San Roque, a charming village in the province of Cadiz

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Do you know San Roque? This is one of the most important towns with charm of Cadiz. It is located in the Campo de Gibraltar, less than an hour from Malaga International Airport and has a coastline and a privileged port. They also highlight its renowned golf and polo facilities. Every year prestigious national and international Polo competitions take place in this area.

Its location, its perfect climate, beaches and entertainment possibilities, make it one of the favourite destinations for tourism. Especially for those seeking relaxation, peace and sunny days in an intimate setting.

Its population is about 30,000 inhabitants, although this figure increases significantly due to tourism, especially in the summer months. Finding a hotel in San Roque, Cadiz is complicated if not done months in advance, because in the summer the hotel occupancy is almost complete as prestigious polo tournaments, golf and sailing attract large numbers of tourists from all over Europe.

What to see if you are staying at a hotel in San Roque, Cádiz?

If you have already chosen your hotel in San Roque, Cadiz and you'll be a few days in town we recommend 5  Sites that you should not miss.

• 1. Visit the historic streets!  San Roque is known for its Andalusian architecture: narrow streets, whitewashed houses with iron balconies and flowers. You'll love getting lost in its narrow streets, to reach the historic town of San Roque. You can visit the Church of St. Mary the Crowned or the Church of the Visitation of Our Lady, the Palace of the Governors, , Mayors Building or the Plaza de Andalucia.

• 2. Go back to Roman times at the site of Carteia. If you are passionate about archaeology and history, we suggest you visit the ruins of the Roman city of Carteia of San Roque. This area has been  declared of Cultural Interest in 1968. It is an archaeological site in which structures, walls, towers, forums and houses the second century BC,  have been preserved

• 3. Enjoy the great potential of its coastal zone. San Roque noted for its splendid beaches, from which you can see Africa and the Strait of Gibraltar. They are ideal beaches for water sports like kite surfing. Among them you can find the beaches of Sotogrande, the Cabrero, Cala Torrecarbonera Taraj. All of them are surrounded by a stunning natural environment.

• 4. Take a walk through the Marina of Sotogrande during your stay in your hotel in San Roque, Cádiz. It it a luxury Port and a perfect place to enjoy the sunset, dine in fine restaurant or shop in the numerous boutiques.

• 5. Getting to know most prestigious golf and polo facilities in Europe. One should not miss a visit to the five golf courses, among them the prestigious Valderrama Golf Club, considered one of the best in Spain. A visit to the Santa María Polo Club is also very interesting. Here the most important summer Tournaments, as the Land Rover Tournament,  are being played.