Where to stay around Aracena?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 96 holiday lettings near Aracena. From 64 cottages to 20 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Aracena for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Aracena?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Aracena. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Finca Los Robledos: 137 holiday lettings
  • La Gruta de las Maravillas: 104 holiday lettings
  • Priory Church: 137 holiday lettings
  • Aracena Castle: 134 holiday lettings
  • Museo del Jamon: 135 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Aracena listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent cottages in Aracena?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 64 cottages in Aracena. Our other popular types of Aracena holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 5 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Aracena?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 54 holiday homes with pool available in Aracena. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Aracena, Spain your home away from home

    Aracena is the largest town in the Parque Natural Sierra de Aracena y Picos de Aroche. It is famous for its ruined castle and pretty church. It was once ruled by the Moors and later by the Knights Templar, both of whom left an interesting architectural heritage behind. Around the pleasant square are several shops and bars along with the Confiteria Rufino, famous for its fine cakes.

    Things to Do in Aracena, Andalusia

    Explore the local town with its Castillo and large church which is entered through an impressive archway. The Iglesia Nuestra Senora de los Dolores was built by the Knights Templar in the 14th century. The 15th century Cabildo Viejo, the former town hall, is now the tourist office which has excellent displays and information. Walking is popular in this scenic area and the GR41.3 is a beautiful trail through the chestnut trees to La Nava. Take the popular PR A-48 to Las Presa for a dip in the river or go swimming in the Aracena swimming pool. Scenic drives, walks, horse riding and mountain biking offer endless natural attractions, small villages and plenty of wildlife with over 85 species of birds.

    Places to Visit Around Aracena, Andalusia

    The spectacular limestone caves known as the Gruts de las Maravillas, or Caves of Marvels, are just outside Aracena. The 12 caves stretch for 1200 metres with dramatic limestone formations and underground lakes. There is also a small geological museum. Northeast of the town is the Aracena Reservoir, Embalse de Aracena, which offers swimming, pleasant beaches and picnic areas beneath the oaks. Alajar is a handsome whitewashed village within easy reach of holiday rentals in Aracena. Close to the Portuguese border, Aroche has mediaeval walls and a bullring.

    Weather in Aracena, Huelva

    Holiday villas in Aracena enjoy hot dry summers and mild showery winters. From October to March temperatures range between 17-21°C (63-70°F). The maximum rainfall is in the winter, particularly December which has around 121mm (5 inches). During the summer temperatures are 21-30°C (70-86°F) and there is zero rainfall.

    Travel to Aracena, Huelva

    The nearest airport is Seville San Pablo (SVQ) Airport located 10 km north east of the city and about 90 km from Aracena holiday villas. It is served by budget airline Ryanair from various European cities along with Air Europa and Iberia which offer mostly domestic flights. Average flight time is 2½ hours from the UK. Faro Almeria (FAO) Airport, just over the border in Portugal, is a little further away at 200 km. Faro has flights from over 20 airports in the UK with many budget airlines. From Faro it is an easy drive along the E1 to the Huelva Province.

    Attractions in and around Aracena

    First time in Aracena and looking for places to see? Don't miss landmarks such as Priory Church, Aracena Castle and La Gruta de las Maravillas. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for green spaces such as Cave of Marvels, Corta Atalaya and Parque Minero de Riotinto. Also while in town, you can visit Museo del Jamon, Finca Los Robledos or Sierra de Aracena National Park.