What to do?

Would you like to experience lively nightlife, busy shopping and traditional events?

Then you won’t be disappointed in Algeciras and the Andalusia autonomy. The region is packed with historic buildings and attractions, shopping areas, beaches, bars and clubs, just waiting to be explored!

Attractions in Algeciras

Local attractions in Algeciras and around include:

  • Algeciras seaport - 7.5 km 
  • Bullfights ring - 8 Km
  • Old Town around Plaza Alta - 9.5 km
  • Botanic Park Betty Molesworth - 10 km 
  • Archaeological park of the Merinies - 10 km
  • Bahia Park - 10 km
  • Alcornocales park - 20 km 
  • Cuevas de Bacinete - 20 km

Beaches:

  • Palmones - 4 Km
  • Getares (Algeciras) - 12 Km
  • El Rinconcillo (Algeciras) – 12 Km
  • La Alcaidesa (La Línea) - 17 Km
  • Sotogrande (San Roque) - 27 Km
  • Tarifa – 30 Km
  • Bolonia – 50 Km

Bahia Park is a thrilling waterpark in Algeciras - just 10km from the Holiday Inn Express  Campo de Gibraltar - Barrios.

There's loads of fun to be had at the Bahia. With gravity defying waterslides such as the Great Falls where you drop so fast you get the feeling of flight! Or why not try the dare devil Kamikazee where you travel at lightening speed head first down a half open/ half undercover slide, it will leave you breathless!

For those of you wanting to brave some challenging waves then take a refreshing dip in our large wave pool, simulating the feeling of being on the beach!

There is also a designated kids area with loads os small water toys, so your little ones are safe and occupied.

Prices vary by season and time of day. Please check the website for more details: www.bahiapark.com

The Cuevas de Bacinete belongs to the set of known rock art often referred to as southern art. It is rock art exists primarily in the province of Andalusia of Cádiz. At only 20km from the Holiday Inn Express Gibraltar - Barrios, it is definitely work taking a trip to these amazing historic caves!

It is characterized by the large number of paintings, mostly of animals and anthropomorphic representations. Most of these figures date from the Chalcolithic and Bronze Age. It is such a rarity to be able to see these amazing historic artifacts so we advise you to take advantage of this incredible opportunity.

The importance of this rock art lies in the fact that the prehistoric demonstrations were conducted over a period that lasted nearly 20,000 years, so guests can admire the changing styles, techniques, trends and cultural influences that occurred over such a long span of time.

Betty Molesworth was born in New Zealand in 1913. She was a remarkable woman and overcame serious illness to become an eminent Botanist gaining worldwide recognition for discovering a unique and ancient fern growing between rocks in Alcornocales National Park.

In recognition of her great contributions to the environment, locally she was made an adopted daughter of the town of Los Barrios in 1988 and a botanical park was named in her honour.

The botanical gardens really are a sight to see, with tropical flowers engulfing the grounds and come rare and endangered species.

Take a trip and enjoy some history and culture within the old town of Algeciras - just a short 9.5 km away from the Holiday Inn Express Gibraltar.

Go exploring down the windy cobbles streets, with many old cafes and restaurants to enjoy. There are also many small authentic trinket and gift shops where you can get unique local treasures to take home and share. 

This is a great activity for a relaxing day out - away from all of the tourist hot spots.

Castellar de la Frontera Zoo

www.zoodecastellar.es

Or Visit to Castellar Castle.

Shopping in Algeciras

There are many shopping opportunities in Algeciras & around.

You will find everything from high fashion in elegant boutiques, to bargains in the Tuesday morning market. Popular purchases include leather goods, ceramics, lace, embroidered linens and jewellery.

Don’t miss out on a trip to Gibraltar. As a VAT free jurisdiction, Gibraltar offers a great shopping experience in its famous Main Street.

If this is insufficient and you fancy something more exotic, make a shopping trip to the markets of Morocco and Tangiers. Morocco is easily accessible from Algeciras by sea with ferrys operating on a daily basis to the cities of Ceuta, Tangier and Tetouan. Plus, the hotel offers you the possibility to discover Morocco with a day trip to the African country at an irresistible price!

  • Puerta Europa shopping center 
  • El Corte Ingles shopping center 
  • Algeciras Main Street
  • Palmones shopping area

Sports

Golf and water sports are common sports widely practised in Algeciras and around. 

Diving Baptism

The purpose of diving baptism is to have first contact with the diving environment, discovering the sensations produced to be able to breathe underwater.

Your instructor will go through the diving equipment and techniques to familiarise you with basic diving theory and water skills including diving signals and scuba equipment and finally introduce you either at sea or in the pool to discover a new world of sensations.

Participants will receive a commemorative diploma at the end of their diving baptism experience.

