Summer Jobs in Spain 2023/2024: How to Get Work + Vacancies

The idea of finding a summer job in Spain sounds wonderful doesn’t it?

Many people love the idea of coming over to Spain just for the holiday season and living in Spain for the summer while working to pay their way.

Most will be students looking for summer work abroad to give them a combination of earning money over the summer before they go back to study in September, while also feeling like they are on holiday.

You may also be a traveller looking to stop over in Spain and you want to get a summer job to pay for your travelling costs.

The truth is that there are many summer jobs to be had in Spain in the summer due to the tourist industry.

Spain is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world and so there is a real need for short-term workers just for the summer months of June, July, August and to a lesser degree September.

If you are searching for summer jobs in Spain the most obvious one is to look for is summer bar work and summer bar jobs in the most popular Spanish tourist spots. These include the big cities of Madrid and Barcelona.

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The Costa del Sol is the most popular coast for tourism and good places to search for summer jobs on the Costa del Sol would be the resorts of Marbella, Malaga, Mijas, Benalmadena, Torremolinos and Fuengirola. After those we suggest the Costa Blanca coast, the best places for summer work would be Benidorm, Alicante, Calpe, La Manga, Murcia and Torrevieja.

job-spain-graphicThe Costa Brava has a couple of lively resorts which are Lloret de Mar and Tossa de Mar where many British and English speaking people find bar work for the summer season.

The Spanish islands are also popular for example Ibiza, Lanzarote, Majorca (Mallorca), Canary Islands, Menorca and Tenerife.

Another option for finding summer work in Spain is to work as a waiter or waitress in a restaurant or as a chef. Another popular option is to find a summer job in a hotel in Spain or work as a tour rep looking after the tourists. These jobs may also have accommodation included.

How Much Can I Earn Over The Summer?

Expect wages in Spain to be low as employers take advantage of the fact that Spain is a desirable place to be spending your summer. If you are lucky lodging and accommodation will be included with your summer job. Wages are likely to be approximately €5 an hour. Many jobs and work in Spain will be part-time not full-time

Clearly working in Spain for the summer is all about the experience of a lifetime, not earning money. Also you are in competition with workers from Eastern Europe and Morocco.

Where Can I Find a Summer Job for 2023 or 2024?

Unfortunately most summer vacancies in Spain will not be advertised and so you really need to travel about in Spain and ask locally – especially in the bars and restaurants. When looking for a summer job in Spain your best bet is to arrive as early as possible before the tourist season to secure your summer job before others do.

If you are looking to teach English in Spain as a summer job then you should look to contact Spanish language schools who may well be able to offer you a job before you travel.

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  1. Prabin Kumar Rajbanshi says

    Hi, I am from Nepal. I am looking for Summer( Seasonal ) job.

  2. Jennifer Joyce says


    I am a 35 year old Irish girl working for British telecoms as a customer agent for the billing department .I Would love a job as a hostess in the summer .

  3. Lucy Deadman says

    My name is Lucy Deadman and I am 21 years of age. I am very interested in working in the children’s club,entertainers or activities. I have worked with a large range of children’s ages. I would love to move abroad and experience new adventures

  4. EDDIE SOLARI says


  5. Grace wangui says

    Hello,I’m Grace from Kenya,I’m 24 years old..and I would like to work in Spain if I get the job opportunities.. Thank you!

  6. Hello, I want to apply for summer jobs in spain 2023

  7. Astrid Maria Urank says

    I am Maura (Austrian) speaking German, English a bit Greek. I work in a kindergarden nursery(German) in egypt Cairo now. (9years)looking for a summer season job in a hotel kids club.. (worked in Robinson club before) have expirience in all ages from 0 to 16 years old kids.. (teenagers) would be great to start a season 2023 in Spain..

  8. Name : Michelle
    Surname : Sithole
    Working Experience : English Instructor and Kindergarten teacher
    Past Work Experience : Store Manager , Sales Associate and Waitress

    Looking for a position in hospitality or retail for the summer holidays. Accommodation included.

