Find the best place to stay — Tarifa

Where to stay around Tarifa?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 666 holiday lettings near Tarifa. From 381 apartments to 120 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Tarifa for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Tarifa?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Tarifa. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bolonia Beach: 944 holiday lettings
  • Zahara de los Atunes Beach: 939 holiday lettings
  • Bolonia: 923 holiday lettings
  • Playa Valdevaqueros: 658 holiday lettings
  • Playa de los Lances: 599 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Tarifa listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Tarifa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 381 apartments in Tarifa. Our other popular types of Tarifa holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 120 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 71 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 46 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including chalets and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Tarifa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 374 holiday homes with pool available in Tarifa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental villa or accommodation in Tarifa, Costa del Sol, Spain your home away from home

    Tarifa beach is famous among surfing and windsurfing communities throughout Europe. Located on the southern most tip of Europe, with fantastic views across the Straights of Gibraltar to Africa, Tarifa on the Costa del Sol is a beach lover’s paradise. The town of Tarifa itself is a delightful little fishing village of Moorish origin, rich in picturesque villas and luxurious apartments, but if you are looking for budget accommodation in Tarifa, there is a huge amount on offer too, leaving you more of your holiday budget for indulging in the finer things in life, from the excellent seafood to an extra couple of lessons in Tarifa’s surfing schools.

    Things to do in Tarifa, Costa del Sol, Spain

    Tarifa town is an absolute delight to visit. The fishing port is still a hive of activity, with local fishermen still using traditional methods that have changed little since the 13th century. The town itself is dominated by the imposing Arab style walls of the Castle of Guzman the Bueno, which cannot be missed from and cheap accommodation in Tarifa. The narrow, cobbled streets of Tafira are filled with attractions, including the La Alameda Gardens, beautifully restored Jerez Gate and the Church of San Mateo. If you are wondering what to see in Tarifa, information is available from the Tarifa tourist information offices.

    However, it is the beach which draws flocks of people to budget accommodation in Tarifa. Tarifa Beach enjoys some of the best conditions in the whole of Europe for windsurfing and surfing, with huge Atlantic rollers being channelled into the mouth of the Mediterranean, and winds whistling through the 11km wide Straights of Gibraltar. Europe’s capital of windsurfing, Tafira, is also becoming a kite-surfing centre of the highest quality, and if you are hoping to skills whilst kite-surfing, surfing or windsurfing in Tafira, there are some excellent windsurfing and surfing schools in Tafira, all with highly qualified, English speaking instructors. You may even be lucky enough to spot whales and dolphins whilst windsurfing in Tafira.

    The area surrounding Tarifa Beach is fantastically rural and unspoilt. Horse riding, walking and rock climbing holidays absolutely thrive from the self catering budget accommodation in Tarifa, and bird watchers will be particularly pleased by the enormous wealth of bird life in the area. There are two main riding stables in Tarifa offering guided rides up into the mountains and along the coast.

    Places to visit on holiday to Tarifa, Costa del Sol, Spain

    By taking budget accommodation in Tafira, you place yourself in a fantastic spot for taking a day trip over the Straights of Gibraltar to Morocco. There are daily ferries from Tafira to Tangiers on the Moroccan Mediterranean coast, making an absolutely wonderful day trip from your self catering Tafira holiday rental property.

    Weather in Tarifa, Costa del Sol, Spain

    Tafira windsurfing and kite-surfing holidays can be taken all year round. During the summer months, (between May and September), temperatures during the day regularly reach into the mid-30’s (˚C). Water temperatures remain remarkably warm right through until November, and you would be unlucky to experience daily temperatures of less than 15˚C during your stay in Tafira accommodation at any time of year.

    Travel to Tarifa, Costa del Sol, Spain

    Gibraltar Airport (GIB) is just half an hour from Tarifa. There are plenty of flights arriving into Gibraltar from the UK on a daily basis, so reaching your accommodation in Tarifa is both cheap and easy.

    Attractions in and around Tarifa

    Looking for places to see while you're in Tarifa? Don't miss landmarks such as St. Matthew's Church, Archaeological Ensemble of Baelo Claudia and Bolonia. Activities around the area include Maria Cristina Park, Algeciras Harbour and Port of Ceuta. During your stay, you may want to visit Estatua Guzmán el Bueno, Estatua de Sancho IV or Castle de Guzman El Bueno. Other places to visit in town include Punta Tarifa, Ensenada de los Lances de Tarifa and Playa de los Lances.