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Deluxe Beach Front Apartment in Isla Canela with stunning sea views.Free wi-fi.



Updated: 30-Nov-2016
Apartment in Isla Canela, Ayamonte, Costa de la Luz, Spain - Wonderful Front Line Beach Location with Terrace Overlooking the Magnifcient Atlantic Ocean

Isla Canela is a protected natural area. A perfect location in which to relax and unwind. Our apartment's beach front location offers an engaging vista at any time of the day. It has beautifully maintained landscaped gardens in a secure gated development with private access. Seated areas, walkways, water features and fountains create a relaxing ambiance. Take in the wonderful evening sunsets from our large terrace. Retractable glass screens surround our terrace providing total flexibility and comfort. Private parking with two lifts providing access to our apartment. Floodlit pool and small children's pool.Five star hotels, a marina, restaurants and bars feature in this lovely unspoilt area and are just a short stroll away. A beautiful 18 hole golf course with driving range and two bowling greens are within a five minute drive. Windsurfing, sailing, boat trips, cycling and fishing are all available.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Washing machine

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The apartment was wonderful and very well equipped. We will certainly be visiting again.

Apartment is lovely - home from home. Everything you need is here, comfortable and stylish. Beach fantastic - would recommend.

Fantastic apartment, thought of everything. An amazing view and a good position to people watch. Our 5th visit to the area but our best holiday yet.

Lovely apartment. Great Views.

Fabulous apartment!! Furnished beautifully! Excellent views and proximity of apartment to the sea. Will definitely recommend and will certainly visit again.

Amazing view! We couldn't keep off the terrace. We love this apartment & its so stylish. The beach and tennis courts were great.

A most enjoyable holiday. Out and about every day and this lovely apartment to come back to.

Super apartment, well equipped and beautifully furnished. Great views, good facilities - wished we owned it. Would recommend this area and certainly the apartment to anybody.

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Feb 2008
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12 Reviews

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Great Autumn Break

  • 5 of 5

Our second stay in this immaculate apartment with very helpful owners. Everything needed for a great holiday. Lots of interesting places to visit including popping over the border to Portugal. The beach is spectacular and if bird watching is your thing this is a great place to be.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Geraldine. We are so pleased that you have all had another wonderful holiday at our apartment in this magical area of Spain. We seriously desire to maintain the high standards that we would expect to experience ourselves if we were staying in a property. We are delighted that our offering elevates your holiday experience. Thank you too for watering our terrace plant! Steve and Joan
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Wonderful apartment

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a wonderful stay at this lovely apartment. We read the reviews before booking and it certainly lived up to expectations, and beyond.

The apartment was well equipped, very clean and the balcony was simply amazing. We have two small children so the glass screens provided a comforting level of safety whilst allowing us to sit and watch the sunset every evening.

The local area was great, amazing beaches, lovely restaurants and not too commercialised.

Steve was incredibly helpful, providing really valuable information and also organised our transfers from the airport.

We can't recommend highly enough

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. We strive to make your holiday a holiday that you enjoy and one that you will remember and perhaps return once more. We are delighted that you all had a wonderful and comfortable holiday adventure.
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Perfect apartment in a great spot

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely apartment- it's got everything you need, beautifully decorated and furnished, and the owners are incredibly helpful. A fabulous view to the sea and the pool and a lovely terrace to lounge on and read and eat and drink. We decided not to hire a car and a car was arranged to pick us up at Faro airport and on return - a very reasonable 70 euros each way for the four of us. We used the local bus (bus stop very conveniently at the back of the apartment block) to take us along to the port and into Ayamonte - just over a euro each and a taxi back from Ayamonte was around 9 euros. We'd certainly love to go back, lots of things within walking distance- tapas bars, the beach, restaurants, supermarkets etc.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect apartment

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful apartment with all the facilities you could possibly need. Clean and well maintained.

The location is superb with the beach just a couple of minutes stroll. The tide goes out so far that you have more beach than you could ever wish for. Easy to find a spot to enjoy the beach all day and into the evening. There are plenty of fantastic restaurants within easy walking distance at extremely reasonable prices. The fish is amazing!

Highly recommend for families and couples alike. We chose not to have a car and enjoyed a relaxing break. There are good bus links and so getting about is easy.