  9. Hi, I am Gustavo 39 yo Spaniard and I am looking for a summer job with accommodation included anywhere in Europe, preferably in North Europe.
    I have a large experience working abroad and I have done many different jobs such cleaning, reception, guiding and maintenance.
    My English level is advanced, I also speak basic Italian, Chinese and Finnish. If you have any job offer my email is

  10. James Murray says

    Hi everyone,
    My name is James Murray, and i am a 22 year old student who has been studying in Seville for the past year. i am eager to get work over the summer. i have experience teaching and helping teachers in summer camps. and i also have experience bar tending and in the hospitality sector. I have been living here for the last year and learning Spanish for the past 3 years too. any help and advice is greatly appreciated. my email is

  11. Liam Osullivan says

    My names Liam. I’m Irish and I’m looking for work in Spain for June July and August. I have experience in hospitality working in hotels and I also have experience as a lifeguard. I’ve worked with children before as I volunteered with the ‘special olympics’. I am currently learning Spanish and would really like to work in Spain for the summer and experience different things.

  12. Famke Broeders says

    Dear reader,

    My name is Famke. I am a 21-year-old Dutch student who is looking to work in Spain in the summer of 2022. I will available from mid-July until the end of August, so approximately 2.5 months. I speak English and Dutch fluently, I love to meet new people and work in a team. I mainly have experience working in restaurants and retail, but I would be open to doing any sort of work. In case you are interested, please mail to: I could then provide further information, including my cv.

    I hope to hear from you soon.

    Kind regards,

  13. Hello , my name is Adrien I am 22 year old I am from France , I’m looking for a job in a kitchen’s restaurant the summer I have experienced cooking in restaurant in France and also Dublin for two years in total. I do speak fluently French and English as well which is a language that I am studying at university. I am flexible on location . Thank you

  14. Francesca Andrich says

    My name is Francesca and I’m a 20 year old student looking for work anywhere in Spain for the months of July and August 2022. I speak fluent English and French and have mediocre levels of Italian and German. I am Irish/Italian but grew up in Luxembourg and am currently completing a bachelors degree in Politics and International Relations in UCD, Dublin. Although I don’t have much experience in bartending/waitressing, I believe I would be a good candidate as I’m a quick-learner with an open personality. Very flexible location-wise.

  15. Working summer in Majorca. We are looking for all restaurant staff (kitchen too), from April till November. People who are team workers, offer friendly service, are responsible and able to multi task – all are welcome. We provide all the papers and accommodation. Please get in touch with an up to date CV and photo. Send it to

  16. Glenda Gomes Do Carmo says

    Hello my name is Glenda
    I am a 21 year old student looking for work in Spain. I speak fluent English and Portuguese and have a pretty decent Spanish as I’m studying Bachelor of Arts Spanish for 3 years and would like to improve my Spanish this summer by living and working there for the month of July and august 2022. I have 4 years worth of retail experience in a pharmacy, shops , clothing departments, cinema , office work.

  17. What about Brexit? You can’t just hop over anymore and work in Spain as a uk passport holder. You need a work permit.

  18. Amelie Thompson says

    My name is Amelie and I’m a 18 year old student looking for work in Catalonia in July 2022. I speak fluent English and french. I have done a bit of Spanish in school. I have some experience working in cafés and also have had work experience in graphic design and marketing. I would be interested in bartending but honestly anything would do even if I don’t really have a lot of experience, I am a quick learner.

  19. Hi
    My name is Ben. I am an 18 year old student looking for work in Lanzarote for the month of August in 2022.
    I have plumbing experience and I have experience working in a chain restaurant.
    I have done a 3 year Spanish course in school.

  20. samuel pearson says

    My name is Sam. I’m a 21 year old student student looking for work in spain for the 2022 summer,
    I have bartending and retail experience, and I am also studying spanish.
    Flexible on loaction and timings.

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