Walking in Puglia and a family trip to the Costa de la Luz

Walking in Puglia and a family trip to the Costa de la Luz

We are a family of five: our children are 13, 18 and 20. We are flying to Seville at the end of June and want to spend a day there and then travel to the coast for 10 nights. Can you recommend a town on the Costa de la Luz that is not very touristy, has authentic Spanish restaurants, sandy beaches and plenty of things to do? We would like to stay in a nice villa or apartment in walking distance of the beach. Our budget is €2,000 for accommodation. Do you have any suggestions for entertainment that will keep us all happy? – LF, Dublin

The Costa de la Luz is a lovely part of Spain; quite unspoiled with fabulous Atlantic beaches. The fishing town of Zahara de los Atunes is probably a good place to start. It has a lovely long beach and traditional restaurants. There are plenty of water sports and you can hire bikes too. The beachside chiringuitos become nightclubs later in the day.

The next town to it is Atlanterra, also lovely but quite hilly and exclusive. There are some amazing houses built into the hillside.

Zahara is beside the Doñana National Park where there is great bird watching.

The Roman town of Bolonia, with the 2,000-year-old settlement of Baelo Claudia, is a short drive away. It has some…

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