Parador de Mazagón

Know the environment

Mazagón is located 22 km from Huelva, surrounded by the glorious, incomparable beauty of Doñana National Park. Doñana is a maze of land and water, where incredible dunes, beaches and cliffs share space with marshes and lagoons. There is also an extensive network of protected trails for hiking and cycling tourism. The first weekend in May brings the Pilgrimage of Nuestra Señora del Carmen (Our Lady of Mount Carmel). Nuestra Señora del Carmen is also honored on July 16 with a land and sea procession. Mazagón’s annual fair takes place in the month of August.

What to see

  • Doñana Natural Area (25 km) - 4x4 tours
  • El Rocío (35 km) - El Rocío Chapel and marshes
  • Huelva (24 km) - shopping and old quarter
  • Moguer (24 km) - Santa Clara Convent, J.R. Jiménez Museum
  • Palos de la Frontera (8 km) - Pier of the Caravels
  • Columbus Trail: La Rábida (16 km) - La Rábida Monastery
  • Sierra de Aracena y Picos de Aroche Nature Reserve (140 km)
  • Aracena (140 km) - Gruta de las Maravillas (Maravillas Grotto)

What to do

Mazagón is the perfect destination for both beaches and nature. The Huelva coast is noted for its sandy beaches and clear water. Options for activities include horseback or camel rides along the dunes in Matalascañas. Nature lovers will be delighted by Doñana National Park, which can be visited on foot, in a 4x4 or by boat.

 

Expert's recommendation

  • Horseback ride in Doñana National Park
If you enjoy horseback riding, take this opportunity to explore the virgin beaches of Doñana National Park. An unforgettable excursion along beautiful riding trails will leave you longing to return.
  • Hiking, Mountain Biking and Electric Bicycles
Electric bikes are easy to use. It is possible to travel long distances with minimal effort and they have up to six hours of battery life. A new way to explore the Doñana Natural Area. Available at the Parador.
  • El Rocío
You won’t want to miss the chance to visit El Rocío, in the municipality of Almonte (Huelva), located 15 kilometers from Matalascañas. This area of traditional white houses surrounds Virgen del Rocío Chapel, which is home to the Virgen de la Blanca Paloma (Virgin of the White Dove). Many of the devout come here to worship each week. The atmosphere of religious fervor that pervades the entire village is an essential aspect of the urban and scenic landscape. The most magical time for pilgrims to visit is during the El Rocío Pilgrimage.
  • Golf courses
If you’re a golf lover, this is your chance to enjoy this thrilling sport on one of the province’s golf courses: La Monacilla, Bellavista Club de Golf and Dunas de Doñana.