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Holidays in nature: beautiful natural locations in Spain

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Tall mountains, green valleys, wild beaches, deep forests, natural pools... Spain is a fantastic destination for enjoying a nature-filled holiday. Silence and simple living in a unique natural environment. How does that sound?

If you fancy switching off from urban life and reconnecting with nature, in Spain you will find a variety of beautiful natural locations that you will never want to leave. Here are just a few!The Liébana valley in Cantabria. A mountainous region that has managed to preserve its rural character. It is perfect for holidays with your family, partner or friends. It offers outdoor activities, history, heritage and delicious cuisine.The Cabo de Gata beaches in Almería Wild beaches, white towns, fishing boats and chapels facing the sea. End the day by watching the sunset from a chiringuito, which is the name for those simple Spanish restaurants on the beach.

Top: Sunset in Cabo de Gata / Below: The Liébana valley in Cantabria

Meandro del Melero, between Cáceres and Salamanca. A peculiar natural islet formed by the running water of the river Alagón, located in a rural environment in the comarca of Las Hurdes. Don’t miss the panoramic view of the sunset from the Antigua lookout point.The Rio Mundo waterfalls in Albacete. A beautiful spot whose main attraction is the source of the Río Mundo. It is an impressive waterfall that occasionally becomes a spectacular explosion of water.The natural pools of El Hierro on the Canary Islands. Aside from its virgin beaches, El Hierro also has another hidden treasure: los charcos or natural pools They are structures created by the island’s volcanic nature, where you can bathe in crystal clear waters under the moonlight.If you’ve already chosen your destination, why not make your experience that much better by booking local rural and sustainable accommodation. You’ll love it!

Top left: Environment of Río Mundo in Agramón © Ayuntamiento de Hellín / Top right: Natural blue charco pool, El Hierro Island / Below: Meandro el Melero, Las Hurdes