Top 5 Girls Weekends Away In Spain – Destinations
Girly weekends away are perfect for catching up with friends and having a good time. Spain is known to have some of the best party locations such as the famous party island of Ibiza. Finding holiday rentals in Spain is easy and the selection of self catering apartments, villas and city townhouses is varied. Cities are a good choice for a weekend away with the girls, which include shops, sight seeing, bars and restaurants. For your next weekend with your friends take a look at our top 5 destinations. Benidorm
Also referred to as the “Manhattan of Spain” for it’s high rise buildings and apartment blocks. Benidorm is a coastal town situated just North of Alicante. Benidorm for many years has been a popular destination with the British, German and Belgium tourists.
Many come here for the parties but Benidorm has much more to offer than just it’s wide choice of bars and night clubs. You can visit the largest theme park in Europe named the Terra Mitica Fun Park, visit Mundom a water world with Marine & Exotic Wildlife or take a day long Jeep ride through the spectacular mountain scenery of the Costa Blanca.
Ibiza is the party island of Spain, if not Europe! A great mixture of cultures come to Ibiza each year to get a bit of the action. Although Ibiza is mostly visited for it’s nightlife during the day there is many attractions that you can visit and get a taste of the real Ibiza culture. Boat charters are plentiful and are a good day out for relaxing in the sun and taking a dip in the sea.
Many water sports are available here as you are never far away from the ocean. If you are looking for something different to take back as a souvenir then head over to one of the famous Hippy markets. One of Ibiza’s most famous landmarks is “Las Salinas Salt Flats” salt fields that have been in use for over 2000 years.
Madrid has so much to offer for that enjoyable weekend away. Shopping is in abundance and you will want to take plenty of spending money to fulfill your suitcases. Madrid also has many stunning monuments and beautiful parks that you can wander round during the day. Afterwards sit down and enjoy traditional Spanish food in one of Madrid’s many restaurants.
The city’s nightlife is world famous, night clubs, bars and concerts are always easy to find if you are are prepared to really enjoy Madrid the whole 24 hours a day. Oh and do not forget to drop by Palacio Real de Madrid, the Royal Palace and the armories.
Spain’s other grand city destination, Barcelona is best known for its art and culture. If heading to Barcelona for a weekend there is plenty for you to fit in if it is sight seeing you are looking for. The Gothic Cathedral in the heart of the Gothic quarter is a must-see as are the many buildings that were designed by the late Antonio Gaudi.
There is no doubt that Barcelona has great restaurants, the food is variable and suits everyone’s tastes. The tapas is exceptionally good around Barceloneta which was originally a fishing village. Barcelona is a great party city and whatever time of night or morning you are roaming around there are bars and night clubs to suit everyone.
The major tourism spot of Spain, Malaga sees millions of people a year passing through it’s airport and city. The city itself is sat on the sea line and the beach is never far away. Once you get out of the tourist parts of the city, Malaga has quite allot of history and charisma.
Many know Malaga for the famous Pablo Picasso museum which is a must see for any first timer here. And if you are looking for real Spanish history then head over to the Alcazaba which you can find in the old Centre of Malaga, is a Moorish fortification built in the 8th century.
Malaga has many shops but the main shopping avenue is ablaze, where you will find all the latest fashion. Beach parties are held throughout the summer or head into the city center to find everything from traditional tapas bars to modern nightclubs.