Idyllic tranquil and unspoilt
Sun, sea and one of the loveliest beaches on Costa de la Luz. Zahara de los Atunes is one the best destinations for lazy, quiet family holidays on the Atlantic coastline of Andalucia. Also recommended for romantic getaway!
The tranquil village of Zahara boasts a sensational unspoilt wide beach. Soft golden sand stretches for nearly 20 kilometres providing plenty of space for all beach goers. Even in peak season, the place in never overcrowded. Unlike many beaches on Costa del Sol where the waters can get colder depending on the wind, sea bathing is pleasurable in Zahra all summer long. The waters are shallow and crystal-clear.
Zahara is renowned for its high quality seafood. The fish restaurants, both in the city and near the beach, serve the best of fresh fish on Costa de la Luz. Best Andalucia recommends trying all tuna dishes which are superb. After all, Zahara is called the “tuna capital of Spain.”
Iconic views of Costa de la Luz
If you are a keen photographer, make sure to get to the top of Pueblo Atlanterra which lies on the hillside in the southern part of Zahara. You will be rewarded with breath-taking panoramic views of Costa de la Luz from Zahara to the cliffs in Barbate.