Luxury villas in Andalucía to rent for a memorable holiday

Andalucía: the perfect destination for your luxury villa

 

Experience unparalleled luxury at our villa rentals in Andalucía.

 

Andalucía is famed for its magnificent architecture shaped by many civilisations, and these influences are reflected in the deluxe villas we manage exclusively on behalf of their owners.

 

Our luxury villas in Andalucía are as varied as its landscapes: from mountain retreats to beachfront sanctuaries, authentic rustic charm to sleek minimalism, traditional to ultramodern, or an enchanting hybrid of styles. But they all have one thing in common: stunning design, lavish amenities and breathtaking views. Our matchless offer of luxury villas, exceptional tailored hospitality service, and Andalucía’s captivating cultural and natural heritage will guarantee a holiday to remember.

 

Whether you’re looking for the perfect luxury villa to rent in Málaga or Marbella, you’re in the right place. Have a look at our curated collection of exclusive villa rentals in Andalucía and choose the one for you!

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Villa La Bambola

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12 GUESTS

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1186 m²

Villa La Bambola is a spectacularly beautiful 6-bedroom mansion set in a prime location in the prestigious La Zagaleta Golf & Country Club, just a short drive from Marbella.

BOOK NOW FROM 4500 €
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Villa La Roca

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12 GUESTS

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1750 m²

This modern Marbella Villa La Roca, designed by a famous Spanish architect, offers elegance in Sierra Blanca. Enjoy spacious living areas, eco-friendly features, and breathtaking views.

BOOK NOW FROM 8500 €
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Villa Bulería

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12 GUESTS

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990 m²

Step into Villa Bulería, an exquisite Andalusian Hacienda where contemporary decor meets traditional charm. With panoramic mountain views, a stunning pool, cinema.

BOOK NOW FROM 2750 €
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Villa Cayetana

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12 GUESTS

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1390 m²

Villa Cayetana is a spectacular 6-bedroom luxury villa to rent in La Zagaleta on a stunning elevated plot with panoramic sea views.

BOOK NOW FROM 6950 €
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Villa Mirador

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14 GUESTS

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1000 m²

Villa Mirador is a fabulously refined 7-bedroom Mediterranean residence set in beautiful gardens towering above the coast in the exclusive La Zagaleta resort.

BOOK NOW FROM 4500 €
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Villa El Aire

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10 GUESTS

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600 m²

This impeccably designed contemporary luxury vacation home is located in La Alquería, a private gated development next to the Atalaya Golf & Country club.

BOOK NOW FROM 1400 €
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Villa Los Jazmines

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14 GUESTS

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1445 m²

Villa Los Jazmines is a true gem nestled in the heart of Nueva Andalucia, very close to the beautiful Puerto Banus yet enjoying its own tranquil location!

BOOK NOW FROM 14285 €
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Villa La Fortuna

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10 GUESTS

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1186 m²

Villa La Fortuna is an impressive contemporary art deco villa with sweeping mountain views on an elevated plot in the exclusive La Zagaleta residential resort.

BOOK NOW FROM 2950 €
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Villa Fina

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12 GUESTS

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550 m²

Villa Fina is an contemporary but elegant architect-designed villa in Benahavis, near Marbella, where refined luxury and artistic coherence combine with the perfect homely atmosphere.

BOOK NOW FROM 2500 €
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Villa Panamera

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15 GUESTS

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900 m²

Hacienda Panamera provides a masterclass in the art of positioning the right property in the right location: this truly imposing colonial-Andalusian style residence is a haven of peace and privacy

BOOK NOW FROM 1550 €
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Villa Zagala

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10 GUESTS

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1000 m²

The beautiful colonial-style Villa Zagala is set on a vast elevated plot with stunning views of the Ronda Mountains and golf courses, offering guests sophisticated charm and luxurious comfort.

BOOK NOW FROM 1750 €
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Villa Encendida

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GUESTS

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960 m²

Villa Encendida, with the elegance, spaciousness, and facilities of a modern house, is the ideal foundation for a fantasy vacation in one of Europe's most exclusive places.