  • It is essential for carrying out the activity sign a declaration of good health
  • Parental consent is essential for all minors
  • Approximate duration: 2 hours.
  • Minimum age.: 10 Years.
  • Completion of the Discover Scuba divers at sea is subject to weather conditions. 

Price list:

  • Baptism  diving pool: 40,00 €
  • Baptism diving sea:   50,00 €

Hotel And Golf Package

The hotel Holiday Inn Express Campo de Gibraltar - Barrios offers a golf package with the Golf Club La Cañada.

Located on the Costa del Sol, within the Sotogrande Area, between the sea and the mountains surrounded by extensive grounds and just 15 minutes from the Holiday Inn Express Campo de Gibraltar - Barrios, the Club de Golf La Cañada is an ideal field for all the sun and nature lovers. The Club de Golf La Cañada offers an excellent 250m long driving rage situated on an horizontal area, 2 putting greens and an approach zone.

Package Includes:

• 2 nights for 2 people in the hotel 
• Buffet breakfast included 
• 2 Green-fees at Club de Golf La Cañada. 
• Additional Green Fee 35€ per person. Buggy Free depending on the season.

Package from 198€

For more information contact us: 
e: info@hiealgeciras.es 
t: +34 956 678 661

Sotograndre Golf Area is located 20 km from the hotel and is another great place for all golf lovers!

Hotel And Golf Package from Holiday Inn Express Campo De Gibraltar - Barrios. Book online today!

Kite Surfing Course

AOS Adventure brings you closer to the wonderful world of kite surfing. Feel the freedom and the amazing feeling of kiting in a privileged setting, between the edges of two continents. Tarifa, a spot with the best wind conditions in Europe.

  • PLACE Los Lances Beach, depending on weather condition.
  • MEETING POINT AOS ADVENTURE. Pol. Industrial La Vega Nave 206. 11380 Tarifa (Cádiz).
  • RECOMMENDED SEASON All year.
  • DIFICULTY Medium.
  • DURATION 3 hours a day
  • INCLUDED SERVICES: All necessary 2011 material, insurance and instructor
  • ADITIONAL SERVICES: Transfer Hotel Holiday Inn Algeciras – Tarifa :20,00€ per person. Picnic (sandwich, fruit, enery bar and soft drink).
  • ADITIONAL INFORMATION: Groups: 4 pupils per instructor. Indvidual course extra charge: 30,00€

1 DAY: 65€ 
2 DAYS: 130€ 
3 DAYS: 180€

Indvidual course extra charge: 30,00€ 

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Water Park Algeciras: BahiaPark

Kayak Routes, Paddle Surfing, 4x4 Routes, Hiking www.andaluciaactivities.com

Excursions in Algeciras & Around

From chilling out on the beach to doing whales watching, there are plenty of excursions in Algeciras and surroundings for everyone's taste!

The most popular excursions are:

Enjoy spectacular views of the European continent from the Jebel Musa!

The Jebel Musa is a so-called Pillars of Hercules. The mythology tells us how there was a time when Africa and Europe were united, until an outburst of Hercules managed to open a gap now known as the Gibraltar Strait.

We will start our adventure by ferry from Algeciras to Ceuta, from where we will get a transfer to the Moroccan town of Beliunech. There we will start to ascent this particular mountain, located on the African side of the Strait of Gibraltar. With more than 840 meters, the Jebel Musa rises majestically from the edge of the sea and from the summit we will enjoy spectacular views of the European continent.

Includes

  • Ticket fast-ferry Algeciras - Ceuta - Algeciras
  • Trekking Jbel Musa - Ceuta
  • Guide
  • Border management
  • Insurance.

Other Information

  • Meeting point: 7am Algeciras or AOS Adventure
  • Difficulty / Lenght: Middle / 8 hours
  • Requirements: Minimum 4 pax, sport attire, sun cream, picnic and water & a valid passport
  • Additional Services: Possibility of having picnic for 5€ (sandwich, piece of fruit, energy bar and juice / water). Possibility of getting a transfer from Tarifa to Algeciras for 5 € per person

99,00 € from 4 to 10 people
95,00 € for more than 10 people

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Take the adventure: “Sierra del Hauz Fath Lemhar”

We start our adventure taking the ferry from Algeciras to Ceuta, from where we start our tour. We will ride from Jebel Musa to Tetouan, through the mountains that separate the Atlantic ocean from the Mediterranean sea. The average altitude will be 700 meters and a total length of 40 km.

We will cross the Anyera port and the passage of Tagramt. There we will find places with great charm, like Tagramt, Hafa the Queddana, Higuera, and the beautiful mountain of Anaser.

