Ayamonte is a small Spanish town, located close to the Portuguese border in the southern province of Huelva. Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Ayamonte will discover that there is a great choice of self catering rental accommodation available within the town and the surrounding countryside. The choice includes apartments and villas, many with shared or private pools. For more rustic charm, visitors may wish to rent a traditional Spanish cottage or ‘casa’.
Many visitors enjoying their holidays in Ayamonte will be drawn by the town’s broad sandy beach, Isla Canela. Stretching for several miles along the more exposed Atlantic coastline, the beach provides the ideal conditions for water sports, especially wind surfing, sailing and kite surfing. Golf enthusiasts will also be pleased to discover that there are a number of golf courses to be found within close proximity of Ayamonte, ideal for practise and improving that handicap.
One of the biggest draws of Ayamonte is its well preserved medieval centre. Here visitors may explore the maze of winding cobbled streets and marvel at the many impressive historic buildings and landmarks. Nature lovers enjoying their holidays in Ayamonte may wish to visit the nearby salt marshes, or ‘Marismas’. This protected nature reserve is home to numerous species of indigenous wildlife, including herons and flamingos. Visitors may also wish to cross the bridge which spans the Guadiana River, where they may discover the delights of the neighbouring country of Portugal. Here they may enjoy some sightseeing and make the most of the beaches lining Portugal’s popular Algarve coastline.
Visitors spending their holidays in Ayamonte will discover that this region of southern Spain enjoys a warm Mediterranean climate. This means that summers tend to be warm and dry, with temperatures averaging around 29 degrees Celsius. Winters are cooler, with temperatures tending to stay around 12 to 16 degrees Celsius. Ayamonte receives an average annual rainfall of around 14 inches.
Travellers looking to spend their holidays in Ayamonte will start their holidays by flying to the closest international airport, Seville San Pablo Airport (SVQ), approximately an hour’s drive away to the east. There are a number of airlines operating regular flights here from the UK, to include easyJet and Ryan Air. These flights depart from a small selection of regional UK airports, including London Gatwick (LGW), Bristol (BRS), East Midlands (EMA) and Liverpool (LPL).