Explore the best of Spain’s black sand beaches

You might not picture black sand when you dream of sunbathing on the beach, but they exist, and they're as mesmerising as they sound. Black sand beaches can be found all over the world, but if you love Spain (who doesn't?), there's plenty to be found around the Canary Islands, and each offer something a little bit different to the rest. So, get your buckets and spades out, as here are ...

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Win a 5 night stay in Torremolinos with #hotelsthatmakeyousmile

Here at Blue Sea Hotels HQ, we’re on a mission to celebrate the little things in life. We believe the little things are what matter most. From a receptionist’s smile to bagging the last sunbed, small gestures turn a good holiday into an unforgettable one. That’s why we’re launching our #hotelsthatmakeyousmile competition, giving one lucky winner a 5 night stay at our Gran Cervantes hotel in Torremolinos. Don’t worry, we ...

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5 top Torremolinos excursions for summer holidays

One of the most popular resorts on the Costa del Sol, Torremolinos has sun, sea and sand by the bucketful. This irresistible combo has made it a winning destination for anyone looking to kick back and take it easy for a week or two. But you don’t need to pick between adventure and relaxation, as we’ve picked out our top 5 Torremolinos excursions to keep your summer holiday lively. If ...

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City breaks with a breath of fresh air: must-see Madrid parks

Spain’s energetic capital is a real beauty, packed with elegant buildings and culture. You’ll want to take in the grand Royal Palace, admire the world-famous artworks at the Prado Museum and flex your credit card in the shops on Gran Via. But what you might not know is that the parks in Madrid are just as visit-worthy. Take a break from the hectic pace of sightseeing to explore the exquisite gardens ...

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Where to try the best cycling in Spain for beginners

For many travellers, a holiday in Spain involves sangria, sun, sea and sand. Sitting back and soaking up the sensational weather, sumptuous food and beautiful sunsets are what holidays are all about. But if you’re feeling that little more adventurous, Spain offers so much more in the way of a biking holiday. Adding some cycling into your Spanish holiday offers fresh air, stunning views and some invigorating exercise into your break, and ...

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Taking a day trip to Gibraltar

A day trip to Gibraltar from the Costa Del may be the last thing in your mind during your fortnight in the sun. But if you can find yourself away from your prized poolside spot, you'll find a wealth of attractions to enjoy in Gibraltar. As one of the Mediterranean's most unique destinations, Gibraltar attracts millions of visitors every year. From the British traditions and duty free shopping to the natural ...

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Quirky and exciting things to do in Tenerife

Not just a fantastic location to relax and unwind, but there is also a wealth of exciting things to do in Tenerife. Getting the most out of a holiday in Tenerife could not be easier, as the island is bursting with beaches, nature parks and sightseeing opportunities. But with so many things to do, it is sometimes difficult to know where to start when you are looking for a bit of ...

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Plan your next holidays to Cala d’Or, Mallorca

Blue Sea Club Martha's Looking for a location to rival any postcard and accommodation to match? Then look no further, because of our brand new, newly-renovated Blue Sea Club Martha's is ready and waiting. Located in Mallorca's picturesque Cala d'Or resort, the complex - consisting of three different hotels - is the perfect place to take your loved ones for a sun-soaked, relaxation holiday. So, if you're sitting at home wondering where to ...

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Color y música

Sequins galore at Lanzarote & Tenerife Carnivals!

Festivals in the Canary Islands rival some of the world’s biggest carnival events. As colourful as Rio’s Mardi Gras, as vibrant as any Caribbean carnival and as fun-filled as the famous New Orleans holiday event. Canary Island carnivals are not to be missed. Taking place in February, when the days and nights are warm enough to celebrate on the streets - whether you’re dressed head to toe in fancy dress ...

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Gastronomía en Madrid

Madrid food guide: How to eat your way around the city

Spain’s cosmopolitan capital has a stellar gourmet reputation - and a whopping 17 Michelin-starred restaurants. But when it comes to discovering where to eat in Madrid, there’s nothing better than eating your way through these beautiful streets, unearthing the best local eateries, markets and street food as you go. Central Madrid is bursting with foodie hotspots. But where to begin? Kickstart your Spanish culinary adventure with our Madrid food guide…   Start with ...

