Chiclana de la Frontera is a typical Andalucian town in Cadiz Province, boasting some of the nicest beaches in Spain. Chiclana is an old town, whose narrow streets and shaded courtyards are filled with market stalls, restaurants and whitewashed villas. The untouched natural landscape of pinewoods and salt marshes provide a perfect compliment to the sandy beaches to give Chiclana a rural, relaxed atmosphere.
A few kilometres inland from the beach resort, the town of Chiclana provides all the services and amenities needed when taking self catering accommodation in Chiclana de la Frontera.
Sancti Petri is an alluring old fishing village which marks one end of the main beach, Playa de la Barrosa. It is a magnificent place to take a Chiclana de la Frontera holiday rental villa as it is not only situated on the beach, but is also the gateway to the Bahia de Cadiz National Park. Sancti Petri was abandoned many years ago, and locals are beginning to return to create luxury holiday homes. From the marina, sailing and windsurfing schools compete with busy beach bars and restaurants.
La Barrosa is one of two official beach resorts in Chiclana de la Frontera, with a variety of spacious Chiclana holiday villas. The beach has been awarded the coveted European blue flag for cleanliness and safety.
The beaches and clear waters of Chiclana de la Frontera are of course the focal point for holidays here. Sailing and windsurfing are hugely popular activities, although conditions are ideal for a number of water sports.
Within a short distance of a villa in Chiclana de la Frontera there are two large golf courses. The 36 hole Novo Sancti Petri course and 9 hole Club de Golf Campano are both open to the public.
Chiclana does revel in its annual fiesta in July, a period that makes taking a holiday rental in Chiclana a very exciting option, as tapas, processions and flamenco fill the streets.
A holiday in a Chiclana de la Frontera holiday rental rarely sees rain. There are over 3400 hours of sunshine every year, with an annual average temperature of 20°C.
Jerez Airport (XRY) is within half an hour of a Chiclana de la Frontera holiday rental. Daily flights arrive here from London Gatwick (LGW) and Stansted (STN), but if you wish to fly from elsewhere in the UK, a stop over in Barcelona (BCN) or Madrid (MAD) may be necessary.