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 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 (Tropical Coast) of Southern Spain

Costa Tropical
The Costa Tropical has a unique and rugged coastline which is located in the Province of Granada in southern Spain. Belonging to the massive...

Costa Almería & Almería City Travel Guide

Costa Almería
Costa Almería is one of the most unspoilt coastal areas of mainland Spain where visitors can quite often enjoy an entire beach all to...

Costa de la Luz (Coast of Light) of Spain

Costa de la Luz
Forming part of Spain's Andalusian coast, the Costa de la Luz (Coast of Light) is one of the largest of the Spanish Costas. This...

Costa Verde (Green Coast) Of Northern Spain

Costa Verde
Forming most of the province of Asturias on Spain's Atlantic coastline, visitors to the Costa Verde (Green Coast) would be forgiven for thinking they...

Costa Dorada Tourist Information & Guide

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

The Costa Brava Travel Guide & Resorts

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

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.