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.
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 ***→
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.
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 ***→
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.
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 ***→
Cortes de la Frontera (16km from Benaojan) is the closest town in Malaga province to the Alcornocales Natural Park, in addition to being within the boundaries of the Sierra de Grazalema, and near to the Guardiaro River, gives the Hotel Los Almendros a prime position for enjoying the nature of inland Andalucia.
The hotel design is rustic yet modern, with all comforts of a three star hotel provided, whilst being out of town to provide an even more tranquil holiday. Next to the hotel is a camp ground also owned by Hotel Los Almendros, but over the road so guests in the hotel aren’t disturbed. However the proximity of the camp ground means hotel guests are able to use the added facilities such as playground, games room, tennis court, BBQs, and swimming pool.
All rooms at the Hotel Los Almendros are equipped with air conditioning systems for those hot summer days and are warmed using central heating during the colder times. Flat screen satellite TV, en suite bathroom, and Wi-Fi Internet are also included. The hotel terrace offers magnificent views of the area and is a great place to relax with a book or drinks at sundown. Continue reading Hotel Los Almendros, Cortes de la Frontera ***→
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.
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.
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.
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