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Tarifa, Costa de la Luz
Holidays in Tarifa

 
 

Tarifa is a small fishing town in Costa de la Luz, on the south west coast of Spain where the Mediterranean meets the Atlantic Ocean. The African coast can be seen across the Strait of Gibraltar. Tarifa is very famous for its water sports opportunities and a paradise for true surfers.

Tarifa can be considered as one of the best destinations for windsurfing, kite surfing and aqualung fishing in Europe and in the world. It is also an excellent venue for international windsurfing and  championships.

Attractions & Things to Do in Tarifa

Sights and places of interest in Tarifa include; the Church of San Mateo, the Jerez Gate, the Castle of Guzman de Bueno, the Municipal Museum and La Alameda gardens.

Tarifa is a paradise especially for windsurfing, kite surfing and aqualung fishing activities. Tarifa is the venue for international windsurfing championships as well. The beaches of Bolonia (6 km.), Los Lances (10 km.) and La Plata (4 km.) are the famous beaches.

Inland from the stretch of Atlantic coast between Tarifa and Cadiz; there are numerous regions where visitors may find fighting bulls places.

 
 


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