Campo de Gibraltar translates as the ‘field of Gibraltar’, aptly named as this region of Cadiz, on the Spanish Costa del Sol, is a beautiful rural area in the shadow of the imposing Rock of Gibraltar. The region is divided between the beaches, water sports and excellent sailing on Campo de Gibraltar’s coast and the natural beauty and historical sites of the inland areas, but the beauty of taking holiday accommodation in Campo de Gibraltar is that you can enjoy both sides even on a short break.
There are a number of extremely pleasant beaches in Campo de Gibraltar, from the quiet sandy beaches of La Linea de la Concepcion to the tourist beach of Cala Sardina. In all, four beaches in Campo de Gibraltar have been awarded the European Blue Flag. Water sports, especially windsurfing, are a huge draw for tourists to take holiday accommodation in Campo de Gibraltar, especially from the beaches of Tarifa.
There are many historical sites of huge interest within close proximity of the holiday accommodation in Campo de Gibraltar. Important Roman ruins and Neolithic cave paintings can be found close to the villages of Alcala de los Gazules, Los Barrios
Sotogrande is the place to holiday on the Costa del Sol in Cadiz for both golf and yachts. The 535 mooring marina in ,Sotogrande is the perfect place to moor or hire luxury yachts to discover the beautiful Costa del Sol coastline when staying in Campo de Gibraltar accommodation. Other sporting facilities include tennis courts, polo and swimming pools.
Jimena de la Frontera is on the eastern boarder of the Campo de Gibraltar National Park, high on a mountain offering spectacular views of the region. Although it was originally a Roman hilltop village, the whitewashed houses and holiday rentals lie under the dominant Moorish castle. A Campo de Gibraltar apartment or holiday accommodation in Jimena de la Frontera is surrounded by beautiful mountainous countryside covered in cork oak forests and fruit orchards.
San Roque is a beautiful town which has been declared a National Historic Artistic Monument due to its un-spoilt Andalucian style centre.
Campo de Gibraltar enjoys over 300 days of sunshine every year, and average annual temperatures of 18°C. Summers are pleasantly warm, with daily temperatures of over 22°C. Winters are also relatively warm, with average temperatures in January of 14°C.
Gibraltar Airport (GIB) is very close to the holiday accommodation of Campo de Gibraltar just 2km over the boarder. British Airways provide a number of flights daily from a number of British Airports, and many cheap flights to Campo de Gibraltar can be found flying from London Luton Airport (LTN).