Tag Archives: Califa

Lunch on the beach

It’s traditional for local businesses to organise a lunch for staff at the Feria but as it was a truly great beach day (25ºc., just a few ripples on the sea, the beach flags gently waving in the breeze…) we headed to the coast. I took the head managers to Casa Francisco in El Palmar, […]

Continue Reading

Apertura Feria de Vejer

Opening times Vejer feria week. Vejer’s feria starts on the evening of Wednesday 22nd. and closes on Sunday the 26th. The Jardin del Califa restaurant will be open every day for both lunch and dinner including next weekend. Book ahead as we’ll be busy! La feria de Vejer comienza el miércoles 22 abril y cierra […]

Continue Reading

Record Semana Santa!

Easter week saw the Califa once again breaking all past records despite the current econimic climate. On Thursday we broke our previous highest numbers for the Jardín del Califa and the hotel and then again on Friday we surpassed them again. Los Balcones (our rooftop teteria) also broke it’s records. Tendencies? Fewer UK clients, more […]

Continue Reading

2007 Fiesta personal

Backdated14 December Christmas party 2007 -This year we made a break with tradition and hopped on the ferry to Tangiers for the day. Camel rides, the apothecary shop, the carpet shop and of course a cous cous for lunch…          Este año rompimos con la tradición de años anteriores y embarcamos en Tarifa hacia […]

Continue Reading

Voted top hotel…

Condé Nast Traveller writer John Gill has voted La Casa del Califa as one of his top ten Andalucían hotels. “…lovely Vejer de la Frontera’s loveliest hotel remains the coolest place to stay along the southerly Costa de la Luz. Rooms vary from small to roomily large suites many with peaceful views  décor taking it’s cue from […]

Continue Reading

Una visita inesperada…

This fine old Rolls turned up the other day to collect some of our guests at the Califa for a wedding. Not the most practical of cars in Vejer where tight turning circles are a definite asset. The car a model 25/30 HP was built in 1937 and until recently lived in the U.K. Fancy […]

Continue Reading