Tag Archives: Art at Los Balcones

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

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Arte Naif en Los Balcones, Vejer de la Frontera

This week a new exhibition opens at our rooftop gallery in Vejer. There is no better place to relax with a cool drink overlooking the town and rolling hills as the sun sets. Art on the outside and art on the inside… Artisits at the exhibiton include: Tessa Domene Morris, Menchu García Rendeles, Manuel Gómez Arce, […]

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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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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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Califa new rooms

The Califa’s new rooms have been open now for a few weeks. Here are the first pics by Simon Brown. ‘Africa’ is our no.1 suite – 65m2. with king size bed and views across town to the coast. ‘Torre’ is double fronted with views across the Plaza and over town & country – a full […]

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Excursión a Bolonia

Last week took a couple of our Discover Andalucia guides Paul Nesti & Birgit Haertle and the photographer Eric Moerkerk on a walk from Zahara de los Atunes to Bolonia. Just a 20 min. drive from Vejer we had a perfect day with a light breeze in the morning and a moderate Levante in the […]

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Madreselva opening party

Friday evening we held the official opening party for the Hotel Madreselva. Big thanks to Khadi & Amina for the fabulous canapés, to Mercedes the boss at MS & Regli for organising it all and to the band with no name headed up by Mike   El viernes celebramos la fiesta de apertura del Hotel […]

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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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Feria de Vejer 2008

A fabulous 5 days for Vejer’s annual spring fair. It was 23ºc days most days with a bit of overcast on the Sunday… Cinco días de feria genial aqui en Vejer de la Frontera. Tuvimos días de más o menos 23ºc hasta el domingo cuando se nubló un poco. Todo el mundo lo pasó (como […]

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Gran Premio de España + Arte

Vejer resident Patrick Burnham exhibits in the Balcones del Califa this week to coincide with the Spanish Grand Prix in Jerez.  This is the first European meeting & a huge crowd invades the city of Jerez and nearby towns like Puerto de Santa María. The local roads are a bikers paradise and Vejer gets its fair share of bikers […]

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Toro 2008

Vejer – Sunday 23 March. A few pictures from the Día del Toro – our annual bull running festival. A colder day than usual and after a few days of rain there were fewer party goers than previous years. However it was a fun day and Café Central opened as usual… Domingo de Ramos en Vejer. Unas cuantas fotos […]

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