What does a holiday in Conil De La Frontera hold in store?
Conil de la Frontera (also known as just “Conil”) is a small town in the province of Cadiz on the southern coast of Spain, and is home to around 21,000 residents. The town is steeped in history that is evident in the traditional Andalucian architecture found in the “Old town” area of Conil. Fishing has remained the town’s livelihood for centuries, which makes it the perfect place to taste the local cuisine of freshly caught seafood for those on holiday in Cadiz.
Conil de la Frontera boasts over 14 kilometres of vast beaches spread across 6 locations, all of which feature golden sand and crystal waters. The coastline of this traditional Andalucian fishing village is famous for its natural beauty which has nearly disappeared on more commercial Spanish coastal areas.
Culture in Conil de la Frontera
Conil isn’t just a beach location – it also has a rich cultural background for holidaymakers looking for something a little more in-depth. Conil has a historical centre typical of a fishing village featuring whitewashed, narrow streets which exude its Arabic past. Culture seekers shouldn’t miss the Santa Catalina Church, Puerta ‘Cai’ (one of the old entrance/exits to the village) and the Guzmán Tower.
Why visit Conil in Cadiz?
Thanks to Conil de la Frontera’s beautiful beaches, tourism has increased and mainly attracts other native Spaniards from across the country, therefore making this a more authentic Spanish holiday experience. Away from the beaches, the town is pretty and well-looked after and stays busy throughout the summer months, making it ideal for families looking to eat outdoors in the afternoon or couple seeking relaxation. Conil also attracts young Spaniards including Andalucian stag and hen parties. However don’t let this put you off – this groups are typically very good natured and just add to the enjoyable, fun atmosphere as seen across the Costa del Sol.
As this small town in Cadiz welcomes a broad range of people and caters for a variety of groups, it makes an ideal holiday destination for almost anyone.
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