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El Refugio del Burrito

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Apartado 25, 29520 Fuente de Piedra, Spain
+34 952 73 50 77
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Well worth the trip

Lovely place to visit and spend a couple of hours with the friendly donkeys. Very close to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Arroyo de la Miel, Spain
Heart warming visit

What a wonderful experience and great time visiting this wonderful collection of animals many of... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Bedford, United Kingdom
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Apartado 25, 29520 Fuente de Piedra, Spain
+34 952 73 50 77
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place to visit and spend a couple of hours with the friendly donkeys. Very close to the Flamingo lagoon at Fuente de Piedra.

Thank mantalk
Reviewed 15 October 2017

What a wonderful experience and great time visiting this wonderful collection of animals many of whom have suffered great trauma in their past life. If you like loving and being loved this is the place for you. Can be combined with a trip to the...More

Thank DTGiddins
Reviewed 7 October 2017

The staff are very friendly and the donkeys love visitors make sure you go earl especially if the weather is hot as if it too hot the donkeys hide indoors.

Thank tractor_boy96
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We've been here before and sponsored 3 donkeys for a year so when we went back to the village this year we wanted to go there again. It's quite upsetting when you read about the condition some of the donkeys were in when they were...More

Thank Sam C
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely rescue centre You can adopt a donkey at a great price, and you see how well these animals are looked after

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We always visit El Refugio when in Andalusia. The work they is tremendous and being amongst the donkeys is just so relaxing. As we said in the title it is our most tranquil place.

Thank rmark2016
Reviewed 17 June 2017

This place is absolutely amazing!! All the donkeys had lots of space and food, they were really well cared for. And if they want cuddles they're free to walk up to the fence & say hello to you. And if they don't want to interact...More

Thank lottiemosley
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Wonderful Donkey Sanctuary in a beautiful Spanish Plain. There must be 50 to 60 Donkeys, plus mules and horses there and some of the stories are quite harrowing regarding their lives before rescue. They are at the end of their lives and thankfully living out...More

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We have visited here several times over the years adopting different donkeys. We sponsored Alberto for many years until we got an email to say he had passed away so now we sponsor a little minature donkey named Leon. It is a very humbling experience,...More

Thank Phillip B
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Situated next to the Madrid to Malaga Railway line and an hours drive from Malaga worth a visit to the refuge and the nearby laguna to see the pelicans. Each donkey has its own paddock and they are well cared for in their old age....More

Thank tonybuses
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27 October 2015|
Response from christine j |
Yes follow the dusty road to the end