Playa de la Caleta
This compact city beach is guarded by two forts and is notable for its kitschy mock-Moorish balneario (bath house). Mimicking Ursula...
Castillo de San Sebastián
After centuries as a military installation, this polgonic fort built in 1706 on a small islet joined by a stone walkway to Playa de la...
Hospital de Mujeres
The Hospital de Mujeres is an 18th-century women's hospital whose chapel is one of the most profusely decorated churches from Cádiz's...
A bookish coffee bar encased in what appears to be the rusty hulk of an old ship overlooking Playa de la Caleta, with pastries, tapas,...
In the plethora of Barrio La Viña's fish joints, this one stands out for its prawns, fish bruschettas and individual paella (no sharing...
Calle San Félix 15 · interesting places nearby
El Faro information
Ask many gaditanos for their favourite Cádiz restaurant and there’s a fair chance they’ll choose El Faro. Close to the Playa de la Caleta, this place is at once crammed-to-the-rafters tapas bar and upmarket restaurant decorated with pretty ceramics. Seafood is why people come here, although the rabo de toro (bull’s tail stew) has its devotees.
If any place in this casual city has a dress code, it’s El Faro, although even here it extends only to a prohibition on swimsuits…