Cadiz Beaches are well known for its golden sands and crystal clear waters of the Atlantic Ocean and especially those near Vejer de la Frontera south of Cadiz.
You may spend your days surfing or swimming or just sun tanning in the warm sun of the area.
Playa de la Caleta on the Cadiz Peninsula
Playa La Caleta
Located on the far end of the Cadiz Peninsula, it is between two castles, Castillo de Santa Catalina and Castillo de San Sebastian. It is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in the city of Cadiz.
Awarded a Blue Flag, it is always busy and especially during weekends. It features many bars and “chiringuitos” as well as showers, toilets and all facilities of a well organized beach.
The claim to fame of the beach is that the James Bond movie “Die another day” was filmed here.
The Popular beach of Playa de la Victoria in Cadiz
The Playa de la Victoria
This urban beach is very popular among the locals. It has a promenade and many hotels, bars and restaurants besides a lively nightlife.
This 3km beach has been awarded many times with the Blue Flag for its standards of cleanliness and facilities.
Santa Maria del Mar
This golden sand beach is also called Playa Los Corrales and Playita de Las Mujeres. It is located next to Victoria Beach, Cortadura and El Chato.
It is a true family beach with all the facilities, bars and restaurants, and is easily accessible by bus.
Located south of Cadiz this is another Blue Flag with all facilities like showers, toilets, changing rooms and during summer they also have a lifeguard.
Parking is available along the whole beach with access through wooden boardwalk direct to the beach.
Playa del Chato
It is outside the city on the road leading to San Fernando on Avenida Via Augusta Julia. It is a 70-meter-wide beach with many sand dunes of golden sands.
There is a lot of vegetation proving shade during the hot summers. It offers all the basic facilities and a restaurant called El Ventorrillo Del Chato.
El Palmar Beach near downtown Cadiz
El Palmar Beach
Located just 15 km from downtown, it’s ideal for a long day at the beach. It offers golden sands with enough space for you and the whole family. During July and August, it becomes very vibrant with live music and DJs.
It features a few good seafood restaurants and bars where to relax and watch the sun as it slides into the ocean.
It is one of the favorite beaches of Costa de la Luz area, perfect for long strolls along the beach.
Located further down the coast from El Palmar, this is a narrow beautiful beach with golden sands. On the right side of the beach there is a a grassy hill, ideal for family picnics.
There is enough parking space for everybody.
Bolonia Beach near Verjer in Andalucia
Here are a few more beaches in the group of Cadiz Beaches
Bolonia – It is a 45-minute drive near Verjer, but it is worth the drive. It has white sand dunes surrounded by pine trees.
Fuente del Gallo – Overlooked by cliffs and with the views of the waves crashing into them, is this picturesque beach, just 30-minute drive from town.
Conil de la Frontera – this is lively beach lined with Tapas bars and a great nightlife during summers. It features golden sands and a great view of the village.
Los Caños de Meca – Well known for its surfing and bodyboarding, this is a small beach near Cape Trafalgar with some lively restaurants.
Playa de Valdevaqueros – This one is located in Tarifa, like an hour drive. It has magnificent views of Morocco across the straits of Gibraltar.
Chipiona – This is a small family beach on the town especially with the Sevillanos looking for a respite of the horrible hot months of summer.
Sanlucar de Barrameda – It is located at the mouth of the Guadalquivir River, where it meets the Atlantic Ocean.
Map of Cadiz and its beautiful beaches
Images credits for cadiz beaches
caleta by efepinto
victoria by david perez
cortadura by david perez
chato by romualda calez
palmar by abraham shmukler
bolonia by roland geiler
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