Another great day out is a Jeep Safari we chose the Moorish Trail travelling through the nature reserve, mountains and villages. The Safari includes lunch and a boat trip. The drivers spoke different languages and explained all about the countryside, traditional villages and history. We stopped for lunch at Quinta do Rio overlooking the river Guadiana and the village of Foz de Odeleite and were served local bread, fresh cheese from the village, mountain vegetable soup (with special spices from “Quinta do Rio”), Algarvian mixed salad, grilled chicken with or without our own piri-piri,  steamed potatoes with natural salt, fruit of the season, mineral water,Read More →

This is a great boat trip on board the Jasmin Flor with breath taking scenery, sailing up the Guadiana River which separates Spain and Portugal. The trip includes lunch at Casa das Buganvilias which is a traditional Algarvian BBQ consisting of home made bread, salad, grilled sardines and chicken cooked on charcoal, seasonal fruit, and red and white wine. Entertainment is provided during lunch including an accordion player. There is also time to relax in the sun and cool down in the swimming pool before the return trip. Itinery 10am – Departure from Vila Real de Santo António. Sailing up the Guadiana River and entryRead More →

So, what is there to do at Isla Canela apart from just lolling around on the beach? Well there are a number of exciting things to do from visiting historical sites and cultural attractions to golf, water sports and boat trips etc. Then we have the foodie scene and where are the best places to eat and spend the evening, one thing is for sure you will not be bored unless of course you are happy just lolling on the beautiful beaches every day! I am going to start by documenting all things to do at Isla Canela and the surrounding areas over a seriesRead More →

Isla Canela has an unusual location in Huelva, Spain and has kept it off the beaten track of the average home seekers abroad, the resort is connected by a bridge to the town of Ayamonte. The best way to reach Isla Canela is to fly into Faro airport where the journey over the border into Spain is only 45 minutes. The resort has its own championship golf course, with  palm and eucalyptus lined fairways. The marina has a good selection of bars and restaurants together with shopping outlets. If you would like more information on Isla Canela just get in touch.Read More →

Isla Canela has an unusual location in Huelva, Spain and has kept it off the beaten track of the average home seekers abroad, the resort is connected by a bridge to the town of Ayamonte. The best way to reach Isla Canela is to fly into Faro airport where the journey over the border into Spain is only 45 minutes. The resort has its own championship golf course, with  palm and eucalyptus lined fairways. The marina has a good selection of bars and restaurants together with shopping outlets. If you would like more information on Isla Canela just get in touch.Read More →

If you have just found out about the Isla Canela resort in Huelva, Spain then here is a good introduction video to watch. Isla Canela is situated on the border between Spain and Portugal meaning that Portugal is just a short boat ride away, so you really have the best of both worlds.Read More →