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Isla Canela and Punta del Moral
With a lenght of 7 kms, these beaches of fine sand, belonging
to the town of Ayamonte, boast a tourist complex complete
with everything necessary to enjoy an unforgettable holiday.
The golf, tennis and water sports facilities are only a small
This is a town with a rich maritime flavour. Its extensive
beach, 8 km. long, and the clemency of its weather have given
it a great tradition of tourism, managing to triple its population
during summer. It is very well equipped for aquatic sports.
A tranquil and very long beach, 22 kms long, belonging to
the neighbouring town of Lepe, famous for its fruits (figs,
strawberries, melons, watermelons, oranged, etc.). This town
has a delightful parish church dedicated to Santo Domingo
de Guzmán (15th century Mudéjar).
Next to the beach, a huge tourist complex has recently been
opened, equipped with 4-star hotel, golf course, tennis courts,
swimming pools and a hole range of cultural and sports activities
to satisfy even de most demanding tastes. Nearby is the sea
port of El Terrón, where fresh seafood and fried fish
can be savoured.
A small fishing village situated at the mouth of the river
Piedras, dependant on the town of Cartaya, which has a population
of 10,000 and contains the ruins of a Roman castle, the convent
of Las Mercedes (c.18th) and the church of San Pedro.
El Rompido boasts a magnificent beach, 10 kms long, which
runs parallel to a strip of sand dunes, and separated from
it by a 300 metre-wide length of sea water. From its pine
groves, without doubt the best view of the whole coast of
huelva can be enjoyed.
Punta Umbría is reached by crossing pine groves and
dunes which separated us on one side from the sea, and on
the other from the Odiel Salt Marshes Nature Reserve. Principally
a fishing village, it has been transformed by a large increase
in tourism. this has contributed not only to the installation
of a wide range of services along of a wide range of services
along its extensive beach, but also to the opportunity to
practice water sports at its sailing harbour.
This is the largest tourist resort in Huelva's Costa de la
Luz. Hotels restaurants, discotheques and many other services
spread out along 5 kms. to satisfy the demands on this huge
complex. It is in a priviliged position, surrounded by the
Doñana National Park.
This makes it an ideal spot for nature-lovers and those in
search of res and relaxation. The more adventurous are guaranteed
facilities for numerous aquatic and terrestrial sports.
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