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and its neighbouring area has a wide variety of places to
visit and activities that can be sampled. These include Golf,
horse riding, water sports, cycling, walking, a water park
etc. However, from your base in Islantilla there is a wealth
of other places to explore and things to do.
neighbouring town of Lepe has plenty of shops in the old
centre. The port of Isla Cristina, and the picturesque fishing
town of Ayamonte, with its view across the Guadiana river
to Portugal, are only a short drive away.
visit to the city of Huelva, one of the oldest cities in
Spain and the starting point for Christopher Columbus on
his voyage of discovery 500 years ago, is well worth seeing.
Also a visit to the beautiful city of Seville, in the heart
of Andalucia, is a must. In a region where the environment
and preservation of its natural beauty are of paramount
importance the Donana National Park is one of the largest
and most interesting bird and wildlife sanctuaries in Europe.
are three nine-hole golf courses on the door step which
can be played in any combination. Green fees are very reasonable,
particularly if you take advantage of the mid-day offers.
Islantilla 27 hole golf course (PAR 71 (6142m), 72 (6084m),
71 (5926)), designed by Enrique Canales, is beautifully
laid out around the hills that overlook Islantilla and hence
have great panoramic sea views. It is a course that suits
all handicaps/abilities yet is sufficiently challenging
to make it perfect to play again and again. The Spanish
PGA and 1995 Turespana Masters events have both been hosted
can be made directly:
Avda. De Islantilla, s/n
21410, Islantilla, Huelva
Tel 959 486 039-49, Fax 959 486 104
local courses: (Discounts
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are many shops, hotels and restaurants to choose from. The
commercial centre at Islantilla is one of the main areas
for eating, drinking and socialising and it is situated
a 3-minute drive/15 minute walk away. Fronting onto the
promenade and beach, dine at a restaurant with a sea view
or sit at a café bar and watch the world go by.
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