Thursday, December 30, 2010

The Coast of the Sun

The temperature on the Costa del Sol is truly delicious. The Costa del Sol has the most sunshine in Europe. In the summer it is an average temperature of almost 30 ˚ C sunny and warm, but also in the winter, the temperature about 16 ˚ C. Just 10 minutes drive from our cottage lays the peaceful beach of La Cala del Moral, with only three beach bars where you can eat delicious fish. You have to travel through a path along the rocks to get to Rincon de la Victoria. A long boulevard and wide sandy beaches make it quiet on the beach. You will not encounter high rise buildings but a lot of nice restaurants where especially the delicious seafood. Torrox is a little further. This village consists of two parts Torrox Costa and Torrox Pueblo. Torrox Costa has a lovely sandy beach and a nice boulevard. Slightly further inland lays the village of Torrox Pueblo with white houses and winding alleys.

The seaside town of Nerja, situated on an attractive plateau above the sea, has the look of an authentic Spanish village retained. Nerja has a fairly large center, a number of narrow streets and in the authentic core two squares where the terraces and restaurants. Definitely worth a visit is the famous Balcon de Europa, which offers a magnificent view over the coast. You can be a beautiful walk along the coast which runs along the cliffs and beaches are beautiful. Just outside Nerja are the famous caves of Nerja Cuevas de Nerja ". On the other side of Malaga, just 30 minutes drive is the seaside resorts of Torremolinos. Torremolinos, the name refers to the many windmills (Torremolinos) previously stood in this village. In this active resort provides ample shopping. The promenade of Torremolinos is via a path along the rocks on the beach in Carihuela, this avenue to get a lot of Netherlands traditional bars and restaurants. This boulevard is back on the promenade of Benalmadena.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Tenerife, an island of contrasts

On Tenerife everyone has fun, whether you are a real sun worshiper or a fearless adventurer. You will from sunny beaches to snow-capped volcanoes.
The sunny island of Tenerife is the largest of the seven Canary Islands and has the presence of Mount Pico del Teide a varied climate and a rich fauna and flora. These are all types of holiday taste. We give some suggestions for the sun worshiper, nature lover, shopaholic, culture lover and adventurer.

Tenerife has many beautiful beach resorts. Especially the beaches in the southwest are popular as a winter destination. Thanks to its subtropical climate. Playa de las Americas, probably the largest and most famous seaside resort of Tenerife, You can partying until the wee hours. In Los Cristianos, just south of Playa de las Americas, you can find many entertainment opportunities. The sportsmen will then feel at the El Medano surfing paradise.

The beautiful Parque National del Teide is a must for every nature lover. Here is the Pico del Teide, with its 3718 meters, moreover, the highest mountain in Spain. From the snowy summit of this dormant volcano located centrally, you can enjoy a breathtaking view over the island. So Get ready for a five-hour climb or explore your convenience to bring out the cable car 'Teleférico del Teide.

Shopaholics can get their heart more than in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, capital of Tenerife and the shopping city par excellence. Calle Castillo is the place to be. In this narrow pedestrian street you can buy everything from designer clothes to Canarian folk art.

Saturday, December 25, 2010

Romantic Getaways that are sure to please Your Vacation

Looking for a romantic vacation spot to escape the bustle of everyday life and enjoy alone time with your special someone? There are many destinations to choose from and choosing one really depends on what your idea is novel, but it is usually a picturesque place with lots of peace and quiet.

Barbados is a romantic getaway that is in no doubt to thrill. Its location in the Eastern Caribbean is a short flight for those who live on the east coast and is known for its coastal scenery and beaches. Barbados offers privacy and solitude, but also plenty of restaurants, nightlife and shops.

Another place to warm temperatures is a romantic vacation in Tahiti, situated in the Pacific Ocean. Not only full of attractive beaches of Tahiti, but it also offers a blend of customs because it is part of French Polynesia. The equatorial location provides beautiful the island year round weather. Many plants are in couples seeking romance and their conveniences are geared to couples looking for quiet time.

Also located in the Pacific Ocean, are the Hawaiian Islands. The six islands are each unique and something to offer for everyone. Most are isolated Kauai (nicknamed the "Garden Isle) and the Big Island of Hawaii. If you want a combination of isolation and nightlife then Maui offers a nice selection of resorts and amusement. Not only Hawaii a tropical paradise, but the people are known for their easy going attitude hence the slogan "Aloha State.

Beach destinations are not for everyone, you will not like the heat or the high price tag. On the east coast of the Pocono Mountains offers fresh air and plenty of places to spend time with your sweetheart. Similarly, Big Sur in the west offer fresh sea air and beautiful views of the seashore.
Stay away from the stresses of everyday life and travel to vacation where you can have time with your special person.