The settlement of Islantilla is situated in the Costa de la Luz, in Huelva Province, Spain. The small town sits on a beautiful stretch of beach, very close to the border with Portugal. This brings the best of both worlds to you on your holidays in Islantilla. Your rental villa in Islantilla will be extremely comfortable and equipped with all the mod cons you would expect for the perfect stay. Indeed, some villas in the area may offer stunning sea views and might even come equipped with a private pool.
Your holidays in Islantilla are going to offer you two main choices: either the chance to put your feet up and enjoy the tranquillity of the area, or indulge in a number of activities that are available to you in the area. First of all, let us not forget the fact that there are some great beaches in and around this town. This means that you can enjoy some swimming, water skiing, sailing, surfing and all the other water sports you could imagine. In the surrounding countryside why not partake in cycling, mountain biking, jogging, nature walks and rambling, fishing and there are also some great golf courses in the region for you to try to improve your handicap.
If you can bear to lock up your gorgeous self catering villa in Islantilla for a while, here are a few ideas of places to visit for you. Heading west, it will not take you long to reach the border with the country of Portugal. This is the sun-soaked Algarve region and home to great cities to explore such as Albufeira and Faro. Heading east from Islantilla brings you first to the main city of Huelva Province - Huelva itself. There is more than enough to keep you entertained here, including museums and some good shopping opportunities. If you carry on along the coast, you will reach the famous city of Cadiz. This is where you can find attractions such as the 18th century Cathedral of Cadiz; some ancient Roman ruins at Baelo Claudia; Cadiz Museum and The Jerez Zoobotanico which will certainly be a hit with the younger members of your travelling group.
Whilst enjoying your holidays in Islantilla, you can expect to be basking in a warm Mediterranean climate. Summers are long, hot and very sunny with temperatures easily reaching the high twenties or low thirties degrees Celsius on most days. The winters are considerably milder than back home and usually remain above the 15 degrees Celsius mark. Rainfall is more prevalent during the late autumn and winter months and averages out at around 13 inches per year.
To really make the most of your holidays in Islantilla and your villa, you will probably find that Seville San Pablo Airport (SVQ) will work out to be the most convenient. There are three airlines that operate services to and from the UK and these are Vueling Airlines (for London Heathrow LHR), Easy jet (for London Gatwick LGW) and Ryan air (for East Midlands EMA, Bristol BRS and Liverpool LPL).