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Located on the southeastern coast of Spain, Costa Blanca is a great place for sun, sea, sand and cocktails. Each year, thousands of couples flock to the region for a Spanish getaway, where they can spend quality time with their other half, whilst topping up their tan in the glorious sunshine.

We’ve teamed up with travel experts, Holiday Gems, to discover the very best resorts for couples in Costa Blanca. Happy holidays!

Pinosol, Denia

Located in a quiet part of Denia, Pinosol is perfect for couples looking for an undisturbed romantic escape. Although it is 1.5km from the nearest beach, the hotel boasts three stunning outdoor pools, each surrounded by gorgeous palm trees and tropical gardens. There’s an outdoor bar with a terrace overlooking the gardens, so couples can enjoy a drink or two while they’re relaxing in the sun, as well as a chic restaurant that serves delicious Mediterranean dishes – perfect for warm summer evenings.

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Terralta Aparthotel, Benidorm

If you thought Benidorm was just boozed-up Brits and tacky nightclubs, think again. The Terralta Aparthotel is located in a quiet, serene part of Benidorm, and is proud of its relaxing atmosphere that’s perfect for couples. Close to Poniente Beach, the hotel is a fantastic choice for couples looking for high-standard accommodation that’s just a short walk from the sea.

If you’d like to stay within the hotel’s boundaries, there are three stunning swimming pools to choose from, including a heated adults-only indoor option. There’s also a great buffet restaurant, serving a wide selection of hot and cold dishes, which offers a lunch and dinner menu.

Gran Hotel Sol Y Mar, Calpe

Conveniently located in the centre of Calpe, the Gran Hotel is a great choice for couples who are looking for a slightly livelier escape, but still want to enjoy some peace and quiet during the day. The hotel is located just 300 metres from the Old Town, which is a wonderful place to explore, and features a wide variety of bars and restaurants.

Sun worshippers will love the hotel’s location, which is right in front of the golden sands of Arenal Beach. Want to be pampered during your holiday? There’s an on site spa which offers luxury couples massages, so you and your other half can relax in style.

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Port Denia, Denia

This unique resort is located in the historic city of Denia, with its cobbled streets and ancient castle towering over the hustle and bustle below. Port Denia boasts a brilliant location that’s close to Denia Harbour, which features a wide range of chic bars, restaurants and cafes – perfect for a getaway with the love of your life.

Fancy topping up your tan? Port Denia is located just 50 metres from the stunning Las Marinas beach. If you’d rather stay within the hotel’s boundaries, there’s a large pool, complete with a sun terrace, that’s perfect for cooling down from the hot Spanish sunshine.

The Cook Book Gastro Boutique Hotel and Spa

Couples looking for a bit of luxury during their Spanish getaway will fall in love with The Cook Book Hotel. Here you’ll stay in one of 17 rooms, each of which boast their own private balcony or patio. The hotel is famous in the area for its delicious food, with fresh ingredients and unique recipes attracting guests night after night. Why not attend one of the hotel’s cooking classes, so you can recreate one of these amazing dishes at home?

There’s also an on site spa, where you and your other half can enjoy a day of pure relaxation, and let the stresses of modern life melt away, as well as two stunning outdoor pools. If you prefer sand to marble, don’t worry! The beautiful La Fossa Beach is just a stone’s throw away.