Hotel Colón Gran Meliá

Seville, Spain
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Luxury hotel in the heart of Seville

Located in the historical heart of the city, this 5-star hotel combines timeless luxury with an avant-garde flair that is perfect for both leisure and business guests.


Activities and entertainment

Sevilla and the Hotel Colón Gran Meliá offer the perfect location for you to combine work, relaxation, culture and leisure.

Ask about the sports, cultural and entertainment activities which you can enjoy both inside and outside the hotel. We will be happy to help you and make your stay on Sevilla simply perfect.

Culture, entertainment and leisure

Visit the most important historical, cultural, social and entertainment attractions. The hotel concierge service will be happy to help you.

Enjoy guided city tours and excursions. Panoramic bus tours, horse rides or tourist guides to accompany you on visits to monuments, traditional restaurants or shows are just a few of the experiences on offer.

Some recommendations:

  • The famous Cathedral of Seville, in Gothic style, and the Cathedral Museum. Declared by the UNESCO to be a World Heritage Site, Seville’s Cathedral is the Christian cathedral with the greatest surface area in the world
  • Seville’s Nautical Club where you can practice sports such as sailing, canoeing, basketball and swimming
  • The Museum of FIne Arts. In this museum works of the most important painters in the city’s history are on display, such as Zurbarán, Murillo and Valdés Leal. This is Spain’s second art gallery
  • At the Andalusian Center for Contemporary Art, located only 10 minutes from the hotel, you can enjoy numerous exhibitions of contemporary Andalusian creativity, from the 1950’s to the present day
  • The Gran Casino of Aljarafe is located at 10 km from the capital city and 15 minutes from the same. Here you will find all sorts of fun related with gaming
  • Isla Mágica Located in La Cartuja, 15 minutes from the hotel,  at this theme park with its 16th century atmosphere you can have an unforgettable experience with a large number of attractions and shows
  • Museum of Arts and Traditions. Located in the famous María Luisa Park, this museum assembles popular Andalusian costumes, paintings, embroidery, farm tools and ceramic objects…
  • “Tablaos” where flamenco is performed.  Cradle of the art of flamenco, in Seville you can enjoy flamenco song and dance shows in “tablaos,” where established artists of great recognition perform this art form
  • Real Maestranza de Caballería (Royal Cavalry Armory). A unique place to enjoy everything related with the world of bullfighting. Here you can find a museum dedicated to this art
  • April Fair. One of the greatest expressions of happiness and color celebrated in the spring in Seville, where singing, dancing, traditional foods and fun are combined
  • Easter Week. Declared to be of international tourist interest, here social, historic, artistic and religious factors are combined
  • Restaurants and “tapas.” Since “tapas” are one of the city’s main cultural attractions, in the capital’s countless restaurants and bars you can enjoy Andalusian culinary specialties
  • Theaters and function areas, where you can enjoy different cultural activities: Opera, concerts, comedy, theater...
  • Roman ruins of Italica in the locality of Santiponce only 8 km from Seville: preserves an amphitheater, a theater, mosaics, statues… Remember this city founded in the year 206 B.C.
  • Guided tours and excursions through the city. Routes in panoramic buses, horseback routes, tourist guides are available that visit monuments, typical restaurants or shows, among other options that you may enjoy

Sport Activities

  • Golf (3 golf courses, one designed by José María Olazábal)
  • Tennis and paddle tennis
  • Activities with horses and bulls: “capeas” or amateur bullfights with young bulls, taming classes, or horseback routes are some of the activities that you can try in the province
  • Rental of indoor courts (basketball, futsal, handball, volleyball, etc)
  • Boat tours on the Guadalquivir river, the only navigable river in Spain
  • Bicycle and quadricycle routes: explore the different corners of the city on your own bicycle
  • Climbing in numerous natural locations in the province
  • Hiking and trekking routes: explore the region’s marvelous landscapes along the different routes that you can take through the province’s municipalities
  • Paintball: start a battle with balls of different color paint
  • Kayak-canoe in Seville’s northern mountain range you will find natural space for practicing kayaking or canoeing
  • Hang gliding or paragliding to enjoy views you’ll never forget
  • Routes in horse-drawn wagon: discover a typical manner of visiting the city’s corners
  • Paramotor: at only 10 minutes from Seville practice paramotor in an airfield
  • 4x4 routes: enjoy Doñana National Park in a 4x4 where you will be able to admire the landscape of luxuriant pine forests
  • Water sports (water ski, kite surf, diving, snorkel, surfing, windsurf, etc.) on the beaches of Tarifa or on the Costa del Sol
  • Animal shows: discover the wildlife of the game preserve Castillo de las Guardas, where you can thrill to see the  birds of prey or sea lions, in addition to visiting all the animals who live there
  • Routes in hot-air balloon. Let yourself be carried away by the wind and discover a new way to enjoy the landscape of Seville
  • Quads: at only 40 kms from Seville you can enjoy driving one of these vehicles on a closed circuit on the roads and trails of El Campillo farm in the municipality of Aznalcóllar
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