Costa de la Luz

Mark and David's verdict
Tucked away in the south-west corner of Andalusia, the Costa de la Luz offers superb sandy beaches, pine forests, rolling dunes and fishing villages. If you can drag yourself from your lounger, the sights of Seville are just 90 minutes away by road. Go west and you can hop into Portugal. Or just lie back and watch the terrific sunsets.

Recommended tour operator: Vintage Travel

Vintage Travel says

Whether your perfect holiday consists of days lolling by your private pool, delving into the local culture or beach time, Spain’s Costa de la Luz (Coast of Light) delivers in spades. This region of Andalucia stretches from the southern-most tip of Spain (Tarifa) westwards through Cadiz and Huelva. It feels a million miles away from Andalucia’s more glitzy Costa del Sol.

  • Culture and cuisine
  • Superb beaches
  • Villas with private pools

The fascinating cities of Jerez, Cádiz and Seville are all within striking distance and you can enjoy the region’s Moorish-influenced cuisine in this relatively undiscovered corner of Andalucia, as well as the seafood for which it is famed.

We offer a wide choice of villas for couples, families and parties of friends. All have a private pool with locations varying from the coast to hilltop villages down to the coast.

Vejer de la Frontera is the most dazzling pueblo blanco, a perfect example of a Moorish hilltop village with its maze of narrow streets and alleyways opening on to plazas lined with palms and orange trees. Stroll around, soak up the atmosphere and feast on the views either out to sea or inland across gently rolling fields.

Our choice of villas here includes some gems such as Casa de la Fuente, situated in vast, peaceful gardens with a lush orchard of fruit trees. If you want to be in amongst it. Casa Luz is located in the heart of the village with restaurants and so much more on your doorstep – and a plunge pool for cooling off in the sun.

For more of a seaside holiday, head to the fishing village of Conil de la Frontera where we have villas within walking distance of the beach and restaurants – Casa Maymi for example.

Discover our full selection of villas in Andalucia.

* See our review of Vintage Travel.

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