Sample some locally caught freshly fried fish at one of the many friendly beach bars dotted along the coast between Zahora, El Palmar and Conil de la Fra.
It is possible to swim close to the shoreline of Conil and see the remains of canons and canon balls which were tipped overboard during the Battle of Trafalgar. Cape Trafalgar and its lighthouse are a short walk down the coast from the villa.
European City of Wine
Visit the sherry capital of Jerez, tour one of its many bodegas (wineries) and sample some of the local produce along with a tapa of ham or cheese at one of the tobancos (bars serving sherry straight from the barrel).
Catch the turistic train from outside the tourist office. The journey lasts around an hour and is an excellent chance to visit the old and new parts of town without climbing the steep hills yourself!
Vejer de la Frontera
Visit this pretty hilltop village which has become a gastronomical sensation within recent years. Home to traditional bars, International cuisine and innovative bars, the perfect place for a leisurely lunch or evening meal.
Enjoy a mojito or ice cold beer at one of the local coastal restaurants whilst watching the sun set over the Atlantic Ocean and Cape Trafalgar.
Cycling through the National Park
Rent a mountain bike and cycle along the paths and beneath the pine trees of La Brena National Park. Many paths follow the curve of the Atlantic Coast and enjoy views towards Morocco.
The working town of Barbate is just 10 mins away by car. It is a friendly town selling local products and cuisine all based on tuna. The Almadraba is a traditional way of catching this large fish, between the months of April and June, tuna will feature on every single restaurant menu and served in a variety of different ways including sushi, meatballs, croquettes and stews.
Visit this local hacienda and learn how horse, man and dog work together on a traditional bull farm. Beautiful scenery and fantastic show make an ideal family day out.
Bolonia Roman Ruins
The archeological site of Baelo Claudia preserves the most representative elements of a typical Roman city. It's location next to one of the largest sand dunes along this part of the coast has to be seen to be believed.
One of the oldest cities. Bursting with museums, churches including the famous Cathedral, palm lined boulevards, squares, quirky shops, traditional tapas bars and other wonderful buildings.
It is possible to trek out for an hour or a full day, wander through La Breña National Park under the shade of the pine trees or gallop along the beaches of the Atlantic Coast.
Montenmedio is just a 15 min drive away, here you will find a golf and country club including an 18-hole course with views across to Vejer.
Modern Art Museum
Visit the NMAC exhibition at the Montenmedio Golf & Country Club. An ideal day out for children and adults alike.
Drive or catch the train/bus to the capital of Andalucia. Visit the bull ring, stroll along the river passing the Torre del Oro, catch a horse and carriage around the Parque de Maria Luisa, splash out in one of the boutiques or relax with a cold drink and some tapas in one of the many bars.
Catamaran to El Puerto
Catch the catamaran from the port of Cadiz to El Puerto de Santa Maria, have some lunch and then sail back again.
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