Hotel Reina Cristina was originally opened in 1901 and houses ancient ruins, such as parts of an 8th-century Mosque and a Moorish well. It features indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Reina Cristina has welcomed famous visitors, including Winston Churchill and King Juan Carlos I of Spain. It offers elegant rooms with a private balcony, free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV. Surrounded by beautiful gardens, the hotel is next to Algeciras Port. The beaches of Tarifa are 20 minutes away by car and free parking is available on site. Facilities at the hotel include 2 tennis courts, a gym and a sauna. Mini-golf and ping-pong are also available. The hotel restaurant serves buffet meals and guests have the option of menu dining in the evening or at lunchtime. There are also 2 bars and a cafe. Barbecues are organized during the summer months. There is also live music, on occasion.