There are so many hidden restaurants tucked away up in the hills around the Costa de la Luz in Cadiz. The key is knowing how to find them. In a dusty pot-holed lane leading down one of the Costa de la Luz’s least known beaches,...
Take an aerial tour of Cadiz city! It's part of our summer special on the Costa de la Luz – your essential guide to where to stay, where to eat, and of course the beaches.
The Costa de la Luz of Cadiz, is Andalucia's most unspoilt, if sometimes rather breezy, coastline THE journey from Zahara de los Atunes to Barbate is one of the most scenic in Andalucia… and a tardis between two worlds. Zahara is the quintessential home of affluence;...
Some say that Malaga’s Costa del Sol has the fame, and Costa de la Luz in Cadiz all the beauty. Take a virtual walk along Playa de la Barossa in Chiclana, explore the Roman ruins and dunes at Bolonia, sit with a cold beer on Playa Caleta in Cadiz and decide for yourself.
The town of Tarifa, at the southeastern end of the Costa de la Luz has a history reaching back to the Phoenicians. It's also the place for great food, beaches, shopping and night life.
Tarifa on Spain's Costa de la Luz has more than 35 km of beaches. So, what's it like to visit without a car? Spoiler alert: not a problem. Playa Chica is on the edge of town, with Los Lances a short walk away. For everything else take a taxi or use the coast road bus.
Cadiz is the oldest city in Spain but it's home to some very fine contemporary restaurants and hotels along with traditional bars, Roman ruins and fabulous beaches.
From rural estates to beachside boutique hotels and restaurants with rooms, the choice of accommodation on the Cadiz coast is endless. Here are a few of our favourites.
The Costa de la Luz extends from Tarifa at the southernmost part of Andalucia, along the coast of Cadiz and Huelva to the border with Portugal. The Cadiz stretch ends at Sanlucar de Barrameda. Here's how to explore it.
What are your favourite little known Moorish and Roman sites in Spain?
The tucked-away seaside town of Sanlucar de Barrameda is fast-becoming everyone’s favourite weekend spot, writes Sorrel Downer.
The Costa de la Luz has loads of cool places to stay from beachside gems to village properties, writes Jon Clarke.
I HAD visited the Costa de la Luz only once before, a decade ago with my young sons. At the time, I had only heard of Tarifa, famed for its knockabout winds and fortified historical centre, facing across the straits to Africa. The southernmost tip...
Medina Sidonia – like its nearby neighbours of Benalup and Alcala de los Gazules - is full of history
For relief from the hot and busy Costa del Sol summer, switch on to the Costa de la Luz (or Coast of Light). It’s a complete breath of fresh air, writes Laurence Dollimore
LIFESTYLE travel magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, has named Valdevaqueros (Cadiz), the best beach in Spain 2021 More than 8,000 km of coastline, the longest coastline in the European Union, make Spain a unique destination, with some of the best beaches imaginable. With the summer holidays just...
The sport of kitesurfing leaves Jon Clarke in a tangle, after the first morning started with a nasty ‘shock’
Tarifa's Tumbao is the coolest place to hang out on Cadiz' Costa de la Luz, writes Jon Clarke
Exotic family photos of travels around the Middle East take pride of place in the quaint teteria
Jon Clarke takes a surf class in El Palmar, the hippest resort on the Costa de la Luz
Sun-seekers and surfers aren’t the only ones who head to the Costa de la Luz every year
The Costa de la Luz has the most exciting mix of restaurants, writes Dining Secrets of Andalucia editor Jon Clarke
It is easily the most professional kite and windsurf centre on the Costa de la Luz
On a two-hour round trip, led by our charming German guide, the views take in fields full of sunflowers, distant hills and, of course, the shimmering sea
Roman ruins, pristine beaches, cool kitesurfers... Tom Powell is blown away by Tarifa and Bolonia
JON CLARKE takes a trip along the Costa de la Luz, Andalucia’s most unspoilt, if sometimes rather breezy, coastline