BEST FOR FAMILIESCala Mitjana, MenorcaMenorca’s seashores are good. All the island was designated a Unesco biosphere reserve in 1993, and the pure tranquillity of the panorama has been fastidiously preserved in a sustainable method to tourism that has helped hold the island unspoiled. Cala Mitjana is a ravishing Caribbean-style seaside with advantageous white sand and turquoise water, however it may well get busy in summer time. If you’re feeling energetic and in search of quieter seashores, proceed south-east alongside the well-marked coastal path for 20 minutes to the equally delectable Cala de Trebalúger.The place to stayAgroturismo-style Hort Sant Patrici (doubles from €200), 9km north of Mitjana, has a Menorcan-themed restaurant, vineyards, a cheese manufacturing unit and pool.The place to eatPizzeria Bobby, 8km north-east of Mitjana in Ferreríes, is a family-run restaurant serving stone-baked pizzas.Playa de Temperáns, Costa Galicia SouthThe Costa Galicia within the north-west of Spain boasts 1,500km of shoreline and among the most stunning seashores in Europe. About 35km north of the town of Vigo (well-known for its osyters) Praia de Temperáns, a seven-minute drive south-east of the village of Nerga, is a secluded and tranquil bay, good for household swimming and snorkelling. Park close to Miradoiro do Bouceiro and observe the monitor round the home to the seaside. The trail leads on south-west to a different secluded spot, Praia das Moscas.The place to stayCamping Limens (pitch from €33, bungalow from €65) is a brief drive west of Temperáns and provides spacious pitches on terraces with views of the Ría de Vigo and the Cíes Islands. (Campsite costs are for a pitch for 2 in excessive season.)The place to eatOnly quarter-hour’ drive from Praia de Temperáns is regional capital Cangas de Morrazo, bursting with ice-cream distributors and cafes. Vegetarians, vegans and kids are properly catered for: don’t miss the pimientos de padrón, savoury empanadas gallegas and torta de Santiago almond cake. Restaurant O Bruño serves native seafood dishes.Playa de Dique, Costa Galicia north The Costa Galicia north runs from the Pontevedra estuary, north of Vigo to Ría de Muros y Noya, 60km west of Santiago de Compostela. Playa de Dique is a fascinating sandy nook sheltered from the Atlantic winds between rocky headlands and pinewoods. The waves and swell are sturdy however a picturesque creek on the rear of the seaside gives protected bathing and taking part in for youngsters. The enclosed area and shallow stream make Praia do Dique the right place for households to accept the day. It’s finest to park close to the doorway to Castro de Baroña, take the trail in direction of Praia de Arealonga, stroll south to the top of the seaside and over the headland, then observe waymarkers for 400 metres to Praia do Dique.The place to remain and eatCamping Rianxo (pitch from €34.50, double bungalow from €40, hostel from €10pp) is a grassy campsite and bar half an hour from do Dique, with scrumptious meals, particularly the freshly caught xoubas (sardines) and regionally grown padrón peppers. Close by Turnauga Turismo e Aventura provides white-water rafting, kayaking and cliff leaping.Playa de Mónsul, Costa Almería {Photograph}: John WellerThe arid semi-desert province of Almería has supplied the backdrop to an enormous variety of movies, notably westerns. On three remaining movie units, for a fistful of euros you possibly can watch wild west re-enactments and wander across the unique places at Spain’s mini-Hollywood. The south-west of Almería has a wild shoreline the place cactus-strewn paths within the Cabo de Gata pure park result in distant sandy seashores. At triple-coved Playa de Mónsul, 5km south-west of San José, fossilised lava has shaped huge overfilled volcanic muffins, and a dramatic rock rears from the sand on the water’s edge like an incredible sea creature. No surprise Steven Spielberg selected Mónsul as a location for Indiana Jones and the Final Campaign, the scene the place Henry Jones Senior (Sean Connery) makes use of an umbrella to flush a flock of birds into the sky to convey down a Nazi airplane. It has no providers, however a colossal sand dune gives the stage for youngsters’s swashbuckling adventures. The place to stayCamping Cabo de Gata (pitch from €32.50), half-hour’ drive from Mónsul, is a superb campsite with play space, excellent pool and pleasant workers.The place to eatRestaurante Casa Pepe in San José has nice views with tapas to match and is fashionable with locals in addition to vacationers.Caló es Caragol, Mallorca {Photograph}: John Weller The spectacular peaks of Mallorca’s Serra Tramuntana give technique to vineyards and orchards, and its the clear blue waters assist wealthy and numerous marine life. Sandy Caló es Caragol is in a distant and unspoiled bay on the southernmost tip of the island, the place butterflies flit across the dunes. Driving from Es Llombards you’ll move Faro de Cap Salines, the primary photo voltaic powered lighthouse in Spain. The seaside itself is a half-hour stroll north-west from right here alongside the trail to the appropriate of the fence in direction of the ocean, then around the headland on the appropriate. Shallow water and an abundance of area makes it good for household seaside video games and slow-paced days. No providers for miles round.The place to stayAgroturism Possessió Binicomprat (doubles from €160 