Sancti Petri

Novo Sancti Petri is renowned for its sunets, over the Altantic ocean
Novo Sancti Petri is renowned for its sunsets, over the Atlantic ocean

Sancti Petri

The original Sancti Petri was a small tuna-fishing village located on a spit of land on the Atlantic coast near San Fernando, where the Cadiz peninsula meets the mainland. On the southern side, it is surrounded by marshes and sand bars, and beyond those, the town of Chiclana de la Frontera.


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After the old town was abandoned in the 1970s, the land was looked after by the military. Today it is slowly being redeveloped as a leisure and watersports area. The old highway down the centre of the land is abandoned now, but its former importance can be seen from the lines of tall mature palm trees.

Now a one-way traffic system runs around the outside of the peninsula, providing access to the restaurants, cafes and bars, as well as well as the fishing jetties. The Club Nautico occupies an old rustic blue building, while the new port and marina facilities offer an impressive example of recent investment.

© Michelle Chaplow Shopping in Novo Santi Petri
Shopping in Novo Santi Petri

A pleasure craft boat service operates in summer months, with services a few times a day to Playa de Barrosa beach and the Island of Sancti Petri, and also for pleasure trips around the Natural Park Bahia de Cadiz.

Marina Info

Latitude: 36*22'6"N - Longitude: 6*13'12"W - VHF: CH9 & 16

Harbour Entrance width: 100m depth: 2m

250 Moorings, 4.5 - 20m deep


Sancti Petri Marina

(Club Nautico de Sancti Petri)

Beautiful beaches, salt flats, public parks.

Things to see:

On the route of the white villages.
Views to the island of Sancti Petri, with its ruined castle.


There are two beaches nearby: Playa de Sancti Petri and Playa de la Barrosa. Read more >


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