7 Spanish resorts perfect for your own Love Island
By Emily Waddell
Sun, sea, cocktails and dramaaaaa. The soap opera has ended, but that doesn’t mean the holiday has to as well
Find your dream love island escape. On our hotel pages, you can filter by stars, price, reviews. If a pool is a must-have for you or you want a free breakfast, then you can filter by any criteria you want. We even have a heat-map function which will tell you if your hotel is party central, or tucked away. Or trust us (we’re very honest), and take a look at our specific recommendations.
We’ve found the best doppelgangers for our favourite, gossip-filled resort escape, so instead of just watching the antics, you can get involved as well. So grab your most attractive single friends, or a long-suffering partner, and jet off to one of our bespoke destinations for some romance, heartbreak and definitely some amazing stories. No cameras allowed.
Everyone needs one of those holidays where they literally just sit by the pool and bask in relaxation. The Grand Palladium is the ideal place for anyone in desperate need of a calming boost. Located just seconds from the beach in the quaint village of Sant Jordi de ses Salines, on the southern coast of Ibiza, this five-star resort is the picture-perfect getaway for those craving a bit of luxury in their lives.
Tee-off after eating a world-class breakfast, and after the 18th hole dip into a gorgeous hilltop pool then enjoy dinner on your roof-top terrace. Sounds out of this world, right? The El Plantio Golf Resort is four-star resort perfectly positioned in a 10-minute drive from Alicante Airport and a 13-minute drive from the city centre. Highly reviewed for its fantastic service and huge rooms, the El Plantio Golf Resort is a (luxury) home away from home.
The backdrop of Spain’s highest mountain, Mount Teide, overlooks Select Sunningdale. A green and blue oasis in a sea of rustic Spanish restaurants and traditionally Tenerife style culture. San Miguel de Abona is the perfect place is get acquainted with Spanish wine and Spanish food. The resort itself offers activities for everyone, with a golf and mini-golf course nearby there’s plenty to keep you occupied. Or simply sun yourself by the pool, perhaps breaking for a game of billiards or two.
If you’re looking for a classic British holiday abroad filled with clubs, shots and dancing with strangers, then Benidorm is your place. The pristine beaches are lined with all-day clubs serving quirky cocktails and playing music until the wee hours. The Adults-Only Marconfort Essence is, therefore, the perfect place to crash after a long day of partying, this all-inclusive resort has everything you’ll need to refresh ready to get out there again tonight.
Guests can indulge in luxurious spa services in the four-star Club Hotel Riu Gran Canaria, before indulging in a cocktail and joining your fellow guests at the nightclub located inside the hotel. If you’re looking for somewhere where you won’t have to leave the premises to get sun, relaxation and, definitely some boozy times, then the Riu is the place to be.
As soon as you land the Sahara Sunset Club will be looking after you, waiting to pick you up in their free 24-hour airport shuttle. If you fancy getting straight into the action, then unwind by the side of the indoor pool or perhaps swim up to the poolside bar which serves cocktails galore. If you want to go a bit more adventurous, then walk 5-minutes to the local beach and enjoy the strip of bars, restaurants and excursions on offer.
This Mediterranean sanctuary won’t be cheap, but the five-star paradise that is the St. Regis has got rave reviews from everyone who’s stayed there. Expect excellent food at the onsite restaurant, luxurious rooms and the perfect location to either enjoy the view or explore the surrounding area. The Costa d’en Blanes is only minutes from the white-sand beach of Puerto Portals, ideal for whiling away the day and soaking up the sun.
Note: These rates are based on search queries made on KAYAK.co.uk on August 2nd, 2017. The prices are quoted in GBP. Flight prices are based on results for a return economy flight search. Hotel prices are for double occupancy and include taxes and fees. Prices are subject to change, may vary, or no longer be available.