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Sustainable Creation

Trip Advisors GreenLeaders Programme – Platinum Level for Posada San Marcos

Our 3rd accolade from Trip Advisor in 2014 – We are one of the first hotels in Spain to be awarded the highest accolade in Trip Advisors GreenLeaders programme

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San Marcos Project

San Marcos Project

We have created a low impact environmentally friendly building using as much of  the original material while introducing modern day elements. The stone in the perimeter walls is from the old house as is the sand used to mix the morter; the roof tiles were carefully removed and have been reused to ensure the building blends in with the rest of the village […]

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Area

Area

Sierra de Aracena and Picos de Aroche Natural Park The 187,000 hectares was designated a natural park in 1986. It is the 2nd largest park in Andalucia and is by far the most varied thanks to the mixed Mediterranean and Atlantic climate we enjoy.  There are 4 ecosystems which allow an enormous variety of flora and fauna. You can spot birds […]

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Alájar

Alájar

Alájar is a typical picturesque village of the Sierra de Aracena y Picos de Aroche with the impressive rocky outcrop towering above it, La Peña de Arias Montano which gives name to the place (Alájar means “the stone” in arabic). From the Peña there is a stunning view of Alájar, its fields of cork and holm oaks and the gently […]

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Restaurants in Alajar and beyond

Restaurants in Alajar and beyond

When we explain what to do and see in the village and rest of the park we always mention places to eat. There are lots of restaurants in the area and we haven’t been able to try them all despite the time we’ve been here – too committed! There are a couple of things that need to be mentioned:  the […]

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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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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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Our Environmental Policy

Enviromental Policy We follow an environmentally friendly management policy at both Posadas, taking the preservation and protection of natural resources into account in everything we do. We are keen to play a part in keeping this unique place special for you and your children and  and need your understanding and support to help us do this. Over the past years we have taken […]

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Street address:

Posada de San Marcos: Calle Colon, 12, 21340 Alájar, Huelva, Spain
Posada de Alájar: Calle Médico Emilio González, 2, 21340 Alájar, Huelva, Spain

Contact Us:

Phone: +34 959 12 57 12 Mobile: +34 667 90 61 32 Email: info@posadasalajar.com

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