Zahara de los Atunes

Beach, Zahara de los Atunes, spain, andalucia, costa de la luz

Idyllic tranquil and unspoilt

Zahara_TEXT_630x400Sun, 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_local_church_630x400Zahara 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.

Zahara de los Atunes – nearest destinations: Tarifa, Cadiz


Zahara de los Atunes Holidays in Spain

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Sea Life Aquarium

Sea Life Aquarium, located just at the entrance to the wonderful Paseo Maritimo in Benalmadena, is a top attraction for family holidays. It’s the only marine life centre in Andalusia and well worth a visit.

There are more than thirty tanks in several rooms with all the fascinating creatures of the sea and ocean. Plus, there is a great underwater tunnel. With sharks and giant turtles swimming just above your head, you have the feeling that you are submerged in the ocean depths.

At the moment, the Sea Life Benalmadena boasts more than 2,000 creatures. Some of them scary, some bizarre, some beautiful and stunning. Japanese Spider Crab, Giant Pacific octopus, Green Turtle, Black Tip Reef Sharks and colourful seahorses are some of the most popular inhabitants of the magical Sea Life Aquarium. It takes around 1,5 hour to visit the whole Aquarium and if you are really interested to know more, read all the funny facts on the boards.

Other attractions of the Sea Life Aquarium include a gift shop as well where you will find a wide variety if quality ocean themed gifts and souvenirs not only for kids, but also for adults. There is a mini golf and a Seal life restaurant as well.

After you have finished visiting the Sea Life Aquarium, take advantage of the great waterfront restaurants housed in the long building that runs along the beautiful promenade.

Seal Life Benalmadena is a great idea for a fun family day in Benalmadena. Entry price for adults is approximately €16.