The town of Punta Umbria lies on the Costa de la Luz, just a few kilometres from the Portuguese border, not far from Huelva.
Spanish property in the area of Punta Umbria is still very reasonably priced, as this part of Spain has not yet seen the massive development that has taken place in other areas of the Costa del Sol and the Costa Blanca.
More than 70% of the territory comprising Punta Umbría is officially protected. Beaches here include Punta Umbria beach which has all the major services one would expect. Los Enebrales Beach, which has an area of vegetation that separates the main road from the beach.
Mata Negra Beach and La Bota Beach which has easy and extensive parking that extends along the whole length of the beach.
The town of Punta Umbría is a ideal place for a vacation, or to live all the year round, thanks to the fine weather and friendly nature of the locals. There are some great restaurants with, excellent food with the local specialty being fish and seafood.
Sporting and Cultural Activities
There is the Antonio Gil Hernández Municipal Sports Complex, which has a recently improved running track, 400 metres long with 8 lanes.
The Municipal Indoor Pavilion,With a central multi-functional court of 47 X 32 metres, divisible into three alternative spaces, the Pavilion is capable of accommodating any type of sports competition. It has seating capacity available for 375 people.
The Municipal El Portil Sports Centre Football Pitch, an indoor Swimming Pool with 8 lanes, and a Canoeing School, which is situated by the Ria of Punta Umbria, it is and ideal place for competition or leisure as well as for a quiet ride in a canoe.
Then there is the wide variety of hotels and establishments where you can find lodging any time of the year.
Costa de la Luz Airports
The area is serviced by three airports, one at Jerez, a small airport but has everything you need. It lies approximately 5km from the city of Jerez, Sevilla and Malaga.
Nearby are the cultural towns of Lepe, Isla Cristina and the beautiful Ayamonte. These locations however, are in contrast to the more lively cities of the historical, Cadiz and the more picturesque Sevilla.