If you’re craving an idyllic getaway filled with sandy beaches, rich culture, and plenty of fun for everyone in the family, there are countless destinations along the Iberian Peninsula that tick these boxes. And whatever type of trip tickles your fancy, finding the perfect hotel is key to making your break truly unforgettable.
We’ve partnered with Hilton to round up some of the must-see destinations while you’re away, and the best places to stay to ensure you get the most out of your visit. Book yourself a room at one of these luxurious Hilton hotels and start planning your adventure.
With flexible bookings, free cancellations and family friendly options, Hilton is the perfect choice for your visit to the Iberian Peninsula. Whether you’re looking for something affordable or you’re looking for a taste of luxury – there’s a Hilton hotel for you that offers great value for money. Don’t forget that Hilton Honors members enjoy the best available prices and an array of additional benefits – find out more here.
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Known for its sprawling beaches and blissfully relaxing atmosphere, Alicante is the perfect holiday destination if you’re looking to soak up some rays. Spend the day lounging on golden sands, followed with a leisurely meander through the quaint streets of the old town. Then bed down for a restful sleep at Casa Alberola Alicante, Curio Collection by Hilton!
Located moments from the Mediterranean sea, this neoclassical building oozes historical charm. Guests can enjoy views of sparkling blue waters, and tuck into delicious Mediterranean cuisine at Restaurant Blacky or a cocktail at the hotel bar. When heading out to explore, take a wander along the Esplanade of Spain or Canalejas park, just moments from the hotel. Or venture two kilometres and you will find the 16th century Santa Bárbara Castle and the highly popular Postiguet Beach.
If you’re someone who loves a little bit of everything on holiday, Barcelona is sure to satisfy your needs. Known as the cosmopolitan capital of Catalonia, this vibrant city is brimming with fantastic sites to explore. Marvel at Gaudí’s architectural masterpieces then browse for souvenirs in Las Ramblas – you could even sneak in a sunbathe at the beach before exploring the city’s incredible culinary scene. And when you come to rest your head at the end of a busy day, do so at Hilton Diagonal Mar Barcelona.
At this fabulous home away from home, guests have access to the luxury of beach-club life in the middle of a bustling city. Take a swim in the outdoor pool then visit the Purobeach Barcelona terrace for an indulgent cocktail or a bite to eat. Ma’i Snacks and Drinks also offers a flavour-packed menu of artisan coffee, tantalising tapas and more. And, the hotel is located just 550m from Platja de Llevant beach and only a twenty minute metro ride from the city centre, so you can enjoy both exploring and relaxing in equal measure. Now that really is the best of both worlds!
Boasting some of the best beaches in Andalucia as well as impressive nature reserves, Islantilla is a truly breathtaking place to spend your holiday. This highly popular destination is particularly famous for its strawberries which are transported all over Europe – but the seafood is also some of the best in the region. And you can ensure a holiday that will keep the whole family smiling from start to finish with a stay at DoubleTree by Hilton Islantilla Beach Golf Resort.
This dreamy beach resort hotel is the perfect holiday destination for all ages. With a 27-hole golf course to enjoy as well as a beach club, three football pitches, two pools and a kid’s club, there is endless fun to be had. Guests can enjoy live music in the hotel bar, as well as a variety of exquisite food across the hotel’s different dining spots. The Beach Club’s Mediterranean and Japanese fusion restaurant is one of Islantilla’s most notable spots! The fishing port of Isla-Cristina is merely fifteen minutes away, or you can head out for a day trip to one of the spectacular national parks.
A trip to Spain’s capital will present you with all manner of wonderful activities to explore. From world-class museums to green oases (and an exquisite restaurant scene to keep you well-fed while you’re out and about), this thriving metropolitan hub is a top-tier city break destination. Amble down Gran Vía, check out the Palacio Real and when evening comes, you’ve got three excellent Hilton hotels to choose from.
Located in the heart of the Azca district, this elegant hotel has many exciting attractions right on its doorstep. Paseo de Castellana, the city’s main thoroughfare is under a kilometre away – as is Santiago Bernabeu stadium, where you can catch a game of football. The hotel’s Escandalo Restaurant serves up delicious all day dining, or you can tuck into tapas and drinks at the Planta Z Foodtruck & Terrace. And if you’re visiting in summer, you’ll even get to take a dip in the rooftop pool.
Planning on doing lots of travelling on your trip? Why not stay at Hilton Madrid Airport and maximise your time spent enjoying the holiday. This sleek, modern hotel boasts an outdoor pool and fitness centre and exceptional onsite dining. Enjoy champagne or cocktails in Ferrum Bar before an unforgettable fine dining experience at La Reserva. Guests can also enjoy a free shuttle service to airport terminals, and Madrid’s historic city centre is only a short drive away.
Art enthusiasts, this one’s for you. Less than ten minutes walk from this gorgeous boutique hotel you will find the museums that make up Madrid’s Golden Triangle of Art. Within the same distance you can also find The Royal Palace, the Crystal Palace in Retiro Park and the 16th century Plaza Mayor. But don’t be so sure you’ll want to tear yourself away from your beautiful hotel room! And after enjoying the city’s wonderful cultural offerings, why not indulge in some authentic Madrid cuisine at Atocha 107 – managed by prestigious chef Joaquin Felipe.
The Mallorca coastline is widely recognised among beach holiday-makers, and for good reason. Brimming with secluded coves, caves and crystal clear waters, it’s simply paradise! And after a relaxing day sunning yourself on golden sands, enjoy a stay at Hilton Mallorca Galatzo.
