Outstanding examples of its architectural legacy include the tenth century San Marcos Castle, the Doña Blanca archaeological site with its Phoenician remains dating back to the end of the Copper Age, the Lesser Basilica of Nuestra Señora de Los Milagros, the fifteenth century Priory and illustrious mansion house palaces of the town centre..
Similarly, its Fino Sherry and cathedral-like bodegas provide an excellent tourist attraction. Here are aged the perfect wines to accompany succulent fish and shellfish served in such typical surroundings as the famous Ribero del Marisco.
El Puerto de Santa María is also well-known for its extensive fine golden sandy beaches and its marina, Puerto Sherry. The quality of its waters and its wide range of services have made El Puerto a paradise for marine sports.