Spain is one of my most beloved holiday destinations, with everything from hidden bays and rugged volcanoes to magnificent mountains. I visit the country regularly, and again and again discover the cutest villages, the prettiest nature and the sweetest locals. My favourite way to discover the real Spain is with a rental car. A Fly & Drive holiday is the best way to discover countless special places that I would never have found otherwise.
The country is so diverse: from the green north to the the vibrant metropoles of Barcelona or Madrid and the more rustic Catalonia and Andalusia. And, of course, the beaches of the Costa Brava and Costa Blanca. ! Spain is perfect for exploring with a Fly & Drive holiday.
I prefer to avoid the big hotels and opt for small-scale holiday stays instead. Breakfast with a sea view? Count me in. Enjoying a glass of rioja in the mountains between the olive trees? Pure pleasure! No matter where I go, Ialways like to explore the area by car. This way, I get to discover more beautiful places.
One of those special places that I happened across with my rental car was on Lanzarote. In the middle of the rugged landscape of the Spanish island , was a small-scale accommodation so quiet and remote that it feels almost unreal. It’s the kind of place that filles my heart with love, as with so many special places in Spain.
One of the great things about small-scale holiday accommodations, is that the owners are often very nice people. Thanks to them, I keep hearing about all the undiscovered gems, like shops and restaurants but also the best nature spots, and where to go for the most unique views. Based on one of these tips, I once climbed to the top of Roque Nublo in Gran Canaria, which gave me mighty fine views of the area. I also discovered countless quiet bays in Mallorca? I’m grateful to meet such wonderful people and happy to have access to a rental car, which gets me wherever I want to go.
Spain is the perfect place to get out and about by car. With a Fly & Drive holiday in Spain you can set out on your own in search of undiscovered spots, unspoilt nature and authentic villages. One of my favourite discoveries was Playa de Monsúl in Andalusia, a sandy wedge of beach between volcanic rocks, the . Did you know that the famous Hollywood movies known as Spaghetti Westerns were once made in the neighbouring Tabernas Desert?