Playa de Zahora is formed by fine sand dunes and somewhat protected from the east wind. Each afternoon becomes an impressive viewpoint to watch sunsets. The tranquility of this beach makes it a highly desired destination for tourists. It is ideal if you are looking to relax or rest during a weekend or your holidays, as it is a little crowded place. This beach is oriented to the west; that is, at sunset. The sunset occurs in the same sea and is absolutely spectacular.
Playa de Zahora, in the municipality of Barbate, is the continuation of the Trafalgar Lighthouse towards the north of the Cadiz coast. It is located between Los Caños de Meca and El Palmar, formed by fine sand dunes and somewhat protected from the east wind. Each afternoon becomes an impressive viewpoint to watch sunsets.
Playa de Zahora
Normally, people who usually go to this beach are regular summer holidaymakers or neighbours of the nearby houses, and they access the beach on foot. The tranquility of this beach makes it a highly desired destination for tourists. It is ideal if you want to relax during a weekend or your holidays, as it is a little crowded place.
It is a secluded beach and difficult to reach by car. However, it is wide, with cold and crystalline waters, fine sand and incredible views like the Trafalgar Lighthouse. The natural space that surrounds this beach is wild, with dunes, brackish lagoons and rocks. This beach is oriented to the west; that is, at sunset. The sunset occurs in the same sea and is absolutely spectacular.
Playa de Zahora is divided into several zones. The northern area is more rocky, while the central one combines sandy pools and rocks. More urbanised is the area closest to El Palmar, with beach bars and coastal accommodations and a descent in the form of a small promenade.
Zahora beach has a relaxed atmosphere. It is very common to see many people surfing, kitesurfing, scuba diving, windsurfing, fishing or practising other nautical activities. The breadth of this beach allows that, in the morning and at sunset, horseback riding can be taken. Some companies offer you this service.
Among the beach services, these include access on foot, hammock rental, rescue equipment, wastebaskets. Car park, Local Police, warning sign, cleaning service, public telephone and surveillance.
Without a doubt, this small district will surprise you. We must highlight its many top-quality services, such as hotels, restaurants and tapas bars. It also has several nearby campsites that allow you to spend the night and stay a few days enjoying this area.
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