Hotel Cristobal Colon
This Parador, surrounded by pine trees, is set in large gardens facing the ocean with the long sandy Mazagon beach in front.
The Parador is named after Christopher Columbus (Cristobal Colon) who
lived in the area for part of his life.
The restaurant serves international food but specialises in the dishes of this Atlantic Coast of Southern Spain. Fish dishes feature strongly on the menu and in particular locally caught shell fish, particularly shrimps, prawns and cockles.
From the mountains inland come the cured hams of Jabugo and Iberian pates. The chef particularly recommends the main courses containing the excellent local pork.
The restaurant has a special menu for those on a gluten free diet.
A visit to the city of Huelva allows you to look at the churches of San Pedro, La Concepcion, La Merced, together with the Sanctuary of Nuestra Senora de la Cinta.
Another place of interest is the Monastery of La Rabida at Palos de la Frontera. A Franciscan monk at this convent listened to Columbus telling him of his dream of discovering an alternative route to India. The monk persuaded him to apply to the king for support. Fra. Juan must have been a very enlightened man for, at that time, the church considered the the earth was flat and Columbus would fall of the edge.
The port of Palos de la Frontera has now silted up and it is difficult
to imagine the fleet of three ships setting off from here on their epic
voyage, leading to the discovery of America. Prior to the voyage, the edict
of the king ordering conscription of local sailors and the construction
of three caravels was read by the mayor in the main square of the town.
Visit also the village of Moguer where the Spanish poet Juan Ramon Jimenez
got his inspiration to write his masterpiece, known in English as ”Platero
The bedrooms are spacious with terraces and beautiful views over the calm waters of this coast. The scene is of yachts passing and, on the horizon, the ships making their way to and from the busy straits of Gibraltar.
Your visit may coincide with the Latin American Cinema Festival held
every November in Huelva. Also every year in May and June is the Rocio
”Romeria” (pilgrimage) in Almonte which is certainly worth a visit. The first week in September is the time of the festival that is held
All bedrooms have a telephone, satellite television, safe, and a mini bar.
In Parador Mazagon there is air conditioning, central heating, currency exchange, parking facilities (without security and limited places), satellite television and gift shop. There is jacuzzi, sauna and heated swimming pool, gymnasium, tennis court, garden, children's play area and restaurant. and bar. There are facilities to hold business meetings.
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Rates in Euros
|Standard||Double w/ living room|
|Jan and Feb|
Nov and Dec
|Mar to June|
|July to Sept|
|Breakfast 18 per person per day Lunch or Dinner 34 per person per day|
Rates are per day, per room, for 1 or 2 persons and include tax
General terms and conditions
|PROMOTION||OVERVIEW (For more detailed information use the links below)|
|Golden Days||Up to 10% discount on accommodation and 30% discount on breakfast for guests aged 55 years or more|
|Young Persons||Up to 10% discount on accommodation and 30% discount on breakfast for guests aged 30 years or less|
|5 Night Card||Discounted rates for 5 nights in a standard room inc. breakfast|
|2 Night Special||Up to 15% discount on accommodation and 20% discount on half board for 2 nights stays in the same Parador|
|Christmas and New Year offer||Christmas and New Year programmes in the Paradores|
Carretera San Juan del Puerto-Matalascanas km.31
21130 Mazagon, Huelva
Latitude: 37° 6' 47.127" N (37.112941437657916)
Longitude: 6° 46' 10.5024" W (-6.769959926605225)
|Arcos de la Frontera||209||South-east|
|Information on Mazagon|
|Paradors front page||FAQ's|
|Comment posted by Karrie & Peter Thompson|
|We held our daughter's wedding at the Parador de Mazagon this summer, and would like to send our special thanks to Rafael and the staff for arranging a magical event for us. The location of the hotel is perfect, the gardens delightful, and the staff are endlessly patient and helpful. The rooms are large and comfortable with big balconies overlooking the delightful gardens, pool area and the sea. A perfect location for a perfect event. Again, our sincere thanks.|
|Comment posted by Mr & Mrs Berry|
|As usual the Parador hotels are excellent and the staff are also very good and attentive to your needs. Rooms are excellent and we had a sea view. Easy car ride into Huelva which has good night life and restaurants. many local places of interest and a day trip to San Antonio also recommended. Having stayed in many Parador Hotels throughout Spain we were not disappointed.|
|Comment posted by Olga Pieterse|
|De parador is mooi gelegen. Rustig. Ons hele verblijf was zeer plezierig. De receptie, personeel, mooie kamer (schoon) met uitzicht op het zwembad en de zee, ontbijt, kortom alles naar wens. Alleen moet de kok weer terug naar school!|
|Comment posted by Philippe Ranson|
|We enjoyed very much our staying in Parador Mazagon. in spite it was a commercial trip, it was very nice to find the quiet area and good rooms in this Parador. The meals were excellent and the service was top. no doubt, Parador Mazagon is a great place for staying. meanwhile we visited 32 Paradors, all over the country, ans always we are very surprised about the kindness of the staff. I feel happy to be a Parador Amigo|
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Parador de Mazagon is a hotel near Huelva Spain. In a nature reserve and near the beach.