Southern Europe Travel Guides

Top 5 Spanish Islands for Young Couples

Travelling as a couple is exciting, especially if you’re visiting some of the most beautiful islands in Spain. The unique charm and diversity of the Spanish islands make them an ideal destination to visit any time of the year. But which island should you choose? 

If you need help deciding which island to visit on your romantic holiday in Spain, refer to this list.

La Parma

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With incredible landscapes, lush forests, stunning beaches, and imposing volcanoes, it’s no wonder why the island of La Parma is called “La Isla Bonita”, or “pretty island”. For couples who love to hike, you’ll find La Parma a joy to explore. You can hike through its dense forests, trek towards the caldera, or venture into the spectacular deep canyons. After a day of hiking, soothe your muscles by taking a dip at a natural spa. The island is blessed with natural pools of water, great for a relaxing dip.


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Tenerife offers diverse volcanic landscapes, lush pine forests and scenic valleys with stunning views across numerous hiking trails. It’s the largest of the Canary Islands and a great destination for young couples who love adventures. 

Masca Hike is the most popular hiking route in Tenerife. It starts at a village in the northwest and will take you to a rocky beach. Head to the west coast, and you’ll find Los Gigantes, a giant cliff formation surrounded by incredible views. It may be worth spending a night or two in Tenerife, given the many things to discover in its diverse landscapes. And for the ultimate outdoor experience, consider camping in Tenerife. The island is blessed with excellent camping sites with facilities to make your stay comfortable and safe.


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Home to incredible beaches with crystal-clear waters and a laid-back vibe, Formentera is an island of pure bliss and a must-visit for young couples on a romantic holiday. Here, you can choose to simply lie on the beach and indulge in delicious foods and drinks. But if you want to explore, hire a scooter, and explore the island from end to end. Head inland, and you’ll see old lighthouses, ancient caves, and the most romantic sunset.


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Mallorca’s breathtaking landscape scenery is ideal for young couples who love to enjoy outdoor pursuits. The Tramuntana mountains are suitable for trekking and mountain biking. Take time to explore Serra de Tramuntana National Park as well. Meanwhile, Palma, the island’s capital city, is home to gorgeous Gothic buildings overlooking the sea. To make your visit to Mallorca even more special, consider staying in a Majorca rental with a pool. It’s the perfect place to relax and unwind after spending the day exploring the outdoors.


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Young couples who love the nightlife scene should head straight to Ibiza. But if you’re already over the party scene, Ibiza is still worth visiting. There are tons of culture, history, and scenic beauty to explore here.

Spend your day exploring the Old Ibiza Town, also called Dalt Vila. Its beautiful cobblestone streets are lined with ancient castles, cathedrals, and numerous UNESCO World Heritage sights. And if you’re up for some adventures, snorkel or dive in Ibiza’s clear waters!

Article by Penny Martinelli