Popular Lettings in Frigiliana
Highlights in Frigiliana
- Moorish traditions and new ones
- Delicious southern cuisine
- Unique Andalusian flair
- Laid-back atmosphere
- Great hiking paths
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Frigiliana
Frigiliana is a tiny town, so you can get to know each other perfectly by taking a pleasant walk, no matter where you decide to rent your accommodation. But if you want to immerse yourself fully in the essence of the traditional villages of Andalusia, the best option is to choose a holiday rental in the centre of Frigiliana. Its old town is today the reflection of an intense past. The Phoenician and Roman culture fell in love with it, but the one that would really print its true identity was the Muslim, which is evident in the Mudejar-style urban layout, with narrow streets, steep slopes and mysterious passages. Its Moorish neighborhood of Barrio Alto is considered to be the most popular architectural ensemble of Arab origin in the entire province of Malaga, the most awarded of the Axarquía region. However, if you prefer to enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the region and disconnect completely, you can also look for accommodation in the surroundings and spend a day getting to know it.Charming rentals with an Andalusian touch
In the surroundings of the Natural Park of the Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara and Alhama, most rentals keep the traditional appearance with whitewashed facades and covered with Arabic tile, the architectural elements of the area. All of them with beautiful exteriors and in many cases with large terraces overlooking the mountains or the sea. But if you are looking for a luxury rental by the sea, you will also find them at the beachfront, especially in the residential areas of northern Nerja. Most of them have gardens and private pools, ideal for families with children. Book your stay in Frigiliana today and enjoy all the charms that the area offers for an unforgettable holiday!
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The area and getting around
Located southeast of the province of Malaga, Frigiliana is a charming town of approximately 3,000 inhabitants, which belongs to the Axarquía region. One can clearly recognize the trace of its past on the architecture of its buildings. Its territory extends between the reliefs of the Sierra de Almijara and the Mediterranean Sea, which can be seen from the town. Very well connected to Malaga Airport through the Mediterranean motorway in the direction of Almeria, which is only 60 km away. Therefore, if you decide to book a rental in Frigiliana, you can arrive from the airport in less than an hour.Arabic past and Andalusian flair
Frigiliana is one of the best destinations for those looking for a relaxing holiday, away from the urban bustle. A town with Andalusian flavour and considered one of the most beautiful ones in Andalusia, with its narrow cobbled streets, white houses, blue elements and balconies full of flowers. For this reason, it is known as the "Malaga Santorini." But it also has a wide range of culture and leisure activities throughout the year. One of those perfect places to get lost and discover the many corners that await the traveller at every step. Where you breathe peace and tranquility and where the rhythm of life of its inhabitants is more similar to that of a few decades ago than that of the bustling capitals. We must add the impressive beauty of the landscapes surrounding it is what makes this destination an essential stop within the province for fans of active tourism.
Travellers and activities
Frigiliana is located within the territory of the Natural Park of the Sierras Tejeda, Almijara and Alhama. A huge protected area of 40,000 hectares, of which, half belongs to the province of Malaga and the other half to Granada. It is considered one of the most important mountainous enclaves in the entire southwest region of Andalusia with more than 1,150 plant species and some, endemic to the area. There are also several animal species, among which the mountain goat stands out. Its landscapes are a true paradise for nature lovers and specifically for hiking enthusiasts, who can choose from a wide range of well-marked routes to discover them. If you decide to stay in Frigiliana, you can choose from eight different itineraries full of very picturesque places.Frigiliana for relaxed holidays
Relaxation and disconnection trips do not always have to be by the shore of idyllic beaches and Frigiliana is the perfect example. This small town in Malaga has everything you are looking for to get away from the stress of the big city. Flawless streets, colourful doors and windows, pots with tropical plants, a privileged climate and really exquisite dishes. The sea on the horizon, the Sierra Almijara as shelter and the heat of the fireplace will make you forget everything. Be careful, because surely you will end up falling in love with it and want to stay and live here forever!
Did you know that figures like stars or flowers can be seen on the floor of the cobbled streets of Frigiliana? Even in the sewers.
Top 5 travel tips in Frigiliana
The old part of Frigiliana is an ideal place to walk both day and night. In the morning or in the afternoon, the reflection of the sun enhances the beauty of its whitewashed houses, while at night the neighborhood offers us the most absolute silence, only sporadically interrupted by the talks of the neighbours by the doors of their houses.2. Enjoy nature and the beauty of the gardens
This garden gathers a multitude of plants that throughout history have been useful for its inhabitants, either as food, for healing purposes or for the production of hand crafted paper or perfume products. An excellent way to approach the ways of life of the locals in recent centuries. Stroll along and enjoy some peaceful and quiet time around.3. Discover the artisanal tradition of Frigiliana
If you spend a few days in Frigiliana, you will also have the possibility to deepen the artisan traditions of the region. In Frigiliana we can still find small workshops and shops within the historic centre that continue to produce products with the same techniques of yesteryear, creating beautiful works of unique finishes made with esparto, wax, glass, wood, wool or clay.4. Enjoy the natural park of Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara y Alhama
Nature lovers will also find in this destination numerous activities to enjoy their stay much more. This natural site that is surrounded by charming towns such as Alcaucín, Nerja, Arenas del Rey, Canillas del Aceituno, Salares or Sedella, offering the possibility of hiking, but also other active tourism activities such as climbing, zip line, archery, paragliding or canyoning.5. Taste the flavours of the south
Frigiliana has a multitude of restaurants offering both local dishes of Arab influence as well as national and international cuisine. We recommend that you book at least one day to taste the delicacies of the area, among which the fried choco in almond sauce, the cod stew or the crumbs are some of the ones you cannot miss. Honey is one of its star ingredients and the only cane honey factory in Europe is in this town.
FAQ: Frequently asked questions about holiday rentals in Frigiliana
Considering the average price of £141.00 per night, Frigiliana lies at the upper end of the price range for holiday lettings in Spain.What time of year offers, on average, the best holiday rental prices in Frigiliana?
Those who want to save as much as possible should travel to Frigiliana in March, May, and November the cheapest months of the year, with average prices of £116.41, £121.28, and £122.21 per night, respectively, based on data collected in 2019.When does the price of holiday rentals in Frigiliana go up the most?
It can be concluded, analysing the data for the year 2019, that the costs per night for accommodation is usually higher, on average, during the months of August (£195.29), July (£178.93), and September (£151.79).Is Frigiliana a good location for a last-minute getaway?
If you decide to discover Frigiliana, we recommend planning your travels in advance because it is usually very high in demand, with an annual average occupation of 55% in the year 2019.What time of the year can I find more available holiday rentals?
The months that have the highest availability, on average, are May (with an availability of 69.75%) June (64%), and April (62%), according to the trends observed in 2019.When are there fewer rental options available in Frigiliana?
Holiday lettings in Frigiliana reach their peak in demand in August, with an availability rate of 16.4%. The second most requested month is September, with 27.5%, and third is December with 37.25%.How many holiday rentals does Holidu have in Frigiliana?
In Frigiliana we work with 26 different partners to give you a choice of 3100 properties, so you will not be short of options!