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Complete guide with the best beaches in Cádiz to visit from Los Caños de Meca

We are in a privileged place, famous for hosting some of the best beaches in Cádiz and throughout the Spanish geography. Our area is full of diverse beaches, from some wilder, others more quiet and recommended for families, to perfect beaches for surfing.

Below, we present our personalized guide with the best beaches on the coast of Cádiz that are located near our bungalows.

The best beaches in Cádiz to visit very close to Los Castillejos

Beaches en Los Caños de meca

 Los Castillejos Beach

It is the beach that gives its name to our bungalows and in front of which we are located.

Los Castillejos has a beach and also small coves with crystal clear waters. Under the small cliffs of the Playa de los Castillejos fall the first cascades of fresh water, called Los Caños de Meca.

Pirate Beach

Located in the center of town, is the main beach of Los Caños de Meca and the most popular.

On this sandy beach you can find several “chiringuitos”, bars or restaurants. It has all the services of a great beach. It joins the beach of Los Castillejos, so you could walk out from the hotel and get there taking a walk through two of the best beaches in Cádiz.

Marisucia Beach

This small beach is located next to the Trafalgar lighthouse road. It is a beach very appropriate for the days of the west wind and very undesirable when there is lift, since strong waves rise and there is usually seaweed.

The environment of this beach is really beautiful and has spectacular views, on clear days you can see the Moroccan coast perfectly.

Trafalgar Lighthouse Beach

These wild beaches are the most beautiful in the area and the best beaches in Cádiz, especially for its beatiful lanscapes.

For the bath they are not so advisable for their strong waves and currents. They are spectacular beaches to walk around, enjoy nature in its purest state and to climb up to the Trafalgar Lighthouse to admire the views of the coast of Cadiz.


Nudist beach in Los Caños de Meca

Los Caños de Meca is traditionally an area of nudist beaches since the 60s, where it became a center of reference for the hippie movement.

This is a sandy beach not very large that runs under the first cliffs, from which you will have wonderful views and sunsets.

The best beaches in Cádiz to visit in the neighboring town of Barbate

Beaches in Barbate: 12 minutes from Los Castillejos

 El Carmen Beach

This urban beach is located in the center of the town of Barbate and has services and promenade.

Its 1300 meters in length make it a perfect place to spend a day at the beach. In addition, in the same walk there are many bars and restaurants where you can taste the exquisite and famous Barbate tuna.

 Zahara de los Atunes Beach

With 8 km. of length and distinguished with the blue flag, the beach of this charming town has all the services, walkways to access and promenade.

It is one of the best semi-virgin beaches of Cádiz and of all the Spanish geography. Here you can spend a day at the beach, practice water sports, enjoy the cuisine and see one of the best sunsets.

In Zahara there are also other beaches and very attractive coves such as Playa de los Alemanes or Arroyo Cañuelo Creek.


 Hierbabuena Beach

On this 1 km long beach on the coast of Cádiz, in the Natural Park of La Breña and Marismas de Barbate and much wilder than the previous one, you can enjoy fine sand dunes, pine forests and cliffs.

It is a highly recommended beach for water sports such as surfing or windsurfing. It has a nudist part and at low tide you can access small coves ideal for bathing.

The best beaches in Cádiz to visit in the neighboring town of Zahora

Beaches in Zahora: 15 minutes from Los Castillejos

Zahora Beach

Continuing through the Lighthouse of Trafalgar we find the town of Zahora and with this extensive beach that joins with the virgin beaches of the Lighthouse area in an extension of approximately 7800 meters of beach.

It is a quiet area and is considered among the best nudist beaches of Cádiz with La Mangueta beach.


Mangueta Beach

In this beach that still remains totally virgin you will not find houses or buildings in the surroundings. It is a sandy area that lies at the mouth of a stream.

It is a beach with little affluence and that joins in its northern area the famous beach of El Palmar, already in the tourist town of Conil de la Frontera. The area to the south is the wildest area and the most appropriate for nudism.


The best beaches in Cádiz to visit in the neighboring town of Conil

Beaches in Conil de la Frontera: 25 minutes from Los Castillejos

Beaches of  El Palmar

This extensive beach of 8 km. in length is the beach of the beautiful town of Vejer de la Frontera and is undoubtedly one of the best beaches in Cádiz, perfect for swimming because it is a shallow beach with moderate waves.

It is a virgin and very calm beach that is united by its south part to the Mangueta Beach and by the north to Conil town.


Beaches of Conil village

Conil is a very touristy town and one of the main reasons is that here you can find the best beaches in Cádiz for sun and beach lovers.

Beaches extensive and very wide in which there is room to spare to put the towel. The most famous and close to the urban center are Los Bateles and La Fontanilla, both with a nice promenade.


Beaches of La Barrosa

This award-winning blue flag beach belongs to the municipality of Chiclana de la Frontera and is one of the most important beaches on the coast of Cádiz.

With 4 km. of length and a width that varies a lot depending on the tides, goes from Cala de Roche to Sancti Petri. Like some of the above, it is a very extensive beach with lots of space and, in the southern part of La Barrosa, is the most exclusive area of this part of the coast of Cadiz, Roche and Sancti Petri.



Cala de Roche

This beach is located in an urbanization (Roche) and is linked to La Barrosa.

It is also awarded with the blue flag and has a 2km beach. which is accessed by the urbanization. Around here there are also coves of high landscape value, some of them nudists, from which you can enjoy magnificent sunsets. They are beaches of fine golden sand and crystal clear waters, with an average occupation.


The best beaches in Cádiz to visit if you are a surf lover, in Tarifa

Beaches in Tarifa

Beaches in Tarifa

Tarifa is the paradise of the surfers and another of the areas that stands out for having some of the best beaches in Cádiz.

In addition, Tarifa is where the Mediterranean meets the Atlantic, so we can find some beaches that overlook the Mediterranean and others to the Atlantic. The most famous beach of the town is Playa de los Lances and in the surroundings there are others such as Playa Dos Mares, Punta Paloma or Valdevaqueros.


 Bolonia Beach

Special mention deserves this beach located within the municipality of Tarifa, 25 minutes from the town and within the limits of the Natural Park of El Estrecho.

One of the most famous beaches of the Cadiz coast, not only for the beauty of the beach itself, but because this area also houses the Roman ruins of Baelo Claudia. There are 3800 meters of beach with a forest of pine trees and a huge dune from which you can perfectly see the African coast.