Hostels in Punta Umbría, Spain

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Punta Umbría is a coastal town in the province of Huelva, Andalusia, Spain, that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean side of Southern Spain. Punta Umbría is a small town that is located in the cape of two rivers, the Odiel River and Tinto River, or Red River. Both rivers run out to the Atlantic Basic to form the Huelva Estuary and Odiel Marshes, which are both part of Odiel Marshes Natural Park. It is one of the most mineral-rich areas in the province of Huelva that supports a healthy vegetation, wildlife, and eventual human settlement (one of which is Punta Umbría).

Punta Umbría, like many parts of the Huelva Estuary and Odiel Marshes, has been a settlement for the ancient Iberian tribes, Phoenicians, Ancient Greeks, Romans, Visigoths, and Moors. The interest of these various cultures lies in the rich mineral and metal deposits in the upper regions of the river. Punta Umbría has been the site of mining operations by foreign companies that had been heavily condemned for environmental reasons.

Punta Umbría became particularly popular with “Operation Mincemeat,” a British operation during World War II to mislead the Axis Powers by planting false information on a corpse that had been washed up on the shore of Punta Umbría.

The people of Punta Umbría also live off the rich and abundant water resources of Punta Umbría. In modern times, Punta Umbría is still a fishing town; it has the largest fishing fleet in all of the province of Huelva. Punta Umbría is the docking point for just under five thousand tons of fish each year. Punta Umbría is one of the unique towns that feature the pleasure of discovering its natural riches from both the land and the sea. For the upper parts, people can experience camping, hiking, and trekking the natural vegetation of Punta Umbría. On the southern part, people can enjoy the sea by sailing, diving, or simply sunbathing on the beaches.

Punta Umbría also receives seventy thousand tourists each year from places in Spain, Europe, and the world. Punta Umbría covers four main beaches, namely El Portil, La Bota, Enebrales, and Matanegra. Punta Umbría features one of the most impressive locations for watching Spanish sunsets. Punta Umbría hostels are cheap and simple. Hostels in Punta Umbría can be found everywhere. Punta Umbría is packed during the peak season, so book your rooms and plan your stay a month before going to Punta Umbría.

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Written by local enthusiast for Punta Umbría hostels Angelica Burrage

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Punta Umbría Hostel Cheatsheet

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2 Total number of hostels
8.2 Average rating of all hostels

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