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You weed, we feed – volunteer abroad


Why not come and volunteer for us? Work for a few hours and then get out to enjoy this wonderful area and get to know the village a little better.

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Come by public transport and receive a discount!

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                It really isn’t very complicated to travel by public transport to reach us from Sevilla, in fact we decided to make a video to help you….. It was an early start for me as I left Alájar at 6.45 am to catch the 8am bus to Sevilla. There is a plenty of […]

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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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Iberian Ham School at La Posada de San Marcos


Your hosts Lucy and Ángel are passionate about the area and its food, wine and olive oils. During your stay you will develop a deep insight into the fascinating history of the area as Ángel and Lucy guide you all the way from a gourmet Andalusian breakfast to producing your own dinner with the products you have been discovering. This […]

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Heritage and Culture


Heritage and Culture The whole area has managed to maintain the traditions and idiosyncrasies of by gone days due to the relatively recent improvements in the communication and access to the area from the major cities around. This has allowed the buildings, cobbled streets, traditional crafts and customs to remain intact to this day and thus achieving heritage status in […]

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Our Iberian Pata Negra Ham School made the @sundaytimes

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We were very excited to receive a couple of emails from friends to tell us that our Iberian Pata Negra Ham school had been in the Sunday Times travel section this last Sunday (17th Feb 2013) Spain and Portugal 2013: Top 25 Holidays (subscription needed). Number 18 out of 25 for our well thought out gastronomic break only launched at the […]

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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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Nordic Walking

A new initiative to promote the Sierra de Aracena as an ideal area to practice this sport has really taken off. We have attended a couple of courses to learn a little more about the sport and are in contact with the companies which are more than happy to do training or take you out on the designated routes in […]

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Mountain Biking

Another area full of potential! Would you like to be the one to discover a virtually unexploited area where MB is still a virgin sport? As with all sports there are different levels of abilities and difficult paths. One of the many active sport companies listed below will be able to guide you depending on your level.(In Spanish but we […]

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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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Posada de San Marcos: Calle Colon, 12, 21340 Alájar, Huelva, Spain CR/HU623
Posada de Alájar: Calle Médico Emilio González, 2, 21340 Alájar, Huelva, Spain H/HU531

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