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Make a holiday cottage in Rianxo your home away from home

Rianxo holiday cottages are next to an estuary in Galicia’s La Coruña Province. There’s gorgeous natural scenery here – on the coast you’ll have calm protected waters, safe for swimming and perfect for all kinds of water sports. Inland from holiday homes in Rianxo there’s an unspoiled expanse of verdant forest that covers tall hills, all waiting to be explored. Outwardly traditional, cottages in Rianxo retain all of their original character; with walls built from local stone and hand-hewn beams, but also provided are the entertainment facilities and functionality you’d expect from luxury accommodation.

Things to do

-Beaches. There’s a fine range of beaches close by, and they tend to offer calm waters, protected from the Atlantic by headlands and islands. Taragoña is a lovely local option – a small cove flanked by green hills. Playa las Conchas is another beautiful natural beach, backed by wooded hillsides, with an inviting strip of fine white sand next to calm waters.

-Heritage. There’s plenty of history around Rianxo, from prehistoric through Roman times to the medieval period. There are signs of megalithic activity across the landscape here in the form of dolmens, and even a nearby necropolis. The Roman period is represented by a headstone on display close by with reliefs representing the persecution of Christians. The local Church, Santa Columba, is also well worth a visit – it dates to the 1400s and is in the gothic style.

-Outdoor recreation. In the sparsely populated hinterland the landscape is one of green wooded hills and rivers, creating waterfalls and natural pools – so it makes sense that walking should be a popular local pastime. Rianxo also sits on an estuary protected from the ocean by islands, so a fun way to explore the local scenery is by sea kayak, and a number of local specialists will help with equipment hire and organise excursions.

-Cuisine. Fish and seafood play a major role in local gastronomy, and it makes sense that Galicia should have some of the freshest in Spain. Excellent here are crabs, prawns, octopus, sardines, hake, monkfish and turbot. Among the most popular local preparations are cuttlefish with paprika and grilled sardines with potatoes. Nearby Padron is known for its eponymous peppers, the spiciness of which varies famously from pepper to pepper.

-Santiago de Compostela. Journey’s end for the fabled Camino de Santiago, a pilgrimage route that has been trodden for many centuries, the beautiful old centre of this city has UNESCO World Heritage status. Such is the importance of the Cathedral here that it has its own museum, collecting artefacts including early architectural fragments and tapestries from the middle ages.

Weather in Rianxo

The climate in this part of Spain is Oceanic, bringing mild conditions for much of the year. Sub-zero conditions are very rare here, where the Atlantic has a big influence on the weather. Arrive at a Rianxo holiday home in mid-summer and pleasantly warm conditions will await, with highs that are a little lower than in most other regions of Spain. July temperatures peak around the mid-20s. The remainder of the year is damp and temperate, the wettest months being December, January and February, which normally get highs in the low-teens.

Travel to Rianxo

If you’re travelling to a holiday rental in Rianxo from abroad then the simplest route would be to fly to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ). This destination has a number of year-round connections to Britain, mostly via low-cost airlines. The airport sits around 45 minutes from Rianxo, which you can get to via the AP-9 and AG-11 roads. Use of a car in this rural location is recommended, but it is possible to catch a Noroeste bus from Santiago to Rianxo.

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    Cottage #446427
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            Villa #499361
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              Apartment #1843511
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                Apartment #1050732
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                  Excellent! 4.5/5
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                  House #1876804
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                    House #1856518
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                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                      House #6794419
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                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                        Condo #1783560
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                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                          Multiple rentals Apartment #6027516
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                            Excellent! 4.6/5
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                            Apartment #6517141
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                              Very Good! 4/5
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                              Apartment #6790535
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                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                Apartment #6317831
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                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                  House #6072430
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                                    Exceptional! 5/5
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                                    Apartment #1491473
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                                      Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                      Cottage #324467
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                                        Condo #833501
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                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                          Cottage #3807336
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                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                            • 2 BA
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                                            Condo #6715905
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                                              • 3 BR
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                                              Multiple rentals Apartment #6027516
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                                                Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                • 2 BR
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                                                Apartment #6567803
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                                                  Good! 3.8/5
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                                                  Cottage #6516896
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                                                    Apartment #6491880
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                                                      • 3 BR
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                                                      House #8087686
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                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                        House #894256
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                                                          • 4 BR
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                                                          House #6470477
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                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                            Apartment #498503
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                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                              Apartment #6385101
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                                                                Apartment #6911055
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                                                                  House #8096324
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                                                                    Apartment #8118101
                                                                    Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                      (64 reviews)
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                                                                      Apartment #6210148
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                                                                      Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                        • 5 BR
                                                                        • 3 BA
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                                                                        Villa #806605
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                                                                        Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                          (15 reviews)
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                                                                          • 2 BR
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                                                                          Apartment #6449638
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                                                                          Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                                            • 2 BR
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                                                                            Apartment #1722242
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                                                                              • 3 BR
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                                                                              Cottage #6560520
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                                                                                Apartment #6765697
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                                                                                  Apartment #6835496
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                                                                                    Apartment #1835903
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                                                                                      Multiple rentals Cottage #72075
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                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                        Apartment #6385032
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                                                                                        Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          • 2 BR
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                                                                                          Apartment #6051537
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                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                            House #6426840
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                                                                                            Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                              (20 reviews)
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                                                                                              Apartment #6358786
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                                                                                              Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                (5 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                House #1743739
                                                                                                5
                                                                                                Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                  (51 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  Apartment #6049278
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                                                                                                    • 6 BR
                                                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 14
                                                                                                    House #6721455
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                                                                                                    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                      Villa #8054998
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Peaceful, modern but characterful house with lovely garden in beautiful location.

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      We had a lovely stay and had a warm welcome from the hosts who were very helpful during our holiday and gave us lots of local recommendations of places to eat and things to do. The house was clean and well maintained and we enjoyed the peaceful gardens (our son particularly enjoyed his job as lemon picker for the G&Ts) as described in the listing. My 72 year old father in law found the narrow and steep stairs between the floors tricky but was happy with the bedroom on the lower ground floor with the adjacent bathroom. The highlights for us were sea kayaking at Raxo and exploring the old town at Combarro sampling all the fabulous seafood and albarino wine.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2016

                                                                                                      A slice of heaven on earth

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The house is lovely. Large airy rooms decorated in the Spanish style with a modern twist. Everything you could think of is provided - even those things you suddenly remember that you forgot to pack - like earbuds and cotton wool pads. All the rooms were spotless and all the bedding was of good quality cotton and matched each room. We went out each night for dinner but the large kitchen had everything you could want. The large pool was used every afternoon as we had gloriously hot weather and it comes complete with pool toys which is fab and saves on packing. The house is on a main road...well as main as they get! but we heard very little traffic noise. The locals are incredibly friendly even though we didn't speak much Spanish. Be warned go with a good lingo book as very few of the locals speak English and a bit of effort on your part earns you broad chuckles and usually some yummy nibbles to have with your drinks. Use the information that Erica & Phil have left as it's very good. We can certainly recommend Bar Furnas and Arnela Restaurant which we visited based on their recommendations and can certainly recommend this villa to anyone wanting to visit this beautiful part of Galicia.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2016