Description from the owner
Description from the owner
Situated in the beautiful white mountain village of Canillas de Aceituno in the scenic area of Andalucía, just 50 km northeast of Malaga. You have Andalucía's largest national park placed in the backyard - one of Spain's most beautiful areas where you will find many beautiful hiking trails and beautiful scenery.
You get the whole townhouse to yourself. It's all for your free use. And it is cheep, because we rather have our charming townhouse is used and full of happy people, than it is left alone and bored!
Canillas de Aceituno has an Arabic history and its appearance is strongly influenced by the Arabic influence with whitewashed townhouses, ...Read more
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Your very own private Townhouse Canillas de Aceituno, Andalusia, Spain
Additional Location Information
When you come out of the airport you will come to a roundabout. You drive "straight through this roundabout (turning at Exit 2) and then there's a bridge right in front of you, and on your right hand, the brewery" San Miguel ". You drive over the bridge and onto the highway that leads you up the coast. After about 1.5 km - you have the car company Renault on your left side - turn onto the A-7 motorway, which goes against the Town of Granada. If you do not remember turning here, it is not the worst… You will simply pass through the city of Malaga, which is certainly worth visiting. But remember to turn, and you are led around the city of Malaga, and it's a little bit faster!
From here it is just straight ahead until you reach the coastal town of Velez-Malaga. The exit from the highway is No. 272 and the sign says "Velez Malaga, A-356" From the highway you come down to a roundabout and before running the final stretch, it pays to do a stay to shop in the great El Ingenio shopping mall. The mall has a ton of different stores. This is for example “Eroski”, which is a huge supermarket where you can buy almost everything. They have many delicious things! - a section with fresh fish and fresh meat, books, milk, cheese and lot of other goodies.
Once you have done your shopping it is up by A-356. After about 5 km you see a sign - Canillas de Aceituno - on your right hand. The Mountain Road is a very nice and safe. This part of the journey is about. 10 km and offers impressive views of the mountainous landscape and the steep slopes where olive, almond, fig and vines spreading. Coming in February, you can experience a very beautiful sight when the many almond trees bloom on the slopes.
When you get to Canillas de Aceituno, you drive straight into the center of town and stops at the town hall in the town square. You go up the stairs beside the town hall, and pass water basin where the purest spring water flowing out of the mountain. You continue up Calle Consejo, which comes right after 10 meters and turn left after 5 meters. Here you see the most beautiful romantic sight with lots of flowers in the streets….Welcome to your holiday Townhouse!
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INSPIRATION & SOME TIPS
You can spend Christmas and New Year's down here!
JANUARY - APRIL
Absolutely perfect for hiking and adventure in Andalusia's largest national park that you have right in our backyard. From Canillas de Aceituno go there walking to La Axarquia highest peak, La Maroma, 2,065 meters. If you are lucky you may here meet wild mountain goats, which still survives in the heights. You can also borrow a mountain bike and enjoy yourself with the many beautiful cycling routes available nearby. But otherwise it's long spring perfect for being outside and read a book on the patio or sit at a cafe and enjoy life.
MAY - AUGUST
Phew .... it's hot in Spain during this period. Good to town houses have a cool patio where you can find shade! There is also in August to hold the annual festival which lasts three days. It must be experienced! It is SO nice to be in Canillas on these days.
SEPTEMBER - NOVEMBER
When autumn begins to take hold of Northern Europe, then head down to the little Townhouse in Spain and enjoy that the temperature is still well above the 20 degrees.
More About This Location
Lake nearby, Mountain nearby, Rural retreats
Nearest airport: Malaga, 30 miles
Car is recommended