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Villa Rosillo: Rural cottages in the Sierra de Aracena

H Sierra de Aracena - Sierra Morena

Villa Rosillo

Website - email - Tel. 959.127.509 / 635.277.015

Five charming Andalusian cottages with garden and swimming pool in Aracena, the capital of the Sierra de Aracena.

Villa Rosillo is a combination of Spanish and Portuguese influences (Aracena was Portuguese in the 13th century. These are small Andalusian houses with whitewashed walls but with Portuguese doors and bases.


  • Five houses: 3 with two bedrooms and 3 with one bedroom.
  • Complete bathroom (bath)
  • Kitchen: cooker with four rings, washing machine, fridge, microwave, kitchen utensils.
  • Living room with fireplace.
  • T.V. / Satellite.
  • WiFi Connection.
  • Central heating and air conditioning.
  • Chestnut and oak furniture.
  • Hispano-Arabic and Portuguese tiling.
  • House is south-facing, sunny and very cheerful, and painted in different colours.
  • 1 house is adapted for disabled people


Cottage 2Pax/up to 2 nights: 70€/night

Cottage 4Pax/up to 2 nights: 140€/night

Cottage 2 Pax/up to 4 nights: 60€/night

Casa 4Pax/up to 4 nights: 120€/night

Cottage 2Pax/1 week: 350€

Cottage 4Pax/1 week: 700€

Cottage 2 Pax/2 weeks: 600€

Cottage 4 Pax/2 weeks: 1.200€


  • Nature and cultural visits across the Sierra de Aracena, visiting different villages: Linares de la Sierra, Alájar and Peña de Arias Montano, Santa Ana Royal (waterfalls), Almonaster la Real /Arabic mosque), Fuenteheridos (Fuente de los 12 Caños).
  • Huelva beaches (1 hour)
  • In Aracena:
    • Gruta de las Maravillas (100 mts)
    • Castillo de Aracena (12th century) and church-fortress
    • Parroquia de la Asunción (16th century)
    • Works by the architect of the Expo 29 in Sevilla: Anibal Gonzalez.


  • Hiking
  • Horse riding
  • Hunting
  • Pig slaughter
  • Trips to fighting bulls farms
  • Trips to slaughthouses (Sánchez-Romero Carvajal)
  • Adventure sports
  • Fishing: embalse de Aracena y embalse de Zufre
  • Craft: clay, cork, basketwork
  • Gastronomy: Iberian ham, cheese, honey, dishes prepared with chestnuts, mushrooms


  • Sevilla ( airport - train/AVE- bus): 80 km (45 min): along Autovía de la Plata , exit Aracena-Portugal taking the N-433
  • Madrid- Extremadura (4 h.) along Autovía de la Plata, and N-433
  • Huelva (train-bus): 100 km (1 h.): along A-92, exit Trigueros taking the N-435, Zalamea la Real , Riotinto, Campofrío
  • Algarbe ( airport ) (1.30 h.) from border at Vila-Real de Santo Antonio/ Ayamonte, to Huelva
  • Lisboa (3h) por A-2 exit Beja- Ferreira to border at Vila Verde de Fícalho/ Rosal de la frontera




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