Hotel Reservations in Algeciras
Discover the bustling port city of Algeciras when you stay in a luxury hotel in its diverse downtown. Algeciras is located on Spain's Southern Andulcian Coastal region known as Costa del Sol. It is one of Spain's largest ports and it is the gateway to Morocco. The magnificent vista of the Rock of Gibralter can be seen when looking out over the bay that separates Algeciras from Gibraltar.
Visit the Old Quarter, Barrio de San Isidro, and check out the area known to be the heart of this city, Plaza Alta. Take a seat at one of the outdoor cafes surrounding the center of the plaza and taste the local cuisine while soaking in true Spanish ambiance of the plaza's lovely fountain thatis adorned with colorful Spanish ceramic tiles. Shop at the local marketplace, Abastos de Algeciras, in another nearby plaza, Plaza Nuestra Señora de La Palma, and find anything from clothes to local produce and fish.
If relaxing on the beach is more to your liking, you have come to the right place. Choose from five nearby beaches to bask in the sun. Getares beach offers golden sand, calm waters and a promenade featuring restaurants and bars. The largest beach in Algeciras is El Rincollo. This is a favorite of both the locals and travelers; it has about 2.5km of sandy shoreline that hugs the Strait of Gibraltar.
You don't have to leave the city if you want a taste of Moroccan culture. There are tea shops to discover that boast traditional mint tea, cafes that serve up Moroccan cuisine and shops that sell lamps and carpets. To experience the actual country of Morocco, take a short 35 minute hydrofoil ride to the city of Tangier.
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