Tarifa

A Dream Between Two Oceans

 

Tarifa

A Dream Between Two Oceans

 

Tarifa

A Dream Between Two Oceans

 

Tarifa

A Dream Between Two Oceans

 

Tarifa

A Dream Between Two Oceans

 

Tarifa

A Dream Between Two Oceans

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Welcome to Tarifa

Only 14km to Africa. Right here, in the Strait of Giblraltar, the Mediterranean sea meets the open Atlantic. Tarifa is one of the most magical places in Spain, with endless white beaches, a charming historic town, numerous traditional bars and fish restaurants. The population of around 15.000 people increases by several thousand every summer.

The Wind

Because of the strong winds blowing through the Strait of Gibraltar, Tarifa is the Mecca of windsurf and kitesurf; kitesurfers from all Europe come here to enjoy the fantastic spots.

Ideal for Nature Lovers

We are in the narrowest point between Europe and Africa:  this is a privileged area to observe bird migrations in their journey towards the other continent. Tarifa is one a the few places where you can observe wild vultures feeding in their natural habitat.  The nature surrounding Tarifa is a true gem; the Strait is full of marine species, fishes and sea mammals. Several whale-watching boats can take you to an unforgettable journey across the seas of the Strait, to observe dolphins, whales and tunas.

Active Tourism

In addition to beautiful cycling and hiking routes there are amazing climbing areas around. Among the top activities to be done in Tarifa; horse riding, diving, windsurf and surf, paddle, open-air yoga… Most activities can be done with children. Ask our reception: we will gladly provide you information on the local schools and the best spots!

Choose Your Beach

Find a quiet beach protected from the wind or a windsurf sport, enjoy drinks in a chiringuito at twilight or bathe in an unspoiled beach surrounded by stunning landscapes… everything is possible. Around Tarifa many amazing beaches await you; with friends or family, for sport or sunbathing…   take your pick!

History and Culture

Tarifa has a very interresting history. Explore the historic town and its monuments; the old town wall, the castles and the churches. A few kilometers away in Bolonia, discover amazing well-preserved roman ruins lying in a stunning natural environment. All around Tarifa, do not miss the “pueblos blancos” and the cities like Cadiz, Ronda or Gibraltar….

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