Welcome to Rota

This guidebook is written by a military spouse, and designed to help new families moving to Naval Station Rota.

  • Do you have orders to Rota?
  • Are you wondering what to expect from the base, and how you will adjust to living in Spain?
  • Are you curious about Spanish food, or eager to travel?

Have no fear! The author shares her experiences and answers common newcomer questions. Inside you will find advice on topics such as housing and school options, services available on base, local restaurants and stores, Spanish food, and places to visit in a day or in a weekend.

The book also contains traditional Spanish recipes (in English), GPS coordinates to local stores, parking lots, and entertainment areas, and hundreds of links to websites for more information. If you are moving to Rota, this is the essential book to help you make the most of your move and your time in Spain. If you are sponsoring a military family new to Rota, this book makes the perfect gift! It will help answer their questions, let them know what to expect, and make the transition process easier for the whole family.

To buy click here.