Catalonia offers a set of beautiful beaches in the Mediterranean sea with great attraction for tourists from around the world. Catalonia 2009 obtained a total of 108 blue flags for their beaches and marinas.
Spain has 571 blue flags this year, 493 beaches and 78 marinas, which remains as the leader of the 34 participating countries of the northern hemisphere, Europe, Canada and Morocco. This fact means that one in six of the 3338 flags are awarded to fly in Spain.
Spain has received this year, 44 more flags than last year for 38 new flags on beaches and new six-ports, an increase comparable to the decline that occurred last year, by tightening the criteria for granting and is approaching the record number of distinctive 2007.
by: John Plumb
In this particular article (I have written others about beaches in other areas of the island), I will cover beaches in Yaiza, one of the seven municipalities of Lanzarote.
The Canary Islands are a major destination for tourists from around the world. The location of these islands, the quality of theirs beaches and water make it an excellent place to enjoy your vacations. Canary islands in 2009 obtained a total of 23 blue flags for their beaches and marinas.
by: Kacy Carr
Why Benidorm for Christmas Dinner? Why not
What is so special about being abroad on Christmas day? What can you get abroad that you can not get in the UK or countries with the same climate at this time of year, a sun tan?
Things to do on Christmas day under the hot Spanish sun, play a round of golf/water ski/swim/ snorkel/sunbathe or to walk around half naked are just a few other things to make your Christmas extra special..