Aljaraque Holiday Homes & Cottages(3)
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Holiday rentals in Aljaraque are well located just 10 minutes by car from the coast, yet set in the peace and tranquility of the hills about 5 km from the city of Huelva. The town is on the edge of the Odiel Salt Marches Nature Reserve which has many birds.
With so much to see and do around Aljaraque holiday villas there is sure to be something to please everyone. The area is excellent for cycling and it is a fun way to get to the beach and cool off with a swim in the sea. The Costa de la Luz has long stretches of unspoilt sandy beaches bordered with sand dunes. Sunbathing, watersports, boating, canoeing, fishing, windsurfing and water skiing can be enjoyed nearby. The area has some excellent golf courses; the nearest Club de Bellavista was opened in 1916 and is just 3 km away. Monacilla Golf Club is also just a few minutes from your Aljaraque villa. The pine forests are perfect for hiking, mountain biking, picnicking and horse riding.
Those wanting to explore the local town of Aljaraque should head for the Church of Our Lady of Remedios. Damaged by the Lisbon earthquake of 1755 it was rebuilt and has stunning artworks and sculptures by Leo Ortega. The nearby city of Huelva is an ancient maritime port with many connections with explorer Christopher Columbus. Built in the mid-16th century, Aljaraque is well located for some great days out. Pop over the border for a taste of Portuguese life and visit the sights at Faro. In the other direction, the city of Seville is known for its art and culture. Visit the Cathedral, the Alcazar and the Torre del Oro along with some of the excellent museums.
Holiday villas in Aljaraque enjoy hot sunny summers and mild showery winters. From October to March temperatures range between 17-21°C (63-70°F). During the summer temperatures are 21-30°C (70-86°F) and there is zero rainfall. The maximum rainfall is in the winter, particularly in December which has around 121mm (5 inches).
The nearest airport to Aljaraque holiday rentals is Faro Almeria (FAO) Airport just over the border in Portugal, about 100 km drive away. Faro has flights from over 20 airports in the UK as well as from many other European countries. Average flight time is 2Â½ hours and there is no change of time zone which is an advantage. Budget airlines Ryanair and Aerlingus connect with Irish airports while Jet2, Monarch, easyJet, Ryanair, BmiBaby, Flybe and British Airways serve other British airports. From Faro it is an easy drive along the E1 to Huelva, 5 km from Aljaraque. Alternatively, flights can be booked to Seville (SVQ) airport, 124 km away.