Located on the northern coast of Spain in the Oriente Province of the autonomous community of Asturias is the wonderful seaside town of Ribadesella. The town is a lively option for a holiday in the north of Spain and is very popular with families and those who love the sea. A Ribadesella holiday rental villa not only provides you with all of the mod-cons you would expect from a first-class hotel, it also gives you some of the most stunning views of the Sella River and the Cantabrian Sea.
Because a Ribadesella holiday is a favourite for many travellers, there are plenty of activities to be enjoyed in and around the town. The beautiful beach allows visitors to enjoy a spot of water sports such as deep-sea fishing, swimming, windsurfing, sailing, surfing and rafting. Other activities widely available in the town are horse rising, golf, tennis, roller blading, bird watching and cycling. If you are visiting Ribadesella in the first week of August, you will be privy to the International Descent of the Sella, a competition that sees oarsmen from all over the world attempt to navigate the River Sella in record time.
If you want to spread your wings for a day, lock up your Ribadesella holiday rental villa and head to the capital of the neighbouring Leo Province, the city of Leon. The journey takes approximately 2 hours from Ribadesella but there is plenty to see and do in this ancient city. Among the sights worth visiting in Leon is a Gothic cathedral with incredible stained-glass windows, the Casa de Botines which was designed by Antoni Gaudi and the Basilica of San Isidoro, home to the tombs of the Kings of Leon and an interesting museum.
If you are now considering booking a fabulous Ribadesella holiday rental villa then you will be delighted to hear that you can expect to experience fairly visitor-pleasing temperatures. Generally the warmest months of the year to have a Ribadesella holiday are July and August when the temperature during the day can reach a comfortable 25°C. The winter months of January and February see the daytime temperature drop to between 10° and 14°C. The annual rainfall amount for the town is 26 inches.
Travellers on a Ribadesella holiday will most likely arrive at Oviedo Airport (OVD) which is approximately an hour’s journey from the town. Amongst the airlines offering cheap, frequent flights to the area are KLM, Iberia Airlines, British Airways and Air France. Passengers can leave the UK from various airports such as Liverpool (LPL), Heathrow (LHR), Edinburgh (EDI), Manchester (MAN) and Exeter (EXT).