Think of warm sand slipping between your toes, perfect sunny weather, over 100 miles of coastline at your disposal, numerous beaches for you to laze on from dawn till sun down, turquoise blue waters and cool salty breeze blowing against your skin. Mmmh, doesn’t that just make you want to drop everything in a sec and hop on the next plane? Costa Del Sol in the South of Spain is all the above and more. Attracting beach lovers from all over the world, celebrities included, it is the perfect destination for those who want to actually live and forget for a while that the world ever existed. Your stay here doesn’t have to be an expensive one. Directline-holidays offer pocket friendly packages and if what they have is not what you had in mind, they can always come up with something that is to your liking. Cool, huh? So get your trendiest swimwear, and come unwind on any of the best beaches in Costa del Sol.
PLAYA PUERTO BANUS
Host to magnificent scenes such as the Gibraltar and backdrop of the breathtaking La Concha mountain range, the Playa Puerto Banus beach is a sunny strip of heaven. One can enjoy numerous water sport activities; visit the local boutiques, restaurants for all budgets, art galleries and trendy bars for you to dance the night away. You are at a high risk of brushing shoulders with the disgustingly rich and famous so try to act cool and collected.
Famous for Beach volleyball, surf-boarding, kite surfing jet skiing, volley ball and weekend parties, it is no wonder that the Bounty beach attracts a young trendy crowd. With its lively bars along the beach opening till the wee hours of the morning, it is not surprising to spot youngsters still in the swimwear on their walk of shame across town at dawn. The eateries along the beach are much cheaper compared to the ones found in the nearby town and the food served is always good. With companies like Directline-holidays it doesn’t have to just be a dream.
PLAYA LOS LANCES
It is one of Spain’s virgin beaches with a pristine shoreline and free from commercial developments. A day here means bringing your own cool box, snacks, sunscreen and expectations of enjoying a day in spectacular surrounding of crystal clear waters, lagoons and lush vegetation. As for kite and water board surfers, you might want to bring your gear with you .The winds and waves are better than perfect!
Here, the action doesn’t stop at sunset. Trendy as well old fashioned pubs, bars and restaurant for every style and pocket dot its beach front making it a darling among the young and families too. Beach lovers can enjoy fun activities such as boating, jet skiing, windsurfing and beach showers. The beach has repeatedly been awarded the European Blue Flag for its cleanliness and safety.
CABO DE GATA
With the panoramic views of astounding cliffs and beautiful islands, Cabo De Gata is a paradise waiting to be discovered. Sea kayaking, diving and snorkeling lovers are at a risk of becoming beach bums here. The coves found on Cabo De Gata are hidden and different from the other, perfect for exploration activities. For those who love to tan perfectly without missing single a spot, you should know that you can choose to go nude…thanks to the numerous beaches and hidden bays.