Overlooking the Guadiana River Valley, this hostel in the centre of Mértola features free Wi-Fi access. It belongs to a canoeing club and offers facilities suitable for sports and nature lovers. All rooms at Centro de Estágio do Guadiana offer functional furnishings and views across the river. Each comes with a work desk and some also have air conditioning. All the rooms include shared bathrooms. Guests can work out in Estágio’s gym or participate in canoeing and hiking trips into the Vale do Guadiana Natural Park, organised by the hotel’s staff. Mertola`s hilltop castle is under 5 minutes walk from the Estágio do Guadiana. The white-sand beach of Praia de Monte Gordo is a 1-hour drive away.