Marbella, M�laga, Spain
Cabo Pino beach
Paraje Natural de Cabo Pino
Dunas de Artola and Cabopino Dunes are a fossil dune system and phones that make a natural on the east coast of the municipality of Marbella, in the province of M�laga, Andalusia, Spain.
The dunes are deeply embedded in an environment transformed and urbanized, in the Costa del Sol were declared a natural monument by the Government of Andalusia in 2001, covering an area of 192.715m �. They are a small example of what was once this part of the Mediterranean coast of Andalusia.
The vegetation is adapted to withstand intense sunlight and water shortages as well as the continued whipping wind. Among the most common are Marram or sea thistle, sea daffodils and shrubs like juniper caudate.
The dunes are home to an element of defensive military architecture and Roman origin, the Torre Ladrones, declared of Cultural Interest. Furthermore, in its vicinity are the Port of Cabopino and Cabo...