Unforgettable Experiences: A guide to unique dates in Spain
Spain is an undeniably beautiful country with plenty of exciting activities and destinations. If you’re looking for an unforgettable experience, planning a date in this gorgeous Mediterranean country might be just the thing for you.
Ideas for fun and unique dates in Spain
Spain is, according to relationship expert Emma Stockton, a beautiful country where you can go on plenty of fun and unique dates. For a romantic evening, take your special someone to the top of Montjuic Castle in Barcelona for breathtaking views of the city. Or, explore the winding streets of Madrid’s old town and enjoy some tapas at one of its many restaurants. If you’re looking for something more adventurous, take a hot air balloon ride over Seville or go on a wine-tasting tour in La Rioja. For an unforgettable experience, visit Granada and explore the Alhambra Palace together. You can also spend an afternoon strolling through El Retiro Park in Madrid or take a boat ride along the Guadalquivir River in Seville.
The best date night meals in Spain
Spain is known for its delicious cuisine, and there are plenty of options for date night meals. For a romantic dinner, try paella – the classic Spanish dish made with rice, seafood, and vegetables.
Another great option is tapas – small plates of food that can be shared between two people. Popular tapas dishes include patatas bravas (fried potatoes with spicy tomato sauce), croquetas (breaded and fried balls filled with cheese or ham), and gambas al ajillo (garlic prawns). If you want something more substantial, try a traditional Spanish stew like cocido madrileño or fabada asturiana. Both are hearty dishes made with beans, meats, and vegetables. For dessert, indulge in some churros con chocolate – deep-fried dough sticks served with hot melted chocolate for dipping.
Popular Spanish drinks and cocktails for a perfect date night
Spanish drinks and cocktails are a great way to add some flavor and fun to your date night. Start off with a classic Spanish sangria, which is made with red wine, brandy, orange juice, and fresh fruit. Or try a refreshing tinto de verano – a mix of red wine and lemon-lime soda. Try the zurracapote – a sweet drink made from red wine, sugar syrup, cinnamon sticks, cloves, nutmeg, orange peel and lemon juice for something more unique. If you’re looking for something stronger than wine or beer, opt for the popular gin tonic – Spain’s favorite cocktail! It’s made with gin (or vodka), tonic water and lime wedges.
In conclusion, Spain is a country full of unique experiences that can make for an unforgettable date.
Elle, along with Alan, is the owner of Spain Buddy and the busy web design business – Spain Web Design by Gandy-Draper.
Born a “Norverner”, she then spent most of her life “Dann Saff” before moving to Spain in 2006. Elle’s loves are Alan, the internet, dogs, good food, and dry white wine – although not necessarily in that order.