Buying A Vacation Home In Spain? Here Are Four Luxury Destinations To Explore

During vacations and holidays, people often look to make the most of every moment by treating themselves to the finer things in life. Because of this, it’s common for many people to seek out vibrant experiences, adventure and luxury around the world.

Spain is one of the best destinations for a luxury travel experience, so much so that it’s a popular choice among real estate investors and second-home buyers. You’ll find ideal weather during the entire year, along with unique culinary spots, nightlife, and wellness retreats. Natural beauty, whether it’s in the countryside or a beautiful beach on the coast, is another big plus. 

To get you started on your next luxury travel experience to Spain, we took a look at four of the best destinations for travel and second homes. From Malaga to Ibiza, here’s a closer look:

Enjoy a day cruising day cruising along Costa del Sol.

Enjoy The Youthful Vigor Of Malaga

If you are looking for a place to relax, dine and party, Marbella is the place to be. Marbella is one of the most exclusive venues in the province of Malaga. You can spend an entire day cruising along Costa del Sol, enjoying the magic of exquisite foods and watersports in the Mediterranean Sea.

marbella malaga spain at night

Enjoy exquisite foods and watersports in Marbella.

For a luxury shopping experience, the Puerto Banus marina will delight you with the top designer brands, from Gucci to Dior, all in one place. This port is also home to the most opulent clubs in Malaga.

marbella golden mile sierra blanca estate

For the best living in Marbella’s Golden Mile, check out the grand villas of Sierra Blanca. (Inmobiliaria Rimontgo)

When it comes to luxury accommodations, five-star hotels and private villas will offer you the most stunning sea views. For real estate, check out the lavish estates inside the exclusive Sierra Blanca community.

costa blanca coastline and sea

Costa Blanca is home to some of the best beaches in Spain.

The Best Beaches In Spain? Try Costa Blanca

If you are looking for the best sand and warmest beaches in the Mediterranean Sea, Costa Blanca is at the top of the list. Playa de Levante and Playa de San Juan are just a couple of the many options for relaxing experiences on calm and crystalline beaches. Looking for a place to eat? Try Xàbia and Altea, two charming fishing villages, for the best food experiences. 

costa blanca santa barbara castle

Looking for a day trip? Visit the Santa Barbara Castle for spectacular views and history.

One of the best things about Costa Blanca is it’s hard to get bored. From booking a private tour of Santa Barbara Castle to sampling a wide selection of wines, there’s a lot to do. The area is also home to local artisans who craft some of the most extraordinary and unique jewelry.

Shades of blue in Costa Blanca

Located near the natural park of Montgó, the golf course and the charming town of Jávea, this modern villa with a swimming pool takes in expansive views. (Inmobiliaria Rimontgo)

Costa Blanca is also home to several exclusive communities offering modern luxury properties. Many of the communities are close to or integrate golf courses and natural parks.

cove and seaside resort in Ibiza

A view of a cove and seaside resort in Ibiza.

Discover The Zen Side Of Ibiza

When you think about Ibiza, images of elaborate parties often come to mind. But this island is also becoming an ideal spot for relaxation and wellness. Many now see Ibiza as having a mindfulness focus, and you will find plenty of spiritual healing centers located in the most paradisiacal places of Ibiza.

seafood and sushi at an outdoor resort in ibiza

Ibiza offers some of the best resort-style living and dining.

If your idea of luxury travel in Ibiza is more related to nightlife, you won’t be disappointed. Nassau Beach Club or Tanit Beach Ibiza, both in Playa d’en Bossa, are some of the best nightclubs you’ll find. Also, in Marina Santa Eulalia’s port, you’ll see the most spectacular yachts in the world. Marina Ibiza, right in the city’s heart, is a great environment, with a full pack of sea services and one of the most prestigious clubs in the island. 

ibiza custom villa

This custom villa in Ibiza is one of just 15 properties in an exclusive luxury enclave. (Inmobiliaria Rimontgo)

Luxury accommodations and properties in Ibiza run the gamut. Whether it’s a new apartment with sea views or a glass oasis in a private enclave, there are plenty of options.

Peniscola old town and castle at night

Peniscola old town and castle at night.

A Full Sensorial Experience In The Charming City Of Castellon

Castellon de la Plana is the capital of Castellon province, a region full of beautiful beaches and majestic landscapes. Depending on the season, local orange groves will delight you with the most vibrant colors and a delicious aroma, making it a party for your senses. Gurugu and Serradal Beach are some of the best options for outdoor exploration, even though the two beaches tend to get busy during the summer. 

Convento Carmelita del Desierto de las Palmas

The architecture in Castellon won’t disappoint you either.

The architecture in Castellon won’t disappoint you either. Walking through the old historic quarter, you will find the Fadri Tower, the Cathedral and the City Hall. Finally, to enjoy the best sunsets, visit these mandatory stops in Castellon:

  • Peñíscola
  • Alcalá de Chivert
  • Ayódar
  • Oropesa del Mar
  • Vallibona 
Spectacular villa with panoramic sea views in Benicàssim

For luxury real estate in Castellon, try Torre Bellver in Benicàssim, one of the best residential areas in the area. (Inmobiliaria Rimontgo)

Like its experiences, the coast of Castellon has a plethora of housing options. For beachside living, try the oceanfront villas in the town of Alcossebre. Exclusive residential complexes, such as the Torre Bellver in Benicàssim, are another option. 

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