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Located beneath the natural park of Doñana on Spain’s Andalusian coast, Matalascanyas is a popular beach resort town with plenty of outdoor activities. Close to Huelva and with travel links to Seville, there ample day tripping opportunities in the vicinity. The town is particularly renowned for its long stretches of white, sandy beaches and wild, rugged sand dunes as part of the Costa de la Luz.

Matalascanyas is an ideal destination for travellers on a budget, offering a wide variety of cheap and affordable accommodation options.

Neighbourhoods of Matalascanyas

Matalascanyas is a compact beach resort with the following popular areas:

  • Playa de Matalascanyas: The beach stretched for some 4km along the entire southern region of town, offering idyllic swimming, sunbathing and hiking conditions.
  • Parque Dunar: In the western region, Dunar park offers beautiful palm-laden sand dunes with sandy paths and trails.

What to see and do in Matalascanyas

Aside from the fine sandy beach and Parque Dunar which offer ideal beachside activities, the town several historic attractions. Torre Almenara, an old look-out tower, now houses the Interpretation Centre of Doñana, a museum illustrating the local flora and fauna found in Parque Nacional Doñana. The parkland of Doñana is well worth a visit as one of the most important natural areas in Europe and a crucial migration route for birds.

What to eat in Matalascanyas

Freshly caught fish and seafood are a main staple of the local cuisine. Local specialities include salted fish and anchovies. Other highlights are swordfish and guisos marineros de rape (monkfish stew).

Typical events and festivals in Matalascanyas

There are many festivals and events which take place year-round in the region, including Fiesta de la Luz on the first weekend of February. Other local events include an agricultural fair, Feria de Ganado, in late-June and a large pilgrimage celebration, Romería del Rocío in August.

How to move around in Matalascanyas

Matalascanyas is a small town serviced by local buses that is easy to traverse by foot. Matalascanyas does not have a train station but you can reach local attractions, like Seville, with the Damas bus service.

The climate in Matalascanyas

Matalascanyas' climate is Mediterranean, with relatively mild and somewhat rainy winters and warm, dry and sunny summers.

More interesting facts about and sights in Matalascanyas

Matalascanyas is the closest beach to Seville. As such, the travel connections between the two are excellently service by road, making Seville — with its castle, Moorish architecture and flamenco culture — an ideal day out.

Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Matalascanyas

The most centrally located hotel in Matalascanyas with the best ratings is: Dunas De Doñana Resort.

If you're bringing a vehicle, we recommend that you book a hotel with parking in Matalascanyas, like Hotel El Cortijo.

If you need a hotel with disabled access in Matalascanyas, we recommend Hotel El Cortijo, Hotel Gran Del Coto and Hotel Ohtels Carabela Beach&golf.

According to our clients, if you´re travelling with children, the best hotels in Matalascanyas are Hotel Matalascañas, Hotel Ohtels Carabela Beach&golf and Hotel Gran Del Coto.

The best hotels with a pool in Matalascanyas are Hotel El Cortijo, Hotel Gran Del Coto and Hotel Ohtels Carabela Beach&golf.

Some of the options for hotels with non-smoking rooms in Matalascanyas are Hotel El Cortijo, Hotel Gran Del Coto and Hotel Ohtels Carabela Beach&golf.

In Matalascanyas, Hotel El Cortijo, Hotel Gran Del Coto and Hotel Ohtels Carabela Beach&golf offer 24-hour front desk service.

The best-rated hotels in Matalascanyas with a gym are Hotel Gran Del Coto and Hotel Ohtels Carabela Beach&golf.

The following hotels in Matalascanyas have luggage storage: Hotel El Cortijo, Hotel Gran Del Coto and Hotel Ohtels Carabela Beach&golf.