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August 10, 2016
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A tale of two pueblos: Barbate and Zahara de los Atunes

While very different, the quirky towns of Zahara and Barbate are breath of fresh air from the manufactured charms of the Costa del Sol, writes Carey Camel
August 10, 2016
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Discovering Tarifa below the sea

Octopus, moray eels, sea cucumbers … Tom Powell discovers a whole new enclave of cool Tarifa residents on a scuba dive
July 14, 2016
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Stung into kitesurfing action

The sport of kitesurfing leaves Jon Clarke in a tangle, after the first morning started with a nasty ‘shock’. IT’S […]
July 14, 2016
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Shedding light on the Costa de la Luz

THE Costa de la Luz, or Coast of Light, stretches for 200 kilometres from Tarifa to the Portuguese border, near […]
July 14, 2016
The Costa del Sol is perfect for kite-surfers

Riding the wind: Kite-surfing on the Costa del Sol

DRIVE along the main road west of Tarifa – or up by the Trafalgar lighthouse, near Vejer – and on a windy day, you will […]
July 14, 2016
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Whale of a time

COMING TO A SHORE NEAR YOU: Whales in Straits of Gibraltar SUN-SEEKERS and surfers aren’t the only ones who head […]
July 13, 2016
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Where to stay in Costa de la Luz

Where to stay on the Costa de la Luz THE Costa de la Luz is literally crammed with hip places […]
July 13, 2016
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Surfing on the Costa de la Luz

Jon Clarke takes a surf class in El Palmar, the hippest resort on the Costa de la Luz. “NOW pull […]
July 12, 2016
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Blown away by Tarifa

Sixteen years after her first taste of Tarifa, Iona Napier returns to the windy capital of Europe for another taste […]
July 12, 2016
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Valdevaqueros: Best show on the coast

Valdevaqueros is the coolest place to hang out on the coast, writes Jon Clarke. MY bean bag offers a front […]