The Hotel Playa de la Luz is in Rota. This building, located on the north peak of the Bay of Cadiz, to the southeast of western Andalusia and bathed by the Atlantic Ocean has been home to many different cultures and civilisations such as the Tartesos, the Romans, the Arabs and the Christians. It is surrounded by 16 km of magnificent golden sandy beaches and is also the location of several fine urban beaches such as "La Costilla" and "El Rompidillo" which boasts a splendid promenade as well as natural beaches such as "Punta Candor" or "Los Corrales," and natural monuments, landscaped by massive pine forests and "La Ballena".
You can enjoy marvellous natural surroundings in Rota: parks, botanical gardens, the Mayetería centre, the interpretation centre of the Coastlines and the Corrals, the shoreline walks, the green path. It also offers visitors a wide and rich gastronomy based on local products: "Urta a la roteña" (Rota style red sea bream), "Arranque roteño" (a local speciality made with tomatoes, peppers and garlic), "Berza" (type of cabbage) and its famous "Tintilla" wine. Rota also provides endless sporting possibilities, cultural activities and fiestas, such as Carnival (February), Holy Week (April), the Spring Fair (May), la Fiesta de la Urta (August) and the Patron Saint Festivities (October) and among its many wonderful monuments you can visit the Castillo de Luna (a 13th century castle), The church of Nuestra Señora de la O (16th century) and the remnants of a former convent, the Torre de la Merced tower (17th century).
- Naval Base: 3 Km
- Golf Costa Ballena: 7 Km.
- Puerto Santa María Train Station: 20 Km
- Jerez Airport: 40 Km.
GPS: 36.6292 / -6.38417