Probably would recommend hiring a car if you plan to go to Portugal or explore the Spanish countryside further.

The pool is clean and always able to get a sun lounger even in the height of August. We found most people in the area were Dpanish indicating that this is a very good area for a holiday!

Perfect location, and definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We are delighted that you had a wonderful holiday and that you enjoyed the location. Thank you for looking after our apartment and we hope that we may have the pleasure of arranging another holiday for you in the future. Steve and Joan
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Lovely Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Apartment was nicely furnished, spotlessly clean and well equipped. A real home from home.

Ideal location for a beach holiday and for exploring the area with a car. The beach is fantastic and right on the doorstep. It is a really lovely area. Plenty of local bars and restaurants although not all open at this time of year.

We had great weather whilst we were there, although it does get windy being on the Atlantic coast.

The owners were very helpful prior to our visit and answered any questions promptly.

We had a great holiday and would highly recommend this apartment and the area. I am sure we will return.

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our aim is to make a holiday as successful and enjoyable as possible. We strongly believe that by providing a lovely base from which you can relax and feel at home makes an important contribution towards achieving a memorable holiday experience. We are so pleased that you had a lovely holiday and we hope that we may be able to provide a holiday base for you again in the future.
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Stunning Apartment

  • 5 of 5

We found the owners to be very prompt at replying to our initial enquiries and any further emails. The information provided about the apartment and the area was thorough and very helpful. Arrangements to pick up the keys from the local property management team were confirmed and the meet up when we arrived went very smoothly.

We were impressed with the pictures and description of the apartment on the website but the reality was even better. The most beautifully furnished and fully equipped apartment we have stayed in. You can tell that the owners use the apartment regularly as it had everything that we could have wanted - just simple things like having handwash at all the sinks, cleaning stuff in the kitchen and oil, salt and condiments for cooking makes things so much easier. Added extras like buckets and spades and beach mats were really appreciated by our 2 children.

The apartment itself was situated in the middle of the 2 local areas - one way to Isla Canela and the other to the Marina. This suited us well as there wasn't too far to walk in either direction. We liked bits of both sites - the beach at Isla Canela where the sand bars made for a great place to look for shells and also warm shallow water for the children to swim in. Then we enjoyed walking around the marina and trying different venues for food. If the children were tiring and didn't fancy the walk back we used the local road train that dropped us right outside the apartments for a very small price.

Isla Canela was perfect for a beach holiday with our 2 young children (6 and 2). Lovely beaches without the tourist tat of other locations. We didn't feel the need to venture far; the area was quiet as it was out of season but we found restaurants and shops locally for the basics and it was a short drive into Ayamonte if we wanted a bigger shop. No shortage of delicious fish and seafood and wonderful fresh fruit. Worth checking out the fresh food market in Ayamonte if you want something fresh to cook back at the apartment.

Our 6 night stay was extended due to the French air traffic control strikes but again we found both the owners and their local property managers to be incredibly helpful and made what could have been a very stressful time easier....and we ended up with a longer holiday in a beautiful place!

I'm sure we will be back, maybe later in the season so that the pool will be open but probably not mid-summer as I'm sure it would be too busy for us then. We liked it quiet

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely comments and we hope we will hear from you again in the future.
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From the Owner

We had considered owning a property abroad for many years but never really believed we would ever find the right combination of a property, location and at a price we could afford. We had checked out properties on the Algarve and in France and had visited a number of overseas property shows in the UK. In 2004 Joan saw an advert for properties in a place called Isla Canela. We had never heard of Isla Canela and new very little about this particular area of Spain, but we liked what we read. We arranged a visit and we fell in love with the location and area immediately. Peaceful, magnificent beaches, non-commercial, attractive landscaped apartments, a well maintained area, a gem of a traditional Spanish town a short distance away, true Spanish culture with charm and wonderful warm sunshine.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 60 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Ayamonte at 5 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Isla Canela Golf Course at 4 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A22 at 10 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Our apartment overlooks the magnificent beach Car: recommended


In this instance, beach front does mean beach front. No roads to cross, no traffic, just a step out from our gated garden area and you are on what can only be described as one of the most magnificent and tranquil beaches in Spain. A gentle sloping ocean floor provides a safe area to bathe.The beach is cleaned daily throughout the season and stretches for 7km.You can stroll down the beach along the waters edge or walk the promenade that runs uninterrupted along its full length.


