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    Your guide to Huelva

Discover the delights of this charming Spanish province

Situated on the dazzling Costa de la Luz, Huelva features beautiful beaches, traditional fishing villages full of charm and a rich history.

With its whitewashed Andalusian buildings and a UNESCO-listed national park nearby, this unspoilt gem offers plenty of visual treats. You’re also within easy reach of Seville and Faro, so you’ll have plenty of avenues to explore.

Into the city

The city of Huelva boasts an impressive history having been occupied by the Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans and Moors. Spend a day exploring the city and you'll discover such highlights as the Cathedral of La Merced, which is one of the best examples of baroque architecture in the province. Other sights include the art nouveau Clinica Sanz de Frutos and the neo-classical facade of the Gran Teatro.

Go wild

If you’re a nature lover or a keen walker, you’ll adore exploring Doñana National Park. This UNESCO-listed biosphere reserve is the largest surviving areas of wetland in Europe and is home to a variety of species.

Half a million water birds spend their winter here each year, and birdwatchers will be thrilled to spot vultures, lapwings, marsh harriers and honey buzzards, plus many other feathered friends. Deer and wild boar also roam the plains, while the endangered Iberian Lynx – whose habitat is restricted to the Iberian Peninsula is a rare sighting that causes ripples of excitement for those lucky enough to spot one.

Head to the beach

Huelva’s stunning coastline stretches 75 miles from the mouth of the Guadiana River to the mouth of the Guadalquivir River, so you’re sure to find your own idyllic piece of beach to relax on during your stay.

With around 3,000 hours of sun each year, and an average annual temperature of over 18ºC, you’ll be hard pushed not to enjoy a little bit of sunny weather during your holiday, and the best place to enjoy it is by sinking your toes into a glistening white-sand beach, lapped by the refreshing Mediterranean Sea. The beaches at El Rompido and Isla Cristina are particularly tempting, which is why we’ve chosen hotels in these locations.