BOOK NOW FROM 4500 €
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Villa Silvana

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14 GUESTS

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8625m2 m²

2500m2 built villa is spacious and stylish home has been built in an original, modern and contemporary design to exceptional quality & comfort.

BOOK NOW FROM 3312 €
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Villa Infinita

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8 GUESTS

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1000 m²

Split over two floors and situated in peaceful private grounds, the property offers guests an unrivalled level of comfort, outstanding location, space and lodge retreat style.

BOOK NOW FROM 1950 €
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Hacienda El Encanto

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12 GUESTS

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900 m²

This absolutely stunning 6-bedroom villa is located in El Madroñal, a prestigious gated residential estate, surrounded by cork oak and pine forests, just a short drive from Puerto Banús.

BOOK NOW FROM 1750 €
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Villa La Vega

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GUESTS

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920 m²

Villa La Vega is a beautiful mansion situated in the famous gated enclave of Vega del Colorado in Benahavis, Malaga. This magnificent hotel combines elegance, comfort, and contemporary conveniences.

BOOK NOW FROM 4400 €
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Villa El Lucero

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10 GUESTS

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750 m²

This moderm villa available to rent is located in La Alqueria, a gated community surrounded by golf courses, right next to Atalaya Golf.

BOOK NOW FROM 2000 €
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Villa Breeze

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14 GUESTS

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945 m2
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The elegant 7-bedroom Villa Breeze occupies a prime location in the exclusive La Zagaleta Resort, set amid beautifully landscaped grounds with stunning views, and offering a blend of classic colonial style and modern comforts.

BOOK NOW FROM 2950 €
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Villa Nature

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10 GUESTS

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1000 m²

The outstanding 5-bedroom Villa Nature lives up to its name: surrounded by golf courses and lush countryside in the exclusive La Zagaleta residential resort, it is truly an oasis of calm and tranquillity.

BOOK NOW FROM 1250 €
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Hacienda Tramores

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20 GUESTS

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1000 m²

This luxury country house is an exclusive hideaway set in 600 acres of private woodland, filled with antiques and original features, and imbued with historical character.

BOOK NOW FROM 2450 €
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Ronda Mountain Resort

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14 GUESTS

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800 m²

This beautiful 7-bedroom Andalusian country estate is nestled amongst the rolling hills of Ronda against the stunning backdrop of the Sierra Nevada Mountain range.

BOOK NOW FROM 1375 €
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Villa La Armonía

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8 GUESTS

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600 m²

Nestled in the heart of Nueva Andalucía’s Golf Valley, Villa La Armonía is a stunning contemporary residence located within an exclusive, boutique-style, ultra-secure development.

BOOK NOW FROM 1550 €
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Villa El Cielo

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12 GUESTS

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2000 m²

Villa El Cielo in Marbella offers a luxurious retreat with 6 bedrooms, a rooftop pool, and breathtaking sea views. Experience opulence in this ultramodern manor, available for rent with a Villa Manager and concierge services.

BOOK NOW FROM 4250 €
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Villa Velera

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GUESTS

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3400 m²

Villa Veleraa in El Mirador offers luxury living with 5 bedrooms, pools, spa, and panoramic golf course views.

BOOK NOW FROM 10000 €
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Hacienda La Española

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16 GUESTS

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1145 m²

Welcome to Hacienda la Española, hidden away in the most desirable area of Marbella’s Golden Mile, Los Verdiales steps away from Hotel Puente Romano.

BOOK NOW FROM 8142 €
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Villa Zagala

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10 GUESTS

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1000 m²

The beautiful colonial-style Villa Zagala is set on a vast elevated plot with stunning views of the Ronda Mountains and golf courses, offering guests sophisticated charm and luxurious comfort.

BOOK NOW FROM 1750 €
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Villa La Pureza

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10 GUESTS

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980 m²

Experience unrivaled luxury at Villa La Pureza in La Zagaleta. Indulge in breathtaking views, opulent amenities, and a lifestyle beyond compare at this prestigious rental.

BOOK NOW FROM 5500 €
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Hacienda La Española

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16 GUESTS

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1145 m²

Welcome to Hacienda la Española, hidden away in the most desirable area of Marbella’s Golden Mile, Los Verdiales steps away from Hotel Puente Romano.

