Barbate, Andalusia, Spain
Barbate is a town of Cadiz that exudes authenticity and sustains itself on fishing in Moroccan waters, its coast can be seen clearly on the west. It is famous for the tuna ‘almadraba’, the Andalusian art of tuna fishing characteristic of Janda.
Its geographical location determines a gripping story that marked the character of its people, with less tourists than other neighbouring towns. Its 25kms of coastline, occupied in part by the Parque Natural de las Breñas and Marismas de Barbate, hides beautiful beaches. Los Caños de Meca, Zahora and Zahara de los Atunes also make part of the same municipality.
In Zahora you can find hidden beaches to go during summer when the others are too crowded. Zahara has in recent years become a sought after tourist destination, boosted by its wide range of restaurants, bars and nightlife.
Los Alemanes beach is highlighted by the Camarinal lighthouse. In Barbate we have some of the most powerful waves on the Andalusian coast, Yerbabuena has a right break considered by many as the best of southern Spain. Similarly cuisine, such as "atún encebollao" or shrimp fritters, is also one of the distinguishing features of the area.
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