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Fantastic location

The location of this attraction makes it a favorite with revelers and party-goers. Situated on the... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2018
Mumbai, India
Very Chilled

This hotel is not easy to find and there are NO sign posts. The map on Trip Advisor is in fact not... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2015
United Kingdom
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Jul 25, 2018
“Fantastic location”
Aug 31, 2017
“It's not the best hotel, but the place is just heavenly!”
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

The location of this attraction makes it a favorite with revelers and party-goers. Situated on the beach and next to the Kite surfers club, the property offers amazing view of the blue sea, with a glimpse of Africa in the far distance and the sight...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

We've come here a couple of times for lunch and always said it would be good to stay here, so we did! The rooms are pretty basic (especially the bathroom), but the place is just so unique that we didn't care! Right on the beach...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

The location is outstanding but some waiters just try to sell you the most expensive fish on earth.... it is sad... be extremely careful with some of the waiters.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank totol433
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

We spent a day at this place with our 3 kids. The atmosphere is very relaxed and the mix of people is very nice. Only huge disappointment was the busy restaurant. No reservation possible but a waiting list for which you had to check your...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank JTMens
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

I write this only to get someone's attention in the management. You have great views and a pretty good resturant BUT the cocktails from the outside bar are the WORST ever. Mostly sugar and a mix of some discussions watered down liquor. One sip I...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Chris C
Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

This is something you just simply have to do in Tarifa, hang out with your friends while enjoying the stunning views. The only thing I missed was being waited at the table, you have to collect the drinks from the bar, though that gives the...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

We were here to drink a cocktail after our beach time, the landscape and atmosphere were wonderful, it's true as others wrote about this place. However when we asked for one of several fruit cocktails that were in their list they answered :<< we haven't...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Pedroadsl
Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

After a couple of weeks in Estepona we headed south passing the rock of Gibraltar (wich we'll visit next time. Today was too hot) for a swim in the Atlantic. About a 45 min drive (very good roads) we took a detour down to Tarifa....More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Ulven666
Reviewed June 15, 2015

This peaceful site of Tarifa is facing the sea and has a fantastic roll. We brought a friend in the area and the truth that is perfect to sip a mojito while evening and see people as doing kite surf in the background. Great if...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank AlbertaCAP
Reviewed May 21, 2015

This hotel is not easy to find and there are NO sign posts. The map on Trip Advisor is in fact not accurate, the hotel is located on the beach not in an urban area. The area is mostly a hang out for kite surfers,...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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