BOOK NOW FROM 8142 €
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Villa Sana

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14 GUESTS

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1200 m²

Villa Sana is a beautiful 7-bedroom beachfront residence located in Los Monteros, a prestigious neighbourhood considered to be the finest address on the east side of Marbella.

BOOK NOW FROM 10260 €
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Villa Paticoja

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14 GUESTS

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500 m²

The beautifully restored 6-bedroom Villa Paticoja is located on a private plot near the traditional village of Benahavís with panoramic views of the mountains and sea.

BOOK NOW FROM 2550 €
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Villa Amorosa

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10 GUESTS

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The perfect marriage of nature and modern on the outside, charm and authenticity of a small country side village, while the inside reveals the luxury and amenities of Marbella lifestyle.

BOOK NOW FROM 750 €
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Villa del Agua

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16 GUESTS

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1100 m²

This modern 7-bedroom beachfront villa to rent comprises two interconnected properties and is just a short stroll from Puerto Banús.

BOOK NOW FROM 2950 €
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La Perla Romana

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198 m²

La Perla Romana is a totally restored southwest-facing apartment in the famed Japanese Gardens of the Marina Puente Romano development

BOOK NOW FROM 950 €
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Andalucía: history, culture and flamenco

Andalucía is a major tourist destination, attracting visitors from all over the world who are intrigued by its historical legacy, cultural diversity and scenic beauty. A melting pot of European, African and Middle Eastern influences, Andalucía’s rich history has left an enduring mark on its architecture, art, and culture.

 

Andalucía has something for everyone: from history-steeped cities to charming white-washed pueblos; iconic architecture to natural wonders; beautiful beaches to stunning mountain ranges; traditional charm to Andalusian-style sophistication; wholesome home cooking to a fusion of gastronomical delights. Not to mention Flamenco – an art form which originated in Andalucía and which remains an integral part of the region’s cultural identity.

 

Whether it’s exploring architectural marvels, enjoying the unique blend of cultures reflected in its music, dance and cuisine, or discovering its diverse landscapes, Andalucía offers a truly unique experience that echoes the soul of southern Spain.

 

Andalucía at a glance

 

Located in southern Spain, Andalucía covers a wide area comprising eight provinces, with a varied landscape encompassing the Sierra Nevada mountains and the Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts. Every province has its own distinct character and individual appeal. Spain has a total of 50 UNESCO World Heritage sites, eight of which are in Andalucía. As an important producer of olive oil and sherry, the landscape is dotted with olive groves and vineyards, which add to the area’s beauty. Andalucía takes every opportunity to celebrate and showcase its cultural riches across a wealth of festivals and events throughout the year. Read on for an overview of some of the most interesting sites to visit during your vacation renting in Andalucía.

MÁLAGA

Málaga

With one of the busiest international airports in Spain, Málaga is a main gateway to Andalucía. The city is a fascinating combination of old and new. The historic Old Town boasts architectural gems like the Alcazaba fortress, the Roman theatre, Gibralfaro Castle, the spectacular Renaissance cathedral and the charming 19th century Plaza de la Merced. The modern side of Málaga includes the Barrio de las Artes neighbourhood – where urban art graces many of the building facades – and Málaga port, home to the Pompidou Centre, with its distinctive coloured glass cube. Málaga is synonymous with Pablo Picasso, and his life and work are commemorated at the Casa Natal, the artist’s birthplace, and the nearby Picasso museum. Renting a villa in Málaga province also gives you access to the Antequera Dolmens, one of the largest known ancient megalithic tombs in Europe, and a designated World Heritage site.

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Marbella

Marbella is also a city of contrasts. The picture-postcard historic quarter is where you’ll experience the authentic Marbella, with its pretty white-washed buildings and narrow cobblestone streets, typical Andalusian squares and diverse architectural styles. Marbella’s glamorous side is epitomised by the famous Puerto Banús marina, with its luxury yachts, high-end restaurants, and designer boutiques. Marbella’s beautiful beaches, world-class golf courses, vibrant cultural scene and stunning scenery, as well as exceptional amenities and services, make it the perfect destination for the discerning visitor seeking a unique blend of luxury, culture and nature.

