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Spacious Larger than Average 1st floor Golf Apartment



Updated: 07-Nov-2016
Isla Canela, Ayamonte, Costa de la Luz - Spain's Best Kept Secret - Spanish Algarve

Beautiful large luxury air-conditioned apartment sleeps up to 6 people. Front terrace overlooks large communual swimming pool, children's pool and landscaped gardens. The apartment now has wi-fi. The main 28ft terrace overlooks 5 links of Isla Canela Golf Course guaranteeing all day sunshine until sundown. The club has an 18 hole/72 par golf course with own clubhouse and reduced green fees for guests. To sample the true Spain the picturesque town of Ayamonte is walking distance away with a good selection of individual shops, tapas bars and restaurants. The magnificent 7km beach and the new marina is just minutes away. An unspoilt haven for the discerning visitor, only 3km from Portugal by road, is situated in an area considered of outstanding beauty with its protected wildlife.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Washing machine

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Both me and my husband take pride in our holiday home and we like our guests to share the same comforts as us. The apartment is decorated in a contemporary way with some personal finishes to make our clients feel at home from day one, enabling you to have a relaxed carefree holiday in a quality environment.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

‘Had a great time in excellent accommodation’ - Mr Power

‘Would certainly recommend it to my friends’ - Mr Lloyd

‘The golf is great whether a novice or an experienced player, something for everyone’ - Mr. Foster

‘Returned for a second time enjoying all that the region has to offer with his wife and two teenage sons’ - Mr Gilmartin.
Feb 2005
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4 Reviews

based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

Co Tipperary, Ireland

Superb Apartment

  • 5 of 5

This is a well equipped, very spacious apartment within a quiet complex. It is nice and airy with balconies front and back The large balcony to the back is perfect for evening sun, and the smaller at the front is great for breakfast time.

We stayed here in August with our teenage family and there is loads to do and lots of fabulous beaches to explore within a half hour drive. The town of Ayamonte is busy with lots of excellent and very reasonably priced restaurants, whilst there is a good selection of beach side cafes and restaurants at Isla Canela.

Would definitely recommend and would love to go back!

Robinson family, Tipperary

  • Review Submitted: Feb 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled that our clients love Isla Canela like we do and that our facilities live up to their expectations we are always honest with what is on offer and therefore have happy clients who know exactly what is available.
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Excellent apartment in a fabulous unspoilt area.

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable and well apartment in a wonderful undiscovered part of Spain. Excellent pool in well-maintained and secure grounds with fabulous beaches a short drive away. Ayamonte is a lovely town with plenty of good restaurants / bars. Owners are very helpful. We've booked to go again next year - what more do we need to say?!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Its great that our visitors enjoy this wonderful unspoilt area, we aim to ensure a comfortable and relaxed environment at our apartment so visitors can enjoy their holiday to the full.
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Great stay - very hot in July

  • 4 of 5

The flat is one of the most comfortable and well appointed we have stayed in and excellent value. Having said that, a car is a must; the town and good beaches are not really in walking distance. The swimming pool is really excellent, beaches are brilliant, and the main town Ayamonte nice and interesting. This is still spanish Spain; very few Brits, prices low - great getaway spot! Would go again perhaps not in July though - seriously hot. The owner Jackie, pleasant and very easy to do deal with.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to review our property, we aim to be as helpful as possible in order that our guests have a good experience in our second home and with the aim of them having a relaxing stress free holiday. You will need a car to get to either the beach or the town unless you enjoy walking. Take a look at some images of Spain's best kept secret of the long and wide unspoilt beaches of Isla Canela.
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  • 5 of 5

Es una casa maravillosa, con todo tipo de detalles y muy acogedora. La zona residencial es muy tranquila, justo lo que ibamos buscando

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Although this was a last minute booking we are so pleased you enjoyed our second home which we try and make as welcoming as possible, we do hope it will encourage you for a longer stay
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From the Owner

