Spain - Santa Pola is one of the Costa Blanca's finest holiday destinations with 10 beaches to choose from, many excellent restaurants and plenty of places to visit
by Ex Trolley-Dolly Emma
Looking for a challenging running or cycling break with a backdrop to distract from the aching legs? Head to stunning Soller, Mallorca. If it is good enough for Team Sky, it's good enough for us..
The narrow, winding streets of Cordoba's Old City hide treasures from a splendid past at the heart of European culture
Far from the madding crowds of the Costas, the gem-like walled city of Gerona is a haven of history, culture and top cuisine - with Dali on the doorstep, too
The most romantic break of my life started with candlelit tapas and poolside sangria in Seville and ended in Extremadura, in a hotel so heart-breakingly beautiful we could barely step outside
The Spanish city of Caceres is full of character, thanks to the fine Renaissance mansions built by returning conquistadors - and the noise of the storks who inhabit their towers
The Andalucían town of Medina Sidonia is a fabulous find for those looking for history and culture hidden away from the main resorts of southern Spain
As well as being the birthplace of Spanish bubbly, Catalonia is also the place to discover some amazing modernista masterpieces
There is life beyond the beach in Spain: leave the bustling resorts of the Costas behind, and head for the rugged hinterland, where virginal mountains and unspoiled villages await
Granada is best known for the Alhambra and the Albayzin. But it has another big selling point, too - bet you didn't know that a night on the town would earn you a free dinner!