Ayamonte is a traditional Spanish fishing town in Andalusia with its own marina, the first town entering Spain from the Algarve provides fantastic views over the River Guadiana and Portugal.
Ayamonte has a natural buzz about the town with amazing buildings and cultural background. The town provides many great restaurants with amazing seafood, fish and tapas, fantastic wine bars and little café´s surrounding beautiful and unique plazas.
The town is home to many Spanish habitants who enjoy life and celebrating many festivals throughout the year including Semana Santa, Carnival, 3 kings and the summer in general- the people are very welcoming to tourists and people from other parts of the world living in or visiting their beautiful town.
In Ayamonte there is a bus station with regular services to Huelva, Seville and many parts of Andalusia and the rest of Spain. Many excursions travel to Madrid, the north of Spain and all parts of Andalusia.
From Ayamonte you can catch a ferry over to Portugal, the ferry travels to Vila Real de San Antonio. The journey is very cheap and takes about 15 minutes; you can travel with bikes and cars at a small extra cost. The small Portuguese town has plenty of restaurants and cafés and access to lovely long beaches. There is also a train station in the town whereby you can travel to all parts of Portugal including Faro, Albufeira, Lisbon and Porto, all with regular services.