Ten beaches to get lost in Andalucia

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The stress and pressure to which we are subjected day to day must be left behind in our holidays. For this summer season we need to have fun and see new places of interest, but it is also necessary to keep our moments of relaxation. The Andalucian coastline offers you the chance to lose yourself […]

10 reasons why El Rompido is not to be missed

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El Rompido is a small fishing village nestled in an extraordinary setting between a Natural Park, the Atlantic Ocean and the River Piedras. Found on the Costa de la Luz in Huelva, a few kilometres from the Portuguese border, this community has managed to conserve their maritime essence. Perfect for travellers who seek nature, tranquillity, […]

Three Reasons To Visit El Rompido, The Fishing Village On The Costa De La Luz

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We’ve spoken of El Rompido many times before – this small fishing village on the banks of the Piedras River – but we never tire of coming up with new reasons to visit. As you can imagine from its placement on the Costa de la Luz in Huelva (Andalucia), this town possesses a special charm […]

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 […]

Free Holidays In Times Of Crisis – A Matter of Chance and Optimism

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Víctor Narváez and Ana Memole are a young couple with children from Malaga. This year, the current economic situation forced them to stay home for the summer holidays – a story more common than we think these days. However, Victor was encouraged to participate in a Facebook contest offering a “Free Holiday in El Rompido” […]

5 Reasons to Play Golf at El Rompido

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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 […]

Where Does One Go For A Taste Of Sardines? A Historical Pleasure

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Where Does One Go For A Taste Of Sardines? A Historical Pleasure One the first things to tourists think of when they hit the beaches of Marbella and Andalucia in general are the famous “bars” and beach restaurants serving delicious seafood just steps from sea. If there is one dish in particular stands out among […]

The Pleasures of Summer: € 6 Prawns

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During the summer months, where can you taste white prawns from Huelva for just 6 € in El Rompido? Since the late nineteenth century, fishermen have sought out space near the old lighthouse in El Rompido to build small huts and over time, these have helped transform it into the fishing village it is today. […]

Ancient Traditions: Don’t Go Swimming Until El Carmen!

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There was once a tradition in Spain that people did not take their first swim in the sea until the procession of the Virgin del Carmen on the 16th of July. As tradition dictated, once the procession of the Virgin passed, our ancestors were threw themselves into the water. The belief was that the waters […]

What are the 10 most beautiful villages in Andalucia?

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Andalucia is a land of art, culture, traditions, sun and villages that can overwhelm the eyes of travellers – villages with unique charm, spectacular beaches, natural parks so beautiful visitors will tremble, snowy peaks and high deserts. Against this backdrop, it would be difficult to chose which village to visit to Southern Spain, but we […]

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