The majority of Brits use their holidays in Spain and elsewhere as an opportunity to relax and de-stress, it has been claimed.
Frances Tuke, a spokesperson for ABTA The Travel Association, said one of the main reasons people jet abroad is to get away from work.
"In terms of what we are looking for on holiday, people are also using their holidays to discuss important matters and to change their lives as well," she commented.
However, she added that people are becoming more demanding of their holidays and want to learn new skills and enjoy fresh cultural experiences while abroad.
Holidaymakers staying at the Mar Menor Resort in Spain will find plenty of ways to relax throughout their stay.
However, one of the best ways to de-stress is to book a rejuvenating spa treatment.
A range of options are on offer, with everything from anti-ageing facials to manicures and body wraps available to guests.
For a truly relaxing experience, holidaymakers can book themselves in for a spa package and enjoy several treatments on the same day.
Brits planning to escape the gloomy weather and take a holiday in sunny Spain this year may wish to consider taking a break at the stunning Mar Menor Resort.
Located in Murcia, it is close to Europe's largest saltwater lagoon and is a popular destination for water sports and golf enthusiasts.
A great option for holidaymakers planning to stay at the complex is to rent one of the spacious apartments.
Available with between one and three bedrooms, these are ideal for groups and families.
The Mar Menor Resort is located beside Europe's largest saltwater lagoon, making it the ideal place to enjoy water sports activities.
The water is more than six degrees C warmer than the Mediterranean Sea that surrounds it and is no more than seven metres deep at any point.
Guests will find a range of activities on offer, including kayaking, dinghy sailing, wind surfing, jet skiing and swimming.
In addition, holidaymakers may also wish to try their hand at scuba diving, with courses and excursions offered by several local providers.
Guests holidaying in the Murcia region of Spain will no doubt want to explore the Mar Menor at some point during their stay.
Europe's largest saltwater lagoon, it extremely popular with sailing enthusiasts due to its shallow, non-tidal waters.
Holidaymakers will find several companies offering trips around the lagoon, with a typical excursion lasting around five hours.
Most boat tours involve several snorkelling and swimming stops, as well as a trip to the islands at its centre.
Holidaymakers visiting La Torre Resort in Spain will find several restaurants dotted around the complex, as well as a number of bars.
For a wide choice of dishes, guests can head to La Encina. A buffet-style venue, it has indoor and outdoor seating and serves up everything from salads to tasty fish dishes.
Elsewhere, the Limonero Restaurant is a great option for guests who want to sample delicious Mediterranean cuisine, while the Acacia Italian Restaurant offers a wide range of pasta dishes, pizzas and risottos.
Brits taking holidays in Spain over Easter have been advised to book their car hire as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
According to price comparison site Carrentals.co.uk, there is likely to be high demand in popular destinations such as Alicante and Murcia.
Holidaymakers planning to take a holiday in Spain in the near future may be interested to learn that a new currency comparison site has been launched.
The Currency Exchange Site gives travellers the opportunity to compare providers and shop around for the best deals.
Users can browse foreign exchange rates and view offers on traveller's cheques and prepaid currency cards.
The website also features industry expert reviews and advice on how to save money when purchasing currency.
Guests holidaying at La Manga Club will find no shortage of places to dine during their stay.
The resort is home to more than 20 bars and eateries, with something to match all tastes and budgets.
One great place for families to dine is Uncle Sam's American Restaurant, which serves up a wide range of tasty options.
Its walls are decorated with 1950s memorabilia from the US and diners can tuck into dishes including BBQ spare ribs and hamburgers.
Those hoping to treat themselves to a relaxing breaks abroad this year may wish to consider holidaying at La Manga club Hotel Principe Felipe.
A stunning five-star property, it is the perfect place to unwind while on holiday in Spain.
It features more than 192 elegant guest rooms, as well as bars and a restaurant.
For an extra special break, holidaymakers can book one of the hotel's royal suites, which are decorated in a traditional colonial style and come equipped with LCD televisions, air conditioning units.