Punta Umbría

Punta Umbría

Laguna del Portil Natural Area

Seven kilometres from Punta Umbría is the small resort of El Portil, with its 13-hectare reserve of a small freshwater lagoon, the Reserva Natural Laguna de El Portil. The reserve is most well known for its population of chameleons.

Marismas del Río y La Flecha del Rompido Natural Area

It is situated west of Huelva, around the minor resort and fishing village of El Rompido. The Piedras river has formed an estuary surrounded by marshlands. Where the river meets the Atlantic Ocean a long sandy spit has formed, called the Barra or Flecha del Rompido.

Las Marismas de Odiel Natural Area

The Paraje Natural de las Marismas del Odiel is the second most significant wetland reserve in Andalucía after the Parque Nacional de Doñana. This large estuary and marshland of the Odiel and Tinto rivers covers 72-sq-km between Huelva City, Punta Umbría, Gibraleón and Aljaraque. It was granted protected status in 1989. The best time to visit is in spring during the breeding season and in winter when there are lots of waterfowl.

Los Enebrales Natural Area

Just outside of Punta Umbría is an area covering 162 hectares of protected beach, sand dunes and woods, including a juniper grove, one of the few examples of this type in Andalucía. The 50-m wide beach, with fine, golden sand, stretches for 2.3km.

Punta Umbría

Punta Umbría is the closest beach to Huelva City and is the most popular resort along the Huelva Costa de la Luz. During July and August it is overflowing with Spanish visitors and it is worth booking accommodation in advance at this time. It sits on the banks of the Río Odiel river estuary and is surrounded by extensive salt marshes, which make up the El Paraje Natural Marismas del Odiel, the most important nature reserve in the area after the Parque Nacional Coto Donaña. It has about 14, 900 inhabitants.

Nido de Mar

Featuring inner courtyard views, Nido de Mar offers accommodation with a patio, around 11 km from Golf Nuevo Portil. It is located 19 km from El Rompido Golf Course and provides a lift. The property is non-smoking and is set less than 1 km from Punta Umbria.

Casa Sanabria

Featuring accommodation with free WiFi, air conditioning and flat-screen TV, Casa Sanabria is situated 250 metres from Punta Umbria and 550 metres from Playa El Espigon. Private parking is available on site.

Guests at the homestay can enjoy a continental breakfast.

Casa Sanabria offers a terrace.


Delop V3B in Punta Umbría provides accommodation with free WiFi, a 19-minute walk from Playa de La Bota. With river views, this accommodation features a terrace.

The apartment includes 1 bedroom, a kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave, as well as a coffee machine.

Coquina 10 Apartamento

Featuring accommodation with a rooftop pool, inner courtyard view and a balcony, Coquina 10 Apartamento is located in Punta Umbría. Boasting an open-air bath, the apartment is close to several noted attractions, around less than 1 km from Punta Umbria and around a 19-minute walk from Playa El Espigon.