atlantic Ocean. These super holiday destinations consist of Majorca, Ibiza, Formentera and Menorca. The articles below take you informative pages about each location which includes many places of interest.

balearic islands

The Balearic Islands, Guide To The Four Main Islands

The four main Balearic Islands lie off the eastern coast of mainland Spain. These islands include Majorca, Ibiza, Menorca and Formentera. The Balearic Islands, The...

Costa del Sol

Things to Do in Málaga, Spain

Málaga City, Tourism Guide & Alcazaba

Málaga is a beautiful city located on the southern Spanish coastline and heart of one of the most visited parts of the country