Includes

  • Ticket fast-ferry Algeciras - Ceuta - Algeciras
  • Port transfer
  • All necessary material to carry out the activity
  • SL4 Trail Cannondale 2011 bike
  • Guide
  • Accident insurance and liability

Other Information

  • Meeting point: Algeciras or AOS Adventure
  • Difficulty / Lenght: Average / 6 - 8 hours
  • Requirements: Minimum 4 pax, sport and cycling attire, sun cream, picnic and water & a valid passport
  • Additional Services: Possibility of having picnic for 5€ (sandwich, piece of fruit, energy bar and juice / water). Possibility of getting a transfer from Tarifa to Algeciras for 5 € per person

85,00 € from 4 to 10 people
80,00 € for more than 10 people

*15€ discount without bike rental

To book please contact AOS Adventure on +34 956 627 646 or info@aostarifa.com >>

Discover Tetouan and Tangier in one day!


THE TRIP:

Visiting two Cities: Tetouan and Tangier
Presentation at the Information Desk of the Port of Algeciras at 8’00 a.m. 
Trip on Fast Ferry (45 min.) to Ceuta. 
Accommodation in coach or microbus, Border procedures with Morocco and transfer to Tetouan. 
Visit of the city: Hassan II Square, where the Royal Palace is as well as the Jewish quarter or Mellah, the Berber souk, the Medina, etc. 
At lunchtime, lunch in typical Moroccan restaurant with traditional folklore entertainment. 
Some time for shopping and on route to Tangier. 
On arrival, tour of the modern city, Place de France, Boulevard Pasteur...and some diplomatic quarters. 
Visit of the old city or Medina and some of its souks and most typical places. 
Once the visit to Tangier is finished, transfer to Ceuta and boarding to Algeciras.

 

PRICES:

ADULTS: Special offer of 54€, staying a minimum of one night at Hotel Holiday Inn Express Campo de Gibraltar. 

CHILDREN: From 3 years old, no disccount

 

DOCUMENTATION:

EU citizens only National ID card / other nationalities, valid Passport Non EU citizens. Valid Passport (consult Visas)

 

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There is a wide range of cultural experience packages that you can enjoy meanwhile you are in Algeciras. Special guided tours tailored for you to discover south Spain history. Have a look at some of the cultural packages listed below:

Monumental San Roque Guided Tours
- Walking tour around the Collection of Listed Historical Buildings, museumns, streets, squares and the Carteia Archaelogical Site. 

  • Free of charge
  • Tapas sampling experience or typical menu (ask for a quotation)
  • Tailor made excursion: 1 hour and a half to 4 hours long.

Tapa-Mania San Roque Guided Culinary Route - A walking route around some of the best tapas bars in San Roque.

  • Two hours long.
  • Prices vary according to what is ordered and the number of bars visited.

Sotogrande Lifestyle Guided Tours - Bus tour around San Roque's exclusive world-famous private resort: mansions, golf, the port and marina. Free time available for coffee breaks and shopping at the magnificent Leisure Marina. 

  • 90 minutes long
  • Coach hire not included

Two Cities United by History Guided Tour - New combined guided tour of Gibraltar & San Roque. Find out all there is to know about the heritage of these two cities so closely linked from a historical perspective. The present-day British city and the heir to the old Spanish city. 


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Watch the splendours of the sea up close and personal in their natural habitat in the Strait of Gibraltar.  See various species including bottlenosed dolphins, Orcas and Long-Finned Pilot Whales from the safety of an observation boat with a specially trained skipper at the helm  

From April to July, sperm whales can be observed in the deeper waters of the Strait. In July and August, Orcas can be seen near Tanger, and there have also been sightings of fin whales.  Highly trained staff are on hand to give you even more information and to answer your questions.

Nightlife

Algeciras is home to many restaurants, bars and clubs to guarantee you a lively night!

Algeciras nightlife has something for everyone from lively bars and clubs to romantic restaurants on the sea front looking out onto the Rock of Gibraltar.

Venues include:

  • Cielo Gintonic Club (Algeciras)
  • Museo Disco (Algeciras)
  • Moma Disco (Algeciras)
  • Aqua (La Línea)
  • Molly Bloom: Irish Pub and Disco (La Línea)
  • La Vogue (La Línea)
  • Los Compadres (La Línea)
  • La Tetería (La Línea)
  • Plaza de Cruz Herrera (La Línea)

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Business in Algeciras

Algeciras is the perfect place for holding business conferences, exhibitions, seminars or meetings.

The Industrial Area Palmones I, II, III is located just by the hotel Holiday Inn Express Campo de Gibraltar - Barrios. 

Plus our hotel is an ideal venue for business meetings, small conferences and training days in Algeciras. The Holiday Inn Express Campo de Gibraltar - Barrios has its own Business Centre complete with two modern meeting rooms, Levante & Poniente and we can also provide you with coffee break options & accommodation packages. Furthermore, the hotel is conveniently located with good access to motorway links, Gibraltar Airport, Gibraltar City Centre and free car parking.

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