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Banishing Blue Monday, feeling Joy for January

It’s likely you’ve been unable to escape the sombre fingers of Blue Monday today. Sure, in the UK, the weather isn’t great, and many of us are feeling a little cash-light, and scales-heavy. But at Blue Sea Hotels, we want to turn this around. We’re tired of Blue Monday headlines getting us down - we want to celebrate January! In Spain, January is a month of refreshment and travelling pastures ...

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Lanzarote o Tenerife

A holiday helping hand: Lanzarote or Tenerife?

Picking the perfect holiday destination should be easy. You want wonderful weather, culture, and either a slice of excitement or a bit of peace and quiet. While you can find all four across all corners of the world, there’s an eclectic collection of islands off the coast of northwestern Africa that does it as good as the rest. Enter our Canary Islands. Well-loved for brilliant weather, each isle provides a beautiful ...

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Costa Teguise

How to spend a day in Costa Teguise

Sun, sea and sand - the three boxes everyone wants to tick off their holiday checklist, so it’s no surprise that Costa Teguise is one of Lanzarote’s top destinations to do just that. Although a relatively small resort, Costa Teguise certainly doesn’t hold back on its attractions, restaurants and beaches. Of course, this means that most will holiday in Costa Teguise for at least a week so it makes sense to ...

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Blue Sea Costa Jardín & Spa

We are growing in Tenerife with the new acquisition: the Blue Sea Costa Jardín & Spa. Diverhotel Tenerife Garden & Spa before, this 4-star complex is ideal for families. Its huge pool with slides will make an unforgettable holidays for the children and, why not, the adults too. There are funny themed rooms, which your kids are going to love as much as the pool with slides. If you are ...

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Madrid y nuestro concurso

Poppy Loves, Madrid, and our #MyEverydayAmazing competition

Words: Blue Sea Hotels. Photos: Poppy Loves Exciting news: we’re running a competition! Blue Sea Hotels is a brand of simple tastes. We’re all about keeping it down to earth, and celebrating the things that really matter. So without further ado, welcome to our #MyEverydayAmazing campaign! We know that often it’s the people who really make a holiday. So we want to celebrate those everyday amazing people who just know how to make ...

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Costa Teguise

Blue Sea incorporates new hotel in Costa Teguise

We are expanding in Costa Teguise! The Diverhotel Lanzarote is now part of Blue Sea, please welcome Blue Sea Costa Bastián. Do you want to know a little more about it? Read what this 4 star hotel has to offer. It is a themed hotel perfect for families with kids: funny rooms with volcano beds, hidden caves and a big outdoor pool full of slides. Couples will also find their own ...

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Costa Brava

Welcome to the Costa Brava!

Not only a new hotel, but a whole new destination! Welcome to the Costa Brava, a popular piece of Paradise. Its beaches, restaurants, bars, water sports… There’s nothing this destination can’t offer to you. No matter if you travel with family, friends, solo… you will have a fantastic and unforgettable time there. The hotel Blue Sea Montevista Hawai sits in Lloret de Mar, a coastal city packed with fun throughout the ...

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Blue Sea La Niña!

Welcome, Blue Sea La Niña!

Today we are writing to introduce the youngest member of our constantly growing family. We proudly open our sixth hotel in Majorca, third in Cala Millor. Please give a warm welcome to… Blue Sea La Niña! This 3* hotel finds itself right infront of Blue Sea La Pinta, only a few meters away from the promenade and the luxurious beach of Cala Millor. With direct access to the promenade, you will ...

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Palma de Mallorca

Santa Catalina, walking around the neighbourhood

Is the Santa Catalina neighbourhood the Palma Soho as people say? Santa Catalina is located in Palma de Mallorca. It holds the typical charm of little towns, with the main difference that it is located in the middle of the city where the modernity is mixed with the aesthetics of the 20th century’s beginning. Traditional buildings with colourful facades, majorcan style wooden shutters and decorative elements from that age. It was a ...

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Descubriendo Saïdia

Discover Saïdia, the Moroccan Blue Pearl

Morocco is a trendy destination for many reasons. We like the Moroccan culture, its people, the landscapes and besides, we have the opportunity to have amazing new experiences that we will want to live again. Today we are going to present the little and impressive Saïdia, a town that has a great beauty and is located at the north-east of Morocco. It belongs to province Berkane near the Moroccan-Algerian border ...

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