Family run organic farm located in a hidden valley (800 meters above sea level) of the Montes de Málaga with all of the peace and tranquility of deep nature and only 30 minutes drive from Málaga. Distinguished Establishment nominated by the Provincial Council of Málaga. Historic old winery with authentic features from the 18th century. 6,5 hectares of private land of fruit trees and well-tended gardens with seasonal vegetables, fruits, herbs and edible flowers, chickens and sheep. Grand courtyard.
Cortijo Juan Salvador offers two separate lodgings to guests both with stylish contemporary décor with oil paintings/antiques. Private outdoor terraces. Fully equipped kitchens. Private entrances. Shared access to the cosy plunge pool with sun lounge. Spectacular terraces with views of the beautiful surrounding landscape. Culinary services provided by Chef David Palacios and additional opportunities for group dining or excursions.
La Higuera consists of 3 double bedroom, 2 bathrooms (organic cotton towels), an open kitchen, a spacious living room with TV, heating and two spectacular terraces (140 m) with views of the beautiful surrounding landscape, porch of reeds. Impressive entrance hall with slender semi-circular arch, doors dating from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, terracotta floors, and marble bathrooms. All decorated with Spanish, Dutch and Oriental antiquities.
Facilities and equipment: LCD TV, wifi, heating, fully equipped kitchens with oven and dishwasher, high quality beds, organic cotton bed linen and towels, library with books, magazines or guide books and a local information pack, plunge pool, sun lounge, garden, terrace, garden furniture, doorman, free parking, adult and childrens' DVDs, baby cots and high chairs available for small children as well as games and pool toys, bodega stocked with local wines.
Laundry service, private chef service, massage service, flamenco show and flamenco private lessons service, shuttle service (surcharge), airport shuttle (surcharge) by prior arrangement.
Cortijo Juan Salvador is perfect for a special birthday, anniversary celebration, bussines team event or family/friend reunion.
Young, creative and effusively enthusiastic about food, David Palacios renounced a career as
a commercial airline pilot to pursue his culinary passions. David honed his cooking skills
training in Maastricht, Netherlands where he developed the gourmet flair to match his
creative instincts. David then moved with his family to Andalucía, his father’s home-land,
where he grows fresh organic produce and edible flowers for use in his gourmet creations.
With a deep knowledge of traditional Andalucía cuisine, David adds a modern twist to the
numerous unique dishes he creates for guests at Cortijo Juan Salvador. Chef David quickly
gained accolades for his work from such press as The Wall Street Journal, Travel + Leisure
and CNN.comTripAdvisor property ID 3436959...Read more
Cortijo Juan Salvador is located in the heart of the Montes de Málaga, natural park and green lung of the city of Malaga. In this park you can find numerous trails to enjoy on foot or by mountain bike, even the “Vuelta ciclista a España” passed just next to the Cortijo. You can also visit scenic spots like Santo Pitar, peak at over 1200 mtrs from where you can get a glimpse of the Moroccan Atlas Mountains or the spectacular vineyards of Axarquia with slopes greater than 45 degrees. You can also visit typical Andalusian villages and the picturesque village of Comares with its stunning views, make routes on foot and donkey and explore its Arab and Roman ruins or visit Colmenar village known for its honey museum. The cosmopolitan city of Málaga and the popular beaches of the Costa del Sol Malaga is just 20 minutes, you can enjoy its historic center, visiting the Roman Theatre, the Alcazaba, Gibralfaro Castle or large variety of museums such as the Picasso Museum, Carmen Thyssen Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art.
More About This Location
Mountain nearby, Rural retreats
How to get there
Nearest train station: Malaga central train station, 12 miles Nearest ferry port: Malaga port, 12 miles Nearest airport: Malaga airport, 15 miles Car is not necessary
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