Zahara de los Atunes is not only situated on one of the most picture-perfect beaches of Andalusia, but has a wealth of other attractions to make your holiday memorable. Zahara de los Atunes is located in a compellingly beautiful environment and is an excellent base from which to explore the majestic coastline of the Costa de la Luz, the pretty white hilltop pueblos of the Sierra de Cádiz mountain range and the numerous historic sites and monuments of the area. Discover the fishing traditions, indulge in the culinary delights and choose from a wide variety of sports activities.
Zahara is an idyllic, traditional fishing village which has reinvented itself to become one of the best travel destinations in Spain. With the 16 km of spectacular sandy beach as the main attraction, Zahara has made itself a name for its exquisite cuisine dominated by local freshly caught bluefin tuna and Retinto meats of excellent quality. During the summer visitors enjoy a relaxed night life with numerous beach bars offering live music in a magical setting.
A short stroll away from Zahara lies Atlanterra, en enclave of sublime natural beauty transformed into a priviledged residential area of superb luxury villas surrounded by divine gardens and impressive estates. It is one of the best kept secrets of the Andalusian coast, inhabited by people who share a deep respect for nature and a gusto for peace and serenity. Atlanterra has preserved its natural beauty thanks to a carefully planned sustainable development strategy protecting the beach and dunes and leaving them pure and wild.
Nestled into a lush green valley between Zahara and Tarifa lies the small coastal hamlet of Bolonia, perhaps one of the region’s most renowned locations.Despite its wide golden beach and crystal clear waters it is still undiscovered by the crowds and boasts a well preserved ancient Roman city that sits right on the beach, flanked by a huge natural sand dune.
Tarifa is situated at the southernmost tip of the continent with the stunning Moroccan coastline against the impressive backdrop of the Rif mountains in full view. Thanks to ideal wind conditions, it is regarded the number one hot spot for wind and kite surfing in Spain by the international surfing community. The surf scene makes for a trendy ambience throughout the year adding a cosmopolitan feel to this sweet little town steeped in history and surrounded by nothing but the staggering beauty of the Natural Park of the Straits.
When touring the white villages perched on the hilltops of the rolling countryside of the Sierra de Cádiz mountains, the ancient history of this region comes alive in places such as Vejer de la Frontera, Medina Sidonia and Arcos de la Frontera. Moorish heritage is still predominant in these places which were later reconquered by the Catholic Kings. A stroll through the narrow cobbled streets with colourful patios and cheerful little plazas will reveal a plethora of monuments, churches, sanctuaries and fortresses.
Please take a look at our selection of fabulous beaches representing the area, from North to South.
There are numerous golf courses throughout the province of Cádiz open throughout the year.A brand new golf course is being built in Atlanterra, its opening being scheduled for 2014.