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Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Higuera de la Sierra, Spain your home away from home

Holiday rentals in Higuera de la Sierra are surrounded by dramatic mountain scenery at the entrance to the Sierra de Aracena Natural Park and the Picos de Aroche. The whitewashed village is famous for its Cabalgata de los Reyes Magos, or Three Kings Procession. The festival is the oldest of its kind and everyone in the village portrays different bible stories.

Things to Do in Higuera de la Sierra, Andalusia

The village of Higueras de la Sierra has a long history being at the intersection of several Roman routes. The baroque St Sebastian Church has an impressive collection of paintings. Outside the church is a statue of the religious sculptor Sebastian Santos Rojas who was born in the town. Those staying in Higueros de la Sierra holiday rentals will find plenty of local cuisine to sample at the bars and restaurants around this lovely village. Hikers will find plenty of trails along with the Camino de las Tobas in this area of outstanding natural beauty. There are many limestone caves in the area including one where the dripping water has created the image of the Virgin of Lourdes in the karst cavity. Those wanting a day swimming and sunbathing on the beach will find the coast is just over an hour’s drive away.

Places to Visit Around Higuera de la Sierra, Andalusia

Aracena is within easy reach from holiday rentals in Higueras de la Sierra. As well as the castle and 14th century church it has a beautifully restored Cabildo Viejo. 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. The city of Seville is also within easy reach and has many attractions and superb historical architecture.

Weather in Higuera de la Sierra, Huelva

Holiday villas in Higuera de la Sierra enjoy hot sunny summers and mild showery winters. From October to March temperatures range between 17-21°C (63-70°F). During the summer temperatures are 21-30°C (70-86°F) but cooler in the mountains with zero rainfall. The maximum rainfall is in December when around 121mm (5 inches) falls.

Travel to Higuera de la Sierra, Huelva

The nearest airport is Seville San Pablo (SVQ) Airport located 10 km north east of the city and about 80 km from Higuera de la Sierra holiday villas. It is served by budget airline Ryanair from various European cities. 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 209 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 Huelva Province.

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                                                                                                      Stunning views in peaceful setting

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      It was a little hard to find and 4.5km down a narrow windy road with a steep entrance to the properties. Well worth the effort , this is a beautiful setting , the casita is well thought out with very comfortable bed , hob and fridge with a freezer section. We had plenty of hot water and the shower was powerful although there were only two of us and the house could fit a family of four. The owners were friendly and very helpful . The swimming pool area is unusual for U.K. residents as it was clean but had a lot of green algae and frogs but I think this is normal in Spain. It was a delight to sit in the shaded patio area looking at the views and listening to the water running and the frogs. We took our two dogs and they mixed easily with the owners dogs who are very placid. There is no wifi ( or tv ) in the house but you can relax in the large patio area or dining area attached to the main house and use the internet . There is a washing machine and washing line. We stayed in April and temperatures were unusually high at max 29-30*C , the house was always cool and we always slept well. Cabeza la vaca is a charming village with many bars and restaurants, a shop and tabac . This accommodation is perfect for a quiet , relaxing holiday in a beautiful area with stunning views.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 04, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

                                                                                                      Nicely converted/renovated townhouse in a beautiful/typical Spanish village.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Perfect location for a couple like us. The accommodation itself has been thoughtfully converted/renovated to a high standard, and there was everything there that we needed. Unlike some self catering places, the kitchen is stocked with all the necessaries (oil, salt, pepper, washing up liquid etc), and combined with the very generous 'welcome' pack, this allowed us to hit the ground running, and not waste our time or money unnecessarily. Fran and Mike are extremely knowledgeable and well connected in the village, and did everything they could to make sure we enjoyed our stay. Nothing is too much trouble for them. The area is fascinating, beautiful and full of character, from the abundant wildlife to the beautiful (and very tasty) black pigs responsible for the famous Jamon Iberico. We were blessed with fine weather so sat round in the sunshine for long periods (drinking wine), but there's loads to see within a fairly small radius. Rural Spain at its very best and we will undoubtedly be back. Hasta pronto!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017