5 Best Spanish Islands To Visit (Not To Be Missed!)



Spain, with its Mediterranean location and diverse culture, brings together a unique experience.

From long beaches to hilly mountains, it has everything from the thrill of adventure to the tranquility of scenic beauty. Spain also has the best sandy beaches in Europe for families.

Let’s forget about “Hasta la Vista” because there is no way you’re going to feel like saying goodbye.

Since it’s an exhaustive list, we’ve picked up five Spanish islands which must be on your bucket list.

5 Best Spanish Islands

Here are our top 5 picks for the most amazing Spanish islands to visit:

1. Menorca

If you’re looking for a scenic and quiet break from the constant struggles of world then Menorca is the place to be at. Being the smaller sibling to the more popular nearby Majorca, Menorca can provide some much-needed solitude.

Menorca is a truly picturesque little town and is one of the most beautiful Mediterranean islands.

Menorca Spain

Home to some of the grandest prehistoric monuments which date back to 1300 BC, like Taula, and Cales Coves of Menorca, the island also hosts rich varieties of wildflowers, insects, birds, and reptiles.

Tip: Get around the island with ease with Menorca Taxi.

2. Gran Canaria

A heaven for any photographer, Gran Canaria boasts a variety of landscapes, hence giving it the name of the “Miniature Continent”. The beaches, white sand dunes, and green ravines give the island a picturesque view.

Gran Canaria Spain

Activities like hiking, surfing, and golfing, make it a perfect family and adventurous destination. The island is also home to some primitive cave villages and 32 Natural Protected Areas most notably the Rural Park of Nublo and The Doramas Jungle.   

Tip: Best way to see the island is by car. You can book your taxi for Gran Canaria here.

3. Tenerife

If you’re an adventurous vacation person, then Tenerife is ready to spoil you with choices.  From water sports like surfing, windsurfing, parascending, and jet-skiing to scenic drives around rocky cliffs and hiking, there is no way to have a dull day.

Tenerife Spain

The beaches and exuberant lifestyle make Tenerife an all-in-one package for an action-packed vacation.

Tip: Check out the island by taxi. You can book a taxi in Tenerife before you go.

4. Ibiza

I took a pill in Ibiza”,  the famous Mike Posner song appropriately describes the spirited party lifestyle the Island offers. Both Ibiza Town and Sant Antoni host some of the best hotels for recreation.

Ibiza Spain

Frequent DJs weekly nights featuring predominantly EDM are world renowned for a reason.  But there’s more to Ibiza than just rampant music and party lifestyle.

Large portions of the islands are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, with places like God’s Finger at Benirràs Bay, Sa Caleta, The Egg at Sant Antoni just to name a few.

Mild climatic conditions and typical Mediterranean cuisine make Ibiza a perfect place to spend a weekend at.

Tip: The best way to get around the island is by taxi. You can book your Ibiza Taxi online here.

5. La Palma

Nicknamed “Isla Bonita” which means Beautiful Island and rightly so due to its stunning views and volcanic vistas. The largest crater in the world is right in its center and is an excellent hiking option.

La Palma Spain Waterfalls

Due to its strategic geographical position, the island boasts numerous International Observatories. High elevation and clear night sky make it perfect destination for camping, and a must visit.  

Final words

It is safe to say that it doesn’t matter if you’re looking for a family gathering, a reunion with old friends, or a honeymoon with your loved one, there are many options to explore on these islands.

All you have to do is to pick which of those you would like to see this time, or do you want to check them all out?

Over to you:

If you have any other amazing Spanish Islands, that you think should be on this list, please do not hesitate to let us know in the comments below. Thanks.

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Andrzej Ejmont

Andrzej believes life to be a never ending adventure. Originally from Poland, he is a devoted husband and father. Dedicated and enthusiastic to chase all his dreams. Storytelling to entice other families to travel.

1 thought on “5 Best Spanish Islands To Visit (Not To Be Missed!)”

  1. This is a wondeful blog with fantastic recommendations. Your observations and many tips make shorter work of planning for a stay in Spain. I’m so ovewhelmed by all the choices, but still so enchanted by all the amazing natural areas, towns, historical cities, islands, historical landmarks and the whole host of things to do on vacation. Spain is a beautiful country and one I’m going to have a very hard time leaving. I appreciate the time and effort you and your family take to keep up your travel blog. Thank you, it’s very helpful and well laid out. Enjoy your journeys!

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