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Costa de la Luz - Villages

Towns & Resorts i Andalucia Costa de la Luz (Coast of Light) is noted for its clear and unpolluted skies and is located in the south western part of Andalucia. For years it has been a popular tourist destination for the Spanish but in more recent times it has gained popularity with the European set. It is also referred to as the Spanish Algarve because of its close proximity to Portugal. To get a better idea of where and what the Costa de la Luz is, first understand it is made up of two provinces, Heulva Province and the Cadiz Province.
Villages of Andalucia Located on the banks of the Guadiana river, bordering on Portugal, Ayamonte was always a quiet fishing town with its white houses stretching down to the port. The Greek called it Anapotaman meaning "over the river", which evolved into the town's present name.
With its attractive tiled plazas, reminiscent of neighbouring Portugal, lined with trees and restaurants and bars, the fishing port and resort of Ayamonte makes an ideal stopping place between Spain and Portugal. .