The resort of Sanxenxo is found in the Galicia region of Spain. This is in the far north-western corner of the Iberian Peninsula. This resort is said to the best and most exclusive in the entire region of Galicia and the beaches can only be described as truly outstanding. Your holidays in Sanxenxo will be spent in a part of Spain that has been welcoming visitors for many decades now, therefore you can expect the level of self catering villas and other forms of accommodation to be of a particularly high standard.
Sanxenxo is reputed to be the most exclusive resort in Galicia for a very good reason: the tourist facilities and attractions are of a very high standard and the beaches are to die for! In fact, many of the beaches on this stretch of the Atlantic coast have been awarded with European Blue Flag status. Head to Silgar Beach, which is said to be the best in the area, and enjoy a range of water sports, such as family safe swimming, jet skiing, water skiing and that old favourite - banana boat riding. There are also some great shopping opportunities in the town; as well as a good nightlife and choice of eateries.
At some stage during your holidays in Sanxenxo it is likely that you will want to head a little farther afield to explore the fascinating region of Galicia. With this in mind, it is a very short drive east along the coast to the city of Pontevedra. This is an exceptionally attractive city, with an abundance of green areas and an Old Town district that must be seen to be believed. There is a market (Praza de Lena) held within the town that is highly regarded in this part of Spain and this is an ideal place to purchase your local souvenirs. Other very popular attractions in Pontevedra include an old Pilgrim Chapel and The Alameda Promenade.
The weather on your holidays in Sanxenxo will be mild during the Winter and warm and usually sunny during the long months of Summer. The months between January and February work out as being the coolest, with temperatures averaging around 13 degrees Celsius. Summer temperatures are around the 26 degrees Celsius mark. Galicia can prove to be a wetter part of Spain, therefore suitable clothing at any time of the year is always sensible.
The closest airport for your holidays in Sanxenxo will be Vigo International (VGO). This is around an hour and a half away from your self catering villa. Vueling operate a direct service from London Heathrow (LHR). Alternatively, you may choose to fly with Iberian Airways via Madrid. Such flights may be arranged from most of the very largest airports in the UK.