Nearest airports are Faro (45mins) and Seville (90mins). We would strongly recommend that the hire of a car is essential to fully enjoy your holiday and the areas amenities.


The nearest town to Isla Canela is Ayamonte (pop 17,000). Just 5km distance away. Isla Canela and Punto del Moral are all within an easy stroll from the apartment. Both offer a range of bars and restaurants. Seville, Huelva, Jerez (sherry capital of Europe), Cadiz, Gibraltar and the Portuguese Algarve are all within easy reach.

Further Details:

A beautiful and typical Andalucian fishing town offering a wide variety of shops, restaurants, coffee shops and lively tapas bars. A traditional market in the centre provides all your freshly caught fish,meat and vegetables. There is a marina and a daily ferry service to Portugal. Magnificent palm tree lined squares, whitewashed houses, Baroque churches and beautiful displays of flowers are in abundance. Seville, Huelva, Jerez, Cadiz, Gibraltar, Portugal are ideal for a day out and within easy reach.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
March 2017
1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
April 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
May 2017
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
June 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
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August 2017
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
October 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:

Changeover Day:
Can be flexible but preferably Saturday arrival. The apartment will normally be ready for occupation from 2pm on the day of arrival until 10am on the day of departure although this can be varied if there is no changeover on the day of arrival.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds and inclusive of electricity, water, bath and hand towels and bed linen.

Payment by cheque or bank transfer. 25% deposit of the total rental payable in sterling when making your booking. Balance to be paid 6 weeks prior to departure together with a £50 security deposit for damage or breakages. The security deposit will be refunded after the apartment has been checked and the keys have been returned.

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: 30-Nov-2016
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Property Type

  • apartment


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Lift ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Dining Area


  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


  • children welcome

Location Type

  • beach
  • waterfront


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath/shower over, wc, washbasin/cabinet, bidet,mirror with lights, shaver socket. Shower Room - new enlarged shower area with sliding doors, washbasin, wc ,mirror with lights and shaver socket.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms/2 Bathrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - Twin beds with en suite bathrooom. Large fitted wardrobe. Safe deposit box. Chest of drawers. Bedside cabinet. French windows. Fan. Bedroom 2 - twin beds.Large fitted wardrobe.Chest of drawers.Bedside cabinet.Fan.Window.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Our west facing apartment is elevated providing wonderful views from the terrace of the sea, beach and the countryside. There are fans and electric radiators in the living room and bedrooms. An extensive selection of books, CDs and DVDs are provided and games. Tennis rackets/tennis balls for the tennis court. Adjustable beach chairs for use on the beach or terrace. Two lifts service our apartment. Private reserved parking space for your car.Security gate key and electronic gate key provided for access. Our property is maintained and serviced by a well established English property management company located in Ayamonte, just a 5 minute drive away. All the contact details will be provided before your visit. There is a house book at the apartment with all the details about the local area, including maps. Outside: We have paid extra attention to the terrace area to ensure that this is a comfortable and relaxed outdoor space. Terrace blinds have been fitted to both side and front elevations of the terrace to ensure that the al fresco experience is an enjoyable one. Sliding mosquito screens have been installed to the patio doors leading onto the terrace. There is a very large shared swimming pool (with shower areas) and a small shallow childrens pool. There is a childrens play area, tennis court and two paddle courts. The magnificent sand duned beach and paved promenade is accessed directly via the front gate of the apartments. The gardens,trees,shrubs and flowers are beautifully maintained. Fountains and water features, pergolas and seated areas provide a relaxing environment. The pool, fountains, walkways and promenade are all lit in the evening. Utility Room: Automatic washing machine. Ironing board/iron. Clothes airer. Electric water heater. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels, bed linen and bath mats are supplied and changed weekly. All the bed linen and duvets are Egyptian cotton.There are soft blankets and bedspreads. The apartment is fully cleaned before and after your stay. Please bring your own beach towels. Other: We have paid special attention to making the outside terrace space a comfortable place to sit, relax, dine and drink.Italian outdoor sofa and chairs with soft cushions and small table. German made Fisher Mobel table and chairs for dining. Terrace blinds.

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