B&B), 45 minutes’ drive north of Caragol, is a rural lodge surrounded by vineyards, oak forests and fragrant crops. Luxurious breakfasts are served within the backyard.The place to eatRestaurant Molí de Sal, 20 minutes’ drive north, serves recent Mallorcan specialities accompanied by selfmade bread, dips, native olive oil, unique sea salt and olives.BEST FOR LONG WALKSPlaya Arnela, Costa Da Morte, GaliciaThe Camino dos Faros or Lighthouse Method is a 200km coastal mountaineering path in Galicia that hyperlinks Malpica with Fisterra, taking within the wild great thing about the Costa da Morte. The Faro de Fisterra lighthouse is on the spot that, in Roman instances, was considered the sting of the world. A couple of kilometres north lies Playa Arnela, amid unbridled countryside of bucolic villages and fields of maize. Ferocious waves pound the shore and riptides are clearly seen. It’s a spot to really feel remoted from the world and marvel on the sheer energy of the Atlantic.The place to remain and eatLaid-back rural campsite Tenting Playa Barreira Leis (pitch from €33) half an hour’s drive north from Arnela has spacious terraced pitches and an distinctive bar serving home-cooked, regionally sourced meals.San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, Basque nation {Photograph}: John WellerThe rugged Basque coast (Costa Vasca) begins at Castro Urdiales simply west of Bilbao and continues as much as the border with France, close to the foothills of the Pyrenees. At its halfway level we found the islet of Gaztelugatxe, the unbelievable location for Dragonstone Fort in Sport of Thrones. At its summit sits the Hermitage of San Juan, accessed from the mainland throughout an historic bridge and 241 steps. From right here, it’s simple to think about swooping dragons and Daenerys Targaryen plotting to rule the Seven Kingdoms. Free entry, however ebook prematurely.The place to stayCamping Laredo (pitch from €38, bungalow from €55, two-night minimal) is an hour’s drive east of Gaztelugatxe, with a glowing swimming pool.The place to eatCafetería Doniene in Bakio, six minutes’ drive east of Gaztelugatxe does nice pintxos and occasional.Cala del Pozo de la Avispa, Costa CálidaBetween the Costa Blanca and Costa Almería in south-east Spain lies the Costa Cálida (heat coast). Cala del Pozo de la Avispa is on the finish of an fulfilling hike Batería de Jorel throughout the Cabo Tiñoso y Roldán headland, with sweeping views over the bay and Sierra de la Muela. Take provides and observe a path bordered by dwarf palms, wild flowers and much of rosemary whereas listening to the melodic whir and hum of bees. Backed by layers of yellow fossilised dunes, this remoted seaside is lapped by clear blue water and you’ll swim around the headland to Cala de las Chapas or Cala Salitrona. No providers for miles round.The place to stayTwenty minutes’ drive north-east of Cala del Pozo de la Avispa is Tenting Los Madriles (pitch from €34.40, bungalow from €70), a extremely advisable campsite with a repeatedly renewed hydrothermal salt water pool.The place to eatCastillo Del Pinar, half an hour’s drive north of Avispa, is a family-run restaurant in a fascinating citadel in Perín.Cala Puerto Negro, Costa AzaharThe “orange blossom” coast stretches for 115km between Barcelona and Valencia, providing wild clifftop walks, river seashores and nature reserves house to birds together with kestrels and nice cormorants and Bonelli’s eagle. Cala Puerto Negro is a small pebble cove within the Serra d’Irta pure park, a marine reserve with a succession of cute seashores surrounded by dwarf palms, mastic bushes and sea rocket. The coastal path additional south-west is good for hikers and mountain bikers.The place to stayCamping Ribamar (pitch from €37, bungalow from €90) is a 45-minute drive via the park alongside the coast.The place to eatCocina Pura Vida, 3.7km south-west of Alcossebre, is anorganic seafront restaurant serving progressive meals and lactose free ice-cream.Es Portitxol, IbizaOn Ibiza, coastal paths result in astonishing secret coves with wealthy marine ecosystems. Es Portitxol is an ideal instance: a round bay on the north of the island a half-hour hike signposted from the street north off Urbanización Isla Blanca alongside a scenic cliffside path. Put on appropriate sneakers and produce provides. With a lot of locations to leap and dive from rocks into the ocean, the turquoise waters supply among the finest swimming on the island. The shore is lined with conventional fishing huts nonetheless utilized by fishers. Water sneakers are additionally advisable for swimming off the pebbly seaside.The place to stayAgroturismo Can Jaume (doubles from €250 B&B) half an hour’s drive south, is a classy place that grows most of its personal produce, so anticipate unbelievable breakfasts, notably for vegans and vegetarians. Agroturismo Can Domo (doubles from €150 B&B) half an hour’s drive south-east, has rustic rooms, a reasonably pool and an excellent restaurant.The place to eat For spectacular views, well-earned post-adventure refreshments and freshly made pizza, head to Boathouse Bar on the backside of Carrer Sn81, the principle street to Urbanización Isla Blanca.Hidden Seashores Spain: 450 secret coast and island seashores to stroll, swim & discover, by Lola Culsán and John Weller is out now (Wild Issues Publishing, £18.99). Guardian readers can get 20% off and free P&P with code GuardianSpain21