This small fair is celebrated at the beginning of the month of September in Conil de la Frontera, situated along the seafront and has fair huts, fast food stands and mechanical attractions right by the beach.
Whoever wishes to visit the fair of Conil can do so during the day or at night, being the night when the mechanical rides are active and during the day when the people enjoy the dancing, drinking and the fried fish.
If you visit Conil it’s important to know a few details such as the opening hours of its shops, which during the summer tend to remain open many more hours to provide their service during most part of the day. Conil is one of the important tourist attractions of the Cadiz province and has numerous restaurants that tend to open from about 1pm to about 4pm for the lunch period, although during the high season months (July and August) it’s quite common to find the beach bars (chiringuitos) open till late.
The drinking bars of the centre of Conil have permission to remain open until 4 in the morning, while the discos are allowed to be open until around 6am.
During your visit to Conil, whether it’s to experience its fair or during your holidays, you may find these following numbers come in handy:
Guardia Civil: 062
National Police: 091
Fire brigade: 080
If you go by car from Malaga to Conil, when you arrive you can park your vehicle at the entrance of Conil and walk down to seafront. The old quarter of Conil has narrow streets which is why it’s not recommendable to look for parking in the centre, there are parking areas on the Atlantic Avenue, next to the seafront promenade.
To get to Conil de la Frontera from Malaga airport, you can follow the route on the following map: