The sun so hot that you welcome the shade, the sand burning your feet making the warm waves feel welcome, this is the summer in Andalucia! South of Spain holidays bring to mind images of sun and sand and days filled with fun, but it’s also a region with fresh natural beauty, green landscapes and picturesque towns and villages. Whether you are a couple on a break or a family looking for an action packed holiday, a south of Spain beach holiday offers you everything you could wish for. Almeria or Andalucia is the cradle of Spanish culture and with the glorious Mediterranean on its coast, it makes for the most exotic holiday in south of Spain. It would make anyone’s dream come true to be an Almeria hotel by the beach, or a hotel in Andalucia amidst the vibrant town centre carnival, or better still a private Mojacar villa or an Andalucia beach villa! Another part to explore during your south of Spain holidays is Costa Blanca, spending an idyllic sunny holiday in Costa Blanca villas, luxury Moraira villas with a private swimming pool or simply comfortable and delightful Javea villas.
From the middle of September to the end of June, there is a sense of space in the south of Spain, and life moves at a more peaceful and relaxed pace. The skies are mostly sunny and there is greenery and life everywhere. Right from spring to autumn, Andalucia holidays are an ideal retreat, presenting their richest natural and cultural glory. Andalucia offers a perfect base for a visitor looking to experience the Spanish way of life, especially in the south of Spain replete with the reminders of its Moorish past. Not to miss out, Andalucia villas are designed to meet the requirement of a holiday maker be it for families or couples. A stay in a hotel in Andalucia would not be half as exciting as renting an Andalucia villa by the beach, with all its elements of comfort, space and privacy. There is so much to see, from the magical Alhambra Palace in Granada a reminder of the glorious architecture created out of the mingling of Moorish, Jewish and Catholic influences to the vast starkness and savagery of the landscape; all the way to its magical coastline with coves, beaches, cliffs and ancient towns nestling on hills.
During your south of Spain holidays, you could explore the towns of Cordoba, Seville and Granada. With their long history of being part of the most sophisticated civilisations in the Middle Ages, they still carry amazing remains and ruins of historic monuments. The rich culture in the south of Spain manifests itself in the beauty of its poetic language, in its great cuisine and glorious wines, in its world famous music and in the customs and traditions on display everyday all throughout Andalucia or Almeria. Andalucia holidays are fun filled, thanks to the exuberance of the Spanish people and their attitude to life. Each region and each city can hold your attention and make you want to stay forever. While staying at an Almeria hotel, you may wish to try out some local Spanish cuisine. You may even decide to venture out to sample a delicious fish preparation in Cadiz, an old city throbbing with modern life, around the corner from where the Mediterranean meets the Atlantic or sip the glorious Sherries produced by its neighbour, Jerez de la Frontera. From your Andalucia villa, you may choose to explore the nearby Alpujarra valley, a perfect place for bird-watching or para-gliding or just walking around forgetting about the world outside.
A family holiday or a glorious villa holiday in Spain, often implies heading down to one of Almeria or Andalucia’s many regions, and finding a rental villa in Marbella, or a pretty Costa del Sol villa or even Mojacar villas, either beside a sandy beach or a lovely little coastal town or fishing village clinging to a hill above the Mediterranean. Surely, it sounds like something out of a movie or a picture postcard, but this is true of holidays along the Andalucia or Almeria coast. The Almeria countryside is beautiful and there are fabulous monuments that reflect each wave of outside cultural influence that beat upon these shores and allowed it to form the fabric of Andalucia. South of Spain holidays are incomplete without experiencing the heartbeat of Andalucia, the Flamenco, which can be enjoyed at the regions countless Ferias and Romerias, among the high-spirited Spanish people who live life to the full. The beauty and warmth of the land, is reflected among its people, who are famous for their outgoing nature and exuberance, welcoming warmth and gracious hospitality.
Undoubtedly, a south of Spain holiday amounts to not only having fun in the sun but is also an experience of a lifetime. Every bit of the south of Spain is as magical as it sounds, and the vastness of the region, long coastline, inland hills, age old cities are all well known to holiday maker. This is why many visitors throng to the Mediterranean for beach holidays in Spain, particularly in the summer. To really feel the warmth, to enjoy the music, to taste the food, to soak in its seas, one has to actually visit Almeria, Andalucia and Costa Blanca and experience the Spanish way of life. Being part of the dancing and carnivals is a part of the experience of villa holidays in Spain, actually living a fun-filled life in Andalucia villas, Marbella villas, or even in a quaint little Mojacar hotel, or Almeria hotel by the beach. If you would like to plan a holiday to Spain, without burning too large a hole in your pocket, book your flights in advance and consider value for money options for holiday rentals in Spain, making your south of Spain holidays the most awesome holidays you have ever had!
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