Experience the magic of the Noche de San Juan in Conil

Welcome to summer

San Juan is here. Summer is approaching, a season longed for, loved and, above all, celebrated. The arrival of summer is celebrated all over the world and there are many fun-filled rituals to celebrate this long-awaited event.

As an example, in a Scandinavian country like Sweden this holiday, called Midsommar, which is the most important of the year after Christmas, takes place in the countryside and consists of games, endless lunches and flowers in the hair. Much further afield, in the southern hemisphere, this day is celebrated on Inti RaymiInti, a festival of worship to the Inca sun god, Inti, which marks the arrival of the winter solstice.

Terrace of Villa Poniente at Villas Flamenco Beach in Conil
Terrace of Villa Poniente at Villas Flamenco Beach in Conil

Already in our country, in the St. John's Eve, June 23rd, Christianity is mixed with the pagan, since this celebration is usually combined with the commemoration of the summer solstice. Here, to welcome the summer, tradition calls for bathing in the sea or river or jumping over a bonfire, among many other activities.

Juanes and Juanas

And what happens in the Costa de la LuzHow to celebrate Conil this holiday? Well, celebrate it and in a big way. This night is one of the most animated of the summer, for this reason it represents a perfect occasion to make a weekend getaway to this town in the coast of CadizThe town, which is flooded with magic, fire, spells and moonlight baths.

In the atmospheric center of this town of Cadiz is celebrated the Juanes and JuanasThe puppets will end up in a large bonfire and humorously represent everything that has happened in the municipality or in the country. This party is completed with lively parades, which fill streets, squares and the beach of people looking for a good time full of joy and fun and attracted by the enigmatic magic of fire.

Burning of Juanillos on St. John's Eve
Burning of Juanillos on St. John's Eve

Bonfires of San Juan

In addition, when midnight comes, the beaches are filled with bonfires that will drive away evil spirits and burn all bad omens. The most daring will jump over them, in order to make their wishes come true. Others will simply throw a small piece of paper into the fire where they write their wishes.

Another of the traditions for these dates is bathing while watching the moonThis is an activity that, according to those who understand witchcraft, attracts good luck. Thus, once again, the most daring will take a magnificent midnight swim regardless of the temperature of the sea, while the rest will be satisfied with approaching the shore to get their feet wet. In that sense, it is necessary to point out that scholars on the subject proclaim that both options are valid.

Bonfires on the Beach on the Night of San Juan
Bonfires on the Beach on the Night of San Juan

Escape to Conil: sun and fun

Can you think of a better place to commemorate the arrival of summer than the beaches of Conil?

Surely not! And the fact is that Conil offers you a magnificent plan: in the evening, enjoy this varied and animated evening of the St. John's Eve and, during the day, relax in the gentle June sunshine on any of its immense beaches of white sands and crystalline waters.

And the best choice to rest during this getaway is the rental of a house on the coast, such as those offered by Flamenco Villas. In any of its varied and exquisite accommodations, the experience of the night of San Juan will be unforgettable. Thus, you can choose between the magnificent villas for rent on the beach of Flamenco Beach Villas at the Fuente del Gallo or the oasis of relaxation of the charming rural lodgings of Roche Viejo Estate or maybe you prefer the vacation apartments of Villas Flamenco Rentalsjust a charming stroll from the vibrant city center.

Apartment in Villas Flamenco Beach in Conil
Apartment in Villas Flamenco Beach in Conil

Come and have fun. Enjoy the night of San Juan in the best accommodations in Conil.. And, as we love you to spend your vacations with your family, in Villas Flamenco the first child children under 12 years old are free.

Don't think twice. Enjoy the most magical night of the year with us. We are waiting for you at Flamenco Villas.

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