Huelva

Huelva, Costa de la Luz, Spain

Huelva is home to many places of interest such as the Coto Donana national park and the Columbus sites.

Huelva

Huelva is a large, mainly industrial city flanked on either side by the Tinto River and the Odiel River. It is home to many places of interest such as the Donana national park and the Columbus sites. The city also hosts many festivals throughout the year.

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Huelva Hotels (19)

The Barcelo Punta Umbria is situated next to the fishing village of Punta Umbria, beside a 12 kilometre long beach....

The Ac Huelva Hotel is the ideal destination for a family holiday due to it's close proximity to the beaches....

It is an ideal choice for guests that want to enjoy the stunning countryside and delights of the area as well as the natural beaches that stretch for miles....

The Albaida Nature Hotel is well equipped for both business and leisure travellers with good facilities and a great location....

The Algeria El Cortijo Golf Hotel was built in the Andalusian architectural tradition, as reflected in each of its patios. The hotel is situated in the Matalascanas area, around 45km from Huelva....

This large resort style hotel offers a wide range of facilities and entertainment options on-site coupled with a peaceful location close to the beach....

The Hotel Carabela Santa Maria is in a great location close to the splendid stretches of beaches in Mazagon and the port/marina area. Suitable for all types of holiday makers....

The Complejo El Remo is a small complex of apartments and studios situated on the beachfront in the area of Mazagon....

El Flamero Hotel is the perfect hotel for those looking for accommodation close to the beach and the resort centre....

Guests are offered elegant surroundings, minimilasit design, special hospitality and a convenient city centre location...

The Hacienda Montija Hotel is situated on a refurbished old farm and offers a swimming pool and spa centre on site....

The Isla Cristina Palace Hotel is located on the beach and is recommended for adults over the age of 18....

Martin Alonso Pinzon Aparthotel offers family friendly apartments, many with views to the sea; just a couple of minutes walk from the marina and the beach....

NH Hotel Luz is the perfect place for you to stay, just being 300m away from the city centre. Suitable for families and couples....

The Occidental Isla Cristina is located on the beach of Isla Cristina and provides you with total comfort with its complete amenities. Suitable for all types of holiday makers....

Not only do guests have access to a beautiful garden but they also have some fantastic views over the Atlantic Ocean....

The Playacartaya Aquapark & Spa Hotel is superbly situated in a natural park surrounded by earthy pine trees. Suitable for families and couples looking for a relaxing holiday....

Senator Huelva Hotel offers a comfortable base in the centre of Huelva....

The Valsequillo Hotel offers comfortable surroundings and convenient facilities to ensure a happy stay....

Beaches

The beach in Huelva is approx 3km long and consists of golden sand and pebbles. It is accessed via a road which runs through an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is backed by the Juan Carlos dock on the River Odiel. Fronting the Donana National Park there is mile upon mile of beaches between Matalascanas and Mazagon.

Things to Do

In the heart of the city you will find the bullring and the 18th century Baroque style Cathedral or you can take a picnic to Moret Park and stroll around its lake or ride around its cycling paths.

On the banks of the River Tinto, at the Muelle de las Caravelas you can learn of the history of Columbus in the museum and, outside in the lagoon, you can access three reconstructed ships and just imagine life aboard on his voyages of discovery. You can learn more of the journeys of Columbus at the neighbouring La Rabida Monastery.

Donana National Park covers a vast area of sand dunes and wetlands, some of which can be accessed independently but to visit the most protected areas you must join a guided tour. The park is home to wild animals, including deer, boar and wild horses and many water birds as well as being a winter stop off for migratory birds. Tours are available on foot and via 4x4 and boat.

Annual festivals, classed as a national tourist attraction include Easter Week in April and the Carnivals which are usually held in February or March.

Out and About

The main shopping streets in the city run either side of the Calle Palacios, behind the Plaza las Monjas and you will find international brand names as well as plenty of pavement cafes and restaurants.

On the banks of the River Odiel, the sleek curved exterior of the Aqualon Shopping Centre houses a selection of shops and a couple of fast food outlets. On the top floor there are bars and a terrace which looks out over the river.

Nearby Attractions

The Minero Mining Museum provides a fascinating insight to the regions mining history and the train takes you on a journey through unforgettable red and golden landscapes alongside the famous Red River.

El Rocio is a sight to remember with its sand roads, wild west architecture and plenty of fencing to tie your horse to. Of course, it is best known for the huge annual El Rocio Pilgrimmage. The city of Seville is also within an hour drive.

The beaches and golf courses surrounding Isla Canela, Islantilla and El Rompido are all within approx 45 minutes drive.

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