The first and only Mountain Refuge and Nature Reserve in the Park Natural Sierra de Aracena. Ideally situated for the ascent to Tentudía Monastery (1,110m), highest point in the western Sierra Morena
Refugio Bonales is a mountain refuge in the Sierra de Aracena in the heart of Andalucia, just north of Seville. It is located in Arroyomolinos de León (Huelva), at 900m on the southern slope of a hill next to the right bank of the Moral river. At the foot of the highest parts of Huelva (1,057 m. the Bonales) and Badajoz (1,110 m. Monastery Tentudía). The refuge is situated in lush hill country, surrounded by chestnut and oak trees. It is a restoration of an old mountain farmhouse.
The area offers great opportunities for all year round, from hiking and mountain biking high difficulty, even donkey rides for children, visit Monastery Tentudía XIII century, explore caves, karstic Fuentes de León. There are interesting things for everyone.
We have been operating in the area, from our permanent base in Arroyomolinos de Leon, from 2008 offering a wide range of vacation.
Our passionate team, Professional, and Experienced Guide will and Leader for any of the activities in Sierra de Aracena. Most live and work here permanently and have extensive experience and knowledge of these mountains.
Easy access from Seville airport. We offer accommodation in the Lodge, as well as tours and activities at any time and for any duration. Individual and groups are welcome. Holiday activities as in Andalusia , Spain, for groups, families. Support service for hikers who travel for free.
We speak English and French fluently.
- is open all year round
- opened in January 2012
- access is on foot…. a 4.8 km walk.
- has Ecotourism and Sustainable Certification (Ecotur).
- 3 bedrooms
- 2 lofts
- living room
- cook fireplace
- 2 bathrooms
- 2 showers
- table games
- an area of 70,000sq m
We also offer holiday activities in the Natural Park Sierra de Aracena and Picos de Aroche of Andalucia in southern Spain
- walking, hiking and trekking
- mountain biking
- rock climbing
- orientation and navigation
- mule and donkey trails
Nature, Wildlife and Traditions
- traditional cooking workshops
- self-sufficiency courses
- organic gardening
- soap making