Archive | 2013

Feria de Vejer 2013

Mariano Resquín, fotógrafo y realizador, ha paseado por primera vez por la Feria de Vejer con cámara en mano, y en este álbum se pueden ver algunas de las imágenes fruto de su recorrido. Marian está actualmente exponiendo en la Casa del Arco (frenta a La Casa del Califa) con su obra ‘Vecinos’. Mariano Resquín, […]

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Foodie group in Vejer…

Annie B’s Spanish Kitchen brought to La Casa del Califa a group of roving food loving Canadians who enjoyed a spectacular few days of eating and drinking in and around Vejer. The group was led by Pete Luckett – vineyard owner and founder of one of Canadian’s top food gourmet brands. Led expertly by Annie Manson from […]

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Wherever you are – the weather will improve soon…

…meanwhile enjoy some of our favourite dishes…

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Bolonia beach by Bryan Appleyard

The Sunday Times feature writer Bryan Appleyard made a trip to our coast last year. This excellent article will give you a great feel for the dunes, monuments, beach and mountains of one of our favourite local beaches. The beach of Bolonia (also known locally by its roman name of Baelo Claudia) is a 25 […]

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Jesús Botaro hasta el 31 de mayo en la galeria del Califa

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‘Ojos de Chaouen’ en Vejer de la Frontera

El pasado viernes inauguramos en el Jardín del Califa ‘Ojos de Chaouen’, un encuentro transcultural que reune dos ciudades hermandadas: Chaouen en Marruecos y Vejer de la Frontera. El evento fue una simbiosis de poesía, música, gastronomía y fotografía. Contamos con la presencia del alcalde de Chaouen, el delegado del gobierno de la Junta de […]

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Need a pool in Vejer?

Did you know the Califa* offers a great pool at our annexe Triperia No.1?  This is the only full size swimming pool in Vejer’s medieval quarter. Great views too! Here’s a few pics and enjoy the video… * The pool at Triperia is for use by Triperia guests only.

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Receta para Magluba… uno de los platos más populares del Califa…

Este plato sigue siendo uno de las comidas más populares desde que abrimos el restaurante en 2002. Para mí este plato me trae unos fantásticos recuerdos de mi juventud. Cuando era niño tuvimos una cocinera Palestina (vivimos en el Líbano) que se llamaba Mounira. En invierno nos preparaba este plato, Magluba (o Makloub). Era justo […]

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Magluba!

Magluba recipe Rich in memories for me this simple satisfying dish has been at the top of our menu since we opened the restaurant in 2001. As a child growing up in the Middle East our Palestinian cook Mounaira would make us Makloub on winter days where a very filling piping hot spicy dish was […]

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Why I love Vejer de la Frontera…

Vejer is an almost invisible town unless you happen to be flying over it. When I first visited the town in 1987 it was by mistake. No sign pointed invitingly up the hill, no edifications were visible, no roadside placards gave me any indication that there was a whole new world splashed lazily across this […]

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New Facebook page for Hotel Madreselva

Nuestro hotel en la playa de Los Caños de Meca ya tiene su propia página web. Pincha la foto para conectarte… Our beach hotel in Los Caños de Meca gets it’s own Facebook page. Click the pic to see…

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San Valentín se acerca!

Oferta válida para cualquier reserva del 14 de febrero 2013  

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Califa open!

Click aqui para la versión en Castellano We are open! This winter’s restoration has as usual been an arduous task. Over 700 litres of paint has been used in rooms and façades. We have replaced windows in 2 bedrooms (all rooms are now fully double glazed), 2 bathrooms fully refurbished and we have replastered 3 […]

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Califa abierto!

Click here for the English version Estamos abiertos! Este invierno ha sido como siempre una tarea ardua. Más de 700 litros de pintura se ha utilizado en habitaciones y fachadas. Hemos sustituido las ventanas de 2 dormitorios (todas las habitaciones están completamente doble acristalados), 2 baños totalmente reformados y hemos perlitado de nuevo 3 habitaciones […]

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The Califa recording studio

As you know we never stand still for too long here at the Califa. While this winter’s restoration, painting and refurbishments were going we turned our favourite suite ‘Africa’ into a recording studio. Bruno Axel Ruiz and Maria Hita del Cid were recording for a new compilation of works composed by them. Having stayed in […]

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