Best of Nature in El Puerto de Santa Maria

Guide to nature in El Puerto de Santa María, Province of Cádiz. Get all the info you need. Guide to parks, natural attractions, landscapes and much more.

Best of Nature in El Puerto de Santa Maria
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The best of nature in El Puerto de Santa María

If you are a nature and beach lover, we recommend to spend your holidays in El Puerto de Santa Maria. The province of Cádiz is well known for protecting many of its natural areas in an exceptional way, rich and varied with flora and where wonderful species of different animals live.

Visit the Bay of Cádiz Natural Park, which you can do on foot or by bike. The special ecological characteristics of these wetlands are caused by the influence of the nearby ocean and the mild Mediterranean climate. You will find Coto de la Isleta within this Park, a natural area covering more than 10,000 acres.

Don’t forget about Marisma de los Toruños y Pinar de la Algaida Natural Park, a small peninsula formed by the Guadalete River and the seas erosion. The marshes constitute the main landscape elements (one of the best preserved of the Bay) and the coastal sandy areas and beaches.

Visit and enjoy the magnificent beaches here, such as Playa de Levante, Playa de Santa Catalina, Playa de Valdelagrana. Playa de la Muralla, Playa de la Calita, Playa de Fuentebravía or Playa de la Puntilla. You will love sunbathing at one of these beautiful beaches, with golden sands and crystal clear waters.

Complejo Endorreico de El Puerto de Santa María (Endorheic Basin) is composed of three lagoons: Salada, Chica and Juncosa Lagoons. On the other hand, Dunas de San Antón offer a great opportunity to practise nature leisure activities, thanks to its recreational area, along which the promenade runs. Walking along it, you can enjoy views of the Bay of Cádiz and its coastline.

All this and more can be done to make the most of nature in El Puerto de Santa Maria. TUDESTINO gives you all the information you need, as well as a set of activities that will make your time here unforgettable!

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Coto de la Isleta
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Coto de la Isleta is located in the Bay of Cadiz, belonging to El Puerto de Santa María. It is a natural area covering more than 10,000 acres of marshes, salt evaporation ponds (salinas), beaches and pine forests. It is a rich pine forest due to its biodiversity thanks to its humid areas in front of...

Playa de Levante in El Puerto
4.2
Playa de Levante, in El Puerto de Santa María, is part of the Bay of Cádiz Natural Park. With an extension of more than 4 kilometres, it is located in an area near Valdelagrana residential area. Secluded beach, without a promenade, mainly golden sand, with a low occupancy rate and calm and windy waters. You...

Playa de La Calita
4.9
Playa de La Calita, in El Puerto de Santa María, is, as the name implies, a small rocky cove of fine white sand. It has an extension of just over 0.5 kilometres and is located between the beaches of La Muralla and Santa Catalina. It is very little known by people travelling to El Puerto,...

Bay of Cadiz
4.2
The Bay of Cadiz Natural Park, in the central part of the Atlantic coast of the province, is located in a large area of wetlands. The special ecological characteristics of these wetlands are caused by the influence of the nearby ocean and the mild Mediterranean weather. They coexist in their environment with a high human...

Dunas de San Anton
4.8
The Dunas de San Anton (“San Anton Sand Dunes”) offer a great opportunity to practise nature leisure activities thanks to its recreational area, along which runs the promenade. Walking along it, you can enjoy views of the Bay of Cádiz and its coastline. This interesting ecosystem sits on cliffs that outline an incredible coastal landscape...

Playa de la Muralla
4.0
Playa de la Muralla, in El Puerto de Santa María, is a small beach of fine white sand, with very calm and crystalline waters. It is very little known to most people who come from outside. Located next to Puerto Sherry, near the Castle of Santa Catalina, it has an extension of about 300 metres....

Playa de la Puntilla
4.2
Playa de la Puntilla, in El Puerto de Santa María, is located in a strategic place in this city. With fine white sand, it has a U-shaped breakwater, which makes its waters very calm. It has an extension of 1.5 kilometres, approximately. It borders the Dunas de San Antón Natural Park (an important forest mass,...

Playa de Fuentebravía
4.2
Playa de Fuentebravía, in El Puerto de Santa María, is a semi-urban beach of fine white sand. Spending a pleasant day with your crush, your friends or your family is more than guaranteed. It is located in a residential area (El Manantial and Fuentebravía). This beach is approximately 700 metres long. It is a very...

Playa de Valdelagrana
4.8
Playa de Valdelagrana, in El Puerto de Santa María, is located at the southernmost point of this city. It is a beach of white sand, fine and wide that is located in the coastal area of ​​the Valdelagrana residential area. Valdelagrana is one of the best equipped beaches of El Puerto. It has practically all...

Los Toruños Marshland and La Algaida Pine Forest
4.1
Los Toruños Marshland and La Algaida Pine Forest (“Marisma de los Toruños y Pinar de la Algaida”) is a key landscape element in the Bay of Cádiz. It occupies 1,000 hectares and is located between El Puerto de Santa María and Puerto Real. This metropolitan park has a public service vocation to enhance the cultural,...

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