A holiday to Ayamonte will take you a charming town on the Costa de la Luz in southern Spain. Laying on the banks of the Guadiana River that forms the border with Portugal it is a quiet fishing town ideal for relaxed traditional Spanish sun holidays. Whitewashed sugar cubed houses that glisten in the sunshine stretch down to its bustling port. Ayamonte’s medieval quarter, home too many historical buildings, is a maze of narrow winding streets leading to delightful shady tree lined plazas. Because of its proximity to Portugal and some of the best beaches and golf courses along the Costa de la Luz holidays in Ayamonte are popular with families, couples and golfers. Water sports fans are also attracted for the superb conditions along the coastline which are perfect for water based activities. Located fifty kilometres from Faro airport and a flight time from Ireland of approximately three hours why not book your cheap holiday to Ayamonte at loveholidays.ie today.
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Ayamonte beach holidays
The beautiful stretch of golden sands at Isla Canela is about five minutes’ drive from Ayamonte and runs for over five kilometres along the coastline. Pick your sun lounger, parasol relax and enjoy blissful days soaking up the dazzling sunshine. The Costa de la Luz means the coast of light and is famous for that brilliant brightness so be sure to pack your sunglasses. Why not grab some goggles and cool down with a spot of snorkelling or try your hand at windsurfing, scuba diving, waterskiing, sailing or kite surfing on your holiday in Ayamonte. This wide stretch of beach has plenty of bars and eateries for refreshments throughout the day.
Take a leisurely stroll around the centre, many of its narrow streets are pedestrianized and link small, pretty plazas. Tucked away these plazas are bursting with busy pavement cafes and bars serving excellent seafood characteristic of the Costa de la Luz. Visit the elegant Plaza de la Laguna, for a good choice of al fresco eating venues. The 15th century Iglesia de San Salvador is worth a visit for its splendid tower offering superb views across to Portugal. Next to the Paseo de la Ribera, is the harbour and further along is the ferry dock. Why not take a ferry ride across to Portugal for a change of scene. Walking is a great activity in Ayamonte, it is surrounded by protected areas teeming with wildlife and the salt marshes of the Guadiana estuary are rich in birdlife. Nature lovers will enjoy exploring Donana National Park. Golfers should head for the courses at Costa Esuri. Why not hire a bicycle and explore the surrounding area or rent a car to go further afield. The vibrant bustling city of Seville, the cultural and artistic capital of Andalusia is well worth a visit on your holiday to Ayamonte.
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