A ROMANTIC CITY

Ronda

The romantic city of Ronda is one of the oldest in Spain. Perched dramatically atop the cliffs, it is split by the spectacular El Tajo gorge into two parts – La Ciudad (Old Town) and El Mercadillo (New Town) – spanned by three bridges, including the iconic Puente Nuevo. Labyrinthine cobbled streets and historic buildings, such as the 14th century Palacio de Mondragón and the well-preserved Arab baths, highlight Ronda’s diverse cultural and architectural influences. Widely considered the birthplace of modern bullfighting, Ronda’s Plaza de Toros has the largest arena in Spain and houses a museum dedicated to the bullfighting tradition. With Ronda’s historical significance and its beautiful landscape, including Andalucía’s first designated natural park – the Sierra de Grazalema – it’s no surprise that the town served as inspiration for several celebrated artists, notably Ernest Hemingway and Orson Welles.

CÁDIZ

Sotogrande

This is the largest private residential estate in Andalucía, stretching across 2,500 hectares from the Mediterranean to the foothills of Sierra Almenara. Sotogrande is an impressive display of architectural diversity, featuring an eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary villas, Moorish-style mansions and even a Swiss chalet. Offering exclusive services, including polo, golf and beach clubs, a world-class marina, upscale restaurants and bars, Sotogrande appeals to property buyers and visitors alike. Alongside its artificial lakes and man-made lagoon, this is also an area of immense natural beauty, with its backdrop of the Sierra de la Plata mountains and the River Guadiaro and estuary – a 27-hectare protected wetland with a great biodiversity of flora and fauna.

 

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BEACH CLUBS

Zahara de los Atunes

A charming town on the Costa de la Luz in Cádiz province, Zahara de los Atunes boasts 8km of pristine Blue Flag beaches and has an authentic Andalusian village vibe. Named after the bluefin tuna that is found in these parts, fishing is an integral part of the region’s culture and cuisine, showcased at the impressive annual Tuna Festival. The other not-to-be-missed food fest here is the Ruta del Retinto – named after the local long-horned breed of cows – which celebrates all things beef. Zahara de los Atunes also hits the right note for music lovers, hosting several music festivals throughout the year, featuring traditional Andalusian music as well as international artists.

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Seville, pure tradition

Considered the quintessential southern Spanish city, Seville is the capital of Andalucía and its largest city. Seville is famed for its historical buildings, three of which are UNESCO-listed: the spectacular Roman Catholic Cathedral is the second biggest in the world and the world’s largest Gothic structure; the stunning Alcázar Palace and its glorious gardens is the oldest royal palace in Europe still in use; and the Renaissance-style General Archive of the Indies holds treasured documents charting the history of the Spanish Empire. Plaza de España is a tour de force of Renaissance and neo-Moorish architecture, with beautiful decorative bridges and a canal. Seville hosts some of Spain’s legendary festivals, including Semana Santa (Holy Week) and the week-long Feria de Abril (April Fair), a celebration of flamenco, bullfighting and Andalusian culture and cuisine. One of the “holy trinity” of flamenco cities (with Cádiz and Jerez de la Frontera), Seville abounds with tablaos where locals and visitors can enjoy this formidable Andalusian art form.

 

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GRANADA

Granada, Spain’s cultural jewel

One of the most popular cities in Spain, Granada is famous for its UNESCO-listed Moorish masterpiece, the Alhambra Palace, an exquisite palace and fortress with its superb Generalife gardens. World Heritage status also extends to the Albaicín, the ancient Moorish quarter that retains much of its medieval layout and provides one of the most iconic views of the Alhambra Palace against the backdrop of the Sierra Nevada from the Mirador de San Nicolás. The nearby Sacromonte district, with its cave houses carved into the hills, is renowned for its flamenco culture and animated nightlife. Like Seville, Granada hosts many annual religious and cultural festivals, including the Corpus Christi celebrations, the International Music and Dance Festival and the International Jazz Festival, one of the longest running in Europe. Granada is synonymous with food and flamenco, with tapas bars and tablaos offering tasty Andalusian fare and powerful performances.

