Jerez de la Frontera is a resort that is very popular with mature British couples and groups. The resort is best known for its sherry and brandy making traditions so expect plenty of chances to taste the drinks. Jerez de la Frontera is also known as being the birth place of the flamenco. There is a wide range of accommodation in Jerez de la Frontera. You will find a wide range of large upmarket hotels that are good for both leisure and business travellers. Again, there is plenty for you to see, such as churches and various pieces of art.
There are tours available of the brandy and sherry museums and there is the chance for you to try the selection on offer. On top of this, there is also a bullfighting museum. If you enjoy history, then why not go and visit the archaeological museum, the clock museum or the 12th-century mosque. There are plenty of old churches to go and look at, as well as a zoo and botanical gardens. Golf is very popular in Jerez de la Frontera as are many local excursions. You can go trekking, mountain biking or horse-riding through the countryside, take a steam boat to Cadiz, visit the historic mountain resort of Ronda or visit Gibraltar.
You will find a lot of international cuisine in Jerez de la Frontera. This includes Italian, English, Chinese, French, Mexican and Spanish. You will also find a lot of meat dishes as well as seafood dishes. The local dishes are definitely recommended. The nightlife is not as lively as some other places, although you will still get flamenco performances, theatre shows, ballet shows, opera and even a casino. There is a wide range of shops in Jerez de la Frontera. You will find some exclusive boutiques and department stores with clothing and jewellery. There is also a lot of sherry available. There is a high speed daily train to Madrid and other large cities. There are also daily bus services to other resorts and around this resort.
Summers in Jerez de la Frontera tend to be very hot and dry, whereas winters tend to be mild and wet. The hottest months in Jerez are July and August with temperatures around 88°F and 92°F. The coldest months in Jerez tend to be January and February. Daily temperatures however still tend to reach 60°F. In the evenings, temperatures can drop to 40°F. Rain is more likely in winter than in summer, however it does not rain a lot.