Ceuta is a coastal city which lies along the Mediterranean coast of North Africa across the Strait of Gibraltar which separates it from the Iberian Peninsula.
It is located on the northern tip of the Moroccan coast and is considered as the meeting point between 2 continents, 2 seas and 4 different cultures.
Ceuta is well-known in the area for offering the best of all its different cultures from gastronomy through to the various festivities. You can spend your time wandering along the streets and alleys visiting the numerous monuments, churches, cathedrals and several mosques.
Adding to all these qualities, Ceuta occupies a wonderful Mediterranean climate and 300 days of sunshine per year making it an ideal holiday destination any time during the year.
And due to its location at the point where the Mediterranean meets the Atlantic, it is a major yacht charter destination and all manners of water sports and beach recreations can be found in the area.
Ceuta hosts a beautiful marina called Marina Hercules- Puerto Deportivo de Ceuta which can accommodate up to 375 yachts measuring up to 25 m long.
The marina of Ceuta is also within easy distance to Puerto de Algericas, Jose Banus in Malaga, Puerto Sotogrande and Puerto Deportivo de Estepona.
During your visit in the town of Ceuta, you will have the opportunity to explore the Archaeological Museum (Museo Municipal de Arquelogia) which is located just above the harbor to the left.
Strolling further to the South end of the Plaza de Africa, you will come across the twin-towered Cathedral (1729) which is dotted with a neoclassical façade and a black marble doorway.
You are recommended not to miss the Mediterranean Park (Parque Maritimo Del Mediterraneo) which lies on the waterfront featuring 3 large swimming pools which are shaped like natural pool beaches, islands and palm trees.
You will also find several beaches in the city center especially on the Mediterranean side only a few steps away from the Africa Square where there are some beaches certified with a Blue Flag for the excellent quality of the water and services offered.
Some of the most popular beaches in the area are Sarchal Cove, the La Ribera beach, El Chorillo beach and Benitez beach all of them are worth visiting.