The days of sweltering heat and crowded beaches have come and gone, but that doesn’t mean that summer is over. Are you ready? Discover where to travel in Autumn.
Spain is known for having areas where summer lasts until almost December. In this blog, we are going to tell you which destinations are perfect for disconnecting on your next holidays without crowds of people. Benidorm, Ibiza, and Lanzarote, three travel destinations that will not let you down this upcoming fall!
Autumn is an excellent time of the year to enjoy a quieter holiday and be able to spend time with your partner, family, or friends. When the rainy and cold season begins in most of Europe and northern Spain, in our destinations, we continue to enjoy sunny days with warm temperatures. It is a perfect time to explore the area and visit the most desirable locations.
Discover our beach destinations and everything you can do once the high season is over with our autumn travel tips.
Where to Travel in Autumn in Benidorm
With so many different things to do and see, Benidorm is one of the most famous destinations in Spain! Travelers can bathe in its long golden sand beaches, explore the picturesque neighboring towns, or stay active with excursions through the different mountains in the area. It is a perfect time to carry out various activities in warm weather.
If you are looking to relax on the beach during the fall, Benidorm is one of the Spanish destinations that allow you to do so at this time in the year. One of the best things about indulging in a beach getaway in the fall is that you will be able to avoid huge crowds. At this time of year, the West and east beaches or the Mal Pas cove are beautiful to enjoy your long-awaited vacation. Its blue waters, warm temperatures, and golden sand will allow you to relax on its seemingly endless beach.
If you are looking for a more active vacation, you can participate in excursions to the nearby towns or the mountains. We recommend that you read our blog about The best route by car in Costa Blanca; in this blog, you will discover our special guide to towns that are a must-visit in the area and what to see in each of them. If you plan to travel in a group, do not miss our blog Travel to Spain in a group where you will find many hidden tips on what to do with your friends on the famous east coast of Spain. If you are a fan of golf and like to hit up to the links when on vacation, make sure to take a look at the best courses to practice in our article Play golf in Benidorm: practice your swing!
The Beautiful Costa Blanca
As for excursions, you can explore the nearby Serra Gelada, although this excursion is recommended for experienced hikers as the level is a bit high. But if you dare to explore it, you will walk on spectacular cliffs above the Mediterranean Sea. If you are lucky, you may catch glimpses of pods of dolphins riding the waves. A simpler excursion is also available in the Guadalest Valley, from which you can enter the magical town of Guadalest, a walled village that is absolutely spectacular. While visiting the village, prepare your mountain equipment to enter Sierra Aitana, El Puig Campana, the Sierra de Xortá, or the Guadalest reservoir. There you can discover the native flora and fauna of the area.
Stay at one of our hotels, Sandos Monaco and Sandos Benidorm Suites, in the center of Benidorm to discover everything that this area has in store for you. If you are looking for a romantic getaway and an adults-only vacation, Sandos Monaco is perfect for you. If you want to travel with friends or family, Sandos Benidorm Suites will be the best option since it has a lively entertainment program for all needs and ages.
Where to Travel in Autumn in Ibiza
Another of the key destinations in the Mediterranean Sea that you have to visit this fall is Ibiza. As we mentioned above, Ibiza is an island that is worth visiting at this time of year as you will find fewer people on vacation. You will be able to discover its coves, dreamy beaches and visit the most urban areas such as the town of Ibiza. It is the perfect time to disconnect and relax with the tranquility that autumn gives to the white island.
Discover the best coves and beaches of Ibiza if you want to enjoy the crystal clear waters of the island. Also, make sure to check out the best places to see the spectacular sunsets, which in autumn are even more beautiful than in summer. If you are looking for a more active holiday exploring the refreshing sea, take a look at water sports that you cannot miss in Ibiza. Apart from doing water sports, you can take advantage of and discover Ibiza on foot, exploring the different places with excursions through the different areas of Ibiza, such as the Amunts Excursion, among others. We also recommend that you take a day trip to the neighboring island of Formentera or rent a boat to see the spectacular landscapes from the sea.
Stay at our adults-only hotel, Sandos El Greco, and enjoy a romantic getaway or a trip with friends. Our hotel is located in the same cove of Portinatx. The beach with clear and transparent waters that will allow you to snorkel and discover the marine flora and fauna of the area. In addition, with its Live the Real Ibiza experience, you will be able to find what makes Ibiza unique. Discover the best of local gastronomy, Ibizan art, Mediterranean music, or enjoy the hippie fashion that is one of the many characteristics of the island.
Where to Travel in Autumn in Lanzarote
The island located in the Canary Islands, bathed by the waters of the Atlantic, has an ideal temperature all year round. Like our other two destinations, autumn is the best time to travel since it is the low season. This will allow you to relax and enjoy an unforgettable time without many people around. Furthermore, this destination is exceptionally versatile, as you can spend your holidays on the beach, discovering the island’s national parks, or enjoying an excellent typical wine from the striking vineyards of Lanzarote.
Hidden Beauty of Lanzarote
Do you like going to the beach and want to discover the best beaches in Lanzarote? Read about this on our blog, and get ready to soak up the sun. Also, learn about Playa del Papagayo, considered one of the best beaches in Spain. From our Sandos Papagayo hotel, you can enter the natural park of Los Ajaches. From it you can reach this idyllic beach located in a unique natural environment after a short hike. If you are looking for a more active holiday, Lanzarote is a perfect destination for hiking. Our blog recommends the 10 best hiking trails and the Red Mountain excursion, located next to our Sandos Atlantic Gardens hotel, an adults-only hotel perfect for a holiday in a haven of peace. Thanks to our Ocean & Volcano experience, you will be able to reconnect with your inner self. Find out more information here.
If you have a passion for cycling, get your bike ready and pedal to enter a landscape of intense contrasts between the blue of the Atlantic Ocean and the black lands that originated after the eruptions of the volcanoes in the area. Here you can become familiar with some of the routes that we recommend you to do with your bike. Another place that you need to see is the Timanfaya National Park, listed by UNESCO as a Biosphere Reserve, a place whose landscape will make you feel like you are on the moon due to its characteristic black sand.
For lovers of the sea, Lanzarote is a perfect destination for diving, and on the island, you will find the only underwater museum in Spain, the Museo del Atlántico.
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