Santa maria del mar beach a beach overlooking the old town of cadiz

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Considered to be the oldest city in the West, Cadiz has been home to numerous cultures throughout its history: Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Romans, Visigoths, Muslims… It is therefore home to an important historical and artistic heritage. Of course, tourists can also enjoy its four wonderful beaches, a total of 7.2 kilometres long.

As we have already told you about La Victoria, Cortadura and La Caleta, today we want to tell you about Santa María del Mar beach, also known as Playa de las Mujeres or Los Corrales. Would you like to discover it? Then come with us!

Avoiding beach erosion

Santa Maria del Mar Beach is an urban sandy area framed between two breakwaters, which aim to reduce erosion on the beach. It is the continuation of the Playa de la Victoria, extending from the cemetery to the height of Puerta Tierra.

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Very frequented by families

One of the corners of this beach that is worth mentioning is the part of the promenade, where you will find a large semicircular viewpoint. From here you can enjoy beautiful views of the old town. The beach is very popular with families, especially on Sundays in summer. However, it is important to bear in mind that there are also many bodysurfing enthusiasts who come here, as there are good waves on stormy days.

All kinds of services

Before leaving you with the pictures of Santa María del Mar, we would like to comment that this beach offers different types of services: showers, toilets, surveillance post, sanitary equipment, litter bins, deck chairs for rent… Besides, you should know that it has the coveted Blue Flag. Here we leave you with our gallery, where you will find more images of this beach located in the city of Cádiz. Don’t miss it!

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