Perfect location for both a beach based holiday or a golf/leisure based activity holiday, whether you want to unwind and chill out with long walks on a fantastic unspoilt beach or brush up on your golf skills on any of the 6 golf course around. Lots of local walks and many other sporting activities available locally. The town is vibrant throughout the year as it is not purely a tourist destination. Plently of opportunities to taste authentic spanish food or with a short visit (15mins) to portugal to taste the Portuguese food. The Marina serves european fayre so all the family can be suited. In the mild winter months as well as golf there is a local (brand new) swimming pool and spa, walks and wildlife to explore.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro, Portugal at 50 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : at 300 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : at 3 Kilometres Nearest Golf : at 300 Metres Nearest Train : at 6 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : at 3 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : at 300 Metres Nearest Beach : at 2 Kilometres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

The area is called the Coast of Light and attracts many artists and is also famous for its wetlands one of the most important in Europe. Golf with club rental opportunity. Wonderful walking area both along the coast and inland as well as river walks. Fishing, Windsurfing, kitesurfing Organised sports on he beach for July August


The 7km long Isla Canela beach is mins by car. This is an ideal haven for people who want to get away from it all but at the same time have all amenities accessible. The beach is tidal and on occasions you can walk out 3/4 mile or more. Although there are beach amenities they are never crowded and there are many cafes and restaurants. There is also a Marina on Isla Canela as well as Ayamonte. Fishing is available deep sea as well as river. The is kite surfing and windsurfing during the summer.


Faro airport is the nearest airport and is approximately 45 minutes journey. It can also be reached by flying to Seville approximately 1 1/4 hours. You will need to hire a car or arrange pickup transport. Local Bicycle Hire is available and delivered to your door.


Ayamonte is the nearest town and 5 mins by car. The small ferry from the town takes you over to Portugal which is 1km away. Isla Canela is a bird sanctuary and a protected area. Seville is approx 1 1/4 hours drive by car and is a must for shopping, shoes handbags especially it is also seeped in history and an ideal stop for sighteeing. There many beauty spots to visit within a 20 min car drive.

Further Details:

The picturesque Ayamonte town has a population of 20,000 people with all the local shops you could wish for including banks supermarkets etc, tapas bars and restaurants. It has not been discovered by mass tourism yet and remains Spanish. On the beach you can wind surf, kite surf and play volleyball, as well as fishing. The town has its own bullring and football stadium. There are many activities in the surrounding area and the tourists information will be happy to help. For gofers there are a further 4 high standard golf courses within a 15 mins car journey.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
3 Nov 2016 - 28 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Mar 2017 - 13 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
late spring
14 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
early summer
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
high summer
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
early autumn
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Nov 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
When confirming the dates required will need a 30% deposit with the balance 8 weeks before start date. Special offers on late deals or long lets are also available but are negotiated with owners.

Changeover Day:
Changeover dates can be flexible.

Notes on prices:
Discounts for advanced bookings. Flexible start dates and additional days can be added. Winter golf 1 October - 1 May book now for great deals. Golf trips of 3/4/5 days are available with green fees discount.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 07-Nov-2016
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From the Owner

We like to offer our clients the same comforts we enjoy offering a contemporary comfortable spacious apartment whatever time of year you visit.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


  • children welcome

Location Type

  • beach
  • town


  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • paragliding
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • En-suite bathroom for master bedroom with bath/shower over, bidet and wc decorated in marble and natural wood. Family bathroom to bedroom 2 with bath/shower over, bidet and wc decorated in marble and natural wood.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms) + Sofa Bed Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom has king size bed and has french doors leading onto main 28ft terrace overlooking five golf links, completely private with outstandi Bedroom 2 has two single beds leading onto terrace overlooking pool and gardens, 1 sofa bed in the lounge.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: new from May 2015 newly installed system just for the apartment previously part of a shared community service. Hair Dryers (2) available. Non-smokers please and no pets. Outside: The apartments are situated in a private complex of only 64 with private parking and own security entrance. It has its own gardens which are meticulously maintained. The large pool is manned by a lifeguard in the summer months and is available from Easter until October. There is also a children's pool and small play area to the far end of the gardens. There is a shaded seating area. On the terrace as well as dining chairs there are sun loungers available. Beach Towels are now supplied as part of the package. Utility Room: Suitable for storage of golf clubs, beach chairs etc does include airing facilities for clothes. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Cleaning/towels/linen are included in the price as well as beach towels. Midweek cleans can be arranged by separate arrangement. Other: Terrace has dining and lounging facilities overlooking the 8th & 9th green. The apartments are private, with only a few rented out. The people are friendly and mainly speak English. The pool is open May -October.

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