What to see in Conil de la Frontera
Puerta de la Villa, Conil
It was formerly called from Vejer for being the beginning of the road leading to the neighboring village. It is one of the four main gates that remain of the old walled city.
Playa del Puerco
It comprises a length of more than 2 km. and is located between Roche and the beach Playa de la Barrosa. It is a semi-urban beach of fine golden sand, but a bit difficult access (hence not advisable for “seniors”) and low number of visitors. There are showers.
La Chanca, Conil de la Frontera
It is one of the most emblematic monuments of Conil de la Frontera. It was built in the mid-16th century and was along with that of Zahara de los Atunes one of the great historical alambrabas of the province.
Torre de Guzman
It is one of most important historical monuments of Conil de la Frontera. Proof of this is that it is the principle item of the coat of arms of the town. Built in the early 14th century by Alonso Pérez de Guzmán, “Guzmán el Bueno”, it is in the Gothic style. It was the center element from which the urban expansion of the city began.
Calas del Quinto y Camacho
It has a length of about 600 meters and are about three kilometers from Conil, after the beach Fuente del Gallo to north. It’s a composition of several small bays such as Cala Melchor, Cala Cala Pitones y Sudario.
Playa de Castilnovo
It´s near the beach Playa del Palmar. A lonely beach, untouched, wild golden sand, low utilization, without Promenade, medium waves. No available services. Very quiet beach, frequented by nudists.
Cala del Aceite
It´s a little paradise with fine sand mixed with turquoise water. It is a good alternative when strong winds are blowing, since it is protected by cliffs. In summer, a bar is opened and there are a few services offered. The cove is reached by a staircase.
Playa de los Bateles
It has a length of about 1 km and is located at the foot of the city.
Urban beach of fine golden sand and crystal clear water, high utilization and moderate swell. Perfect for sunbathing, eating a few tapas and enjoying a great day.
Centro Cultural Santa Catalina (Iglesia de Santa Catalina)
The building is an old church from the 16th century; it is a place of tourist and cultural interest that houses a hall for exhibitions and other events.
Calas de Poniente (Calas de Roche)
It´s formed by small coves of exceptional beauty and small size in the northern coast of Conil de la Frontera.
There are 6: Cala Encendida, Aspero Cala Cala Tio Juan Media, Cala Pato Cala Cala Medina y Frailecillo.
Playa de la Fuente del Gallo
It´s the last one of the long beaches of this village. With a length of 1 km, it is located in the district with the same name. A beach of fine golden sand and clean clear water, with an average occupancy rate and a moderate swell. Suitable for great walks and fishing.
Playa de Roche
It has a length of 2 km. Urban beach without Promenade, with fine golden sand, clean water, moderate swell. It offers a good level of services and is handicapped accessible.
Playa de la Fontanilla
It´s without doubt one of the best beaches in this place, with a length of more then 1 km.
Semi-urban beach with fine sand and crystal clear water, beach promenade, high utilization, usually with moderate wind. Here you will find some of the best hotels and restaurants in Conil.