Holiday rentals and apartments in Costa de la Luz
Upmarket Costa de la Luz rental locations[p ]Enjoy the best of the peaceful holiday atmosphere of this beautiful corner of Spain where you can soak up the year round sunshine and experience the allure of superb local beaches. Spend lazy days relaxing on golden sand and play golf on premiere golf courses! This buzzing Andalusian holiday destination boasts a series of lovely coastal resort towns along the Costa de la Luz with a host of interesting nature and beach attractions. Delectable local and international cuisine and family adventure awaits!
Spanish coastal paradise
Choose from a variety of fabulous stays situated in and around Conil de la Frontera, Chiclana de la Frontera, Vejer de la Frontera and Barbate. Browse a variety of options for breezy, spacious, upmarket, contemporary holiday rentals and apartments just for two or rent a stylish, exquisitely furnished home away from home perfect for a family or family group or four, six, eight, ten or even as many as 12! Many of the lovely, holiday lettings and rentals in the area are under 200 m from the beach! Properties in the area are located within quiet, residential areas and feature immaculate, fully equipped, tastefully decorated interiors. Many properties boast a sparkling outdoor pool set in a private courtyard or lovely sublime views from the balcony.
Holidays in Costa de la Luz: The area and getting around
A sun-drenched beach destination
Vejer de Frontera and Conil de Frontera are typical of this region's small, tranquil, peaceful villages with whitewashed houses clustered around narrow lanes and gorgeous viewpoints over the Mediterranean. The beautiful sun-drenched Costa de la Luz extends northwards from Tarifa to Isla Crista at the mouth of the Gardiana river, offering you 200 km of idyllic coastline and pristine beaches along the gulf of Cadiz. Your nearest airport is Jerez with plenty of low-cost flight arrivals from mainland Britain.
Lazy beach days, golf and sightseeing
Along the Costa de la Luz you are well situated for an idyllic beach holiday with easy access to absolutely magnificent beaches such as Playa de Bolonia with lots of opportunities for relaxing, sunbathing, swimming in calm waters! The area is renowned for its breathtaking swathes of soft sandy beaches that stretch for several kilometres with endless trails for biking and walking as well as perfect surf spots and windsurfing. There are plenty of stunning golf courses in the area for golf enthusiasts to practise their swing and you are perfectly located for fantastic adventure day trips to some of the fascinating heritage sights in Cadiz and Jerez de la Frontera.
Travellers and activities
Costa de la Luz for beach lovers
Enjoy the bliss of long stretches of wide, soft, sandy beaches with an exhilarating variety of adventure water sport activities and sunset boat cruises as well as dolphin watching cruises! In the area you are spoiled for choice with no less than 8 beautiful, iconic, beaches of varying sizes with excellent amenities such as tapas bars to choose from that are a short distance from your holiday rental. You could try out a different beach every single day of the week!
Costa de la Luz for golfing enthusiasts
With over 300 days of glorious golden sunshine per year and 17 spectacular Costa de Luz golf courses to choose from dotted along the coast, this is a paradise destination perfectly suited to golf lovers and winter sunseekers alike. Relax and unwind as you discover the stunning variety of courses within easy driving distance along the coast where you can practise your skills. Enjoy sublime ocean and mountain views plus the luxurious clubhouses that have made this region one of the most sought after golfing destinations in Europe.
Top 5 travel tips in the Costa de la Luz
1. Go hiking in the Alcornocales natural park
If you are a nature lover and a fan of spectacular hiking routes why not head to the rugged splendour of Los Alcornocales just north of Tarifa. Here you will find a vast 17400 hectare nature paradise that boasts one of the largest cork oak forests in the world. There are several well known, breathtaking hiking routes of varying lengths and degrees of difficulty that allow you to explore the magnificent terrain of the park as well as climb El Ajibe, the park's highest peak that stands at 1091 m. The area abounds in gorgeous ravine views, streams and waterfalls and wildlife sightings are common.
2. Spend the perfect beach day at Playa de El Palmar
Lovers of lazy sun soaked beach days will find everything necessary for the perfect day of sunbathing, swimming and beachfront relaxation on El Palmar de Vejer´s stunning Playa El Palmar just next door to Conil de la Frontera! This gorgeous beach offers you 7km of soft golden sand and wonderful swimming and surfing conditions. Picturesque wooden boardwalk access, nearby beach bars and legendary sunsets make this a beach you may never want to leave!
3. Enjoy lunch in Chiclana
Stroll around Chiclana for an authentic, whitewashed Andalusian town experience with vibrant splashes of tumbling bougainvillaea! This gorgeous heritage town is clustered on a hill overlooking beautiful salt marshes and dates back to 1303! See beautiful churches and dine on delectable regional food at a street terrace restaurant. How about a tasting tour of several fabulous wine and muscatel Bodegas located in town!
4. Follow the Sendero Punto de Boqueron
Pack a picnic, lace up your walking shoes and head along the Sendo del Boqueron hiking route on the outskirts of Chiclana de la Frontera. Here you will find yourself surrounded by the wild beauty of a unique landscape where wooden walkways meander between dunes, beaches and breathtaking marshes. Expect to see plenty of birds as well as fascinating crabs with part of the route returning via gorgeous Sancti Pedri beach!
5. Take a day trip to Gibraltar
Gibraltar is packed with sightseeing possibilities and is located just an hour west of Tarifa by car. Join a popular Gibraltar rock tour that allows you to see the famous wild barbary monkeys of Gibraltar up close plus explore the magic and mystery of dazzling St Michael's Cave. The Upper Rock Nature Reserve is a prime spot for seeing thousands of migrating birds. Ride the cable car for breathtaking views and go on a dolphin watching excursion for more wildlife adventure!