The Molino hotel is one of the newest establishments in the city of Ronda, has been awarded three stars, and is designed with modern flair. Situated in the town center amongst Ronda’s history and culture, the hotel creates an interesting contrast with its surroundings, and the modern design brings with it modern amenities.
The Molino has its own café bar open daily for guests, and front desk staff are both friendly and knowledgeable making it easy for guests to plan their itinerary in Ronda. Reception is also open 24 hours for visitors who arrive late or need to leave early for the airport.
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Aside from the usual tourist activities enjoyed by guest in Ronda, the Hotel Molino is also close to authentic Spanish bars and curio shops, as well, the bus station is only two blocks away. Continue reading Hotel Molino, Ronda ***
In 711 AD, an Arab prince named Musa Ben Nusayr conquered most of Iberia and parts of southern France for the Ummayad Caliphate. A captain in the Berber army, Zaide Ben Kesadi El Sebseki, realising the importance of Ronda as a fortress managed to negotiate a peaceful surrender of the city in August of that year, and henceforth Ronda was known as Izn-Rand Onda which in the Arabic of the day meant “City of the Castle”, and became capital of the Cora of Takurunna of the Córdoba Emirate. Continue reading Moorish Ronda 711 till 1066
The Hotel Don Javier is described as being in the heart of the new town, and this is most certainly true, positioned as it is on Calle José Aparicio, directly across from the bullring, and just a short walk away from all of the major tourist spots in town.
For guests looking to splurge on shopping, the popular Calle La Bola begins across the street from the hotel entrance. Banks, clothing, shoes, jewelry and much more are all within two minute walking distance.
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The Hotel Don Javier has a 24-hour front desk ready to attend to guests needs, as well as restaurant and bar with outdoor seating (weather permitting). The menu is authentically local. Continue reading Hotel Don Javier, Ronda ***
Even at over an hour, this video is well worth a watch and listen… the music is great and the show pretty much takes you to all the must sees and best parts of Ronda. Starting with the long and twisty road from San Pedro… Make yourself a cup of tea or poor a glass of sangria, sit back and take in the beauty of Ronda “The city of Dreams”
There are some great little taster videos on you tube about Ronda. I like this one called “2 minutes in Ronda”
Situated at the foot of Tajo de Ronda, the Hacienda Puerto de las Muelas provides guests with a unique experience. The three-star hotel with its charming design provides a good starting point for guests when exploring the beauties that Ronda has to offer.
General facilities within the hotel include a 24-hour front desk with friendly staff ready to help guests make the most of their stay. Fresh newspapers are supplied daily to guests and Wi-Fi connection is also available for free. Guests can also keep their valuables and papers safe with the hotel’s safe deposit service. The hotel offers non-smoking rooms and a designated area for smokers.
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All rooms are equipped with heating and air-conditioning systems to provide the comfort that guests need on their stay. Guests can also venture into the hotel’s solarium to get that perfect tan. Alternately, guests can go on hiking trips organized by the hotel. They also offer bicycle rental if guests want to do some exploring on their own, whilst the adjoining stables mean guests can enjoy guided horseback riding around the valley. Continue reading Hotel Hacienda Puerta de las Muelas, Ronda ***
A colossus in our mountains! With a wingspan of 2.8 metres and weighing 8 kilos, that’s 9 foot and 17lbs in old money, Griffon Vultures Gyps fulvus is our largest resident raptor here in the Serranía de Ronda and Sierra de Grazalema.
Essentially a specialist carrion eater, this enormous bird is spectacular and the most easily seen raptor in our mountains. Throughout Spain, this species has increased steadily over the past 15 years by the provision of feeding stations, the last official census carried out to ascertain the number of breeding birds put the population at 17,000 pairs.
Why not take a day out with Wildside Holidays to discover the wildlife of the Sierra de Grazalema
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The Molino del Puente is an authentic, beautiful family run country hotel, sitting right on the riverside on the outskirts of Ronda. Elaine and Ian Love together with their 3 daughters, and friendly helpful staff have made this hotel into a real home from home.
Originally an 18th century Olive mill the Molino del Puente has been lovingly restored into a luxurious, 12 bedroom hotel , complete with swimming pool, cosy lounge, elegant dining area and modern bar area complete with a terrace overlooking the river.
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