La Caleta Beach Tours

Given that Cadiz is almost entirely surrounded by water, the desire to hit thebeach is bound to strike you at some point. When this happens, your go-to destination will be La Caleta, the only proper beach in old town. It’s an isolated shoreline that cozies up along the western side of the city, nestled inside a natural harbor once used by the Phoenicians, Carthaginians and Romans. 

Though it’s Cadiz’s shortest sandy shore, it ticks all the beach boxes, offering soft golden sands and calm waters, as well as amenities including lifeguards and showers. Perhaps best of all is that the beach is western facing, which means it’s the perfect spot in town to catch a dreamy Spanish sunset. While there, spy some of La Caleta’s notable sights, including the impossible-to-miss crescent-shaped Balneario de Nuestra Señora de la Palma y del Real, a 1920s spa whose gazebo-tipped arms reach out across the shore. It’s not the only impressive structure here, either, as the beach is bookended to the north and south by two fortresses, San Sebastian and Santa Catalina.

Practical Info

La Caleta Beach is easily reachable by foot from anywhere in the city’s historic center. If you’re keen to see more of Cadiz’s sights, it’s also a convenient stop on the city’s hop-on hop-off bus tour. Apart from street parking, there is a public garage, El Tenis, located beyond the north end of the beach.
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Address: Avenida Duque de Nájera, Cadiz, Andalucia 11002, Spain
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Bike Tour in Cadiz

Embark on a two-wheeled adventure in Cádiz with this 2.5-hour bike tour. Cover more distance than walking while enjoying the flexibility to stop often as you cycle through the ancient port city with a local guide. Learn about the fascinating history of Cádiz, one of the oldest towns in Europe, and see highlights like the Plaza de España, San Sebastian Castle, the cathedral and Carranza Bridge. You’ll also take in the fresh sea breeze as you cycle along the city’s three urban beaches.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Private Walking Tour of Cadiz: includes Tavira Tower

Experience the ancient alleys and historic landmarks of the Andalusian city of Cádiz during this 4.5-hour walking excursion. Wander through the narrow streets of the El Populo neighborhood, see the ruins of the city’s Roman theater, enjoy skip-the-line access to the 18th-century Torre Tavira (Tavira Tower), and much more. A tapas and wine tasting at a local eatery is also included.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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