8 reasons to visit Conil de la Frontera
8 reasons to visit Conil de la Frontera | Fuente: By Celia Pérez del Cubo. Photos: Destino Cádiz.
Conil de la Frontera, a seaside town with white houses and patios with flowers, home to the bluefin tuna, beaches and dream coves and an atmosphere and way of living that will make you fall in love with it. You will feel that time stops admiring a sunset in Conil. A must for sea lovers.
The main tourist attractions of Conil are its beaches. With an incalculable landscape and environmental value, Conil has some of the most beautiful and visited beaches in the province. Los Bateles beach, La Fontanilla beach, El Roqueo beach, El Castilnovo beach or La Fuente del Gallo beach are proof of that.
The coves of Conil are worth mentioning. They are the perfect place to shelter from the wind, and their beauty and nature will captivate you. Although some of them have a difficult access, it’s worth the visit. The only problem is that they quickly become overcrowded due to their small size. The best knowns are Calas de Roche, Cala del Aceite, Cala Dorada, Cala Melchor or Cala del Tío Juan.
NIGHT OUT IN CONIL
If you visit Conil, you cannot leave without going out and have a drink. ou will find bars, nightclubs and pubs in the city centre and the promenade that are open until late at night, where tourists and residents enjoy the good weather and the atmosphere and the friendliness of the conileños. The perfect way to end up a great day at the beach.
Another way to visit Conil is practising water sports and adventure sports.
You can discover the Cadiz coast in paragliding, enjoy nature with the whole family or learn and practise sports such as windsurfing, surfinf, kitesurfing or paddle surfing.
NATURE AND HIKING
There are many routes that can be made from Conil de la Frontera walking or riding a bike. Undoubtedly, some of the most interesting and with greater scenic value are the cliffs of the coves, the pine forest of Conil or the Faro de Roche (Roche Lighthouse). There are also paths to go to El Palmar or Los Caños de Meca.
HISTORY AND CULTURE
With its white houses, its patios and its sailor’s air, the town of Conil will satisfy your expectations when visiting. Don’t forget to walk its streets and lose yourself up in its Mozarabic history. Its historic centre will surprise you, and places like the Iglesia de Santa Catalina, the Torre de Guzmán or the Puerta de Cádiz will leave you speechless.
The “tuna crawl” has been carried out for 20 years. Another excuse to visit Conil de la Frontera and try this fish delicacy in any of its variants: from the most traditional recipes to the most innovative dishes. You cannot miss the fresh fish from the coast of Cadiz or, much better, “pescaíto frito”. Endless dishes and recipes with the best fish and seafood of the town cooked by those who know best is waiting for you.
As in the rest of the province, it won’t be a problem to find a accommodation to visit Conil.. You will find great hotels, but also many apartments in the village and campsites on the beach. Many options and prices for you to adapt your trip to your tastes and budget.
How long has it been since you last indulged yourself?