Best of Nature in Tarifa

Guide to nature in Tarifa, Province of Cádiz. Get all the info you need. Guide to parks, natural attractions, landscapes and much more.

Best of Nature in Tarifa
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The best of nature in Tarifa

If you are a nature and beach lover, we recommend to stop by Tarifa. The province of Cádiz is well known for protecting many of its natural areas in an exceptional way. Rich and varied with flora and where wonderful species of different animals live.

Visit Los Arconocales Natural Park, an outstanding place which is wonderful to stroll around. Appreciate the beauty that nature offers while listening to the peaceful sound of the river. It is an important point of ecological, rural and educational tourism. It combines archaeological, cultural, historical and monumental and sustainable economic values.

On the other hand, El Estrecho Natural Park is unique. Its extraordinary location between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean, the local climate and its history have formed a special wildlife. It stands out for its landscapes: from cliffs to sandy beaches; beautiful views of the sea, the coast, the countryside of La Janda and of the mountains in the south of Cadiz.

Visit and enjoy the magnificent beaches here, such as Playa de Bolonia, Playa de los Lances, Playa Chica, Playa de los Alemanes, Playa de Atlanterra, Playa de Valdevaqueros and Playa del Cañuelo. You will love sunbathing at one of these beautiful golden-sand beaches. At Playa de Bolonia you will be in awe with the Bolonia Dunes. These are undoubtedly one of the most impressive natural sites in the province of Cadiz. Its impressive size makes it visible and recognizable from a great distance. This treasure leverages on the scarce transformation and urbanization of the area to keep its natural paradisiacal image.

You will find all this and more in charming Tarifa. TUDESTINO gives you all the information you need, as well as a set of activities that will make your time here unforgettable!

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Playa Chica
Playa Chica is a small bay between the port and not far from the Isla de Tarifa, where you can enjoy beautiful views. In order to enjoy a swim, we encourage you to visit this beach on days without wind. Wastebasket, marina, dry cleaning service,...

Bolonia Dunes
The Bolonia Dunes are undoubtedly one of the most impressive natural sites in the province of Cadiz. It is located on Bolonia Beach, in Tarifa. Its impressive dimensions make it visible and recognisable from a distance. This natural treasure takes advantage of the scarce transformation and urbanisation of the area to maintain this image of...

Playa del Cañuelo
Playa del Cañuelo, also known as Playa de los Militares, is one of the few beaches that are completely unspoilt in Spain. It is one of those spots that will make you feel in full contact with nature. It is located in Tarifa, the southernmost city in the south. To get there, you have to...

Playa de Valdevaqueros
Playa de Valdevaqueros, in Tarifa, is the mecca of sports lovers who mix water and wind. It is a large and wide beach, isolated from the residential areas. It has different establishments to eat, stay and rent equipment for the practise of these sports. As for the services and equipment offered, these include toilets, spa,...

Los Alcornocales
With 170,000 hectares, Los Alcornocales Natural Park is crowned as the best preserved nature treasure in the province of Cádiz. Its enormous extension covers 16 municipalities of Cadiz; such as Arcos de la Frontera, Tarifa, Medina Sidonia, Ubrique, Los Barrios, Jimena de la Frontera and Jerez de la Frontera. Its name refers to the park’s...

Playa de los Alemanes
Playa de los Alemanes, located between Cabo de la Plata and Cabo de Gracia, it is one of those beaches that you should definitely visit when in Tarifa. On the mountain that shelters this beach, you will find luxurious villas dotted along the entire slope. The water is incredibly transparent, ideal for snorkeling and swimming...

El Estrecho
Located between the Atlantic ocean and the Mediterranean sea, El Estrecho Natural Park has unique characteristics. This is due to the extreme climatic conditions to which it is subjected, presenting a very particular fauna and flora. The east and west winds, so characteristic of the Strait, have set up dunes, white and fine sand beaches,...

Playa de Atlanterra
Playa de Atlanterra belongs to the municipality of Tarifa. Many confuse it with Zahara de los Atunes beach, because both beaches are linked naturally. This semi-urban beach has all the necessary equipment, as well as restaurants, hotels, apartments or aparthotels and beach bars of exceptional quality. Some of the services of this beach include hammock rental,...

Bolonia Beach
Bolonia Beach is an extraordinary destination for nature lovers. On the coast of Tarifa the Dune of Bolonia rise, one of the most impressive natural phenomena of our coasts. Its unspoilt appearance, white sand and transparent waters make it a dream place. Here you can practise water sports such as windsurfing or kitesurfing. If you...

Playa de los Lances
Located in Tarifa, Playa de los Lances is the best equipped beach in the municipality. It is a huge beach of almost 5 kilometres in length, and could be divided into several zones. The part closest to the municipality is ideal for bathers to enjoy an excellent day at the beach. The wind must always...

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