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Cortijo Zalamea: Farmhouse cottages in the Sierra de Aracena

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Cortijo Zalamea

Old country house in Zalamea la Real, a white village at the foot of the Sierra de Aracena.

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Tel: 00-34 959561027 / 00-34 696743874

Facilities

  • Six cottages: 3 with two bedrooms and 3 with one bedroom (2 of these are studios).
  • Each bedroom has its own bathroom, each with air conditioning and central heating.
  • Each cottage has one lounge/dining room and kitchenette, equipped with gas cooker, oven, refrigerator, complete cooking utensils, crockey, cutlery sets. All the living rooms have a wood/burning stove or fireplace.
  • Large reception/common room/ for the use by our guests, with a fireplace and TV and interesting books on the area.
  • 6x12m swimming pool.
  • Our grounds cover roughly 10 acres dotted with holm oak trees some 350 fruit trees, lots of water (5 wells), a horse paddock and stables.

Prices

  • Studios for 2 PX from 1 to 3 nights, price per night 100€
  • Studios for 2 PX from 4 to 6 nights, price per night 90€
  • Studios for 2 PX per week 560€
  • Extra person per night 25€
  • Cottages for 4PX from 1 to 3 nights, price per night 150€
  • Cottages for 4PX from 4 to 6 nights, price per night 130€
  • Cottages for 4PX weekly rate 840€
  • Extra person per night 25€  

Surroundings

  • Zalamea la Real is in the province of Huelva, situated at at an altitude of 400 metrea, at the foot of the Sierra de Aracena and Picos de Aroche, and belongs to the Cuenca Minera Riotinto. It's a white village full of  charm, half Arab with its labyrinthine streets, and  half  templar with its church tower dominating over the countryside.
  • The village is 6 kms from Riotinto, the heart of the mining valley. The 300km railway network built for the mines has now been converted into excellent paths for hiking, bicycle riding and horse/riding. The paths cross the countryside: a great way to see the area.
  • The White Villages route in this area is beautiful. Cortegana, Almonaster la Rea l(with its Church, mosque, and Bull/fighting ring all  inside the old castle right on top of the mountain), Aroche, Jabugo, Aracena with its famous 'Gruta Maravilla', Zufre with its hanging houses built on the side of the mountain, and many more lovely villages where one can eat very good  goat milk  cheeses, wonderful 'Pata Negra' salted air cured ham, chorizos and a great variety of  this type of pork products. Here nobody will be disappointed with the good food, not forgetting the the famous fried fish from Huelva.

Also nearby

  • The National Park Doñana is only 80 kms from here. The most important bird sanctuary in Southern Europe. 
  • The beaches of Huelva: Matalascañas, Mazagón, Puntaumbria, El Portil, La Antilla Isla Cristina, Ayamonte, famous for their white sands and very long beaches. 
  • Sevilla (82 kms), Huelva (62 Kms) and Portugal, Vila Real de Santo Antonio (100 Kms) and Rosal de la Frontera (90 kms)
  • Megalitic Monuments: dolmens in El Pozuelo, Los Gabrieles (Valverde del Camino), El Labradillo (Beas), El Soto( Trigueros).
  • Valverde del Camino, 16 kms away is famous for its highly skilled artisans.
  • El Castillo de las Guardas Natural Reserve (30 kms).
  • Should our guests be interested in horseriding this can be organized on request.

 

 

 

 

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