After a nice lunch and afternoon stroll around Cadiz, we continued on to Tarifa Spain where we stayed for 4 nights at The Hotel Mesón de Sancho. The hotel was not in the actual town of Tarifa, but a 10km drive NE on the N-340. The grounds were very peaceful and the rooms had a great view of the Moroccan coast and hills below. It was a perfect spot to relax, also get some work done and certainly there are plenty of things to do in Tarifa Spain.
Here is a first look at the view from our balcony.
And a wicked nautical theme in the room.
Tarifa is located on the southernmost point of Spain’s coast and is across from the Straits of Gibraltar that faces Morocco. It is a unique location where winds flow strongly and so Tarifa is a kite surfing and windsurfing hotspot. We visited just before the busy season kicked off which allowed us to explore Playa de Bolonia in solitude, and do some horseback riding on Playa de Valdevaqueros.
Here is a close up of the Moroccan coast.
And here is the view from a lookout on the side of the highway above Tarifa.
Tiles on a wall in Tarifa showing African coast and the Straits of Gibraltar.
The Baroque facade of the Iglesia de San Mateo in Tarifa built in the early 16th century with two proposed construction completion dates of 1506 and 1534. Either way, you can see it has been around some time.
Our office space at Hotel Mesón de Sancho.
And here is another look at the Moroccan coast at sunset.