Popular Lettings in Alpujarras
Highlights in Alpujarras
- Picturesque white villages
- Ideal for the fans of the active tourism
- The Spa of Lanjaron
- Products of crafts
- Exquisite mountain cuisine
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Prices and availability
Types of holiday rentals in Las Alpujarras
Would you like to book a holiday rental in Las Alpujarras to enjoy for a few days the beautiful landscapes and charm of the villages in the area? At Holidu we make it easy for you. We have a great variety of cheap rentals in Las Alpujarras, with different capacities and characteristics, so that you can choose the one that best suits your preferences. All of them decorated both indoors and outdoors with the rural charm of the architecture of the area. Equipped with the necessary air conditioning systems, so that your stay is really comfortable and surrounded by beautiful landscapes.Spacious houses with garden and pool
If you are travelling with your family or a large group of friends and you are looking for accommodation in which, in addition to being comfortable, you can enjoy the magnificent views of the surroundings from a garden or terrace, there is nothing better than a house. On Holidu you can find both mountain style and Andalusian style, in cortijo type constructions. All the holiday rentals in Las Alpujarras that you will find on our website are fully equipped. But in addition, many of them have a swimming pool, ideal for the summer months, parking and barbecue. What do you want to relax about? You'll also find them with sauna and jacuzzi. Do you travel with children? You can choose a house with a playground for them to have a great time.
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The area and how to find your way around
The Alpujarra, also sometimes called Las Alpujarras, is a historical region of Andalusia, divided between the provinces of Granada and Almeria. Located on the southern slopes of the Sierra Nevada. To the north, the territory is distributed between a series of valleys and ravines that descend from the summits and that vertebrate the region, formed by the basins of the river Guadalfeo, in the Granada part, and of the river Andarax, in the Almeria part. To the south, we find the Lujar, Contraviesa and Gador mountain ranges, which have numerous ravines that go down to the Mediterranean Sea. A space of impressive beauty and great contrasts. With fertile land in the area of Granada and more arid land in the area of Almeria. Do you already know in which area you are going to book your rental in Las Alpujarras?Picturesque white villages staggered on the mountain
Although the main villas in the region are Ugijar, Orgiva, Berja, Cadiar and Trevelez, it is the three white villas in the Poqueira Gorge, Pampaneira, Capileira and Bubion, which have been recognized as entity tourist destinations. The whole area has very similar architectural features and urban layouts that adapt perfectly to the unevenness of the terrain, which gives them a great charm. With staggered houses on the ground that give the feeling of being stacked on top of each other. With flat roofs of launa, balconies full of flowers, "tinaos" and chimneys. Flanking the narrow cobblestone streets of Moorish heritage. It is all these elements that give the villages of this area a unique and picturesque appearance. What are you waiting for to reserve a letting in La Alpujarra?
Types of travellers and activities
The natural landscapes surrounding the villages of Las Alpujarras are a true paradise for nature lovers and active tourism enthusiasts. The area has an offer of adventure activities difficult to match. In addition to a wide network of well signposted itineraries that allow the traveller to discover its breathtaking landscapes, the Port of La Ragua offers the possibility of cross-country skiing and the Sierra de Lujar and Sierra Nevada to enjoy spectacular paragliding views. But you can also choose between many others such as climbing, mountaineering, canyoning, mountain biking, canoeing, horseback riding, fishing, 4x4, and so on.
Did you know that the Alpujarra is one of the areas with the largest legally protected area in Europe? And not only because of its natural beauty spots, but also because of its great patrimonial wealth.
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The Balcony of the Alpujarra is formed by the white villages of Carataunas, Soportujar and Cañar and the Barranco de Poqueira by the villages of Bubion, pampaneira and Capileira. Villages of obligatory visit for offering the traveller the possibility of knowing the purest essence of the zone and for being considered among the most beautiful of all Andalusia.2. Discover how to work in an authentic artisan workshop
Since ancient times, craftsmanship has been an activity closely linked to the tradition and culture of the Alpujarras. Today we can still find in the area authentic craftsmen who work with the same techniques as centuries ago and who offer their products in shops that are worth visiting. The most popular are ceramics, leather goods, leather goods, textiles, pottery and tapestries. Do not miss the opportunity to buy one of the jarapas that have made the villages of the area so famous.3. Get rid of stress at the Lanjaron Spa Resort
Lanjaron is one of the populations with the highest life expectancy in the world and many think it has to do with its waters. Famous since antiquity for this reason, but famous especially since the mid-nineteenth century, when characters such as Manuel de Falla, Virginia Woolf, Federico Garcia Lorca and a long list of European royalty members came to this town to enjoy its therapeutic properties. Take advantage of your stay to relax and free yourself from stress at the local spa.4. Try the exquisite dishes of Alpujarra's cuisine
The Alpujarra cuisine is as rich and varied as its villages. A kitchen in which the products of the land are the main ingredients of abundant and forceful dishes, designed to overcome the inclemency of winter. If you decide to spend a few days in the area, don't miss the opportunity to try Lanjaron's fennel stew, Busquistar's rabbit stew, Capileira's chestnut stew, the pickled partridge of Valor, the roasted pig's head of Rubite and Trevelez's gypsy potato stew.