27th May-3rd June 2017

Painting holiday on the Spanish POrtuguese Border

Ayamonte coastline

Ayamonte coastline

Colourful houses in Vila Real de Santo Antonio

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Mirador del Guadiana

Mirador del Guadiana

LocationAyamonte, Spain.

Our luxurious 2 and 3 bedroom self catering apartments look across the Guadiana River to the beautiful fishing town of Vila Real de Santo Antonio in Portugal. 

Within walking distance of Ayamonte's narrow streets, cafes, tapas bars, restaurants and shops. Our modern accommodation at Mirador del Guadiana affords us the best of both worlds as we choose whether to paint on the Spanish or Portuguese side of the river. 

Surrounded by nature reserves, long beaches, quiet dunes and delightful architecture we really will be spoilt for choice in this truly unspoilt part of the Algarve coastline. 

Rates:

£650 per painter to include accommodation and tuition.

£300 each for non-painting partners sharing a room with a painter

living room

What’s included: 

7 nights of luxury self-catering accommodation.

Tuition: 5 days of painting tuition on location. 
We will begin with workshops and demonstrations of the specific techniques and approaches used when painting on location. Each day will focus on a different location and aspect of painting ‘en plein air’. 

Transport: A minibus will be provide on the days when we need to travel to locations beyond Ayamonte.

Flights are not included and should be booked separately. Guests should make their own way to Ayamonte. There is a good train service from Faro to Vila Real de Santo Antonio, a ticket costs around 5 euros. A taxi can easily be arranged from the station to our apartments in Ayamonte. A private airport transfer can also be arranged for 65 euros. Car hire is also available to those who prefer more independence. 

Food: Meals are not included. Guests may use the self catering facilities in the apartments or avail of the many eateries in Ayamonte. Both supermarkets and restaurants are within walking distance.

 

 

Ayamonte boats with the bridge over the Guadiana River behind

Ayamonte boats with the bridge over the Guadiana River behind

Itinerary: 

Travel to Spain on Saturday 27th May, gather in Ayamonte on Saturday evening.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday; a mixture of classes and workshops, painting, walking and sight-seeing.

On Wednesday we will have a day off.

Thursday  and Friday: a mixture of classes and workshops, painting, walking and sight-seeing.

Depart Friday evening or Saturday.

Equipment: A full list of required equipment will be issued upon receipt of your booking.

 

The weather: Although good weather cannot be guaranteed, the average temperature in late May is 14-25C.

The weather: Although good weather cannot be guaranteed, the average temperature in late May is 14-25C.

 

To book: Click here to make a booking enquiry

 

Please book early to avoid disappointment!