Ceuta is a Spanish enclave located on the northern most point of what would otherwise be Morocco. Its position has produced an interesting mix of churches and mosques, architecture and people. Self catering accommodation in Ceuta is readily available, and enables you to get out and about more. Even by shopping in the local markets for your daily food, you will gain insights into the people and city. A holiday rental apartment in Ceuta comes with all the modern conveniences that you would associate with making things easy and comfortable, and is easily reserved online.
Ceuta is a coastal city, and as such, many water-based activities can be enjoyed. If you feel like swimming, diving, snorkelling, water skiing, windsurfing or any number of other sports, then they are all available close by to your holiday rental apartment in Ceuta. Away from the beach, you can walk or cycle through the surrounding forests, and do a spot of bird watching there. If you are feeling the need for a game of golf, the nearest course is 30km away in Morocco. It may be the first African golf course that you have ever played on!
During your holiday in Ceuta, you will undoubtedly have the chance to walk around the city and see for yourself the wonderful blend of architecture from Christian and Muslim cultures. It must be said, though, that the city does have a more Spanish feel than anything else, and so once you have seen the churches and the impressive moat defences, you might wish to venture further afield and into Morocco itself. There are many tours on offer, and you could visit some of the coastal towns such as Tangiers or even Casablanca. Marrakesh is a little further away, but even so, a long day trip out will take you to the world famous souk and other areas of interest.
The weather is a vital part of any holiday in Ceuta, and so here is a brief description of the climate that you can expect. With a typical Mediterranean climate, you can expect mild winters and warm summers. Rainfall is not an issue, and during the summer months, you would be unlucky to see any at all. Expect average day time temperatures of above 25 degrees Celsius from May through to September. Even at its coldest, the temperature rarely drops below 12 degrees, meaning that it is possible to book self catering accommodation in Ceuta at any time of year.
Most travellers heading on holiday to Ceuta will come over from the Spanish mainland via ferry. There are dozens running daily, and booking ahead is rarely necessary. Travellers from the UK would probably fly into Gibraltar airport on a British Airways flight from London Heathrow (LHR), get a bus the 10km to Algeciras port, and then catch a ferry from there.