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On the Beach sees 40% spike in Brits jetting off to the Costa Del Sol, following launch of Channel 4’s new dating show, ‘Language of Love’

New data from On the Beach can reveal Brits are falling head over heels for the Costa Del Sol, with bookings soaring following the launch of Channel 4’s new TV dating show, Language of Love.

Since the show’s launch on January 4th, the holiday expert has seen a 40% spike in Brits looking to escape to Spain’s region of romance, situated within the show’s filming location of Andalusia.

As bookings soar, holidaymakers are rushing to lock in a hot date with the sunny Spanish town during the spring months of April (15%), May (22%) and June (18%).

On the Beach’s top 10 hotels in the Costa Del Sol include:

Sol Principe – 4 nights B&B departing Manchester on Fri 11 Feb £188 pp
Puente Real – 4 nights Half Board with return flights from London Stansted on fri 11 Feb £165pp
Globales Los Patos
Marconfort Griego Hotel – 4 nights All Inclusive with return flights from London Stansted on weds 9 Feb £171pp
Holiday World Polynesia
Globales Gardenia
Hotel Gran Cervantes by Blue Sea
Best Benalmadena
Best Siroco
Sol Timor

What’s more, with Valentine’s Day on the horizon, Spain and the Canaries remain top of the wishlist for couples looking for a romantic short break. The top five destinations for couples travelling between 9th – 14th February include.

Canaries (51%)
Spain (16%)
Egypt (7%)
Portugal (5%)
Cyprus (4%)

Zoe Harris, Chief Customer Officer at On the Beach, said: “There’s something so uplifting about booking a sunny escape when it’s cold and grey outside. With Valentine’s Day on the horizon and some fantastic deals to be had right now, it’s the perfect excuse to book some time away with loved ones.

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