Sports & nature
The region around Zahora not only offers extensive fine sandy beaches and idyllic coves but also charming landscapes with pine and eucalyptus forests in the back country.
Here are some suggestions on how tourists can actively arrange their free time in Zahora:
Wind and Kite Surf
Due to its geographical location and its mild climate, the Costa de la Luz is the ideal place for watersport activities in which wind and waves play an important role.
There are a large number of surf schools along the coast between Roche and Tarifa which offers courses from one day lessons up to the so called "Summer Surf Camps".
Here are some interesting links to surf schools:
The clean and transparent turquoise water with visibility up to 30 meters as well as the abundant sea flora and fauna offer excellent conditions for diving.
While it's possible for experienced divers to practice by their own, for beginners it is essential to complete a corresponding dive course. There are some schools in Zahora which offer a 2-day-course to obtain the "Open Water Diver" - certificate.
Diving schools in Zahora that provide such courses or trips, you can find here:
Excursions on horseback - along the beach or through the nearby pine and eucalyptus forests around Zahora - are a popular pastime and a welcomed alternative during the time spent on holidays.
Several riding stables and schools offer the possibility to undertake excursions on horseback with or without guide:
Bicycles, especially mountain bikes are a popular means of transport in Zahora and the environments due to the short distances. Besides, you can undertake enjoyable trips in the surrounding area or directly on the beach.
There are two ways to explore landscape and culture by bike: To rent a bike by the day or take part in an organised bicycle tour.
Here you can find a selction of different providers: