If you are lucky enough to be spending Valentine’s Day on the Costa del Sol you are in for a treat as it is a very romantic place to be especially this time of year. In fact, many marriage proposals are made on Valentine’s Day in Spain.
Traditional gifts for Valentine’s Day in Spain are red roses, chocolates and cards but if you are looking for something extra special there are lots of great shops, jewellery stores and boutiques in Marbella and nearby Puerto Banus so you are bound to find the perfect gift.
Make your valentine feel a million dollars with a pampering beauty treatment at one of the local spas, or use Valentine’s Day as the perfect excuse for a relaxing couple’s massage! You can even find holiday homes with their own Jacuzzis’ and saunas if you are looking for a touch of luxury.
The beaches are not crowded so you can take a relaxing stroll along the promenade, stopping by a chiringuito or two for a drink and bite to eat with the blissful sound of the Mediterranean in the background. When the sun sets on the Costa del Sol it’s a breath taking view from the beach or mountains and a perfect setting for this romantic day. It’s no wonder so many couples get engaged and married here! If you want something more active to do, you could spend the day horse riding together or go skiing for the day at Sierra Nevada ski resort which is only a few hours’ drive from Marbella.
Many of the top restaurants book up quickly but don’t worry if you haven’t reserved as there is a large selection of great restaurants to choose from or you could even whip up a romantic meal for two at your holiday home! You can stock up the fridge with all your favourite foods which you will be able to find at local supermarkets such as Iceland, Supersol, Carrefour and El Cort Ingles and have dinner and drinks under the moonlight in the privacy of your holiday home. All our holiday homes come fully equipped with everything you need to wine and dine, but if you have any special requirements, just let us know.
HolidayRentalontheWeb can also arrange for you to have chocolates, roses and chilled champagne on arrival so you can spoil your loved one with first class, hotel style service. Visit our website for more details and to view holiday homes on the Costa del Sol or call 952 839 595.
Now the summer season has come to an end on the Costa del Sol it doesn’t mean the holiday season has! In fact, October and November are great months for that getaway to Southern Spain. You can still enjoy great weather, food, entertainment and scenery while the flight prices go down, the rental cars are cheaper and there are less queues and traffic!
More and More people are choosing to rent a holiday home on the Costa del Sol as its good value for money and offers a better holiday experience for many people. Take a look at this month’s featured property for some inspiration.
This modern apartment is situated high on the hill at La Cala De Mijas enjoying the wonderful sea and golf views from the terrace, bedroom and lounge. Los Cortijos boasts excellent facilities that include swimming pools, gym and spa and manicured gardens. The airport of Malaga is a 35 minute drive, La Cala town, with its twice weekly markets, lovely beach and host of restaurants is just 10 minutes away. Rental fee includes accommodation, cleaning, Linen, linen change every 7 nights and amenities.
Visit our website for more information on this property or to view our full list of holiday homes.
As the clock ticks down to the most romantic day of the year, restaurants and hotels are booking up and florists are getting ready for couples to show how much they care. If you want to do something a bit different this year, whisking away that special someone to spend Valentine’s Day on the Costa del Sol is a fantastic way to show your love.
A trip to the Costa del Sol for Valentine’s Day can be affordable as well as romantic. As it’s off-season, there are some excellent low-cost flights from the UK to Malaga and Gibraltar. To get the best possible deal, compare prices on comparison website Skyscanner.net, it’s a great way to save.
Accommodation is also significantly cheaper at this time of year. To help couples take the break they deserve, we have a 20% discount on selected self-catering accommodation for couples Spain, so you really can afford that romantic place where you can have the space to be yourselves, cook romantic meals or just enjoy breakfast in bed.
Once you’re here, you can enjoy life very cheaply. Strolling down the beach hand in hand is free and there are many reasonably priced restaurants where you can enjoy fresh, local food looking out to sea. Spanish bubbly is excellent and under 10€ per bottle at local supermarkets, so treat yourself to a glass of champers on your terrace, looking out at the stars and enjoying each other’s company.
For more ideas on treating your loved one to a special holiday, we’ve created a guide to a romantic holidays on the Costa del Sol which you can download from our website for free. You can also search on our website for self-catering accommodation for couples in Greece, Italy and France.
Valentine’s Day is just a month away and it’s a great excuse to treat that special someone in your life to a Romantic Getaway in Europe. A Valentine’s Day break is a brilliant way to beat the post-Christmas blues, spend some quality time together away from the stress and strains of everyday life and even experience a bit of winter sun.
We know that money is often tight this time of year, but a romantic break doesn’t have to cost the earth. Here are some top tips for saving money without making sacrifices on your experience:
- Look for somewhere which is well served by budget airlines to get the best flight deals.
- Try to find a place which is good all year round, so you can book out of season for lower flight and accommodation costs.
- Choose self-catering accommodation rather than hotels so you can enjoy the space and freedom of your own place, but can also visit the local food stores to enjoy gorgeous meals on your terrace or by the pool, rather than having to eat out every night. This can save you a fortune!
We have a special offer on for couples over the Valentine’s Period in Spain, Greece and Italy, where all couples staying in our romantic self-catering accommodation Europe get 20% off the cost of their accommodation. Visit our website to check out our great deals www.holidayrentalontheweb.com