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Tarifa – a Spanish ‘costa’ free from crowds

Tarifa

The Costa del Sol was once a sunlover’s paradise, but now it’s hard to find even a small square of that Mediterranean coast to yourself. But go west from the overrun resorts of Torremolinos and Marbella, swing around Spain’s southernmost tip, and you’ll find yourself on a fresh stretch of coast facing the Atlantic. This is the Costa de […]

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Majorca vs Menorca

Monarch Majorca Palma Cathedral

After an afternoon in the sun and a pina colada or two, it’s easy enough to confuse the two biggest of Spain’s Balearic Islands. Majorca and Menorca sit side by side in the western Mediterranean Sea, and each gives an equally warm welcome to Britain’s sunseekers. Majorca is the bigger island by far, but Menorca matches it in sizzling […]

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