Cies Islands Galicia Beach

Perched on top of Portugal in the far northwestern corner of Spain, Galicia has so far remained under the radar of most British tourists, who instead choose to flock to the country’s balmy southern coastline or bustling central cities. But with a dramatic landscape that boasts everything from thundering waterfalls to pristine beaches, the region shouldn’t be overlooked. Read on to discover the best of what Galicia has to offer. Nestled between two sides of the Atlantic, Galicia has a unique character and a rugged…Continue Reading “Galicia: Spain’s undiscovered region”

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”

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”

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”

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”