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The impressive variety that Spain offers has made it a long-term favourite with British travellers looking for a summer escape.

After all, this is a country where you can combine golden beaches and whitewashed villages in Andalusia, explore pine-clad hills and hidden coves in Mallorca or relax (or party) on the star-studded shores of Ibiza. Then there are the volcanic landscapes and year-round sunshine of the Canary Islands. 

British Airways Holidays has collaborated with some of the world’s best hotel brands to bring you exceptional choice when planning your Spanish trip. You can take your pick from a selection of all-inclusive hotels and resorts that offer excellent value and elegant settings.

Every holiday with British Airways Holidays is ATOL protected and includes British Airways flights and a 23kg baggage allowance per person, as well as a 24hr helpline based in the UK if you need any assistance on your holiday. You can secure your holiday from just £60 per person,* flexible payment options are available and the final balance isn’t due until four weeks before you travel. 

You can even upgrade to Club Europe for airport lounge access, a dedicated check-in desk and priority boarding, as well as an increased baggage allowance and complimentary food and drinks on board your flight.

Melia Hotels

Melia has an impressive range of hotels scattered along the shores of the Canary Islands.

For those seeking a grown-up trip to an exclusive adults-only enclave, Paradisus Salinas Lanzarote, with its blissful Atlantic views, is hard to beat. Its Art Deco design and palm-fringed pool come courtesy of the renowned architect Fernando Higueras and the famous Lanzarote artist César Manrique.




Artist Cesar Manrique co-designed the pool at Paradisus Salinas Lanzarote


Credit: Meliá Hotels

You can sample sumptuous local cuisine at La Graciosa restaurant, or try the excellent Samira for local food with a Middle Eastern twist. Elevate your stay with The Reserve, which offers exclusive areas and unique experiences.

A haven of tranquillity awaits at Paradisus Gran Canaria, thanks to its all-natural wood and whitewashed interiors. Families will love having the choice of two sparkling outdoor pools and a splash park.

The hotel’s seven restaurants celebrate variety, serving everything from local cuisine and Italian flavours to Asian-influenced dishes. Upgrade to The Reserve for exclusive access to the adults-only private pool, as well as private reception access and a dedicated concierge service.

Set on Tenerife’s luscious western coast, between the endless blue of the Atlantic and the majestic Mount Teide, Gran Meliá Palacio de Isora is an enchanting boutique hotel with a focus on serenity and wellbeing.



Gran Melia Palacio De Isora swimming pool, Tenerife


Serenity is paramount at Tenerife’s Gran Melia Palacio De Isora


Credit: Francisco Guerrero

Slip into paradise in the longest saltwater infinity pool in Europe, and upgrade your stay to RedLevel status for butler service and an indulgent boutique hotel within the resort, reserved just for adults.  

Palladium Hotels

Cinematic sunsets will greet you at TRS Ibiza Hotel, an exclusive oasis just for adults on the island’s west coast.

The decor’s serene cream tones and soft neutral colours create a sophisticated ambience while the glass walls open up, leading to the gardens and pools.



Couple lounging by the pool at TRS Ibiza


The TRS Ibiza Hotel offers a sophisticated adults-only escape

Spacious, light-filled rooms come with either a balcony or a large seaview terrace, and if you upgrade to The Signature Level, you can enjoy butler service, VIP tickets to selected island events and tasting menus at some of Ibiza’s best restaurants. 

Those looking to unwind can do just that at Zentropia Palladium Spa & Wellness centre, a holistic paradise that boasts waterfalls and pools, along with indulgent treatments.



TRS Ibiza Hotel exterior and pool


All rooms at the TRS Ibiza Hotel come with a balcony or seaview terrace

For authentic local dishes, head to Helios, where striking Ibizan murals perfectly complement the inventive cuisine. The elegant El Gaucho serves sumptuous grilled meats, and Capricho combines global cuisine with a sun-splashed terrace. 

You can enjoy cocktails and laidback beats at the main Gaia pool, or discover a more secluded ambience at the lagoon-like ÍO Pool, encircled by swaying palms and a classy bar. This is also the place to be for sunrise yoga and Pilates, while the infinity pool at the rooftop bar Gravity is perfect for sea views and sunsets.

Ikos Resorts

Ikos Resorts is famous for reinventing the all-inclusive experience and has two stunning Spanish resorts, one on the Costa del Sol and the other on the island of Mallorca.



Swimming pool at Ikos Andalusia


Ikos Andalusia is one of the finest all-inclusive hotels on the Costa del Sol

Set on the shores of Playa de Guadalmansa, Ikos Andalusia offers rooms, suites and a new collection of spacious villas dotted across its 21 acres of immaculate landscaped gardens.

After spending the day relaxing by the pool or on the sands, or cycling the Golden Mile, you’ll be ready to go on a culinary adventure at the nine à la carte restaurants, which boast authentic Greek cuisine and exquisite Italian food from menus designed by Michelin-star chefs.

In Mallorca, Ikos Porto Petro is located beside the peaceful beauty of Mondrago Natural Park and the elegance of Porto Petro marina, with its two sandy coves and sweeping views across the island’s southern shores.



Ikos Porto Petro The Market restaurant, Mallorca


Ikos Resorts boast menus designed by Michelin-star chefs

Michelin-star chefs have designed menus here, too, with five à la carte restaurants serving Italian classics, Spanish favourites and pan-Asian cuisine.

At all Ikos Resorts, you’ll enjoy complimentary Tesla car hire for a day as part of the Local Discovery programme, which includes access to nearby attractions. There is also the chance to dine locally at no extra cost as part of the Dine Out experience. 

All holidays with British Airways Holidays are ATOL protected, and come with 23kg baggage allowance per person and a 24-hour holiday helpline. Secure your luxury all-inclusive holiday now with a low deposit*.

*Based on two adults sharing. The full balance is due four weeks before departure for short-haul and seven weeks before departure for long haul holidays. Subject to availability. T&Cs apply.



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