There’s nothing like a summer holiday to refresh body and soul at the hottest time of the year. And if it’s by the sea, so much the better. Below, EL PAÍS has selected the best hotels in Spain with sea views – from north to south, taking in the Balearic and Canary Islands – with rooms where the surf practically laps at the foot of your bed.
1. Mediterranean light
Terrace at Hotel El Far, in Girona.
Some 175 meters above the sea, on the Costa Brava, the Romaboira lighthouse in Girona province retains a former hermitage that today offers nine rooms, a stone chapel, and a restaurant specializing in Mediterranean cuisine. Room number 3, with a balcony hanging over the cliffs and a terrace with views of the lighthouse, offers the best views of the gentle summer swell.
El Far de Sant Sebastiá (Playa de Llafranc, s/n, Girona; +34 972 30 16 39). Double room from €150. Continue reading