Tarifa and Surroundings

statue in the harbour

Tarifa is a romantic little town that perfectly unites past and present. You can stroll along the picturesque alleys of the town or relax in one of the colourful cafés, restaurants or bars A common feature of Tarifa are the windsurfers, who are present all year round. The strong winds in Tarifa have made the town world-famous for being a perfect place for windsurfing and kitesurfing.

The sandy beaches of the Mediterranean and Atlantic invite you to go swimming, snorkelling or surfing. And just outside town, you will find some nature reserves where you can go hiking, cycling, horseriding or bird watching.

On day trips to Sevilla, Cádiz, Gibraltar, Marbella, Malaga or Granada you have the opportunity to get to know a number of other interesting places of Andalusia. If that still is not enough, why not go on a trip to Africa - there are ferries crossing from Tarifa to Tanger (Marocco) every day.