Barbate Beach is situated at a location that is far away from the maddening crowd and is emerging as a hotspot among travelers due to its untouched beauty. Out of the many beaches dotting the coastline of South Spain, Playas de Barbate has the most beautiful beach that overlooks cool blue waters and is surrounded by lush green forest cover on the other side. Playa del Carmen is a very popular beach, which manages to bring in tourists all over the year and is surrounded by several other beaches as well.
The warm and breezy climate in this area is a definite crowd puller throughout the year and is responsible for the mushrooming tourism industry.
Acantilado y Pinar de Barbate, also known as Parque Natural de la Brena y Marismas del Barbate; is the Natural Park, made of the Brenas Alta y Baja and Dunes of Barbate, running parallel to the coast and the river marshes. Forming an enchanting backdrop to the river, the park is a major highlight of the area.
The beach is also popular as a nudist hangout and is favored for its ethereal appearance due to the golden sands and sand dunes that stretch over 25 kilometers from Zahara to Zahora.
The majestic cliffs there will mesmerize you with their jaw dropping beauty while offering ample opportunities for hiking and rock climbing activities.
Next to the breath taking scenery lie several hotels and restaurants that serve as the ultimate spot for relaxation.
The solitary coastline has a serene atmosphere that is ideal for taking leisurely strolls but if you are the adventurous type, then you can choose from a multitude of water sports that will fulfill your wild streak.
Famous beaches lining the coast include Mangueta, Zahora, Los Caņos de Meca, Hierbabuena, Ntra. Sra. del Carmen, Caņillos, Pajares and Zahara de los Atunes that are a natural paradise.
Marshes formed by the river Barbate attract many people as these are home to many beautiful migrant birds.