Zahara de los Atunes

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Zahara de los Atunes
Unspoilt beaches bathed by the Atlantic and delicious cuisine are the allures of a holiday in Zahara de los Atunes: a paradise within your reach.

Zahara de los Atunes is a sea-faring town located on the wildest part of the Cadiz coastline. Check out our selection of cheap trips to Zahara de los Atunes and enjoy unique culinary dishes where tuna features prominently.

Zahara de los Atunes’ main claim to fame is its unspoilt beaches with crystalline waters and golden sands. Relax at Cañillos or El Cañuelo beach, or spend the afternoon at the marvellous Los Alemanes beach and watch the sun set from the lighthouse of Cabo de Gracia. Zahara beach is blue flag and ideal for water sports.

If you’re looking for a little more than sun and surf, check out Palacio de Pilas, a 15th-century palace that is the only remaining one of its type in the area. Of the three towers making up the complex, only one currently remains, as well as the wall that surrounded the palace.

You can also delve into the area’s history as there are numerous caves with cave paintings. Several anthropomorphic tombs have been found near Atlanterra cave, and Los Alemanes cave has several images.

Why not take advantage of special prices offered by our package deals to Zahara de los Atunes? The seaside village boasts numerous curious facts, such as one of the characters in Cervante’s La ilustre fregona was from the village. What’s more, the Spanish word “cachondeo”, meaning ‘messing around’, may originate from the shores of the River Cachon on its passage through Zahara. It is said that the tuna fishermen organised parties beside the river and the lively nature of these parties may have given rise to the term.

This pretty village is only a short distance from Tarifa and just over 62 miles from Cadiz, with regular bus and taxi services. Check out our holiday deals to Zahara de los Atunes and explore this corner of the Cadiz coastline.

Hotel Almadraba
Hotel Almadraba
2 out of 5
Calle María Luisa, 15, Barbate, Cadiz, 11393
The price is €65 per night from 25 Oct to 26 Oct
Stay at this hotel in Barbate. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a terrace. Popular attractions Zahara de los Atunes Beach and Cueva de las Orcas are located nearby. ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (14 reviews)
"Great family-friendly hotel in the centre of town. Good food and lively bar."

Reviewed on 8 Oct 2019

Hotel Almadrabeta
Hotel Almadrabeta
1 out of 5
Calle Maria Luisa 13, Barbate, Cadiz, 11393
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €68 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct
Stay at this hotel in Barbate. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a terrace. Popular attractions Zahara de los Atunes Beach and Cueva de las Orcas are located nearby. ...
5/5 Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Will definitely stay here again
"Good location, good choice of rooms. Great restaurant. very clean rooms. Friendly staff."

Reviewed on 16 Jun 2022

Zahara Sol
Zahara Sol
3 out of 5
Calle Tahona, 43, Zahara de los Atunes, Barbate, Cadiz, 11380
Stay at this 3-star aparthotel in Barbate. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and an outdoor pool. Popular attractions Zahara de los Atunes Beach and Cueva de las ...
3.6/5 Good! (30 reviews)
"Great location and quiet. Ground floor though requires curtains to be drawn as everyone can look into the room."

Reviewed on 2 Apr 2021

Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Zahara Sol
Zahara Sol
3 out of 5
Calle Tahona, 43, Zahara de los Atunes, Barbate, Cadiz, 11380
Stay at this 3-star aparthotel in Barbate. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and an outdoor pool. Popular attractions Zahara de los Atunes Beach and Cueva de las ...
3.6/5 Good! (30 reviews)
"Great location and quiet. Ground floor though requires curtains to be drawn as everyone can look into the room."

Reviewed on 2 Apr 2021

Apartamentos Levante
Apartamentos Levante
3.5 out of 5
Calle Alcalde Varo Valdés, 7, Barbate, Andalusia, 11393
Stay at this 3.5-star apartment in Barbate. Enjoy free WiFi, on-site parking and a kitchen. Popular attractions Zahara de los Atunes Beach and Cueva de las Orcas ...
Kampaoh Paloma
Kampaoh Paloma
2 out of 5
CN 340, km 74 - Camping Paloma, Tarifa, Cadiz, 11380
Stay at this campsite in Tarifa. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a 24-hour front desk. Popular attractions Playa Valdevaqueros and Ensenada de Valdevaqueros ...
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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