Situated in the province of Cadiz, Chiclana de la Frontera lies on the idyllic coastline of the Costa de la Luz. Chiclana is divided into two parts; the town centre, which is approximately seven kilometres from the coast, and the beach area itself which extends as far as Conil some 11 kilometres away. The population of Chiclana has more than doubled over the last ten years to 85,000 inhabitants – which in itself says a lot about its increasing popularity as both holiday resort and a place in which to settle. Its climate is mild, with long warm summers and short winters.
Whilst the town centre still maintains a very typical Andalusian, small-town atmosphere it also offers the many benefits of a modern, fast-moving city. Communication links are excellent: 40 minutes from Jerez airport, 1 hour from Gibraltar as well as links to main roads and very shortly a new addition of a tram service to Cadiz capital.
In contrast to this, the beach boasts a water sports haven for those who enjoy aquatic activities such as surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, kayaking, jetskiing, scuba-diving, sailing and fishing. The “Barrosa” beach, rated as one of the top beaches in Spain with its fine sand and clear water stretches out as far as the eye can see. With 325 days of clear skies and sunshine a year, Chiclana is an unspoilt paradise!
A gastronomic splendour for those who enjoy fish and sea food, Chiclana’s many restaurants and bars offer an opportunity to explore Andalusian cuisine and nightlife. The famous “Fino” wines (dry sherries) are among the best in the region. They are still produced on a small scale by the seven bodegas, all of which can and should be visited.