Experience The Most Talked About Event On The Mountain: The Rutting Deer of Grazalema

The Rut In Grazalema

As the returning rains herald the end of summer and imminent arrival of Autumn, the fields of the Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park begin to sprout green once again and with that comes one of nature’s great spectacles – the rut. This ritual surrounds the mating of local deer, which takes form in shocking bellows […]

The “Healthy Triangle”: A Recommended Route By The Marbella Promenade


During the hot summer months when trying to beat the heat, it’s imperative to keep hydrated and fed with healthy foods and beverages rich in vitamins. Your body needs these vitamins and other components, including Omega 3 (which is essential for the development and functioning of the brain) and calcium for your bones. To help […]

The IX Sierra Titán Cádiz Triathlon


On September 14th, we will celebrate the 9th edition of the Titan Triathlon in the Sierra de Grazalema. Starting and finishing in Zahara de la Sierra, the race, which has attracted about 300 athletes, offers up a distance that includes a 2000 metre swim, a 90km bike ride and 21 km on foot. The beauty […]

10 reasons to take olive oil


Olive Oil is considered to be one of the main components of the Mediterranean diet. Its use contributes to a healthy and beneficial diet because it contains those vitamins that are essential for the body and has a distinctive flavor of its own that give your kitchen a touch of refinement. According to studies, the […]

The Five Basic Recommendations For Breakfast Before Sports

Desayuno y deporte

Much of the enjoyment of travelling is seeing and experiencing new cultures and customs, how things are done there, including the sampling of food from other countries. Gastronomic traditions rely heavily on the geography and climate of each location. For example, if you live in northern Europe, where it is colder, you’d take in hotter […]

Twelve Recommendations For What To Eat and How To Have A Healthy Breakfast

Desayuno saludable

Perhaps the best way to start talking about the breakfast is to make clear what we should and should not take in. It often happens when we are on holiday that eat without much care or control. There is a big temptation to think that you are on holiday, so therefore you can eat what […]

The Hotel Fuerte El Rompido Is Committed To Local Trade Through The Slow Market Movement.

Slow Market Fuerte El Rompido

This market organises exhibitions and craft skills workshops under the philosophy that “things are done right rather than fast’. The Hotel Fuerte El Rompido, Cartaya, hosts the Slow Market on its grounds, offering an entertaining meeting point where artists and artisans display their seasonal creations through exhibitions and workshops of traditional techniques meant to engage […]

Workshop in the Sierra de Grazalema: the Centuries Old Craft of Cork Extraction


The Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, is the green heart of Andalucia and a spectacular setting to enjoy nature at its purest form, but it also hides inside of it ancient arts that have been nurtured by local families for centuries. One of these arts is extracting cork, which takes place here every summer in this rare […]

5 Reasons to Play Golf at El Rompido

Golf El Rompido

If you like golf, then El Rompido is your destiny. Each year, thousands of people choose to play this sport across Southern Spain and not just because of the Costa de la Luz’s privileged climate. This beautiful fishing village belongs to the municipality of Cartaya, in Huelva, and is home to four golf courses: the […]

Puerto de la Ribera, A Bike Tour Full of History and Charm

Puerto de la Ribera, Grazalema

Once again on the Fuerte Blog, we would like to tell you about a beautiful route for trekking, sport and contact with nature, suitable for almost everyone, in the Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park. Today, the featured route is the Puerto de la Ribera path. This is a road route, where the beauty of the […]

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