Punta umbria: holidaying in southern spain
It’s never to late to start planning another vacation nor do you have to look any further, for the southern part of Spain,
Punta Umbria, a small town in the province of Huelva and part of the autonomous community of Andalusia has it all, from its beaches to food to its most hospitable people and their love for their siesta.
If you are tired of visiting the big cities and want to move away from the hustle and bustle then this small town is definitely your go to place. It is known for its beaches and is the largest seaside town along the Costa de la Luz. The beaches are blessed with white sand and the best time to visit would be the summers, where you will meet majority of Spanish holidaymakers but more and more foreigners are discovering the place. For the food lovers this is the place to immerse yourself into, with choices galore and partygoers need not worry for its never-ending vibrant nightlife.
Playa de Punta Umbria is one of the beaches located closely to the town and is also known for its cleanliness and high facilities. So, if you one of those who would relax more in a clean surrounding then this beach should definitely be in your list. Another beach to visit would be the Playa de la Ria, which is popular among the families and young children for its calm water and especially for those who love water sports.
There is so much to do in this small town even after the sun goes down. For those foodies there are plenty of restaurants to choose from, where one can get the feel of the Spanish culture and the authentic food that they eat. The seafood is a must try, from octopus to squid, you name it, they have it. Don’t worry meat lovers because there’s plenty for you to try as well. After a day in the beach, you will see all the restaurants buzzing with delight till the wee hours of the morning.
After all that eating one can let their heads down in many of the clubs that are open all night. If you looking to head out early then Club Oceano is one those clubs, which opens up real quick and there’s plenty of entertainment. As unique as its name the Mosquito Club in Playa de la Ria beach is also another favorite among its younger generation. If you have not had enough of the beaches you can also make a day trip to the south of Portugal and enjoy one of its Algarve beaches and enjoy strolling and shopping along its small, eccentric shops, where you can find the best bargain in silver ornaments.
This small town portrays a clear picture of what life in Spain is, a slow moving picture, flamingo dancers, passion in their voices when they sing, people full of love and overall a lovely place, which will definitely leave you satisfied and be kinder to your budget.