Holiday on the Costa de la Luz for unspoilt beauty
Wild, unspoilt sandy beaches, pine forests and small fishing ports typify the Atlantic coastline of Costa de la Luz, running to the Portuguese border. It encompasses the Donaña National Park, one of the most important wetlands in Europe and home to deer, mongoose and flamingos. With the convenience of easyJet Holiday flights to Jerez, this beautiful ‘Coast of Light’ is only 2 ½ hours from London.
Enjoy a breathtaking holiday on the Costa de la Luz
This area is sprinkled with small resorts and towns, many of historical interest. Punta Umbria is the largest modern resort with fantastic restaurants and beaches. For lovers of tradition, visit the walled port of Cadiz, first settled by the Phoenicians and young explorers will be thrilled to discover Puerto Santa Maria, from where Columbus set sail. Discover holidays in Cadiz.
The Costa de la Luz is perfect for sports lovers. With its Atlantic rollers it can be a haven for surfers, who are also likely to enjoy hanging out in the über cool coastal villages of Conil de la Frontera, Caños de Meca, and Zahara de las Atunes. For those who prefer their board to come with a sail, Tarifa -the windsurfing capital of Europe- will definitely be a place to visit. The most notable beaches for windsurfers are Playa Los Lances and Playa Valdevaqueros. For a slightly more sedate past time, Sancti Petri offers excellent golf and, for those who prefer the thrills of a spectator sport, then watch a show at the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art in Jerez, where the horsemanship on display is breathtaking.
The climate of the Costa de la Luz is typically Spanish, making it an ideal destination for spring and autumn, as well as during the summer. The cost of living in this area is very reasonable, and there are restaurants and cafés to suit every budget. Seafood is obviously abundant and particularly fine cooked in traditional paella. Also worth sampling is tortilla, traditional Spanish Omelette, local chorizo sausage and chilled gazpacho soup. For refreshment, Sangria is particularly thirst quenching and this region is the home of Manzanilla sherry, so why not visit one of the producers and enjoy a tasting? Any Spanish holiday wouldn’t be complete without tapas, and if you visit in the 2nd week of October, you can enjoy these Spanish delicacies at the Tapas Festival in Sanlucar de Barameda. Find out more about things to do in Costa de la Luz with easyJet Holidays informative guide.
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Escape to Costa de la Luz with easyJet Holidays
Fly to the beautiful Costa de la Luz with easyJet Holidays and take advantage of savings on offer when you book your hotel with your flights. Whether you wish to relax in the sunshine with a glass of Sangria, re-trace the steps of Columbus, or hit the Atlantic surf, a holiday to the Costa de la Luz is definitely the place to head.
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