Parador de Arcos de La Frontera

Historic Palace


Perched atop a dramatic cliff in the charming town of Arcos de la Frontera, the Parador Arcos de la Frontera is a captivating retreat that transports you back in time to the golden era of Andalusia. This beautifully restored 15th-century castle offers a seamless blend of historic charm and modern comfort.

As you step into the castle's grand courtyard, adorned with fragrant orange trees and intricate Moorish details, you are greeted by a sense of timeless elegance. The spacious rooms and suites, exquisitely furnished with traditional elements, provide a peaceful sanctuary with breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside.

Indulge in the rich flavors of Andalusian cuisine at the Parador's renowned restaurant, where the region's culinary heritage takes center stage. Immerse yourself in the vibrant ambiance of the town, with its narrow cobblestone streets, whitewashed houses, and enchanting plazas.

General Services

General Services
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Bureau de Change
  • Credit Cards
  • Distance to Airport: 35 km.
  • Distance to Port: 70 km.
  • Distance to Train Station: 35 km.
  • Facility Accessibility (Check with Parador)
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • No animals allowed
  • Piped Music
  • Restaurant
  • Satellite Dish
  • Shop
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet - WIFI. Free
  • Canal plus
  • Double Rooms (double beds): 5
  • Minibar
  • Places: 44
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Single Rooms: 4
  • Television
  • Twin Rooms: 15


  • Arcos Carnivals.
  • San Miguel Festival: 29th September; a five day festival which always falls on the weekend.
  • Festival of the Horse: dates vary, Jerez de la Frontera, (30 km.)
  • Holy Week: Declared of National Tourist Interest.
  • Aleluya bull run: Easter Sunday.


  • Cultural Visits
  • Golf
  • Rambling
  • Riding
  • Trekking

Interesting Places

  • Arcos de la Frontera.
    Old town.
  • White villages tour.
    Grazalema (48 km.)
    National Park.
  • Wine Route.
    Jerez de la Frontera (31 km.)
    Trip to a horse show.

Regional Menu

Specialities and traditional dishes

Discover the new restaurant space at the Parador de Arcos. The menu offerings at this dining spot are based on classic examples of Andalusian cuisine, with a fresh, casual presentation and very affordable prices.

The Parador menu includes tapas, larger portions and full servings of traditional Andalusian dishes, with a touch of the avant-garde.

In addition, we also offer a menu prepared daily by our kitchen team, featuring a selection of the best in Andalusian regional cuisine.

At our restaurant, the products are the stars. Why not come explore Arcos through its cuisine?