Tag Archives: Hotel La Casa del Califa

Sweet sensations at Corredera 55…

Vejer’s soon to be opened new eatery ‘Corredera 55’ will of course be adding to the ever greater fabulous range of delicious desserts made by our pastry chef Amina Essaadi. Yesterday saw us indulging ourselves in a tasting session at the Califa. Amongst the delights that we tried out were Pistachio Cheesecake, Dark Chocolate Mousse, […]

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Interesting things at the Califa #1

Para la versión en Castellano pincha aquí This is the first of a series of posts dedicated to interesting things at the Califa. All objects have a story behind them and never has this been so true as in La Casa del Califa. The history of our art is as important as the pieces themselves. […]

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Cosas interesantes en el Califa #1 (Vejer)

For the English version click here Todos los objetos tienen una historia detrás de ellos y nunca ha sido esto tan cierto como en La Casa del Califa. La historia de nuestro arte es tan importante como las propias piezas. ¿Qué es el arte? Para nosotros no es sólo una hermosa pintura o un tapiz antiguo. […]

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Califa Vejer 2015!

Para la versión en castellano pincha aquí Hello friends and Califa lovers. We have been off air for a while with the Califa News while we were enjoying some relaxing winter down time. We trust you are all happy and well and looking forward to the year ahead as much as we are. We have […]

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

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Need a pool? Try our very own Triperia No.1 in the heart of vejer…

“Typical Moorish, very charming guesthouse N1 Triperia” Reviewed May 28, 2012 We stayed in the guesthouse N1 Triperia owned by Hotel La Casa del Califa from 13 till 18 May 2012 while we were travelling through Andalusia for my husbands 50th birthday. We thought it was a very good value for the money! Spacious Red […]

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Abierto de nuevo – Califa opens again…

Just a few pics for our library of renovations at the Califa. Thankfully they are all finished and we opened to 100% occupancy on Saturday and a busy restaurant over the weekend. Thanks to the building team for finishing the job – Bernardo, Pepe, José, David,  Rob & Fernando plus countless other local suppliers, electricians […]

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Julio y Elena en la Casa del Califa…

Julio and Elena decided to use La Casa del Califa for their wedding photos. The Califa has become a popular venue for local photographers who love the natural ambience and varied backdrops. These photos by Manolo Jiménez at Fotobodas.com Julio y Elena decidieron utilizar La Casa del Califa para algunas de sus fotos de boda. El Califa se ha convertido en un lugar muy […]

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Hotel Madreselva abre a pleno sol…

This weekend  our hotel in Caños de Meca opens. Glorious sunshine on the beach and Mercedes the manager tells me clients have taken their first dip in the pool! This year we have a great offer of 3 x 2 including weekends (except June to September). Click here for more info. Este fin de semana […]

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Califa family visits the Aid el Adha festival

This weekend saw us all down at Souk al Arba for the Aid el Adha festival. We stayed with Khadiya our head chef at the Califa and her wonderful family. Not for the squeamish… but the Califa kids took it in their stride… Este fin de seman estuvimos todos en el festival de Aid el […]

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From Montbrun, France to Vejer by train

“So just how should a jobbing environmental journalist and an environmental consultant travel from southwest France to southern Spain for an eight-day holiday, a couple of months before a massive global meeting in Copenhagen intended to try to cut global carbon dioxide emissions?…” Read on to find out just how Patrick Chalmers and Natacha Yellachic […]

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A walk to the acueduct, Santa Lucia

There’s a lot more to do around Vejer mid-summer than just visiting our wonderful beaches and strolling around the old town with its scent of jasmine in the evening air. Just a five minute drive away is the hamlet of Santa Lucia, a natural spring wells up in the hills behind feeding the smallholdings and […]

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Café Central, Vejer de la Frontera

Another great summer, this time under our new pergola. Sincere thanks to Juan Garcia (El Fino) for his usual excellent woodwork… Cafe Central web Otro verano exitoso en Café Central en la Corredera, este año debajo de nuestra nueva pérgola. Gracias de verdad a Juan Garcia (El Fino) por su trabajo excelente con la pergola. Cafe […]

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Dentro del Aljibe…

The Casa del Califa has 6 traditional cisterns (algibes) of which two are now in use for storing water. The largest cistern has been relined and restored last week. Below are the definitions for the word in english (origins are greek) and for the spanish (origins are arab). This cistern is at least 600 years […]

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KPWT World Championships in Tarifa

A few pics from this weekends kitesurfing world championships in Tarifa. Tarifa is just a short drive from Vejer and a great day out – surfing or not! Unas cuantas fotos del campeonato del mundo que celebraron este fin de semana en Tarifa. Las plyas de Tarifa estan cerca de Vejer. Perfectas para pasar el […]

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