Cies Islands Galicia Viewpoint2

Sitting just off the Galician coastline, the Cies Islands are an untamed paradise made up of pristine beaches, soaring cliffs and verdant forests. As a fiercely protected national park, the uninhabited islands have a ban on motorised vehicles along with strict visitation restrictions and a campsite as the only form of accommodation, providing the chance for a rustic, back-to-nature holiday that offers everything from swimming in crystal clear turquoise water to hiking through sun dappled pine forests. From the best beaches and the best hiking…Continue Reading “Cies Islands, Galicia | Everything you need to know”

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Fervenza De Vieiros Galicia

Hidden right in the heart of the Galician forest, Fervenza de Vieiros is a striking waterfall that rivals those found in the jungles of Bali or Costa Rica. But unlike the waterfalls in Indonesia and Central America, this one remains relatively unknown and provides the unique opportunity to see a world-class waterfall without leaving Europe. And best of all, you’ll most likely have it all to yourself. Surrounded by a large mass of dense forest, Fervenza de Vieiros is an impressive setting with a powerful…Continue Reading “Fervenza De Vieiros, Galicia, Spain”

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Comporta Portugal

Sitting roughly a one hour drive south of Lisbon, Comporta is a relatively unknown paradise drawing in-the-know travellers in search of a more secluded Portuguese beach holiday destination. With lush green rice paddies, sweeping pristine beaches and a well-heeled yet casual vibe, the unique holiday spot provides a refreshing, chic alternative to the bustling Algarve. Read on to discover what makes Comporta Portugal’s most sophisticated beach holiday spot and why it should be on every discerning beach lover’s bucket list.  Comprising 31 acres, Herdade da…Continue Reading “Comporta: Portugal’s most sophisticated beach holiday destination”

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Best bars and restaurants in Comporta

When it comes to dining out, Comporta is best-known for its excellent beachside eateries – most notably the pioneering Restaurante Sal – but the village itself is also home to a fantastic line-up of restaurant and bars. Some are open all-year-round while others pop up just for summer, bringing a seasonal buzz to the otherwise drowsy Portuguese village. From high-end produce-focused restaurants to hip beach shacks and low-key cafes, these are the best bars and restaurants in Comporta. Cavalarica Sitting at the heart of the…Continue Reading “The best bars and restaurants in Comporta, Portugal”

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Best beaches in Comporta

With a seemingly endless expanse of sand, rolling, grass-topped dunes, and bitingly cold, iridescent sea, the Herdade da Comporta coastline is an epic, untamed paradise. Straw umbrellas, beachside cafes and wooden boardwalks perfectly complement the wild landscape, making this one of the best beach holiday destinations in Europe. Although it’s essentially one long stretch of uninterrupted sand, the coastline is, in fact, made up of several beaches each with their own distinct features and characteristics. From the well-to-do Praia do Pego to the undiscovered Praia do…Continue Reading “The best beaches in Comporta, Portugal”

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