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Highlights in Alhaurín el Grande
- Typical Andalusian architecture
- Excursions through the Sierra de Mijas
- The Museum of Popular Arts
- The Moorish Cork Mill
- The Liberty Park
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Prices and availability
Types of holiday rentals in Alhaurin el Grande
Are you looking for cheap rentals in Alhaurin el Grande to spend a few days away from routine and daily worries? On Holidu you can choose from a wide range of rentals of all types. With different capacities, equipped with all appliances, furniture and air conditioning systems, and located only 20 km from the Costa del Sol. In addition, most of our rentals in Alhaurin el Grande have a terrace or garden, swimming pool, internet, parking and barbecue. Ideal for a great holiday with family or friends, or organise a getaway with a partner.Magnificent villas and houses surrounded by beautiful landscapes
If you want to spend your holidays in the middle of nature and breathe fresh air, there is nothing better than booking a villa or a house. We also have a wide variety of holiday rentals in Alhaurin el Grande of this type. Much more spacious than the rentals and most of them with garden and private swimming pool. Perfect for families traveling with young children or spending a few days with friends away from the hustle and bustle of the big city. In addition, you have the possibility to choose between additional luxury services such as sauna or jacuzzi. All this, surrounded by spectacular sea and mountain views.
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The area and how to find your way around
Located in the centre-south of the province of Malaga, in the Guadalhorce Valley region, Alhaurin el Grande is a beautiful inland town with approximately 24,300 inhabitants. Its municipal district extends along the northern slope of the Sierra de Mijas and the fertile plain of the River Guadalhorce. A place dominated by citrus crops and fruit orchards that give it a great charm. It is surrounded by the towns of Coin, Alhaurin de la Torre and Mijas, and is only 20 km from the beaches of Costa del Sol, the closest being Fuengirola and Benalmadena. So, if you decide to book a letting in Alhaurin el Grande, you will be able to enjoy all the advantages of the interior and the coast at the same time.Beautiful village of stately homes, surrounded by beautiful cultivated landscapes
The village of Alhaurin el Grande is located at the foot and north of the Sierra de Mijas. The centre of the town is notable for the large number of stately homes flanking its narrow alleys. Characterised by the white colour that we can find in most of the villages of interior of the zone. The city centre is divided into various neighbourhoods, joined by extensive streets, charming squares and beautiful gardens. In its surroundings, we find numerous urbanizations of chalets, surrounded by a beautiful landscape of cultivated fields and fertile orchards. An ideal destination to relax and enjoy all the charms of the typical Andalusian villages. Don't wait any longer to book your holiday rentals in Alhaurin de la Torre.
Types of travellers and activities
Alhaurin el Grande has an impressive wealth of heritage and monuments that reflect the important role that the city has played throughout history. Especially in the Middle Ages, when it was under the power of Al-Andalus. Some of the monuments not to be missed during your stay are the hermitages of Santa Vera Cruz and San Sebastian, the Arco el Cobertizo, the church of Nuestra Señora de la Encarnacion and the Torre Hurique.Alhaurin el Grande for nature lovers
Alhaurin el Grande is an excellent destination for those who enjoy contact with nature, due to its proximity to the Sierra de Mijas. A natural spot with an impressive wealth of flora and fauna and offering wonderful views of the Guadalhorce valley and the sea. Citrus orchards, fruit trees and vegetables are interspersed with pine forests that extend from the outskirts of the town to the tops of the mountains overlooking the sea. One of the best places to appreciate all this beauty is the Cuesta de la Palma, but also very interesting is the excursion along the banks of the river Fahala, where you can also visit the Molino Harinero Morisco de los Corchos.
Did you know that every year, the week before the day of San Juan, the Torre del Cante Flamenco Festival is held? An event of great prestige attended by great figures of flamenco singing and dancing.
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This building is one of the oldest in the town, dating from the fifteenth or sixteenth centuries. One of the few examples of traditional hydraulic mills that are still maintained in the province. For centuries it was used to grind wheat and other cereals, but it owes its name to the grinding of cork that was used as insulation for the export of grapes in the first half of the twentieth century.2. Get rid of stress by walking through Freedom Park
The Parque de la Libertad is a beautiful natural spot that is divided into three levels of different heights, joined by pedestrian walkways and crossed by numerous waterfalls. The ideal place to walk and relax. It also has a children's area, making it perfect for families traveling with children.3. Discover the oldest ways of life in the town by visiting the Museum of Popular Arts
The Museum of Popular Arts is a really interesting visit, as it offers the traveller the possibility of delving into the traditional ways of life that dominated the area for many centuries. An impressive collection made up of more than 200 original objects from 1870 to 1960 related to agricultural and livestock activities and the customs of its inhabitants. From the Roman plow to threshing tools.4. Try the delicious gazpacho and the typical soups of the land
One of the main attractions of Alhaurin el Grande is its cuisine. Thanks to her, we can learn more about the culture of this charming town. If you spend a few days there, don't miss the opportunity to try such typical dishes as gazpacho, gachas, migas, mojete and cachorreñas. But his "pan cateto" is also famous throughout the province. Traditional bread of all the life that is less and less frequent in our cities.