Between them, Nuevo Portil and El Portil have a generous spread of bars, restaurants and chiringuitos (beach bars) and while the choice is widest during the summer it's possible to happily chow down all year round.


Zampa Gamba

A very pleasant ten minute coastal walk away is this specialist seafood restaurant, open most days all year round serving freshly caught fish as well as mouth watering secrettos (Iberian Pork).


Surf Chef

This Colombian-run restaurant/bar is one of the friendliest around, delivering up classic Mexican specialties with a smile as well as a wider range of classic European dishes, Especially good choices for kids and vegetarians.

La Rena

A thirty minute stroll on foot but well worth it - one of the best chirniguitos around with delicious grilled salmon the equal of anything you'll find in Paris or London.



A simple local boozer, this is a friendly, back-slapping establishment open well into the small hours.

Trattoria Trinacria

A great pizzeria, open year round.

Meson La Tablita

A huge range of delicious meat dishes and fine beers.


Nuevo Portil Golf

A decent selection of beers wines and spirits, Most importantly open all day, all year round and is just five minutes walk away.


Nuevo Portil is more of a refuge from city life than a conduit to it. However, two of Spain's most striking cities are well within day trip distance.


Cadiz is around 90 minutes by car and is well worth the trip, its beautiful Cuban architecture, amazing cathedral and historic forts well worth the trip alone.


Seville needs no introduction - one of Spain's grandest cities bristling with historic significance and steeped in flamenco culture. Endlessly explorable, it's around a sixty minute drive.


Nuevo Portil is a small coastal town in the municipality of Cartaya, part of the principality of Huelva in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Southern Spain.

Approximately 40km from the Portuguese border, Nuevo Portil is on the Costa de la Luz, or 'Coast of Light' and receives over 300 days of sunshine a year, with temperatures averaging around 30 degrees between April and October.

Nuevo Portil shares a 2km, golden sandy beach with its bustling, more urbanised sister town of El Portil, just the other side of Celle Laguna Ceca ('Dry Lagoon Street').

With larger properties and more green spaces, Nuevo Portil can be considered the calmer, more rural locale but in truth both have plenty to offer.

Not least of these shared charms is 'Le Fleche' ('Arrowhead') - a long narrow peninsula shielding the local coast from the Atlantic as the Rio Piedras flows into the ocean.

A ferry trip to the other side is well worth it. It's just you and the Atlantic.


The principle local past time is, of course, golf, but whether or not you enjoy the swing of a club, Nuevo Portil has plenty more to offer.


Beach Yoga

Regular Beach Yoga classes can be found up and down the beach between El Portil and El Rompido (ADD CONTACT DETAILS).


The PlayaCartya Spa is just a short walk up the road in the Hotel Playa, offering plunge pools, saunas, steam rooms and jacuzzis in the high season, as well as a range of treatments.

Kayak Hire

During the high season everything from paddle boards to kayaks can be hired from various points along the beach. (ADD CONTACT DETAILS)


Nuevo Portil is blessed with a fine network of cycle paths sweeping through the pine forest a d along the coast - you can easily do 30k without touching a road. Ask about our bikes for hire.

Boat Trips 

The nearby El Rompido mariner has no shortage of skippers happy to convey groups up and down La Fleche. Ask for details.


Quad Biking

The expansive local woods make for lovely walks, but for a bit more excitement why not explore on a quad bike? Guided trips depart regularly from (ADD CONTACT DETAILS)

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La Casa de la Luz is located on Spain's coast of light, 

surrounded by woodlands and just five minutes walk from the beach.

Portugal's Faro airport is around an hour's drive and transfers can be booked from 25 euros per person.




Calle Díez de Solís, 84, Nuevo Portil
Cartaya, Huelva 21459, España