Vejer de la Frontera
Perched on the top of a hill some 8 km inland from the Atlantic Ocean, Vejer de la Frontera is probably the most picturesque of all white villages on the Costa de la Luz. At an altitude of about 200m above sea level, the village commands breathtaking views over the surrounding hills and fields, over nearby beaches and Strait of Gibraltar. In the distance one can even see the coast of northern Africa. Vejer de la Frontera enjoys relatively cool temperatures even in summer, thanks to the breezes coming in from the Atlantic. The historic centre of the town is a fascinating maze of narrow, steep streets where at every turn one is surprised by unexpected views, curious patios and passages, notable buildings and monuments. In Vejer one finds some of the more select hotels in Costa de la Luz and the extensive and unspoilt beaches of the Atlantic coast are only a short drive away.