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El Cortijo de Zahara

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Nestled in the beautiful Playa Zahara neighbourhood, this unique property is designed in the style of a traditional Spanish cortijo, with cosy tiled courtyards and a charming rustic design. With a small and friendly ethos, and fabulous wellness facilities, the El Cortijo de Zahara is ideal for couples and friends seeking relaxation in gorgeous surroundings. Plus, for those who love to explore, the historic city of Cadiz is just an hour away.

How far is the nearest beach?

The hotel is approximately 600m from the beach.

Distance from Airport

The hotel is 86km from Gibraltar Airport, 105km from Jerez Airport and 182km from Seville Airport.


The hotel’s Double Standard rooms are all air conditioned for your comfort, and feature an en-suite bathroom with a shower, hairdryer and complimentary amenities. Further features include a TV, free Wi-Fi and a telephone, along with a minibar, fridge and safe.

For an extra touch of luxury, Premium Rooms all boast stunning sea views, along with premium bath amenities, and a complimentary minibar refilled daily. Plus, Premium guests aged 18+ can enjoy exclusive access to an adults-only swimming pool and Sky Bar, with free locally-produced beverages included.

Food & Drink

The main restaurant, La Bodega, serves expertly-prepared Mediterranean cuisine in a laid-back, traditional atmosphere, with both indoor and outdoor seating available. By the pool, you’ll also find a relaxed pool bar and terrace; perfect for enjoying a long drink with friends.

Sports & Entertainment

Amongst the gardens, you’ll find a beautifully-kept outdoor pool, surrounded by cosy loungers and luxurious Balinese beds. Open until 21:00 every day, it’s the perfect place to make the most of the gorgeous climate. Heading indoors, the relaxation continues at the superb spa and beauty centre, which offers an indoor pool, hairdressing and a range of treatments, including over ten indulgent massage therapies. Plus, to keep connected, free Wi-Fi is offered throughout all guest rooms and selected public areas.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Beauty Salon
  • Cots (On Request)
  • Hairdresser
  • Hairdryer
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Minibar
  • Pool Bar
  • Reception
  • Restaurant
  • Romantic
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Shower
  • Spa
  • Sunbathing Terrace
  • Sunbeds
  • Swimming Pool
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • Wifi