Best places to stay in Vejer de la Frontera
There are so many great small hotels and guest houses in Vejer, it is hard to say which are the best. We have made a list of the lodgings we love most in Vejer. The list is divided into luxury, medium and affordable lodging, as well as whole apartments. Most of the lodgings below are in the beautiful village centre. We have also written a blog with the best restaurants in Vejer if you are interested.
Vejer is officially recognised within the most beautiful villages in Spain. It is a white village with a perfectly balanced mix of Moorish and Andalusian architecture. It is a highlight for both national and international tourists every year.
Unlike other tourist locations, there are no enormous Holiday Inns or Hilton hotels shadowing the village. The hotels and guest houses are locally-owned, authentic and charming, a perfect pair for a stunning village. The number of hotels in Vejer, however, can be overwhelming to choose from. These are the favourites, of ourselves and our guests (prices are based on high season costs):
Plaza 18: A luxury boutique hotel designed by famous Nicky where attention to detail is reflected in every aspect. The building stands on the foundations of an ancient 13th century Arab house. This building has been restored using entirely organic building materials including traditional lime-based mortars, wooden floors, marble, etc. while energy efficiency is guaranteed using the very latest renewable technology.
Hotel V… : Beautiful 4-star hotel in Vejer with a wonderful 16th century courtyard at the bottom floor and amazing views from the terrace that will help you relax in the beautiful village. You will have this great view while having breakfast or enjoying a swim in the jacuzzi. Some rooms have their own private terrace with astonishing views as well!
La Casa del Califa: This 2-star hotel has a wide variety of rooms from simple doubles to luxurious suites. Wonderful views and the building still has character of when it was constructed in medieval times. Breakfast is in the same location as the famous “Jardin del Califa” restaurant, recommended by the Michelin guide.
Medium (80€ – 120€)
Las Palmeras: This wonderful hotel has some rooms with beautiful views, complete with a swimming pool embedded into a charming courtyard. It is the only hotel in Vejer with a swimming pool.
Casa Shelly: This 3-star hotel built on a centenary building. A boutique guest house with elegant decoration and a nice relaxing atmosphere.
El Cobijo de Vejer: One of the best rated places to stay in Vejer. Moorish-Andalusian style, nice views, hosts and breakfast.
Casa Bonhomía: Rooms with astonishing views, a very caring family with spacious and luminous rooms. Close to lots of wonderful restaurants of all types.
Hostaluz: Even if it is in the newer part of Vejer, it is only a 10 minute walk to downtown. You will find lots of local and not very touristic restaurants nearby. As well you will be close to both big supermarkets, local butchers and shops in Vejer.
La Botica de Vejer: Is Vejer’s 18th century pharmacy! Affordable with nice views and perfect location.
Hostal El Mirador: Very affordable rooms which is hard to find in Vejer de la Frontera. With nice hosts and nice views.
Reysan: In one of the main streets of Vejer, Juan Relinque. You can find affordable houses not far from downtown and very close to amazing restaurants and shops, rented by a local family. During Easter it is one of the best places to enjoy the processions!
Vejerísimo: Very high rating, everything cared in detail for the guests. The apartment has amazing views along the walls of Vejer!
La Sultana de Vejer: They have several houses along Vejer de la Frontera with a wide price range. Many with amazing views from the top.
La colina Blanca: Enjoy astonishing views and a great terrace. Found inbetween the new and old town and with capacity for 5 to 6 people.
If you are looking for an experience to learn about our local traditions, sherry, local food and agritourism then keep reading.
Are you visiting Cadiz and you would you like to learn more about Sherry and immerse yourself in the local culture and traditions? If you want to learn and experience it with the company of a local guide and turn your visit to Cadiz into an exciting gastronomic adventure, book with us. Sherry love is very contagious, surely you will also become one!
If you have your own transport we can accompany you while learning about Sherry. Enjoy the best Sherry bodega tours, local culture and traditions and the local gastronomy. In case you do not have a transport we can arrange transport, restaurant and the rest of your trip for you.
If you would like to learn all about Jerez-Sherry-Xeres D.O. then join us for our Ultimate Sherry Tasting tour. We can design a private tour just for you and your family.
If you are staying in Vejer de la Frontera or within Cadiz province we can organize a private Sherry tasting with gourmet local tapas for your group. We will go to your place and do a Sherry or Andalusian wine tasting for you privately. We can focus on premium Sherries; VORS and premium Sherries; or Andalusian wines in case you do not like Sherry.
If you are thinking to travel to other parts of Cadiz, we are based in Vejer de la Frontera. Officially, Vejer is one of the most beautiful villages of Spain, you should come and meet us!
Food and cultural tours
If you want to learn more about Vejer de la Frontera, its traditions and gastronomy book our Sherry&Tapas tour! Learn about sherry, wine tastings, and how to pair it with gourmet traditional food from the area. Taste different types of Sherry and local food like bluefin tuna, bull meat, salmorejo, eggplant with honey and pinenuts, etc. The tour includes 5 tapas and 5 wine/Sherries .
We also have a tour that focuses on Bluefin tuna. You will learn the history of Bluefin tuna in the area since Phoenician times by going in a private boat ride to visit the almadraba; visit a local food market; and taste different parts of bluefin tuna in all ways, salt-dried, grilled, raw.
If you would like to visit other beautiful white villages like Vejer, we can do a tour of the white villages in Cadiz province. Or we can mix a walking tour of Vejer de la Frontera with a visit to an olive oil mill. Or you can choose to do a private tour that we can design to visit based on your interests. Come and join Explore la Tierra in Vejer de la Frontera, Cadiz, Spain!
Our last addition is our become an artisan for one day tour. Make your own cheese, and your own leather souvenir in Ubrique while learning about the whole process of both. Enjoy its great history and panoramic views throughout the tour. This white village is famous worldwide for its importance for the leather international companies.