La Aldea

from £12.60 to £13.10 Per unit

Overview

Close to nature and local tradition

El Rocío is a fantastic location for nature lovers and those wanting to get immersed in traditional Spain, while La Aldea is a modern campsite offering a wide range of high quality facilities and services. Both are located on the edge of the most important protected nature area in Europe, the unique Doñana natural park – an area with more than 300 bird species, including one of the world’s largest colonies of Spanish imperial eagles. The natural areas are accessible through a number of visitor centres, nature trails with guided half-day safari trips in four-wheel drive vehicles, horse-guided routes, waymarked walks and boardwalks, visitor centres and observatories. You’re almost sure to see wild boar and fallow or red deer and may even be lucky enough to see the endangered Spanish lynx.
Members will not fail to be impressed by the area and the friendliness of campsite staff and locals. In keeping with the surrounding natural park, El Rocío has deliberately kept its traditional sand streets and hitch rails for horses, and is a popular place of pilgrimage. The regular Sunday brotherhood parades and horse-bound activities, within walking distance from La Aldea, are a remarkable sight and there is a major pilgrimage in the last weekend of January.
Among the other places not to be missed are: Seville – historic capital of Andalucía, with its Gothic cathedral; Huelva and the Columbus trail, with the Gothic Mudejar Monastery and replicas of Columbus’ ships at Caravel wharf; the coastal route between Mazagón and Matalascañas; the Sierras – a green and luxuriant natural park to the north; and Minas de Riotinto – the “Red-River Mines”, with links to Queen Victoria and Britain’s introduction of football and tennis to Spain; Sierra de Aracena and Valverde del Camino where old traditions are kept alive today.

Location

  • Located on the edge of the village of El Rocío at the entrance to the National Park of Doñana
  • Almonte nine miles, Matalascañas 12 miles, Huelva 37 miles, Seville 39 miles
  • Nearest beach: Playa de Matalascañas 13 miles

Information

  • We can only book stays of over 29 nights
  • Dogs allowed
  • Barbecues permitted on pitches
  • Managed by Sñr Antonio Ferraro for a local business consortium
  • Some shops and small supermarket in El Rocío
  • Other shops, supermarkets, markets and bodegas within a short drive
  • Some English spoken
  • Excursions by horse or 4x4 vehicles can be arranged
  • Golf – special prices arranged by site

Site Accessibility

Dedicated accessible facilities - Flat access to sanitation; room with shower and wash basin in each wash block; dedicated wc in both male and female wash rooms; access via unisex wash block; level access to reception; ramp to bar/restaurant/shop and function room; flat terrain with compacted roadways; the streets in El Rocío village are sandy and uneven with some boardwalks in the main areas, there may be some difficulty for wheelchairs with narrow tyres; contact us for any further information.

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Facilities

La Aldea has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • Pitches, 70m2, grass, all with 10A electricity, maximum unit length 10m

    Pitches, 70m2, grass, all with 10A electricity, maximum unit length 10m

  • Most wash basins and washing-up sinks have cold water, some also have hot water

    Most wash basins and washing-up sinks have cold water, some also have hot water

  • Laundry facilities include washing machine, drier and laundry sinks with hot water

    Laundry facilities include washing machine, drier and laundry sinks with hot water

  • Boules pitch

    Boules pitch

  • Shop for basics, including freshly baked bread next to bar

    Shop for basics, including freshly baked bread next to bar

  • Two very well-kept washblocks with hot water to showers

    Two very well-kept washblocks with hot water to showers

  • Two chemical disposal points at the washblocks

    Two chemical disposal points at the washblocks

  • Swimming pool (Apr - Oct)

    Swimming pool (Apr - Oct)

  • Restaurant, Bar with snacks

    Restaurant, Bar with snacks

  • Wi-Fi (charge)

    Wi-Fi (charge)

Pricing

Sites often charge for an additional vehicle, including a car towed by a motorhome. You should also expect to pay extra for pets and awnings.
We only charge you for extra equipment if the site charges us.

Solo campers may be entitled to reduced pitch fees on some sites.

Please proceed to book in order to find the latest prices, availability, or if you are looking to start your stay within less than 2 weeks please call us.

More information on pricing can be found here.