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Dolphin and whale watching in Gibraltar

Dolphin and whale watching in Gibraltar

Cadiz can boast of being one of the best located places in Spain given that it is cushioned between the Mediterranean and the Atlantic Ocean with an enormous coastline full of impressive beaches and natural landscapes. At the highest point of Tarifa visitors and locals alike can enjoy the generous breezes that blow through the town thanks to the convergence of the winds and seas that are the envy of Europe and the most appealing aspect for surfers in all of Spain and the European continent. more ...

Sport Fishing in Tarifa

Sport Fishing in Tarifa

Ask any serious sports fisherman what fish tops their bucket list and the answer would be the same, Marlin. Now if you think you need to go to tropical climes to catch this magnificent sportsfish, think again. You can catch Marlin, Bluefin Tuna, Dolphin Fish and many more species right here in Europe. Where? Come with us as we go fishing in Tarifa.more ...

Eating Out in Tarifa

Eating Out in Tarifa

In previous posts about Tarifa we’ve talked about which beach is best to soak up a few rays or catch a few waves, we’ve also covered your nightly entertainment needs now let’s turn our attention to your stomach and more importantly filling it. That’s right today we are talking about food and eating out in Tarifa. In Tarifa you can get just about everything your stomach desires, tapas, vegetarian, Moroccan, seafood and the list goes on. Here are our favourite restaurants in Tarifa…more ...

Discover the Roman Ruins of Baelo Claudia

Discover the Roman Ruins of Baelo Claudia

Baelo Claudia, an ancient Roman city surrounded by spectacular counrtyside overlooks Bolonia Beach only a few kilometres from Tarifa. For many years it remained hidden and forgotten beneath the shifting sand dunes, until excavations began at the beginning of the 20th century.more ...

Tarifa Nightlife Guide

Tarifa Nightlife Guide

The kites of hundreds of kite surfers fill the sky and the sails of the windsurfers skip across the water as they race downwind. Attracted by the strong winds which buffet the Andalusian coastline windsurfers, kite surfers and surfers flock to the town of Tarifa to indulge in their chosen sport. With all these young adventure seekers in town the nightlife in Tarifa is lively, exciting and usually last until dawn. With this guide we will show you the best bars in Tarifa to relax in or party the night away. more ...

Cadiz Brands: Osborne and Tio Pepe

Cadiz Brands: Osborne and Tio Pepe

Sherry, dry and aromatic is ideal to have as an aperitif or as an accompaniment to some mid-afternoon tapas. Appreciated the world over, this typical Spanish wine is produced in the province of Cadiz, reason enough to visit the wineries and bodegas of the region and learn a little more about this liquid gold during your next visit to Jerez, Cadiz or Tarifa.more ...

Getting the boat from Tarifa to Morocco

Getting the boat from Tarifa to Morocco

Africa is closer to home than you might think. Not only are large quantities of our genetic code hypothesised to come from here, but if you’re on holiday here in Tarifa, southern Spain, you can actually see it on a good day. And as you watch the hills roll into sea, the continent seems just a sea breath away: so close you could reach out and touch it. Fortunately, the ferry from Tarifa, Spain, to Morocco allows you to do just that.more ...

Kitesurfing in Tarifa

Kitesurfing in Tarifa

In Tarifa, southern Spain, kitesurfing (or kiteboarding, as it’s often called) is a cult pastime. Why? At Point Tarifa, the southernmost point of all of continental Europe, the calm Mediterranean rushes up to meet the voracious Atlantic, lending itself to Tarifa’s excellent kitesurfing conditions and moniker of “The Windy City”. This “Mecca of wind” has even hosted the World Kiteboard Championships.more ...

Apartment of the week in Tarifa - the Punta Paloma bungalows

Apartment of the week in Tarifa - the Punta Paloma bungalows

Sometimes, what you want more than anything in the world is to get away from it all, lie back and relax. Tarifa, close to Cádiz, is an idyllic town in southern Spain, on the Costa de la Luz (“Coast of Light”). Sound good? Without further hesitation, then, here’s this week's top apartment in Tarifa.more ...

Typical dishes and tapas from Cádiz

Typical dishes and tapas from Cádiz

The origins of tapas have been much debated. One of the most widely accepted theories is that it used to be made from shreds of bread with cheese and salami that were used to cover up wine glasses to stop insects from getting in. Other versions say that tapas was designed to prevent having to drink on an empty stomach.more ...

San Juan traditions in Tarifa, Cadiz

San Juan traditions in Tarifa, Cadiz

The summer solstice, also known in Spain as the night of San Juan, is one of the largest celebrations on Spanish calendars, and has been considered since the dawn of time to be a magic date. Every year, on the 23rd of July, bonfires and fireworks welcome in the beginning of summer.more ...

Bicentenary of the Siege of Tarifa 1812-2012

Bicentenary of the Siege of Tarifa 1812-2012

From the 18th to the 20th of May, Tarifa will be celebrating the Bicentenary of the Siege of Tarifa, with historical re-enactments that will take the city back to the beginning of the 19th century. Tighten your belts!more ...

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