The Cortijo Las Piletas is a country hotel set in the midst of beautiful gardens in rural Andalusia. This hotel is family owned and operated with a focus on creating a warm appeal for guests. Thanks to its location and design, the hotel’s grounds have plenty of surprises in store for visitors.
Aside from a spacious hotel, beauty treatment services are also offered onsite. This combination provides guests a chance to pamper themselves during their vacation in this part of Spain.
The hotel’s restaurant serves a variety of dishes in its welcoming dining room, with a range of traditional drinks served at the bar which is more a lounge than bar.
The vacation hotel La Fuente de la Higuera is located near Ronda, Andalusia and surrounded by olive groves that enhance the good ambience of the hotel. The hotel offers a luxurious place to stay and enjoy the beautiful scenery of countryside of Andalusia.
The hotel’s swimming pool is designed to give swimmers a perfect view of the countryside, and sun loungers are provided for guests who choose to relax at the hotel and recharge their batteries.
The Hotel El Bandolero is a boutique hotel in the village of Juzcar in the Genal Valley of Andalucia, an area rich in history and natural charm, and home to a very popular annual mushroom conference.
Several of the rooms offer vistas of the surrounding mountains, and the valley below Juzcar, and all eight rooms are equipped with en suite bathroom, TV, tea and coffee making facilities, heating, and can be reserved in twin, double, or suite.
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.
The Hotel Arco de la Villa sits right on the edge of the mountain in the beautiful white village Zahara de la Sierra, very close to the old Moorish fortress, and surrounded by the Grazalema Natural Park. Built in 1998, the hotel provides comfortable accommodation and views of the lake at Zahara that cannot be matched.
Sixteen double rooms and one single room are offered, all rooms being air conditioned, and include a television, phone, and Wi-Fi Internet. Within the hotel there is a restaurant serving local cuisine, and in the village guests will find a decent range of other restaurants including modern contemporary styles. Reception is manned 24 hours, with staff knowledgeable about the local area.
From the hotel the fortress in Zahara is only metres away with spectacular photo opportunities of the tower, lake, and the white village. Zahara de la Sierra has won national awards for cleanliness and civic pride, and is a delightful village for gentle strolls, and is filled with history at every turn.
In the nearby vicinity, the lake beach can be visited, and a little out of town there is a large swimming pool with picnic areas and its own sandy beach. The Natural Park is all around, and Zahara is a great jumping off point to explore the Garganta Verde gorge and admire the Pinsapar (Abies pinsapo) forests that are unique to the district.
The rural setting of the Cortijo Salinas provides a great view for its guests, located as it is in the heart of the Grazalema Nature Reserve and close to the shores of Lake Zahara. There are plenty of places to explore around the hotel and on returning, the relaxing atmosphere of the hotel Cortijo Salinas and the beautifully designed interior awaits.
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.
The Casas de Parauta isn’t just a hotel, in fact rooms are available though perhaps the most significant option is to book into an apartment or casa rural managed by the hotel of which 12 are available that sleep from 4 to 8 people.
Parauta is a quaint white washed village in the Genal Valley, and within the boundaries of the Sierra de las Nieves Biosphere. Views of the countryside are spectacular, an artists dream.
Activities in the area are nature based, from hiking to nearby villages and enjoying the uniqueness of the Genal Valley, to horseriding, mountain biking, and nature excursions with trained guides.
Guests at the Hotel Casas de Parauta can choose from different room types or self-stay accommodation and all are comfortably apportioned with heating, kitchen, full bathrooms, private living spaces (apartments only), views of the countryside and more.
The hotel has its own restaurant and bar where guests can sample some of the popular dishes Andalusia is known for. Shared facilities for the Casas de Parauta include a solarium, outdoor swimming pool, and relaxing gardens.
Bicycles for rent are available for guests who would like to do some sightseeing around the area, and car hire can be arranged at reception.
6 Casas, 21 Rooms
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