A privileged environment
Los Caños de Meca is a community of Barbate, in the province of Cadiz, Spain. It is located inside the Natural Park la Breña y Marismas de Barbate, with a land area of 4984 acres and 2322 acres of beaches, pick up one of the most outstanding landforms on the Cadiz coast: the cliffs of Los Caños de Meca, with an altitude of 100 meters above sea level.
There are vast forests of pine tres, along with junipers and Mediterranean shrubs in these cliffs. Also some common prey that are found in this forest ecosystem are gulls, egrets, kestrels, owls, mousetraps, and more.
There are six beaches with fine white sand and crystal-clear water which ensure quietness and solitude for your enjoyment. Even at times of great tourism you will find that Caños de Meca is not crowded.
Places of interest in Los Caños de Meca:
El Faro de Trafalgar: This lighthouse was built in the nineteenth century to prevent the continued running aground of the ships in this area.
La Torre de Meca and La Torre del Tajo: Watchtowers of the XV and XVI centuries, whose function was to warn of the arrival of the moorish corsairs.
La Ermita de San Ambrosio: Built in the seventh century in the Visigoth style, located inside the Parque Natural de la Breña and Marismas de Barbate.
Recommended visits in the surrounding area:
In the vicinity of Los Caños de Meca you may visit many places of interest, such as Vejer de la Frontera, 13 kilometers away, and other nearby towns and beaches as Zahora, El Palmar, Roche, Zahara de los Atunes, Bolonia (famous for its Roman ruins of Baelo Claudia) or Tarifa, among other very interesting places in Costa de la Luz.
Things to do:
In addition to staying in a rural location where you will be in full contact with nature, you may also brighten up your stay in Los Caños de Meca by enjoying the sporting activities typical of the area, such as trekking, cycling, horseback riding, deep sea fishing, surfing, windsurfing or kite-surfing, among others.