The language of love inspires rush for romantic holidays as Costa del Sol bookings rise

The Costa del Sol has grown in popularity as a holiday destination after the launch of Channel 4’s new dating show, Language of Love.

New data from holiday company On the Beach may reveal people are falling head over heels in love with Spain’s sunny coast, with bookings up 40% after the launch of the international dating show filmed in the area from Andalusia.

The top 10 On the Beach Costa Del Sol hotels include (currently open hotel prices):

  1. Sol Principe – 4 nights B&B from Manchester on Feb 11 £188 pp
  2. Puente Real – 4 nights half board with return flights from London Stansted on 11th February £165pp
  3. Global Los Patos
  4. Marconfort Griego Hotel – 4 nights all inclusive with return flights from London Stansted on 9th February £171pp
  5. Holiday World Polynesia
  6. Global Gardenia
  7. Hotel Gran Cervantes by Blue Sea
  8. Best Benalmádena
  9. Best Siroco
  10. Sol Timor

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, Spain and the Canary Islands remain high on the wish list of couples looking for a romantic short break. The top five destinations for couples traveling between February 9 and 14 include:

  1. Canaries (51%)
  2. Spain (16%)
  3. Egypt (7%)
  4. Portugal (5%)
  5. Cyprus (4%)

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Zoe Harris, Client Director at On the Beach, said: ‘There’s something so uplifting about booking a sunny getaway when it’s cold and gray outside. With Valentine’s Day on the horizon and fantastic deals to be had right now, it’s the perfect excuse to set aside some time with your loved ones.

“We can’t wait to help people score some extra brownie points with their other halves and whisk them off to warmer climes for a romantic getaway this spring.”

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