Carmen, Sanlucar

Carmen, Sanlucar

The flamenco spectacular that is Salvador Távora’s production of Carmen has been staged over 1000 times in 24 countries, and seen by a million applauding people. If, despite all this, you have still missed it, head to the Plaza de Toros in Sanlúcar where on July…

Classic Theatre at Roman Site

Classic Theatre at Roman Site

The IV Ciclo Teatros Romanos de Andalucía is once again bringing classic theatre to Roman sites throughout the south, including, throughout August, Baelo Claudia at Bolonia (Campo de Gibraltar · Tarifa) Frankly we’d pay the ticket price just to spend a summer night sitting in what has to…

URBAN BEACHES

URBAN BEACHES

Towns and villages turn into beach without making a big song and dance about it. Walk down to the end of a shopping street, and there’s the sea; Eat fish, and there’s the sea; Sort out your car tax in Cadiz, load up with plants at…

6. Boat trips, Sancti Petri

« BACK The beach of Sancti Petri, Chiclana is HQ for recreational boat trips, windsailing, stand-up paddling, kayaking, surfing, kitesurfing, the hiring of sailing dinghies, deep sea fishing, and banana boat rides. There are many operators offering watery fun at all levels, but Sancti Petri really excels as a good…

Making a Splash!

Making a Splash!

There is no better place to be on a hot summer day in Cadiz than in or on the water. There is the sea, obviously, lapping against 260km of coast, and over 80 beaches to choose from. But there are also natural swimming pools in icy rivers, reservoirs and municipal…

Cheese!

Cheese!

The western coast of Cadiz is the sherry heartland, but the mountains of Cadiz are home to the sheep and goats that kindly provide the milk which the local artisan cheesemakers turn into the province’s exceptional, award-winning cheese. It’s easy to find, served as tapas…

Mélia Sancti Petri

Mélia Sancti Petri

If you want to splash out for a seaside hotel, you could follow the likes of Halle Berry and King Juan Carlos and stay here at this truly luxurious 5-star property. Not that they stayed here together of course. It’s deemed to be the most deluxe hotel…