Almost a destination in itself, the Hotel Jardin de la Muralla is in the Espiritu Santo part of Ronda and overlooks the medieval walls of the city, and is next the first church built after the reconquest, the church of Espiritu Santo. The impressive Almocabar gate, one of the original entrances to the city is attached to the hotel.
The eight spout fountain in front of the Church of our Father Jesus was built during the 1700s under the reign of Carlos III. Back in those days the Padre Jesus district of Ronda was its commercial centre. Many of the buildings around the church and fountain were home to bars and inns, and the fountain was considered an essential addition. Continue reading Eight Spout Fountain (Los Ocho Caños)
The Las Errizas is designed to reflect the traditional Andalusian style. Its whitewashed design meshes well with the rest of the buildings in Alcalá del Valle. The interior is designed to be comfortable as well as eye-pleasing with traditional Andalusian décor. The large terraces at the hotel give guests good vantage points to admire the beauty of the surrounding area.
Nestled in the old Jewish Quarter in Ronda, tourists can find the Alavera de los Baños. The hotel is designed with traditional flair making it easily blend in with its history-rich location. Guests at this hotel are treated to a magnificent view of the town and the mountain range nearby. Continue reading Hotel Alavera de los Baños, Ronda *
The walk to the Tajo del Abanico, named for the cave that looks like a fan (abanico), is a gentle walk measuring about 4.5km from the Almocabar gate at the entrance to the medieval walls of Ronda in the Barrio de San Francisco. It is of low difficulty, and takes you to a river valley filled with wildflowers in the spring and summer. (very hot in the summer months) Continue reading Walk from Ronda, Tajo del Abanico
Found in the city center of Ronda, the La Rondeña (Hotel Plaza de Toros) provides a good jump-off point for tourists looking to explore the historic town. The hotel has a quiet and romantic appeal which sets it apart from other hotels in the area. Though it only has 16 rooms, all are fully furnished to provide the amenities that weary travelers deserve.
Just outside the Andalusian white village of Benarrabá you’ll find the Banu Rabbah, a cozy little hotel reminiscent of bygone ages with its huge interior patio that could be stuck in a time warp from the golden era of hotel decor. This hotel is nestled between chestnut and oak trees in the heart of the Genal Valley, giving guests a real taste of Andalucian forest nature on their doorstep.