Situated directly next to Ronda’s Puente Nuevo, the Hotel Don Miguel has an enviable position as the queen of the tajo, with her terrace bar below the level of the bridge, and guest rooms that directly overlook the bridge and the rocky gorge below. The Don Miguel is one of hanging houses of Ronda, and from the other side the terraces seem to be precariously perched ready to fall, in fact they are perfectly safe, and the views are spectacular.
The Hotel El Horcajo at Montecorto, around 20 minutes drive north of Ronda, is a unique place to stay as it is still a working farm though the owners take great care to ensure that farm duties don’t interfere with guest enjoyment.
Situated within the popular Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, the area is a spectacular distination for nature lovers and those who choose to holiday away from the crowds.
The historic city of Ronda is just 20 kilometers from this picturesque hotel, allowing guests of the hotel to easily visit some of the popular attractions including the bullring, Puente Nuevo, Arab Baths, Palacio Mondragon and Ronda’s historic Moorish quarter.
The Grazalema Natural Park, in which the hotel is located is considered one of the most precious eco-systems of Andalucía, and is home to numerous endemic wild flowers and insects, as well as being a sanctuary for reptile and other fauna, and a major nesting or feeding area for migratory birds.
The El Horcajo’s grounds are well-kept and make an enjoyable place for lazy strolls. The hotel also has a solarium as well as a playground, and of course, large outdoor swimming pool. Guests can also try horseback riding, canoeing, diving, and cycling, and reception are able to help plan and book activities.
Rooms include comfortable double beds, en suite bathrooms, air conditioning and heating, and all have terraces from which guests can relax while enjoying the serene view around the hotel. There are also facilities and rooms at the hotel for disabled guests.
The hotel’s restaurant bar serves distinctly local flavors, and takes pride that all menu items follow traditional home cooking ideals, with some ingredients grown on the farm such as free range eggs.
|26 Rooms||Disabled Access||Parking Available||Swimming Pool|
|Room Service||Terrace||Solarium||Air Conditioning|
|Central Heating||Hair Dryer||Restaurant||Bar|
Hotel El Horcajo Gallery
Hotel Al Lago is a delightful boutique hotel on the edge of the lake at Zahara de la Sierra, with just 4 rooms, but each sumptiously decorated for the discerning traveller. Add to that the world class gourmet restaurant operated by the husband and wife owners of Al Lago and you’ll discover a haven of culture and class in the very heart of the Grazalema Natural Park.
Whilst the Hotel Al Lago is small, guests can expect the very best, with gorgeous furnishings, flat screen television, Internet, air-conditioning, views of the lake, and elegant bespoke decor. All of the rooms feature French doors, wrought iron handrails, and balconies.
Zahara de la Sierra is often described as the jewel of the Sierra de Grazalema, since it is from here that many of the best walks in the park can be reached, but even more, Zahara is a pretty village with its castle fortress perched high above the village overlooking the surrounding area.
From Al Lago day trips to Ronda, Ubrique, or larger cities such as Sevilla or Jerez de la Frontera are easily contemplated, and after braving the larger cities, returning to Zahara will feel like coming home in all of the important emotional ways.
The restaurant at Al Lago features a menu of traditional and contemporary Spanish food, and a great selection of locally made wines. Vegetarians and the Gluten intolerant are particularly welcome, and all stock is made in-house by chef Stefan to satisfy every need.
|4 Rooms||Wheelchair Access||Hypo-Allergenic Rooms||Wi-Fi Internet|
|DVD Player||Parking||Satellite TV||Air Conditioning|
|Spectacular Views||Central Heating||Restaurant||Bar|
|Room Service||Hair Dryer||Telephone||Sound Proof Rooms|
Hotel Al Lago Photos
The Hotel Dehesilla is located about 5km outside Ronda on the road to Benaojan, in fact almost directly across from the Cueva del Gato, one of the most popular nature areas in the Benaojan area from which it is possible to walk along the railway line to the village and then beyond to Jimera de Libar.
The three-star Hotel Dehesilla provides guests with modern amenities in every room such as air conditioning, central heating, television, en suite bathrooms, tiled floors, and hotel safety deposit box. Guests have a choice of twin or double room.
The hotel is also designed to be convenient for disabled guests. There are also non-smoking rooms available and a designated smoking area, whilst the front desk is manned by friendly staff 24 hours a day. The hotel also provides a bar and restaurant which is often frequented by local residents.
Hiking and cycling are popular activities, as is birdwatching, and hotel reception is able to provide maps of the area. An outdoor swimming pool for those long hot summer days makes Dehesilla a popular hotel away from the crowds, and for the energetic types, a tennis court is also onsite. Wi-Fi internet connection is available and free along with public parking.
|24 Rooms||Disabled Access||Parking Available||Room Service|
|Television||Terrace||Air Conditioning||Central Heating|
Just a kilometer away from the old centre of Ronda, the Camping El Sur is more a holiday camp than just camp site, with wooden self-catered bungalows for non-camping guests. Mature olive and oak trees surround the campsite making this a fantastic family holiday destination.
There are plenty of activities that guests can try when staying at Camping El Sur. The facility has a large outdoor swimming pool and child’s playground, as well as mini-golf course and table tennis. A large swimming pool and separate toddler’s pool are very popular in the warmer months. Reception can also organize hiking trips for interested tourists, arrange for mountain bike rentals and car hire.
The view from the bungalows is great for relaxation as the Sierra de las Nieves Natural Park can be seen from the terrace. All bungalows are air-conditioned and are equipped with heating system. The place also has a designated smoking area. The restaurant serves local delicacies but is closed from November to January.
The hotel also has a Wi-Fi connection available throughout the complex and charges are applicable. Parking is not a problem as the Camping El Sur provides free parking spots onsite.
|10 Rooms + Campground||Private Bathroom in Bungalow||Parking Available||Swimming Pool|
|Wi-Fi Internet||Terrace||Telephone in Room||Air Conditioning|
|Central Heating||Hair Dryer||Restaurant||Bar|
|Playground||Mini Golf||Gay Friendly|