78km, 1hr drive
Cordoba was an important Roman city and a major Islamic centre in the Middle Ages. It is home to the incredible La Mezquita, an immense mosque dating from 784 A.D. There is a golf course nearby.
120km, 1hr30 drive
Seville has major landmarks including the ornate Moorish Alcazar castle complex , an 18th century Plaza del Toros , a stunning Gothic Cathedral and the beautiful Plaza Espana.
164km, 1hr45 drive
Granada is set in the foothills of Sierra Nevada mountains and home to the incredible Alhambra and its medieval architecture, dating to the Moorish occupation. Pre booking required.
126km, 1hr30 drive
Malaga is a port city with yellow-sand beaches. It is home to the Alcazaba and ruined Gibralfaro, fantastic sights that remained from the Moorish rule. It also has a stunning Renaissance Cathedral.
120km, 1hr40 drive
Ronda is set dramatically above a deep gorge. Puente Nuevo, a stone bridge spanning the gorge, has a lookout offering stunning views. It also has a 18th century bullring.
Caminito del Rey
81km, 1hr10 drive
El Caminito is a walkaway, pinned along the steep walls of a narrow gorge in El Chorro. It takes about 2 hrs to do the walk with a guide or by yourself. Breathtaking views. Pre booking required.
Sentinel de las Bodegas
108km, 1hr30 drive
Setenil de las Bodegas is known for its whitewashed houses built into the surrounding cliffs. The town’s hilltop castle was once an Arab fortress.
Antequera - El Torcal
87km, 1hr15 drive
It is regarded as one of the most impressive karst landscapes in Europe. There are 3 walking routes to choose from, 45 m, 2 h or 3.5 h. They can all be done with or without guides. Pre booking required for guided visits only. Golf course nearby.
Almodovar del Rio
74km, 1hr drive
Castillo de Almodavoar del Rio is a Medieval castle of Muslim origin. Some scenes of Game of Thrones were filmed in this castle for series 7 of the show.
60km, 55 minute drive
Zuheros is a mountain village home to a "Cheese Fiesta" held in September of each year. It is famous for its beautiful hiking routes and the Bats Cave (Cueva de los Murcielagos)
Lucena - Ermita de la Virgen de Araceli
42km, 45 minute drive
The 16th century Santuario de Araceli is located at 900 meters of altitude and from here you can see 5 out of the 8 provinces of Andalusia. Some scenes from the Almodovar film 'Talk to Her' were taken here.
Iznajar - Playa del Vedearenas
71km, 1hr drive
Iznajar has a 8th century castle and stunning views of the reservoir below. The reservoir has a sandy beach with pedalos, umbrelas, and a good seafood restaurant nearby.
“No one thing can express why this place is so special. it is the whole package. The warmth, hospitality, ease and humour of the hosts primarily. The food, the tranquility, the feeling of being in nature, the attention to detail throughout the property. It is just perfect. A dream where the only down side is waking up and having to leave.” - Richi