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Felices fiestas desde Vejer

Wishing all our clients, friends, suppliers and staff a very happy Christmas and (hopefully) a prosperous New Year. Deseamos para todos nuestros clientes, amigos, proveedroes y personal unas fiestas felices y un prospero (esperamos) año nuevo! 

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Califa winter calendar, Vejer

This autumn winter we are opening every day including 24th., 25th. December and New Years’s Eve (dinner only) and New Year’s day! Nobody offers more… The café at the Califa is open every day from 11:00 and lunch is served from 13:00 – 16:00 and dinner is from 19:30 to 23:00. We have now installed […]

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Los Balcones new show, Vejer de la Frontera

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Fiesta in Vejer

It’s party time again in Vejer. Just a few pics to show the Plaza (with the hotel in the background) spruced up for our annual ‘Velada’ a 15 day celebration that pays tribute to ‘La Virgen de la Oliva’. Una vez más tenemos fiesta en Vejer – una velada que honora nuestra patrona La Virgen […]

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Curso de surf en El Palmar, Vejer

Summer fun on Vejer’s beach at El Palmar. Friends staying at our hotel in Los Caños de Meca took their kids on a 2 day surf course with Traflagar Surf School. After just a few hours they were standing on the boards and surfing like real dudes… Call Laura direct on 657 885 665 or […]

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Down the ‘Vultures Gorge’…

Just a couple of hours travelling from Vejer takes my brother Duncan and I deep into the limestone caverns of the ‘Garganta de las Buitreras’ on the edge of the Grazalema Nature Reserve. This is rural Andalucia at its best –  rarely visited and difficult to find but just a thirty minute train journey from the coast. The adventure starts  with a […]

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Art in Vejer

Last tuesday saw the opening of JM Medina’s exhibiton at Los Balcones del Califa. Excellent turnout and 3 pictures have already been sold. Many thanks to Lesley of Galeria La Rampa for organising the exhibiton. El martes pasado se abrió la exposición de JM Medina en Los Balcones del Califa. Los invitados apreciarón bastante los cuadros […]

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Feria de Jerez…

Just a short drive from Vejer to the home of sherry, horses and the most pleasurable (and aesthetic) of all the season’s Ferias – Jerez. If you haven’t been you really must! Un viaje corto hasta Jerez cuna de las bodegas de fino, los caballos andaluces y la feria más placentera de la temporada. Si todavia […]

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Congratulations Javier Bardem…

… surely it was the fabulous ‘mezze’ you enjoyed in the Jardín del Califa this summer that helped you to win that Oscar last night. Other worthies who’ve enjoyed continued success after a meal at the Califa are: Jude Law, Damien Hirst, Daryl Hannah (she kissed me!), Athina Onassis, Aitana Sánchez Gijon, Pablo Carbonell, Rosario, Raquel […]

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