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28 Best and Fun Things To Do In Rota, Spain

Situated in an advantageous position north of the Bay of Cádiz, this ancient town offers many historically significant sites to see. Rota opens out to the coastline of the Atlantic sea, with two engaging national parks situated right behind it. This lovely town has a quaint, medieval atmosphere and serves as an uncrowded, fascinating tourist destination.

Explore the streets of Rota on foot and discover the unique shops and Arabian cuisine with a myriad of colorful fruits and vegetables along with unusual spices that made a lasting impression on these Spanish restaurants. Explore the pristine shores of Costa de la Luz and have a cherry at one of the charming bars in the area. With a rich history and stretches of picturesque natural scenes, Rota is sure to make for a lovely Spanish holiday destination.

See the list below to find the most noteworthy attractions Rota has to offer.

The 28 Most Popular Things To Do In Rota, Spain

28. Vía Verde de Entre Ríos

3.4 ★★★☆☆ (7 reviews)


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Location: Lugar Pago Carbonera 19 Rota Cadiz

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27. Playa del Almirante

4.7 ★★★★★ (9 reviews)


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26. Pinares De Rota

4.8 ★★★★★ (33 reviews)


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Location: 11520 Rota Cadiz

25. Playa de Peginas

4.3 ★★★★☆ (58 reviews)


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24. Playa de Santa Catalina

4.4 ★★★★☆ (74 reviews)

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23. lagos Park

4.7 ★★★★★ (116 reviews)

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Location: Unnamed Rd. 11550 Cadiz

22. Playa de Piedras Gordas

4.4 ★★★★☆ (154 reviews)


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21. Paseo Maritimo

4.6 ★★★★★ (217 reviews)

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Location: La Costilla Beach Rota Cadiz

Tel:  601 448 3615

20. Playa Ballena Rota

4.4 ★★★★☆ (223 reviews)

19. Playa de la Ballena

4.7 ★★★★★ (230 reviews)

18. AQUAFUN Costa Ballena by ALEGRIA

4.2 ★★★★☆ (260 reviews)


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Location: Av Torrebreva 2 Rota Cadiz

Tel:  956-84-92-06

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17. Playa de Aguadulce

4.4 ★★★★☆ (277 reviews)


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16. Faro Blanco

4.2 ★★★★☆ (436 reviews)


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15. Pinar De La Almadraba

4.6 ★★★★★ (466 reviews)

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Location: Av de la Diputacion 89 Rota Cadiz

14. Pico Barro (BMC)

4.5 ★★★★★ (468 reviews)


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13. Parque Atlántico

4.2 ★★★★☆ (481 reviews)

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Location: Av Santiago Guillen Moreno 8 Rota Cadiz

12. Parque El Mayeto

4.1 ★★★★☆ (567 reviews)

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Location: Av Maria Auxiliadora 96 Rota Cadiz

11. Costa Ballena Ocean Golf Club

4.3 ★★★★☆ (844 reviews)

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Location: Carretera Chipiona Calle Puerto de Streeta Maria km5 Rota Cadiz

Tel:  956-84-70-70

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10. Playa del Chorrillo

4.4 ★★★★☆ (983 reviews)

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9. Camino Natural de Rota

4.1 ★★★★☆ (63 reviews)

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Location: Av de la Libertad 54 Rota Cadiz

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8. Playa del Rompidillo

4.4 ★★★★☆ (165 reviews)


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7. Punta Candor

4.3 ★★★★☆ (180 reviews)

6. Celestino Mutis

3.8 ★★★★☆ (293 reviews)


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Location: Av de la Diputacion 37 Rota Cadiz

Tel:  956-84-63-45

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5. Playa de la Costilla

4.6 ★★★★★ (305 reviews)

4. Parque Laguna Del Moral

4.3 ★★★★☆ (714 reviews)

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Location: Av Andalucia 2 Rota Cadiz

3. Playa de Punta Candor

4.5 ★★★★★ (985 reviews)

2. Castillo de Luna

4.5 ★★★★★ (1,943 reviews)

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Location: C Cuna 2 Rota Cadiz

Tel:  956-84-61-74

1. Los Corrales de Rota

4.5 ★★★★★ (2,096 reviews)

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Location: Corrales de Rota Cadiz

Tel:  651-37-16-01

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Thank you for reading our list of the best things to do in Rota, Spain! We hope it helped you plan the perfect itinerary for your next trip to this fantastic destination. Happy travels!

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