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Picnics

Picnics

Homemade and just the right quantity! We, ourselves, are walkers and we couldn’t cope with the traditional Spanish lunch during a walk. There is sometimes a lack of open bars in the area so, with the plentiful beauty spots to stop and eat lunch in this glorious countryside, we always take a picnic with us. Our picnics consist of a […]

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Breakfast

Breakfast

We know that we have got our breakfasts right – our guests have told us so. Simplicity is of the essence along with good quality ingredients. Lucy has really cracked her mother in law’s recipe for the liver paste we serve – a traditional recipe handed down through the generations from the province of Badajoz, where Angel’s family originate. The […]

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Great Atmosphere at Las Posadas

Great Atmosphere at Las Posadas

This Easter we have welcomed a group of 11 Irish walkers to Posada de Alájar; their humour and resistance amazed us! I’m not sure if you know but we have just had the wettest March in Spain for 66 years but this did not deter our intrepid guests! They managed to get 2 decent days out of the five but […]

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Mushrooms Galore

Mushrooms Galore

Observe, study and collect the wide range of wild mushrooms and fungi that flourish in the sierra in Spring and Autumn. There are over five hundred types many being edible however many are also toxic and some  even lethal, so we don’t recommend you pick them yourselves but join guided groups which can take you to the most prolific areas. […]

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Wild Flower explosion

Wild Flower explosion

Due to a high rainfall over the winter, warm springs and summers and a distinct lack of pesticides and pollution the profusion of wild flowers is breathtaking. Orchards, peonies, lavenders, wild pea, Jerusalem sage, iris, heathers are rife in Spring. Rock rose (Cistus), yellow broom, rosemary, fruit and nut trees are in abundance, alongside the ancient forests of Sweet Chestnuts, […]

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Birdwatching

Birdwatching

Birdwatching in the Aracena is a pleasure with the close proximity to the declared Biosphere Reserve “Dehesa de Sierra Morena” since 2002 and part of the Red Natura 2000 network the park was first declared an Important Bird Area (IBA) and is now a Special Bird Area (SBA / ZEPA). More than 170 different species of birds can be observed […]

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Walking

Walking

With over 1000 km of paths that connect villages all the way through this Natural Park it is a wonder that this little known part of Spain is still so unspoilt. The park authorities are fully aware of the irregular and unauthorized way marking within the area and are slowly trying to correct and improve things however there are official […]

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Experiences

Experiences

There is so much to do in the Sierra de Aracena that it is difficult to choose. From horse-riding, cycling, walking and more active sports to mushroom hunting and chestnut picking in the autumn or enjoying the explosion of wild flowers through the spring months. Not to mention the heritage, culture, traditions and the famous Iberian pork and ham, which […]

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Sustainable Creation

Sustainable Creation

Our carbon footprint becomes more important everyday which is why we decided to create a low impact, environmentally friendly hotel. By staying at La Posada de San Marcos you too will be helping preserve the environment and be able to enjoy the sensation created by energy efficient, carbon neutral accommodation while maintaining an excellent standard of quality.   We have […]

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Courgette and Mint Gaspacho

Courgette and Mint Gaspacho

Mint gone mad in the garden Posdada San Marcos! Courgette and Mint Gaspacho: As the recession continues, more and more people are returning to their allotments and small holdings to help make ends meet. We are beginning to receive the first produce from neighbours:  courgettes,  soon to be followed by cucumber, potatoes, onion, green peppers, beans, beetroot, tomatoes. While waiting […]

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La Posada de San Marcos, Calle Colon, 12, 21340 Alájar, Huelva, Spain

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