Towns of the province of CÁDIZ: Algar - Algeciras - Arcos de la Frontera - Barbate - Benalup-Casas Viejas - Cádiz - Castellar de la Frontera - Chiclana de la Frontera - Chipiona - Conil de la Frontera - El Bosque - El Puerto de Santa María - Grazalema - Jerez de la Frontera - Jimena de la Frontera - La Línea de la Concepción - Los Barrios - Los Caños de Meca - Medina-Sidonia - Olvera - Prado del Rey - Rota - San Fernando - San Martin del Tesorillo - San Roque / Sotogrande - Sanlúcar de Barrameda - Setenil de las Bodegas - Tarifa - Vejer de la Frontera - Villaluenga del Rosario - Zahara de la Sierra - Zahara de los Atunes -
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This park looks out onto the Atlantic, and with the passage of time, its 3,130 hectares have been shaped by easterly winds. Its umbrella pine forest stretches down to the coast and is punctuated by impressive cliffs, some of which are over one hundred metres in height.
The park also features a 1,113-hectare coastal strip which is a rich fish-farming area.
The fishing port of Barbate is one of the busiest in the south of Spain. The town has a tuna fishery as well as a thriving tinned and salt fish industry.
The main activities in the area are pine cone collection and extensive cattle farming, along with tourism
Towns and villages
Barbate and Vejer de la Frontera.
Hotel ** Madreselva (Los Caños de Meca)
Hotel ** Playa del Carmen (Barbate)
Hostal El Mero (Los Caños de Meca)
Hostal-Bungalows La Aceitera (Los Caños de Meca)
Flora and Fauna
An umbrella pine forest whose undergrowth features rosemary, palmettos, blackthorns and junipers.
A number of cliff-dwelling birds such as herns, egrets and silver gulls. Jackdaws and black starlings. Finches, greenfinches and goldfinches, as well as the common coal tit and the hooded tit. The peregrine falcon and the common kestrel.
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