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Luxurious Air Conditioned Penthouse and Rooftop Jacuzzi

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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:7
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Superior 3 bed 2 bath beach front apartment with spectacular views of Portugal

The penthouse is situated in private gated grounds a few minutes walk from the beach on the beautiful Atlantic coastline of the island gem of Isla Canela. The apartment sleeps six, having three tastefully furnished bedrooms, two of which open onto the western seaboard. The master bedroom also has a full ensuite bathroom. There is a family bathroom, fully equipped kitchen and a large living room which opens onto a truly magnificent sun bathed terrace which boasts the finest views and sunsets on the island. The terrace is fully equipped with tables, chairs and shaded area for relaxed convivial outdoor dining. There is also a raised jacuzzi. A dedicated lift will bring you and your guests straight from the underfloor gated car park to the penthouse. Beneath you lie beautifully manicured gardens, the largest, lowest occupancy pool on the island, tennis courts, play area, showers and privately gated access to the beach.

Active Holiday or Relaxing Rest: The geography and ambient culture of Isla Canela combine to make it a truly refreshing area in which to unwind, whether through the host of available recreational activities, or, by simply lying back, relaxing and chilling out to the rhythms of the waves falling on the beach at night and the village culture of the fishermen of Barrio de Canela and Punta del Moral. Activities there are aplenty - fishing, swimming, windsurfing, cycling, beach volleyball, jogging, walking, golfing, tennis, boating and sailing. Or watch the local villagers celebrate the fiestas with fireworks, mule races, music and dancing from Ayamonte to Villablanca and back. Or relax over coffee and churros in Ayamonte, enjoy a lunch of grilled sardines and chilled wine in a beach 'chiringuito', have a siesta, and then stroll with the Spanish families along the lighted marine promenade, before heading out for a late evening dinner. Or savour your own freshly caught fare as the Western sun sets over the terrace.

In Spain: The town of Ayamonte lies over the bridge, some 15 minutes from the island. It is a vibrant bustling Spanish town, peppered with pleasing walks, generous plazas, and alfresco dining - locally caught and marketed fish enjoy pride of place together with excellent Iberian hams and reasonably priced good quality wines. Its citizens are proud of their culture and traditions, as exemplified in their fiestas, processions and dance and music festivals. The town and its citizens exude hospitality and while many are happy to use English, they are very pleased if their guests try out their Spanish. The fast food chain, litter, loud thumping music and wall-to-wall soap coverage culture has been successfully resisted. This is very much a traditional Spanish town, in which one cannot fail to be impressed by the scores of multi generational family outings of toddlers, teenagers, adults and grandparents happily relaxing together over long family meals into the wee small hours. In August,usually 15/16 ,there is an open air art festival which is well worth a visit.

Just across the River Guadiana lies the Portuguese town of Vila Real de Santo Antonio. It also has a vibrant marina, and pleasing riverside restaurants. Walking from the marina into the town one can find great bargains in the port and wine shops, and, in the many linen outlets. Heading due west on the motorway will - in little more than 90 minutes - bring you to the most westerly point in continental Europe - the windswept fastness of Cabo de Sao Vicente lighthouse. The 90 minute trip east from Ayamonte brings you to historic city of Seville, the capital of Andalucia, with its old quarter housing its magnificent cathedral, with its famous Moorish Giralda Tower, and the nearby Alcázar palace. Nearer to Ayamonte and Isla Canela is the regional 'shopping' hub of Huelva. Car recommended.

NB - Pool opens for the first two weekends in June, then full time from the 15th June until the 15th September, then for the last two weekends in September.
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Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 5

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 7
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet



  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • VCR


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Walkway To Water

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Pool opens first two weekends in June, and last two weekends in Sept. Opens daily from 15 June to 15 Sept. ...moreless

  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool

Building Type

  • Building


from 4 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 15 - May 26, 2017
4 night min stay
May 27 - Jun 30, 2017
4 night min stay
Jul 1 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay

Sep 2 - Sep 29, 2017
4 night min stay
Sep 30 - Nov 3, 2017
3 night min stay
Nov 4 - Feb 2, 2018
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $272.37
  • No additional mandatory fees


20% deposit to secure booking.

