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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…

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…

ENDED OCTOBER THEATRE

ENDED OCTOBER THEATRE

Curtain’s up for some mighty impressive theatre,  opera, ballet and concert productions in Cadiz and Jerez. At Teatro Villamarta in Jerez there’s the musical Mary Poppins performed by Teatro Dioniso (October 10, 8.30pm); Phantom of the Opera (October 23rd, 8.30pm); and, for the bilingual…

ENDED: MEDIEVAL DAYS

24, 25 y 26 April. Chiclana, in the Recinto de Longuera (plaza de toro). Three days of tournaments, battles, and theatre, as well as a spectacular equestrian display, strolling players, and medieval craft market…

ENDED: REFLECTION OF 1000 YEARS

Until 12 April. Exhibition, Chiclana…

ARCHIVE: MARCH SAETAS

Easter processions become more frequent at the tail end of Lent, as do performances of saetas, the raw and haunting devotional songs. They are all about suffering, and extremely moving indeed. They are not to be missed…