Barbate is a fishing port dating back to Roman times.
Around the port has grown up a bright white-walled town
of great interest to tourists.
There are magnificient beaches close to Barbete, such
as del Carmen, and de Yerbabuena, and above all the
Caños de Meca, with 100 metre-high cliffs and
Together with the light-house the old Castillo de Santiagostands
out as of interest.