Tarifa Lifestyle is Pure Excellence
Tarifa Lifestyle: Many Spaniards vacation in Tarifa.
That means it's a Great Location.
What Do You Find in Tarifa
Secluded beaches and protected countryside. The levante (east) wind caught the Heart-and-Eye, of the surfing community, twenty years ago. Mountain bikers and walkers and have many treasures to discover.
Waves and Beach Fun at Valdevaqueros, Tarifa
Jebel Musa, North Africa
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What is There To Do
Are you a scuba-diver interested in marine wrecks? There are more than a few in this area...
Diving or Sighting possible
with Aventura Marina
Do You Love Cetaceans?
Fancy going whale or dolphin watching? Here is THE place to do so. Where the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean meet, here gather, these wonderful creatures.Swiss Non Profit Organization FIRMM: Foundation for Information and Research on Marine Mammals - 30€'s a trip. Tel nº: 956 627 008 - www.firmm.org
Tennis lovers will find tennis courts in Hotel Dos Mares, Hotel Dulce Nombre and Hotel Punta Sur.
Have you ever dreamt of galloping along the shoreline during the sunset hours? Aventura Ecuestre
North Africa is only 13 kms away, a day trip (or longer) to Tangiers is possible from Tarifa.
Ferry Boat arriving from Tangiers
Deep sea fishing is synonymous with this area.
Sea bream, lobster, squid, grouper, cuttlefish, conger eels, rock fish or trigger fish are the most common fish here.
Kayaking is another sport to enjoy in this area.
Ecology and Healthy Living
Ecology is forefront in Tarifa: most hotels harvest, cook and proudly serve delicious meals with home-grown herbs, fruits, vegetables, poultry and meat. Healthy Tarifa Lifestyle is the accent. Most local hotels provide superb spas - to ease the aches and pains of the wonderful exercise, you enjoy, in Tarifa.
Amazing Beach Beds in Tarifa
Space to Chill Out, after Surfing or Dancing
Where the able-bodied and nature lovers unite in the joy of Tarifa's endless virgin white beaches. Why not participate in the best beach fun along with excellent birdwatching opportunities.
Some of the best night-life of Spain, is to be discovered in Contemporary Tarifa.
Germany, Spain and Denmark lead in European wind capitals.
Spain's renewable energy, wind farms, have earned, worldwide superpower recognition. Tarifa is a Major wind capital.
Bulls and Windmills
Common field-companions in Cadiz.
Two Major Wind Sources
The south-easterly: Levante
The westerly: Poniente
The opposing Mediterranean versus Atlantic Mountain ranges of the Gibraltar Straits bend the winds. This channels the winds, heightening their speed.
Tides and Waves
A favourite beach for Surfers and Kite Surfers.
Levante winds blow stronger night and day, lasting sometimes for weeks.
Poniente winds are colder and bring waves. They occur more in the winter.
Best waves are: spring – autumn.
Full moon periods are also excellent for best waves.
Tides for waves: rising tides.
Conditions change rapidly, prediction is difficult.
The wind of this region influenced the History of Spanish Food
The Pillars of Hercules
Mythologically the Tarifa/Gibraltar area has always been associated with the Pillars of Hercules: and where 'known' land ended. King Tago in 2118 BC
founded Tarifa which was then referred to as: Julio Traducta.
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Straights of Gibraltar facing Jebel Musa
The 2nd choice of the Pillars of Hercules
on the African Coastline
It's advisable, that everything you wish to do in Tarifa, needs to be planned and booked well in advance.
Popularity reigns for Tarifa Lifestyle.
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