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Best things to do in Costa de la Luz

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Nature Preserve
“Over 58,000 ha of national park with thousands of European and African migratory birds, fallow deer, Spanish red deer, wild boars, European badgers, Egyptian mongooses, and endangered species such as the Spanish imperial eagle and the Iberian lynx. Need to book ticket for a tour in advance.”
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Boutique
“Tarifa beaches are beautiful. This is hippe style place with lots of nice shops and restaurants. We love it. It can be windy.”
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Theatre
“Cadiz's old, characterful theatre where the famous Carnival takes place and Manuel de Falla composed his first works”
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Meeting Room
“Cadiz Museum has some rare archeological finds, like the Phoenician sarcophagus, totally intact. It has also Roman finds and paintings. Very good for a small town with lots of history! El Museo de Cádiz tiene algunas piezas únicas como los sarcófagos fenicios, totalmente intactos. También tiene restos romanos y pintura. No está nada mal para una ciudad pequeña con mucha historia!”
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Fish Market
“Lively Market, where you can do your groceries and have a beer or try many different "tapas".”
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Beach
“La Caleta es una playa situada en el centro histórico de la ciudad de Cádiz. Fue puerto natural en el que fondearon barcos de fenicios, cartagineses y romanos. La Caleta is a beach located in the historic center of the city of Cádiz. It was a natural harbor where Phoenician, Carthaginian and Roman ships anchored.”
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Seafood Restaurant
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“Local de mantel blanco, con barra, especializado en productos del mar y decorado con vidrieras y azulejos. Uno de los restaurantes más emblemáticos de la provincia. Local tablecloth white, with bar, specializing in seafood and decorated with stained glass and tiles. One of the most emblematic restaurants in the province.”
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Spanish Restaurant
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“One of the best Tuna centered restaurant. Quite pricey but the experience is worth it. Be sure to reserve in advance. ”
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Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Un favorito tanto para locales como turistas. Sentar en la barra para tapear (buenos tamaños) o en mesa para una comida larga y relajada. A favourite among locals and tourists alike. Sit at the bar if you want tapas (generous portions) or at a table if you'd prefer a longer, more relaxed meal.”
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Spanish Restaurant
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“This is a must do for dinner while in Tarifa, outstanding food and great atmosphere in the evening . The pulpo is out of this world !”
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Other Great Outdoors
“You can take some beautiful walks or hikes in the Alcornocales Natural Park, especially Aljibe and Picacho. The Alcornocales Natural Park Visitors Centre is at the bottom of the town. all the information that you require is there. You can also visit the small Botanical Garden whilst you are there.”
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Tapas Restaurant
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“Chacinas, tapas y vinos en un local de 1953 decorado con azulejos, viejas botellas, fotos y carteles taurinos. Chacinas, tapas and wines in a place of 1953 decorated with tiles, old bottles, photos and bullfighting posters.”
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Science Museum
“the highest building (tower) in the old part of Cadiz with a beautiful 360 degree view over the town. 5e entrance fee”
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Tapas Restaurant
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“The best place in Sanlucar! Rated in the best 100 informal restaurants in Europe”
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Church
“La catedral de Jerez, un edificio impresionante que mererce muchísimo la pena visitar.”
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Establishment
“A legacy from the Moorish occupation of Spain but unfortunately not much left of it! It does make a great concert venue, especially during the cooler months.”
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