10 impressive beaches in Cadiz
Shore trips in Ten of the most impressive beaches in (Cadiz) Spain.
The Barrosa (Chiclana)
Its more than 6 kilometers in length invite you to walk along the shore, to relax with the sound of the water and to leave behind the problems. Without a doubt, a very calm and wide beach where you can disconnect from stress. That’s why La Barrosa is one of our favorite beaches in Cádiz and also that of many visitors who enjoy it every summer. As an advice, visit before it is massify, so hurry up.
Zahara de los Atunes
Now we are going to a beautiful fishing village south of the province of Cádiz. Place where you can enjoy the tranquility and beauty of its beaches, as well as an exquisite cuisine. The sunsets are spectacular in different parts of Cádiz, but one of the most special places to admire them is Zahara de los Atunes. Of course, there is no need to wait at sunset to enjoy its unspoiled landscape, its crystal clear waters and its fine sand.
The beach of Bologna, in Tarifa, is one of the favorite places for lovers of windsurfing and kitesurfing, the discipline in which Gisela Pulido has achieved so many successes. The wind that blows in this beautiful wild beach invites more to the practice of these sports than to lie down under the umbrella. In fact, trying to plant the umbrella in the sand can be as difficult as standing on the board in the water. Also, in Tarifa you can enjoy other beautiful beaches such as Valdevaqueros, Punta Paloma or Los Lances.
Caños de Meca
Caños de Meca is another of the natural paradises of the province of Cádiz. The beauty of beaches such as Zahora, El Pirata or Los Castillejos multiplies with the beauty of its surroundings. It’s hippy spirit that caracterizes, today adapts to the thrust of tourism. Also perfect place for fans of Sea Sports as windsurfing, kite surfing or surfing … to release the adrenaline.
La Hierbabuena (Barbate)
A paradisiacal beach near the port and municipality of Barbate. The Natural Park of Breña and Marismas de Barbate hosts other prettier beaches in the province of Cádiz: La Hierbabuena, also known as El Chorro beach. Its kilometer long is composed of a beautiful mixture of leafy pine trees and small dunes of fine sand. If the tide is low, access to quiet nudist coves is possible.
Beaches of Sanlúcar de Barrameda
The beaches of Calzada and Las Piletas, in Sanlúcar de Barrameda, welcome traditional horse races every August and are, along with the beaches of La Bonanza, Bajo de Guía and La Jara, an excuse as good as the gastronomy of their famous prawns to be captivated by Sanlúcar.
Fountain of the Rooster (Conil de la Frontera)
Conil de la Frontera is another of the most beautiful coastal destinations (and requested) of the province of Cádiz. And it’s no wonder if we know beaches like La Fuente del Gallo, La Fontanilla or the Calas de Roche.
The Palmar (Vejer de la Frontera)
4 kms in length beach, Near Conil, its quality of the immense virgin beach. You’ll be dazzled by the fine golden sand. An area without urbanization, but with many services that makes it easy to spend an excellent day of sun and beach. For its services and the quality of its beach El Palmar has recently obtained the Q of Tourist Quality granted by the Institute for Spanish Tourist Quality. The extension and width makes it a perfect beach for a long walk or horseback at sunrise and sunset.
The Port of Santa María
An historic place with Gold-colored beaches and fine sand, altogether 16 kms of beaches, together with a wonderful sun and a sea of crystalline and fresh waters, represent an ideal background to spend difficult days to forget.
The gastronomic flavor as taking a rice with carabineros on a terrace in El Palmar is a pleasure you must experience. There are also restaurants with avant-garde cuisine and international cuisine.
There is also a party in the area. There are many bars and chiringuitos where people wanting to have fun meets. Places like El Cartero, El Dorado or La Selva, are filled daily, especially in summer. Many offer live music concerts and special events. People from all over Spain come expressly to the area to enjoy the atmosphere of their bars. We find beaches such as Levante, Valdelagrana, La Puntilla, El Aculadero, Santa Catalina, Fuentebravía, La Muralla and La Calita, so organize a trip, with enough time to visit them all.
The Port of Santa María offers a varied gastronomic source, where its famous “pescaíto frito” (fried fish) and its great seafood stand out. Highlighting its luxury if we contrast between its quality and price.
La Caleta (Cádiz)
La Caleta, which is, along with La Victoria, an urban beach with great charm in which the environment is linked, the castles of Santa Catalina and San Sebastián, witnesses of permanent luxury.