Holidaying can feel intimidating when you’re mobility impaired, but it needn’t stop you from seeing more of the world, experiencing new cultures or even just soaking up the sunshine. Everyone should be able to travel in confidence, sometimes all it takes is a little prior preparation. We’ve put together the perfect itinerary for a few days on the Costa del Sol, but follow the same steps and you could plan out a dream holiday just about anywhere.
Choose your Destination
This step almost goes without saying, but give plenty of thought to it. Winter holidays can be more troublesome, ice and snow make getting around more difficult. If your heart is set on a wintry break then try to choose a city location where paths will be regularly cleared. Sunshine holidays are easier to prepare for, but very rural locations can have bumpy terrain underfoot.
Marbella makes a great destination, because although it has all the beauty of a more rural beachside holiday, it is a town with well-maintained sidewalks. Most importantly though, it benefits from the perfect holidaying climate. It is protected on its northern boundary by stunning mountains, which as well as being wonderfully picturesque, also shelter the city from cold winds. The climate is further improved by the low annual rainfall and a staggering 2900 hours of sunshine per year. Weather-wise, it couldn’t be a more perfect holiday destination. [Read more…]