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Islantilla is a charming coastal resort town facing the Atlantic Ocean, located in Huelva, Andalusia. The area is renowned for its wide swathes of picturesque sandy beaches and for its beautiful landscapes which offer countless outdoor activities. With the Portuguese border just a moment away, there are plentiful day tripping opportunities for when you're not soaking up the sun on the beaches of the Costa de la Luz.

Islantilla is a modern town with many accommodation options to suit a wide range of traveller budgets.

Neighbourhoods of Islantilla

Islantilla is a compact and fairly new resort town with few neighbourhoods, although there’s much to enjoy in the region, including:

  • Beach: Stretching for miles, Islantilla’s beaches offer incredible views of the Atlantic Ocean.
  • La Antilla: Just 5 minutes east of Islantilla, La Antilla is perfect for waterfront bars, restaurants and cafes.
  • Isla Cristina: Due west of Islantilla, Isla Cristina is one of the region’s most beloved fishing ports with plenty of character and charm.

What to see and do in Islantilla

One of the first sites to visit when arriving in Islantilla is Torre del Catalán, a 16th-century beacon tower sitting upon ancient hills. Isla Cristina and the beautiful parkland of Marismas de Isla Cristina are just 10km away, offering must-visit fishing markets and a museum, Sala Muestra del Carnaval. The nearby Doñana National Park is a stunning wetland area with diverse flora and fauna that is well worth a day trip, stopping off at the historic La Rabida Monastery on the way.

What to eat in Islantilla

As a seafaring town, Islantilla offers a spectacular selection of seafood and fish dishes, including Ajo Colorado, a fish stew with garlic, and Arroz a la Marinera, a rich seafood and rice dish. Tapas is also a speciality here, as is jamón ibérico, made from local acorn-fed pigs.

Typical events and festivals in Islantilla

Islantilla host a number of festivals and events throughout the year, including beach-bound parties. However, nearby Isla Cristina provides one of the region’s more renowned Carnaval Celebrations. Other typical festivals taking place in neighbouring La Antilla include Fiestas del Carmen (mid-July) and Mercado Marinero (a food festival in early September).

How to move around in Islantilla

Islantilla is a very small town that is easily traversed by foot or cycle. The nearest airports are Faro (Portugal, 80km away) and Seville (125km away).

The climate in Islantilla

Islantilla has a predominantly Mediterranean climate consisting of hot and dry summers and mild winters, making it an ideal location for off-season travel.

More interesting facts about and sights in Islantilla

Islantilla is renowned for its beautiful golf course, so it may well be worth visiting the 27-hole Islantilla Golf Club if you enjoy the sport. The course is beautifully set with fantastic views over the sea.

Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Islantilla

The most centrally located hotels in Islantilla with the best ratings are: Hotel Puerto Antilla Grand, DoubleTree by Hilton Islantilla Beach Golf Resort and Hotel Ohtels Islantilla.

If you're bringing a vehicle, we recommend that you book a hotel with parking in Islantilla, like On Family Islantilla, Islantur Ipanema or Apartamentos Leo Las Américas.

If you need a hotel with disabled access in Islantilla, we recommend Hotel Puerto Antilla Grand, DoubleTree by Hilton Islantilla Beach Golf Resort and Hotel Ohtels Islantilla.

According to our clients, if you´re travelling with children, the best hotels in Islantilla are Hotel Ohtels Islantilla, DoubleTree by Hilton Islantilla Beach Golf Resort and Hotel Puerto Antilla Grand.

If you want to save time, the hotels in Islantilla with express check-in and check-out are DoubleTree by Hilton Islantilla Beach Golf Resort, On Family Islantilla and Islantur Ipanema.

The best hotels with a pool in Islantilla are Hotel Puerto Antilla Grand, Hotel Ohtels Islantilla and On Family Islantilla.

Some of the options for hotels with non-smoking rooms in Islantilla are Hotel Puerto Antilla Grand, DoubleTree by Hilton Islantilla Beach Golf Resort and Hotel Ohtels Islantilla.

The following hotels in Islantilla have luggage storage: Hotel Puerto Antilla Grand, DoubleTree by Hilton Islantilla Beach Golf Resort and Hotel Ohtels Islantilla.