You can’t deny it, Spain is one of the most romantic countries in the world, making honeymoons to Spain a top choice for many. From its magical cities to its mesmerising landscapes and crystal-clear beaches. It’s rich in history and culture and satisfies the needs of all honeymooning couples.
In search of the passionate energy that pulsates through the streets of the bustling cities? Or if romantic secluded beaches are more your thing, Spain offers it all. Making it the ultimate honeymoon destination.
We have put together a list of the most romantic Spanish spots to make sure your honeymoon is a one of a kind experience.
Most romantic cities in Spain
What could be more romantic than fairytale architecture and cobblestone streets? Visit any of the cities below for a dreamy honeymoon experience.
Seville is arguably one of the most picturesque cities in Spain and has a lot to offer. Roaming the magical streets filled with unique architecture makes for a fairytale day. A perfect way to experience it is with a guided tour of Seville Cathedral, the Alcazar castle complex and the Giralda bell tower.
Flamenco dancing is one of Spain’s renowned art forms. The singing, dancing and music exudes passion and energy and creates a romantic atmosphere ideal for any honeymoon experience.
This city also transports you straight into a romantic scene from a fairytale movie. Granada’s streets are lined with medieval buildings and a backdrop of the exquisite Sierra Nevada mountains.
The perfect activity for any honeymooning couple is to pack a picnic basket of all their favourite Spanish treats and enjoy a picnic on the grounds of the magnificent Alhambra Palace.
Watch how the sunset turns the walls of the Palace pink and then take a night tour for a unique experience of the Palace.
You just can’t beat Barcelona. Especially if your idea of a romantic getaway is thriving off the bustling energy of the streets. Sampling delicious Spanish tapas and sipping on champagne at the best and trendiest restaurants.
For couples in search of the best art and historical landmarks, we would suggest spending a few days in Barcelona exploring the city’s vibrant buzz and attractions.
For a one of a kind experience, take a hot air balloon ride to watch the sunrise over Barcelona. You will experience the beauty from above and upon landing enjoy a Champagne breakfast.
Yet another picture-perfect ancient city, Toledo is a must-see spot in your search for enchanted charm. Its narrow streets are filled with history and culture and this historic area is aptly a Unesco World Heritage site.
Visit the Catedral Primada to view a magnificent example of Gothic architecture. You will learn about the history of Toledo and how the Cathedral was built on the remains of an ancient Islamic temple.
Tip: Take a stroll just out of Toledo one night; the view of the city illuminated at night is incomparable!
Most romantic places in Spain
Spain’s diverse beauty and landscapes means you will not have to look very far for the most romantic spots to enjoy as a couple. The below list is our choice of the most romantic places in Spain.
Ronda is renowned for being one of the most romantic places in Spain. It is located 100m above a ravine on the mountain range of Andalusia. It is a nature lovers paradise as you are surrounded by stunning landscapes and scenery.
If you are up for a bit of a honeymoon adventure visit the Cuevo del Gato (cat’s cave). Swim in the crystal clear river pools that come from the river found deeper in the Andalusian mountains. Take a picnic and sit beside the pools, basking in the beauty of the idyllic scenery.
Tip: It can get pretty crowded over the weekend and during the summer months so either go early or try and visit on a weekday!
Tenerife is the largest of Spain’s Canary Islands, home to the most beautiful beaches and adrenaline-inducing activities for an active honeymooning couple.
Paraglide over the Teide National Park which is home to the highest peak in Spain, Mount Teide. You can also opt to climb the face of this volcano and get a close-up experience of the unique rock formations.
Once you’ve satisfied your adventure needs, relax on one of the many beautiful beaches Tenerife has to offer.
Tip: Tenerife is known to be one of the best spots in the world for stargazing so don’t miss out on a romantic night under the stars.
Best resorts for a Spain beach honeymoon
If relaxing on a crystal clear Mediterranean beach comes to mind when you think of your honeymoon, then Spain can do that for you too. So we’ve put together a list of the best places to stay in Spain for couples.
Formentor, a Royal Hideaway Hotel, Mallorca
Not only is this exquisite hotel on the foot of the Formentor beach, but it is also surrounded by a Mediterranean forest. It’s hard to find a more romantic setting to celebrate your honeymoon.
The facilities at the hotel are world-class, boasting 5-star restaurants and lavish rooms. This and its prime location make it an incomparable place to stay on a honeymoon.
Cap Rocat, Palma
If you are after a more secluded, boutique hotel experience when honeymooning in Spain then Cap Rocat is for you. This is undoubtedly one of the most romantic hotels in Spain.
The hotel is a former military fort hidden in a cliff on Palma Bay, with mesmerizing views of the Mediterranean sea and interesting architecture. Relax in the infinity pool, take a yoga class, or enjoy a drink on the rooftop terrace.
If tranquility and peace are your ideas of a perfect Spanish honeymoon then look no further than Cap Rocat.
Seaside Grand Hotel Residencia, Las Palmas
This 5-star luxury hotel is the perfect spot for a relaxing Canary Island honeymoon. Your private Spanish colonial-style villa will open up to a terrace with a view of the lush gardens that surround the hotel.
It has been rated as one of the most perfect resorts in Spain for couples. You will feel like you have stepped into an oasis of paradise as you enjoy a day at the spa and Turkish baths.
In the evenings, enjoy a romantic culinary experience at the award-winning restaurant serving only the best wine and food.
Final thoughts on Spanish honeymoons
Spain is well known for being home to some of the most romantic destinations for honeymooning couples. The diversity of options allows for a unique, tailored experience promising all couples an unforgettable honeymoon.