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Ancient port town on the Atlantic coast

Known for its sunny climate, golden sandy beaches, and interesting maritime history, Rota offers the perfect mix of relaxation and culture along the Bay of Cadiz. The town opens out to the Atlantic Ocean, with two national parks, the Natural Park of the Bay of Cádiz and the Doñana, on either side.

Explore the historic old town, where narrow cobblestone streets lead to picturesque plazas and centuries-old churches. Spend time taking in the beauty of the Baroque Caridad and San Juan Bautista Churches, before diving into one of the many cafés, bars, and restaurants for a taste of the local fare. 

Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the Castillo de Luna, an ancient fortress overlooking the town, offering panoramic views of the surrounding area. If you’re looking to get sand between your toes, Rota boasts several beautiful beaches, including Playa de la Costilla and Playa de la Ballena, where you can soak up the sun and swim in the azure waters.

With its laid-back atmosphere, stunning coastline, and abundance of cultural attractions, Rota offers an ideal holiday experience on the coast of light.


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Your Rota questions, answered

Fly direct to Seville in just two hours and 45 minutes with easyJet. Transfers from Seville to Rota take around two hours.

Being on Spain’s Atlantic coast, Rota is famous for its fresh fish and seafood. Rota has plenty of restaurants, tapas bars, beach bars, and traditional taverns to eat at.
A trip to the old city of Cádiz is a must when you visit Rota. A fun way to get there is by ferry, which takes about 30 minutes.

Hotels in Rota

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