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Córdoba, a vibrant city

Córdoba is known for its iconic Great Mosque-Cathedral, a Moorish masterpiece turned Christian place of worship, with its vast hypostyle prayer hall, horseshoe-arched prayer niches and intricate tilework. The Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos fortress-palace, with its impressive gardens, is an enduring symbol of Córdoba’s royal past, and from here there are wonderful panoramic views of the city and the Guadalquivir River. Glimpses of Córdoba’s ancient history can be seen in its archaeological sites, most importantly the Roman Temple, and the 10th century Caliphate City of Medina Azahara, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Córdoba’s multicultural history can be observed in the Jewish Quarter, with its medieval Synagogue and Calleja de las Flores, a charming flower-adorned alley. Flowers are a recurring theme in Córdoba, featuring in many events. Residents take real pride in decorating their courtyards with plants and flowers ready to be displayed at the annual Patio Festival. The Battle of the Flowers sees processions of flower-adorned floats with their occupants throwing carnations at the crowds, which are promptly thrown back! This is followed by the annual Cruces de Mayo (May Crosses) festival, during which crosses adorned with flowers are paraded through the city, accompanied by traditional music and dance. Córdoba hosts many other cultural events throughout the year, including the week-long Guitar Festival – featuring some of the world’s greatest guitarists – and the impressive White Night of Flamenco, during which the whole city becomes one large flamenco stage.

JEREZ

Jerez, homeland for sherry wine

Widely considered the birthplace of the sherry-making tradition, Jerez is one of the most important sherry-production regions in Spain and home to numerous bodegas (wine cellars) which provide tours and tastings. Jerez is also famous for its equestrian heritage: the Royal Andalusian School of Equestrian Art, dedicated to preserving Spanish equestrian tradition, is in the top four of classical riding academies in the world and is famed for its dancing stallion shows. The city’s equestrian excellence is showcased at the Jerez Horse Fair every May, with horse and carriage processions and many other equine events. Like its neighbours, Jerez has a rich historical and cultural heritage: the old town contains such landmarks as the 17th century Cathedral, with its mix of Gothic, Baroque and Neoclassical styles, and the 11th century Alcázar fortress, a notable example of Almohad architecture. Alongside Seville and Cádiz, Jerez is considered the home of Flamenco, and the world’s top artists gather here to perform at the annual International Flamenco Festival. Although Jerez celebrates its traditions, it also embraces more modern pursuits. Motorsport enthusiasts from all over the world flock to Jerez’ racing circuit – the Circuito de Jerez – which hosts many Formula One and MotoGP events, amongst others.

CÁDIZ

Tarifa, the gem of Cádiz

Tarifa sits at the southernmost tip of the Iberian Peninsula, where the Mediterranean Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean, and is the closest location in Europe to the African continent. This traditional Andalusian town reflects the culturally diverse history of the region, with its Moorish fortress – Castillo de Guzmán el Bueno – dominating the town and providing panoramic views from its ramparts. Tarifa is known as the wind capital of Europe, due to its location on the Strait of Gibraltar where winds can reach 40 knots, providing the perfect conditions for kiteboarding, wing foiling and windsurfing. The region’s natural beauty is a diverse mix of pristine beaches and rugged mountains as well as two natural parks – the Estrecho, nearly 19,000 hectares along the coastline towards Algeciras, and Los Alcornocales, which has the largest cork oak forest in Spain and is home to a unique and vast assortment of flora and fauna. The coast around Tarifa is renowned for its rich marine life and there are many opportunities to observe whales, dolphins and other sea creatures in their natural environment. Tarifa hosts several festivals, amongst which the Nuestra Virgen de la Luz (Our Lady of Light) pilgrimage and the town’s annual Feria, a week-long celebration in September during which Tarifa comes alive with displays of local culture and traditions.

