Chipibeach is a modern and bright B&B, located in a quiet area in Chipiona, Cadiz
Chipiona is located on the Atlantic coast in the province of Cadiz. Being in the lower valley of the River Guadalquivir it is very flat with a maximum terrestrial height of 4 metres which allows for comfortable walking around the area.
Chipiona is home to the tallest lighthouse in Spain which is also the third tallest in Europe. It is also the birthplace of the famous singer Rocio Jurado where her body now rests and a commemorative statue can be found next to the Port. The town is also well-known for its production of several varieties of Moscatel.
It is known that there are many kilometres of beautiful golden sand beaches to be enjoyed in Chipiona such as “Playa de regla”, “Playa de las tres piedras” and “Playa de las canteras” but there are also a number of must-visit attractions.
“Santuario de Nuestra Senora de Regla” built in 1906, is a beautiful Cathedral featuring gothic architecture with a seaside backdrop.
“Los Corrales de Pesca” or the fishing coracles of Chipiona form an original, historical landscape on the coast. These fishing pens consists of large sea stone walls and the proliferation of oysters, barnacles and rose hips which grow on them act as a natural cement compacting the structures. Fishing pens are giant traps that work with the tide meaning that the fish enter during high tide and are then collected during the low tide.
Chipiona Castle was re-conquested by King Fernando III who built the castle in 1295. Today it is a monastery which is open to visitors and houses the “Cadiz and the new world” Museum.
Chipiona Moscatel Museum takes the visitor on a journey through the history and culture of wine. It offers a wide range of Moscatel, sherries and other local wines which can be purchases in small glasses through to huge several litre jars.
“Centro de interpretación de la naturaleza y el litoral el camaleón” is a centre which is free to visit and explains the life of the chameleons as well as the importance of conserving this part of the coastline. They also explain the traditional way of fishing with the coracles.