SPAIN was Europe’s most-searched-for travel destination online this month, despite not having the cheapest deals.

The holiday hotspot recorded 50% more searches than Italy for three-star hotels; 60% more searches than Italy for four-star hotels and 20% more searches than Turkey for five-star hotels, according to online travel company kayak.es.

Cyprus has the cheapest hotel deals in Europe, with an average price of €48 per night for a three-star hotel, followed by Malta with €51 per night, and by Portugal with €57 per night.

The average price of a three-star room in Spain is €70 per night.