Cortijo Fuente Arriba - Apartment Castallico
From $563 / week
- 1 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 2
Description from the owner
Cortijo Fuente Arriba is a renovated Andalucian Farmhouse in the village of Lubrin in the Province of Almeria, Spain. The self catering apartment offers the best in holiday rental accommodation direct from the owners. Cortijo Fuente Arriba is set in 2 acres of terracing with truly panoramic views of the surrounding village and mountains.
The apartment is designed for 2 people and offer spacious and comfortable self catering accommodation. There is a separate living room, well equipped kitchen, bathroom with shower and spacious double bedroom. Outside has 2 private terraces with BBQ and garden furniture. From each terrace there are...Read more
Cortijo Fuente Arriba - Apartment Castallico
Lubrin, Andalusia, Spain
Additional Location Information
Where to go and what to do!
Lubrin is located about 1 hour cross country from Almeria Airport or 2 hours motorway/cross country from Alicante or Murcia Airports. The village is very Spanish and nestles high in the Sierra Los Filabres some 2000feet above the well known beach resorts of Mojacar and Garrucha which are just 45 minutes away.
The more Spanish resorts of San Juan Torres and Aquilas (to the North) and Carboneras, Agua Marga and San Jose ( to the South) are about an hour away. These Spanish resorts, in Summer, are very much less crowded, especially mid-week, than Mojacar and Garrucha.
Places of Interest include Cuevas de Almanzora for its cave houses and Tabernas for its magnificent Desert National Park. At Tabernas is a Westen Theme park on the site of the Clint Eastwood Movies!
The Cabo de Gata National Park is one of the most beautiful and ecologically rich coastal strips in the western Mediterranean and is the first Natural land and sea park in Andalucia. The drive takes just over an hour and the route down the mountain, via Nijar, is very dramatic. The park offers walks on marked trails and tracks amongst native scrub and grasses, amidst the scent of wild lemon balm and the distinctive aromas of curry plant and herbs. You are able to follow inland trails and coastline.
The ancient Andalusian city of Almeria(1 hour away)lies sheltered at the base of a bay, proudly dominated by the amazing Alcazaba, a huge Moorish citadel with three walled enclosures dating from 995. From the citadel visitors have a good view of the city’s most impressive and important Christian monument, the Cathedral, dating from 1524, designed more like a fortress than a church because of the need to defend it from pirate attacks. The Cathedral contains numerous art treasures, including a tabernacle dating from the 18th century, designed by Ventura Rodriguez. With its interesting medieval architecture, Almeria’s old town is a delight to stroll through with its tranquil squares, archways and colonnades. The city also has a fascinating archaeological museum and unique cave dwellings in the hillside above the old gypsy quarter.
The Alhambra in Granada is a very popular place to visit by our guests. It takes just 2 hours to drive to Granada along the Almeria to Sevilla motorway with stunning views. The motorway skirts around Granada and the Alhambra car park is easily accessed. There is a shuttle bus that takes you from the Alhambra direct to the Plaza de Nueva where it’s a short walk to the Cathedral and Royal Chapel.
More About This Location
Mountain nearby, Rural retreats, Warm winter getaways
Golf course within 30 minute drive, Horse riding nearby, Water park nearby, Tennis courts nearby
Nearest beach: Mojacar, 18 miles
Nearest shops, 0.2 miles
Nearest ferry port: Almeria, 45 miles
Nearest airport: Almeria, 45 miles
Nearest train station: Almeria, 45 miles
Car is recommended
Last updated on August 23, 2014
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- Ceiling Fans
- Corporate bookings allowed
- Linens Provided
- House swap allowed
- Central heating
- Housekeeping Optional
- Hair dryer
- Towels Provided
- Local Guides/Maps
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
Pool / Spa
- Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
- Mountain Views
- Paper Towels Provided
- Stove or Oven
- Stereo or CD player
- DVD Player
- Satellite or cable TV
- Balcony or terrace
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - no
- Suitable for the elderly - no
- Wheelchair accessible - no
- 50 square meters