Costa De La Luz (Faro Airport)

Costa De La Luz (Faro Airport) holidays

The Costa de la Luz, AKA the ‘Coast of Light’, is the perfect choice for a sun-kissed holiday in southern Spain. Known for its golden sandy beaches, it stretches along the glistening Atlantic from Tarifa to the pretty Portuguese border. Tranquil seaside towns and vibrant cultural experiences – that's the make-up of this diverse region. But you’ve also got natural parks, fascinating towns such as Tarifa and Ayamonte, and top-notch golf courses at your fingertips too. Water sports fan? Surfing and windsurfing are big business around these parts! When it comes to dishes, look forward to fresh seafood and Andalusian specialties packed with fresh, local ingredients. Fly into Faro Airport and you’ll have the whole region to explore.

Occidental Isla Cristina
from
£840pp
Based on
  • London Stansted, Wed 07 May 2025
  • 7 Nights, All Inclusive
  • 2 Adults, 0 Children

Occidental Isla Cristina

Isla Cristina, Costa De La Luz (Faro Airport)

Our rating

Based on 4058 reviews

  • Close to the beach
  • Barcy children's club
  • Spacious rooms
  • Entertainment programme
  • Friendly and helpful staff
Show all (8) and filter options

Langauge

Spanish

Currency

Euro

Time difference

+1hr

Cost of a beer

£2.50

3 course meal

£35

Flight times

3hrs

Seaside resorts

The Costa de la Luz’s beachfront resorts are always ready to wow, thanks to their sun-blessed sands, remarkable restaurants and never-ending seaside charm. Some spots have got all the amenities, while others are more hidden away. Playa Punta del Caimán and Playa de Isla Canela are beach favourites.

Food, glorious food

On the Costa de la Luz, you'll discover the essence of traditional seafood dishes among many beach bars and modern restaurants. Think crispy calamari, freshly grilled fish and bluefin tuna. Plus, the area produces some pretty tasty sherry if you fancy a post-meal tipple!

Culture galore

Enjoy an element of exploring while on holiday? The Costa de la Luz has plenty in store. From Punta Umbria’s colonial-style buildings and museums to Isla Canela’s marina, this cool coastline is bursting at the seams with culture.

Isla Canela

Isla Canela is a serene, family-friendly peninsula that’s perfect for a relaxing break.

Punta Umbria

This scenic resort is surrounded by salt marshes, golden beaches and a serene river estuary.

Isla Cristina

Combine beach, adventure and picturesque scenery in this stunning Spanish town.

Beaches

On the Costa de la Luz, you'll be spoiled for choice when searching for your perfect spot on the sand. Picture snow-white beaches and pebbly coves, along with stunning stretches backed by restaurants catering to all tastes. Wherever you lay your towel, you're in for a real treat.

See all beaches (4)
Flecha del Rompido

Flecha del Rompido

El Rompido , Costa de la Luz

This 8km-long sand bar beckons sunbathers and swimmers to its sandy shores. The inland side remains calm, while the south side looks out to the ocean. It’s also part of the Piedras wetlands reserve, so there’s...
Playa de la Bota

Playa de la Bota

Punta Umbria, Costa de la Luz

Playa de la Bota is a sought-after setting thanks to its close proximity to the city of Huelva. Awarded a Blue Flag for its cleanliness, it draws the crowds at weekends, who flock here to practise their...

Sights

If you’re a fan of the great outdoors, you’ll find heaps of stunning scenery. Pristine beaches, dunes and natural parks – it's all here! The Doñana National Park is a real gem, boasting a flamboyance of flamingos and other types of birds.

See all sights (7)
Ayamonte

Ayamonte

Isla Canela, Costa de la Luz

Just a ten-minute drive from Isla Canela are the Medieval streets of Ayamonte. You’ll be spoiled rotten by baroque churches, historical buildings and skinny backstreets lined with souvenir shops and restaurants...
Donana National Park

Donana National Park

Costa de la Luz

Halfway between Isla Canela and Chiclana de la Frontera, you’ll hear a cacophony of bird calls from the Donana National Park. It’s made up of protected forests, lagoons and dunes and boasts some of the best...

Activities

Whether it’s shopping or sunbathing, this cool costa offers up something for everyone. Prefer to practise your swing in the sunshine? El Rompido boasts two great golf courses. When it comes to sunset strolls, Isla Canela’s marina has those covered.

See all activities (3)
Bicilandia Park

Bicilandia Park

Isla Canela, Costa de la Luz

Bicilandia Park is about more than just the pedal power. You’ll get a warm welcome from its Dutch owners and then you can relax with a cold drink before a round of mini-golf. If you fancy hiring a bike, there...
Club de Golf Isla Canela

Club de Golf Isla Canela

Isla Canela, Costa de la Luz

Isla Canela Golf Course is set among the region’s natural wetlands, so you can do a spot of bird-watching while you tee off. Located within easy reach of the Costa de la Luz’s beaches, the whole area makes for...

Nightlife

It’s all about laidback evenings here. As the sun sets, make a beeline for cosy tapas bars for a night of good food and great wine. If you’re lucky, you might even stumble across a bar with local musicians and live music.

See all nightlife (1)
Climate

Costa De La Luz (Faro Airport)

16
17
19
21
23
26
29
28
24
24
19
17
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

Debarture airport

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
We think you'll also like...