The bespoke El Gecko Hotel, just 50 metres from the railway station serving Cortes de la Frontera, in the tiny village of La Cañada del Real Tesoro, is a small haven of peace and tranquility with its own tree covered terrace and private pool for long lazy Andalusian summer days.
A rather quaint inn with 5 comfortable apartments located on a hillside overlooking the Guadiaro River, and only 100m from the Cueva del Gato cave system. This location provides guests at the inn a great view of the Serrania de Ronda Mountains.
The nearby area is most famous for being on the southern edge of the Grazalema Natural Park, an area of outstanding natural beauty. As well as the Cueva del Gato, visitors should also plan to see the Cueva de la Pileta, a publicly accessible cave with paleolithic and neolithic paintings and impressive natural formations.
The apartments at El Galgo Country Inn are equipped with modern amenities and each provides a large double or twin bedroom, kitchenette, salon, en suite bathroom, and tea or coffee making facilities. Satellite TV from the UK, Germany, France and of course Spain is installed.
All apartments are air-conditioned and heated, and complimentary continental breakfast is included. Free Internet is provided in all public areas, and parking onsite is never a problem.
The downstairs bar is a welcome site at the end of a busy day hiking around the Serranía, and its large terrace offers views across to the cave. Enjoying a beer or wine at the bar, on the terrace or beside the pool is precisely what many guests look forward to. Guests wanting to enjoy a barbecue are free to use one of the two supplied barbecues in the gardens beside the pool.
|5 Apartments||Room Service||Free Parking||Swimming Pool|
|Satellite TV||Terrace||Tea/Coffee in Room||Air Conditioning|
|Wi-Fi Internet||Hair Dryer||Restaurant||Bar|
El Galgo Country Inn Gallery
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 Hotel Molino del Santo is an old watermill converted into a relaxing modern hotel nestled under the mountains of Benaojan, and beside a fast flowing stream that gives the hotel restaurant a distinct rainforest appeal.
All rooms at the Hotel Molino del Santo have air conditioning, Wi-Fi Internet, tea and coffee making facilities, as well as locally made ceramic tiles on the floors.
First and foremost, Hotel Los Pintores is an artists paradise, though not all of the guests are artists, but that really is the charm of Los Pintores, the hotel is an oasis for those with a desire to be surrounded by beautiful things.
The location of the Hotel Rural los Pintores, on one hand in the cute village of Benaojan, and on the other within the Grazalema Natural Park is an inspiring location chosen to provide succor for the imagination.
The hotel’s nine rooms are decorated artistically, and one is setup for people with disabilities, several include a small terrace to enjoy the scenery of the mountains behind the village. All rooms are heated in winter.
Within the Hotel Los Pintores there is also a restaurant (vegetarian meals can be procided), and games, karaoke, and pool are available. The hotel terrace features a 6 person jacuzzi, Wi-Fi Internet connection is also available for free. No parking spaces are available.
The surrounding area is perfect for both artists seeking inspiration, and nature lovers planning to trek their way around the villages and pathways of the Guadiaro Valley. A popular local must-see is the Cueva de Pileta where guests will be escorted with a local tour guide to see prehistoric cave paintings left behind by paleolithic Iberians.
|9 Rooms||Disabled Access||En Suite Bathroom||Wi-Fi Internet|
|Jacuzzi||Terrace||Games Room||Central Heating|
Hotel Los Pintores Photos
The eleven room Molino Cuatro Paradas is a small rural hotel with its own unique charm. This hotel is located at the southern edge of the Sierra de Grazalema natural park making it an ideal destination for tourists who want to be close to nature.
Also, the Hotel Molino Cuatro Paradas is within 10 minutes of Ronda via car making it easy for guests to visit the popular and historic sites in the culture-rich town.
The rooms of the hotel have terraces giving guests a good vantage point to enjoy the scenery around the hotel, including the mountains towering above. All rooms include an en suite bathroom, air-conditioning, satellite TV, coffee or tea making facilities, and some have their own private balcony.
The bar terrace overlooks the Guadiaro river where Barbel swim, and is renowned for the variety of birds which can be seen or heard. The owner is a keen nature enthusiast and is always happy to share his hiking notes with visitors.
A heated all year round swimming pool is available, as is free Internet access in public areas. Disabled guests can also be accommodated. Free onsite parking is available.
|11 Rooms||Disabled Access||Parking Available||Swimming Pool|
|Television||Terrace||Internet Available||Air Conditioning|
|Central Heating||Safety Deposit Box||Restaurant||Bar|
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.
A well known and popular restaurant offering a sophisticated Belgian menu operated by the owner (a chef) is also onsite, and attracts patrons from as far away as the Costa del Sol.
|10 Rooms||Wi-Fi Internet||Parking Available||Swimming Pool|
|Satellite TV||Terrace||Pet Friendly||Air Conditioning|
|Central Heating||Hair Dryer||Restaurant||Bar|
|Tennis Court||Spa Bath/Jacuzzi||Laundry||Babysitting Service|