The traditional Spanish town of Ayamonte is situated in the south west corner of Andalucía. It is the last town before reaching the Portuguese Algarve.
Ayamonte still retains the charm of a traditional Spanish town while at the same time offering all the modern infrastructures and amenities you would expect in modern European towns
Golden sandy beaches, three golf courses, the Guadiana River and Faro International airport only 45 minutes’ drive away. Seville International airport is a little over an hour away but over ninety per cent of all visitors, tourists and indeed residents use Faro airport as their main airport. There is also the novelty of knowing that you can leave Ayamonte at the time you want to arrive at the check-in Faro. The difference of one hour between Spanish time and Portuguese time also means that you can ring in the New Year twice simply by driving over the bridge. Like it’s been said it is all about location and Ayamonte has it.
Ayamonte has a rich cultural history and throughout the year there are various exhibitions and concerts featuring local, national and international talent. There are various interesting old buildings and monuments dotted throughout the town. Please have a look at the tab above which says Visit to give you a few ideas of places you can visit during your stay.
The sports and leisure facilities are many and varied. Many football teams choose Ayamonte for their pre-season training so don’t be surprised to see La Liga football players strolling around Ayamonte after a hard training session on the beach. Sailing and all types of nautical activities are also on the increase, with the majority of the competitions held over the spring and summer. Have a look at the events calendar to be sure not to miss out.
As for food there are numerous restaurants and tapa bars. The abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables grown locally coupled with fresh fish-seafood and not forgetting the cured ham and Iberian black pork open up a mouth-watering array of dishes for you to savour, start by looking at our restaurant guide you won’t be disappointed.