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When you walk around the Albayzin, you may get impressed by its high and white walls draped with tendrils of ivy. But, have you ever wonder about the spaces behind those old walls? There you'll find an intimate and secret place consisted of beautiful gardens and fountains, called the Cármenes of the Albayzin. A carmen is a traditional andalusian house characterized for their gardens, fountains, ditchs and high walls which provide with a privacy typical from islamic culture. Some of them are public...

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After having been named as one of the villages with the most beautiful views in the world by National Geographic, Montefrío has turned into a must-see destination for every tourist who comes to the region. Not only for its prehistoric and islamic remains, but also for its amazing churches, this village is located in the heart of Granada: surrounded by olive groves and crowned by a enormous rock where the church de la Villa presides this unique spot. In addition to this, we consider that the most...

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Dear guests today we write here about the Sacromonte abbey of Granada. Everybody who comes to Granada gets enchanted by the beauty of the Alhambra and the Albayzin, but we should talk about another impresive monument in this historical city known by its unknown, mystery and religious appearance. The Sacromonte abbey is a sublime place that the most part of visitors haven't listened about. This religious complex is located on Mount Valparaiso, at the end of the Sacromonte neigbourhood (we also recommend...

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Dear guests, in this post we select a short list of the best art museums for you. These ones are close to the villas and houses that we rent, so it won't take too much time to get in there. If you want to spend a day in Granada or Málaga, you should include some of these museums ang galleries in your travel plan!MÁLAGAMuseo Picasso MalagaWebsite: https://www.museopicassomalaga.org/  Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de MálagaWebsite: https://cacmalaga.eu/ Fundación Picasso Museo Casa NatalWebsite:...

Dear guests, we think it's important to talk about this topic, because of the last news we have in Europe related to the energy saving measures and the climate change. It's important to remark that this summer is hotter and drier than years ago and maybe this will be the tendency in the next years. For you maybe it's nice because the weather is really hot and sunny, but for the maintenance of the area it can be problematic. Well then, we consider that it can be interesting to show you some easy ways...

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When visitors come to Granada, they are always interested in the white villages of the coast or the area of La Alpujarra. However, there are others sites by the region of Granada which are worthy to visit and see. In this post we want to talk about Padul, a beautiful little village known as Villa del Mamut, in other words, the Town of the Mammoth. This little village is located between the city of Granada and the coast, so it's a nice place to do a break in your journey. Between Sierra Nevada, the...

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Dear guests, this week we offer you an interesting recommendation for your days here in the coast of Andalusia. It is possible that during your stay in the area, sometimes the weather gets stormy, cloudy or maybe it can start raining while you were thinking about going to the beach and having a nice summer day.  In case this type of problems happens, you can do other kinds of plans like cultural tourism. That's why we want to tell you that you can find a very amazing space in Malaga for all the...

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Dear guests, today we offer you an unique experience here in Europe: the possibility to see how it worked one of the last and unique sugar cane factories in Europe. In this museum you will discover the manufacturing and commercialisation sugar processes between the 13th and 18th centuries in Spain. This museum offers an educational tour through nearly one thousand years of sugar cane culture, what will let you understand the history of the tropical coast of Granada. In addition to this, it preserves...

We know lots of our guests have a Netflix account and sometimes it's a bit boring to search and choose what to see during a hot summer evening. That's why in order to help you we have found what's new on the app. We remember you that in our villas we offer Smart TV service. Well then, here we go with a short selection of good films, series and animes!The Sandman (2022, series)Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Horror.Synopsis: After years of imprisonment, Morpheus, the King of Dreams, embarks on a journey across...

Dear guests, today we offer you a selection of interesting books to read this summer on your holidays here in Andalucía. Even if you wanna go to the beach and read for a while under your parasol or stay reading at home with your air-conditioning on, we think these books will be very memorable: they are related in some way to the summer, the beach or to travelling. Have a look and search for one if the tittle attracts you!Cesare Pavese, The beautiful summer (1940).Cesare Pavese, The beach (1958).Albert...

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Dear guests, here we show you some night spaces in Granada for LGBT+ people. Spain is one of the most LGBT+friendly countries in the world. Even if you are young or not, here you can try these pubs and discos if you wanna party! We can start with the four following ones. These are LGBT+ places with good music, a good general mood and usually with theme parties or Drag shows (you should search in their instagram profiles to see what activities you can find every week). Pub La SalPub Tic TacEclipseDistrito...

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This post is for our most daring guests. If you are looking for nudist beaches, you will find here the top ones in the coast of Granada. We have chosen the following ones for you:Cantarrijan Beach (Almuñecar)This is a very beautiful beach not only for nudist people but also for all the visitors. It is characterised by a big rock that divides this beach in two main parts: one is nudist and the other one is a mixed beach. There you can find some services like two bars and some sunbeds, so you can drink...

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