Holidaying on the Spanish Islands

If you live in the UK and have enjoyed holidays on mainland Spain you definitely should try visiting a few of the Spanish islands. These islands have the same great accommodation, warm welcome and virtually year round sunshine. However, they have a culture and character all of their own. The islands may be Spanish, but they have developed their own traditions over the centuries.

Getting There is Easy

Of all the Spanish islands Menorca and Tenerife are amongst the most popular. There are plenty of cheap flights to Tenerife and Menorca available from UK travel firms like It is particularly easy to find and book a flight with them because they fly to both destinations out of several UK airports.

Both destinations are warm the year round. They offer a range of accommodation including self-catering apartments, resort hotels and luxury accommodation. The tourism industry on both islands has been established for over fifty years, so there is plenty for tourists to do and see on both islands.

If You Prefer Mainland Spain

If, however, you prefer to holiday on mainland Spain consider flying into Alicante. From there you can easily get to some of Spain’s most popular holiday resorts including Benidorm. All of the resorts of the Costa Blanca are within easy reach of the airport. However, if beach holidays are not for you it is possible to find good quality holiday villas in the mountains behind Alicante and further afield. In these places, you can experience the real Spain.

You can easily from Manchester to Alicante or Leeds Bradford airport. offers flights from both airports and several other UK airports.

Actually, if you live near Manchester or Leeds Bradford airport you are in luck because you can fly to lots of Spanish airports from there. From Manchester Jet2 alone fly to eleven Spanish airports from Leeds Bradford they fly to ten.

This includes cities like Madrid and Barcelona, so if you are fed up with Spanish beach holidays you can choose to enjoy a city break instead. Accommodation in most Spanish cities is relatively cheap. Spanish cities are extremely compact, so are very easy to get around. You can see a lot even during a weekend break.


For a great range of cheap flights to Tenerife visit the Jet2 website. We fly there from several UK airports.