Full payment 30 days before first day of holiday.

100% refund if cancellation 90 DAYS before start of holiday

NB During July & August, extra nights cost £225 above 7 night stay for 6 people.

Plus £250,fully refundable,security deposit which would be open to being retained in whole or in part in the event of breakages, loss of keys or excessive use of services (such as cleaning or electricity)

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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75 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Faro, Portugal
1 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
8 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Ferry to Portugal
5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Isla Canela Golf Club
22 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Portugal
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
E-1 Autopista, Spain
50 Metres
Nearest Beach
Isla Canela Beach

Car: Recommended

Air conditioned luxury beach front penthouse in an exclusive gated community on Isla Canela. The complex has the biggest, pool on the island, tennis courts, a children's playground, showers, loungers, toddlers' pool, secure parking, lifts, etc. The island is the hidden gem of Costa de La Luz, 15 minutes from the beautiful Andalucian town of Ayamonte. Fishing, swimming, windsurfing, kite surfing, boat trips, a 2 mile lighted pedestrian promenade and restaurants serving freshly caught fish, lie on your doorstep. A few kilometres away lie golf courses, the romantic fishing village of Punta del Moral, the Marina and Ayamonte, with a wide variety of excellent restaurants, an incredible fish market, shopping and fine wine outlets. Enjoy Ayamonte's International Classical Music Festival,and open air Art Exhibition in August, marvel at the historic beauty of Seville, 90 minutes away or take a 20 minute drive or ferry to Portugal for a coffee and fine port or three in Vila Real de Santo Antonio!

Other Activities: kite surfing, boat trips,fishing trips

Golf: There is an excellent golf course with a well appointed welcoming club house, bar and restaurant, some 5 minutes away on the island .

Some 20 minutes away is the new Costa Esuri Golf Course.

The Portuguese Algarve Golf Courses of Castro Marim, Quinta da Ria, Quinta de Cima, Monte Rei and Qinta do Vale can all be found within 45 minutes.

Ski: There is of course no skiing! but there is walking, fishing, swimming, banana boating, the nature reserve, sports marina, windsurfing, kite surfing, cycle hire, the marine promenade, beach front chiringuitos, countless restaurants, the fish market, wine shops, golf, two football stadia, the bullring, the International Clasical Musical Festival, language schools, watching the trawler fleet return to Punta del Moral, savouring their catch that very night in Punta's myriad restaurants, fireworks and fiestas in Ayamonte and nearby Villa Blanca, religious festivals, mule racing, beautiful churches, the ferry (or, the bridge) to Portugal, the Portuguese frontier town of Vila Real de Santo Antonio, with fine port and linen bargains galore. Visit the stunning architecture of old Seville, the old mining community of Rio Tinto, take a boat trip out to sea or up the frontier River Guadiana ..... or .....relax in the terrace jacuzzi as the sun goes down on your rioja or chilled vino blanco!


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Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Enjoy ........

    Enjoy ........

  • Quiet Elegance

    Quiet Elegance

  • The pool by night

    The pool by night

  • Sweet dreams

    Sweet dreams

  • Tranquilidad


  • It's all yours

    It's all yours

  • Dream on

    Dream on



  • Learn to kitesurf .....from your terrace!

    Learn to kitesurf .....from your terrace!

  • Light and Shade

    Light and Shade

  • Portuguese Horizon by Night

    Portuguese Horizon by Night

  • Good Night ...... Every Night

    Good Night ...... Every Night

  • Two's company, three's a crowd here

    Two's company, three's a crowd here

  • Enjoy the  palatial gardens

    Enjoy the palatial gardens

  • Dine with a view

    Dine with a view

  • Relax in style

    Relax in style

  • The gourmet kitchen

    The gourmet kitchen

  • Chill out  in the shade by the fountains

    Chill out in the shade by the fountains

  • It's a tough choice!

    It's a tough choice!

  • Lunch in the shade

    Lunch in the shade

  • Balmy Evenings

    Balmy Evenings

  • Third Bedroom

    Third Bedroom

  • Atlantic Horizon

    Atlantic Horizon

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