A STUNNING MOUNTAIN

Sierra Blanca

Sierra Nevada is a stunning mountain range in eastern Andalucía, spreading across the provinces of Granada and Almería. Home to more than 15 peaks over 3,000 metres and the highest in mainland Spain, Sierra Nevada is a hugely popular destination among mountaineers, cyclists and hikers and its ski resort draws winter sport enthusiasts from all over the world. A large part of the range is protected within the Sierra Nevada National Park, recognised for its biodiversity, including alpine tundra, oak and pine forests, and a rich variety of plant and animal life. The high altitude and lack of light pollution provide the ideal conditions for stargazing and the Sierra Nevada Observatory, which at 2,896m elevation is the highest in Europe, is the perfect location to delve into all things astronomy. The southern slopes of Sierra Nevada are home to the Alpujarras, a region known for its terraced farmlands, lush landscape and picturesque villages which have preserved their Moorish architecture. 

What to do in Andalucía

Andalucía has so much to offer, we couldn’t begin to do it justice in a few words, but more details can be found by clicking on the links below.

 

Andalucía has over 1000km of coastline, comprising the Costa de Almería, Costa Tropical, Costa del Sol and Costa de la Luz, with over 300 beaches, dozens of fantastic beach clubs and many water sports and sea-based activities on offer.

 

Andalucía is famous for its varied and lively cultural scene encompassing religious celebrations, music and food festivals, and the numerous events honouring the region’s deep-rooted traditions. History buffs and architecture admirers will be dazzled by Andalucía’s ancestry and the sheer number of landmark buildings and cultural styles.

 

You can shop to your heart’s delight in Andalucía: whether you’re looking for designer couture or traditional gastronomical fare, artisan souvenirs or fresh local produce, the region’s luxury boutiques, shopping centres and markets can fulfil every caprice.

 

Andalucía is one of Europe’s top golfing destinations, with over 100 golf courses, more than 70 of which are on the Costa del Sol alone. The region’s perfect climate, spectacular natural setting, and world-class courses with prestigious clubhouses, attract amateur and professional golfers from all over the world.

 

Andalucía’s beaches may be a big draw, but the region’s natural heritage, including protected nature reserves and natural parks, makes it a popular destination for nature lovers. The region’s diverse landscapes comprising mountain ranges, fertile plains, ancient oak and fir forests, wetlands, and even a desert, make it an appealing destination for hikers, cyclists, climbers, horse-riders and those that simply want to reconnect with nature.

 

You can’t talk about Spain without mentioning food, and Andalucía is certainly renowned for its culinary excellence. Fresh, local produce, regional delicacies, traditional home-made cooking or the creative fusion of international cuisines can be enjoyed at Andalucía’s extensive choice of eateries, from informal beach chiringuitos and tapas bars, to Michelin-starred restaurants.

 

If you’re in need of a spot of pampering, Andalucía has a wealth of luxury spas and wellness centres where you can escape from the hustle and bustle of modern life and indulge in facials, massages and an assortment of traditional and modern treatments drawn from Eastern and Western techniques.

 

Spain is family-friendly at its finest and Andalucía is no exception. The region provides a multitude of children’s activities from theme parks to animal parks, a zillion water-based activities, horse riding, trampolining, ziplining, karting, buggy rides, the list goes on. The words “I’m bored” don’t exist here!

 

Andalucía’s unique historical legacy, cultural diversity, natural beauty and warm hospitality make it an ideal destination for any and every visitor. From a romantic getaway to a family holiday, a restful retreat to a cultural exploration; whatever your holiday dreams, Andalucía can make them come true!

MARBELLA MOUNTAIN RESORTS

We are a luxury hospitality and real estate company who can open the doors to the most exceptional homes in Andalucía. Our highly experienced team provides a fully comprehensive 7-star hotel service, tailored to our guests’ needs and desires to guarantee an unforgettable holiday.

 

How can we help you?

 

From finding the perfect luxury villa in Andalucía for you, being on hand 24/7 to cater for your every comfort, and curating unique local experiences that will amaze and delight you, we go the extra mile to ensure the holiday of a lifetime. All you have to do is imagine it, and we’ll make it a reality.

 

If you want to embark on a remarkable Andalusian journey, contact us at:

 

Email: tourism@marbellamountainresorts.com 

 

Phone: +34 609 18 46 46

 

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