Staying in this coastal haven is sure to leave you feeling rejuvenated. With stunning bedroom views and villa-esque architecture, there is no place you’ll feel more relaxed. Enjoy the luxury of both an outdoor and indoor heated pool, as well as a Kids Club packed with fun activities. The hotel’s numerous dining offerings are a wonderful place to share a meal. From the stylish setting of the Cotton Club pool bar to breakfast with a sunrise view at La Cocina, there is something for every occasion. And when you do decide to venture out, there are countless beaches, hiking trails and scenic spots nearby. Not to mention the Andratx Golf Club and The Port of Andratx just twenty minutes away.
The heartland and flamenco and home to some of Europe’s largest orange groves, Seville is a marvellous holiday hotspot. Holiday-makers who visit this southern Andalusian city will enjoy lovely warm temperatures and clear blue skies almost all year round. That means there’s all the more incentive to dine alfresco across the city’s top tier tapas bars and restaurants – and explore the landmarks such as The Royal Alzcázar, the palace gardens in the city’s centre. Then when you’re ready to get some rest after a marvellous day of seeing the sights, Hilton Garden Inn Sevilla is the perfect place to do so.
A mere fifteen minutes from Seville airport, this hotel is an ideal place to stay if you’re all about stress-free travel, but also want easy access to the city centre. The local bus routes will take you to the attractions such as The Royal Alcázar and Plaza de España in no time at all – but there is plenty to be enjoyed at the hotel as well. Start your morning with a sun-soaked swim in the outdoor pool, before enjoying a delicious breakfast in the hotel’s restaurant. Or hit the tennis court with your travel buddy for a quick match!
Surfers, golfers, sun-worshippers and foodies alike will feel right at home on holiday in the Algarve. Due to its magnificent beaches and extraordinary coastal landscape, it is recognised by many as one of Portugal’s most beautiful regions. After getting out and about in the great outdoors, check out the area’s rich culinary scene and you’re guaranteed to enjoy an unforgettable meal. Then return to one of these Hilton hotels for the perfect end to the perfect day.
This exceptional resort hotel is truly a little slice of paradise. Situated near the coast and the Ria Formosa Nature Park, guests can enjoy beautiful natural surroundings whilst being treated to the utmost luxury. The hotel offers a number of outstanding drinking and dining spots, including Gusto, a Michelin starred restaurant presented by one of Europe’s most esteemed chefs. And when not indulging in world-class cuisine, guests can take a swim in one of the hotel’s numerous pools, lounge on the exclusive beach or relax with a massage at the Conrad Spa and fitness centre. Looking for max indulgence? Why not book into the Infinity Penthouse suite where you’ll find an infinity pool in your living room, countryside views and a retractable glass roof so you can really soak up the sun.
Guests at the Hilton Vilamoura As Cascatas Golf Resort & Spa will enjoy serene retreat-like tranquillity, owed to the five acres of landscaped gardens that surround the hotel. But travel just twenty minutes on the free shuttle and you’ll arrive at Vilamoura Marina and the Falesia private beach. The hotel is also home to Portugal’s largest spa, where guests can find ultimate relaxation with a Turkish bath or sauna. Or if it’s a cause for celebration, head to MY.AL.MAR restaurant for a sunset lounge party with magnificent sea views.
The pastel de natas alone are reason enough to visit this groovy city, however, the highlights don’t stop there. Across the city’s hilly landscape you will find remarkable architecture adorned with small ceramic tiles, contributing to the city’s unique character. What’s more, this unbelievably picturesque holiday destination is full of glorious cuisine to enjoy, from fresh fish to piri piri chicken – it’s a food lover’s heaven. Round off your day of dining, drinking and exploring with a pleasant stay at DoubleTree by Hilton Lisbon – Fontana Park.
Talking of unique character, this hotel is located in a 20th century metallurgy factory. The building today boasts a tasteful mix of modern design with original period detail, making for a fascinating place to stay. Just a short metro ride away, you will find yourself in the hip Bairro Alto neighbourhood, where there is plenty of exciting nightlife to explore. Or if shopping is at the top of your agenda, you won’t find anywhere better than the Chiado neighbourhood to hunt for your next purchase. And when you’re feeling peckish, visit the hotel’s Saldanha Mar, one of Lisbon’s leading restaurants. Here you can enjoy the very best of Mediterranean gastronomy.
With its Old Town designated as a UNESCO world heritage site in 1996, there is no doubt that Porto is a beautiful place. The city is known for its alluring architecture and six imposing bridges over the Douro river, but you’ll also find a wealth of excellent museums to explore. And be sure to visit one of the many port wine houses for an evening tipple! Stay at one of these great Hilton hotels and enjoy great proximity to the city’s greatest attractions.
This serene garden oasis is truly a holiday home you’ll never want to leave. But despite the wonderfully calm atmosphere, guests can still get to the cobbled streets of the Ribeira neighbourhood within 15 minutes of walking. Here you will find colourful 18th century town houses and plenty of bars and restaurants to explore. But when not out and about, the hotel’s spa, thermal bath, sauna and pool are perfect for some well-needed relaxation. And be sure to check out the 1850 Bar and Raizes restaurant for an evening drink and some traditional Portuguese cuisine.
Located in the city’s historical centre, guests at Hilton Porto Gaia can enjoy gorgeous surroundings and close proximity to an excellent array of port wine cellars. The hotel itself offers an impressive selection of bars and restaurants. Soak up the inviting atmosphere of Composto Restaurant over a delicious dinner – then visit Magma Bar and enjoy a carefully curated champagne and wine menu with panoramic views of the Douro river. Round off your day of culture-filled adventuring with a spa treatment, bliss!
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