Header Banner - Google Adsense

Jimena de la Frontera

Jimena de la Frontera

Being surrounded by stunning countryside and located next to the Los Alcornocales Natural Park, as well as being a place of great historic and cultural significance, it is no surprise that Jimena de la Frontera welcomes many tourists all year round. A popular destination for expats too, there is an abundance of hotels and villa self-catering holiday accommodation in Jimena.

Being surrounded by stunning countryside and located next to the Los Alcornocales Natural Park, as well as being a place of great historic and cultural significance, it is no surprise that Jimena de la Frontera welcomes many tourists all year round. There are plenty of hotels and self-catering rental accommodation in Jimena to choose from.

This vast park covers 167,767ha from Tarifa in the south to the Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park in the north. It is named after its handsome and beautifully kept cork tree grove, the largest in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the most important ones in the world.

Little Africa Animal Reserve (Reserva Animal La Pequeña Africa) is a zoo located in the neighbourhood of Los Ángeles, next to the village of Jimena de la Frontera. It was created to help conserve part of the region’s (and even the country’s) natural heritage.

Below you will find the Facebook feed for the tourist office of Jimena. It includes details of activities, guided tours, general information and updates on the village, and more. Also check our What's On Page

The bus stop in Jimena is on the circular turn round at the top of Avenida de Deportes near Calle Roma. There is another bus stop in 'Estacion de Jimena' district on the A-405 near Calle Gaucin. There is a bus service four times a day Monday to Friday from Jimena de La Frontera to San Pablo and to Castellar, Estacion San Roque and Algeciras; and another service once a day to La Linea.

Jimena de la Frontera is a historic village located about 35 kilometers inland from San Roque on the road and railway to Ronda. Surrounded by the Los Alcornocales Natural Park and at around 200 meters above sea level, Jimena is a surprising contrast to the coastal affluence of the nearby golf and polo belt in the exclusive area of Sotogrande below. Many British people have chosen to settle there.

If you are considering visiting Jimena you may find our maps a useful tool. We provide three maps, the first is of the region of Andalucia with Jimena highlighted. The second handcrafted map gives the location of Jimena with the corresponding local road network. Thirdly, in order to help our readers we have also embedded a Google map which is centered on Jimena.