Punta umbría
What to see in Punta Umbría?
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Punta Umbría represents fairly the joyous andalusian character added to the impressive natural landscape which include the astonishing beaches, among others. A place with an interesting history reflected on its monuments and old nobility houses that now fit on a modern touristic frame, one of the most recognised of the Costa de la Luz.
Discover Punta Umbría
  • Beaches of Punta Umbría
    The beach of Punta Umbría has got an impressive sandy area of 4 kilometres and counts with a recognition of quality due to the clean crystalline water of the Ocean. Similar to this beach, there are Portil or Bota, surrounded by beautiful landscapes to enjoy the summer.
  • Fishing Harbour
    Punta Umbría holds a maritime tradition that is kept alongside its streets and customs. The fishing harbour is one of the symbolic places on which it is maintained the art of fishing. A captivating spot that can be visited during a pleasant walk by the seaside.
  • Natural reserves
    Punta Umbría holds some great and recognised protected areas such as the estuary of the river Odiel known as natural park of the Odiel's marshlands (Paraje Natural de las Marismas de Odiel). You can also visit the natural reserve of the junipers (Paraje Natural de Enebrales) or the Portil lagoon. Places where you can acknowledge the local fauna and the flora and watch spectacular sunsets.
  • The English houses (Casas de los Ingleses)
    These houses are part of the History of Punta Umbría. Made of wood settled on pillars, they represent the English influence over Huelva that can be acknowleged in their interior turned into a museum.
  • Monuments
    It couldn't be any other way, due to the religious devotion of its people, the most important historical monuments of Punta Umbría are the churches. In the area, there are buildings of a great architectural value, namely the church of Lourdes and the church of Our Lady of Carmen.
  • Umbría Tower
    The pirates used to arrive by the sea to Huelva and the people built this tower to defend themselves from the invaders. This building, also known as Almenara Tower is located, nowadays, in the centre of the town and can be visited in order to get more information about local history.