La Caleta is a beach located in the historical center of the city of Cadiz, Spain. It is a natural harbor by which Phoenicians, Carthaginians and Romans penetrated historically. It is the smallest beach in the city, and is isolated from the others.
Its main attraction is its location, a scene that has inspired musicians and poets like Isaac Albeniz, José Maria Peman, Paco Alba, and Carlos Cano. It runs in between the castles of San Sebastián and Santa Catalina and in front of the faculty of Economic and Enterprise Sciences of the Campus of Cadiz of the university of the same name.
It has been pictured in several films, such as 007: Die Another Day, Alatriste and Manolete.
Natives of Cadiz consider it one of the most emblematic places of their city, and use it as a recurrent song subject during Carnival.
October 7th, 2014
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