Popular Lettings in La Herradura
Highlights in La Herradura
- Calm beaches
- Cliffs of Maro-Cerro Gordo
- Ideal for families
- The Castle of the Horseshoe
- Diving and active tourism
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Prices and availability
Types of holiday rentals in La Herradura
At Holidu we make it very easy for you to always find the perfect accommodation for your holidays. Our search assistant offers you the possibility to choose the type of holiday rental you prefer and the services you would like to enjoy during your stay. In a quick and easy way, you will know which rentals, houses or villas in La Herradura best fit your needs and your budget. Are you looking for a cheap letting on the beachfront? Or an exclusive villa in a residential complex with swimming pool? We have the best offers of rentals for rent between private individuals in La Herradura. Located a few minutes from the beach, which makes them perfect for enjoying a weekend getaway or several days in July and August. Almost all the rentals are located in modern luxury urbanizations with a very familiar atmosphere, with landscaped areas and swimming pool. Those of San Nicolas and Punta de la Mona are especially noteworthy. The first very close to the centre and the second in a more residential area, next to the lighthouse. Also, you should know that more than half of the rentals allow pets, so you can bring your dog with you and that he also enjoys.Rural houses and chalets with private swimming pool
In addition to numerous rentals, On Holidu you will also find a wide variety of cottages in nature and luxury villas and chalets to choose from. The rural houses in La Herradura are located mainly in the vicinity of the cliffs Maro-Cerro Gordo, specifically in the urbanization Los Al Mas. But you will also find many rural houses in the surroundings, in the middle of the countryside, which will allow you to enjoy an environment of total tranquillity but without renouncing the proximity to the beach. For their part, the villas and chalets are found above all in the urbanisations surrounding the centre and the lighthouse. Ideal for families and groups of friends. Most of them have a garden and swimming pool and many of them even have magnificent sea views from their own terrace. Imagine being able to enjoy the sea breeze and the sound of the waves while resting in a hammock at your holiday home over a drink. Is there anything more relaxing?Why book a letting in La Herradura?
La Herradura is one of the most attractive coastal destinations in southern Spain. The beauty of its bay, its quiet coves, its great variety of aquatic activities and its privileged seabed, considered the best in the country, make up an authentic dream setting for an unforgettable holiday in the Tropical Coast. A place full of enchantment that offers the tourist beaches of impressive beauty protected by the winds of east and west due to its privileged location. With the advantage that it still enjoys the tranquillity of little exploited coastal towns. In addition, La Herradura is only a few minutes away from the cliffs of Maro-Cerro Gordo, a protected natural area full of vegetation that offers coves where you can enjoy the sun and the sea away from the agglomerations. All this is only 70 kilometres from Malaga airport and 100 kilometres from Granada city. Therefore, it is not surprising that, according to the opinions of hundreds of travellers is one of the best destinations in Andalusia to enjoy a quiet holiday of sun and beach. Don't wait any longer to book a tourist letting in La Herradura and free yourself from the stress you have been accumulating for so long.
Holidays in La Herradura
The area and how to find your way around
Located in the heart of the Costa Tropical, between Punta de la Mona and Peñon de Cerro Gordo, La Herradura is the westernmost town of Almuñecar and the second largest population centre in this municipality with approximately 4,300 inhabitants. It borders the municipalities of Otivar and Nerja, already in the province of Malaga, being the nucleus of Maro the first of this province. It is bathed by the Mediterranean, extending over a bay that has a single beach that is divided into three parts.The best areas to rent a letting in La Herradura
The Horseshoe is a small nucleus that is easily travelled on foot, so you won't need to use the car, but you can walk everywhere. The population is mainly located in the middle of the promenade of the same name, but due to tourism we can find numerous housing developments of rentals and holiday villas throughout the territory, especially along the coast. The village itself is an ideal place to get lost. With its typical houses in the area and its charming streets in which the true essence of Andalusia is breathed at all times, La Herradura invites you to stroll and forget about the urban hustle and bustle and daily worries. This does not mean that it does not offer excellent services for tourists like any modern city. In fact, the town has a great variety of bars with terraces where the traveller can enjoy both the typical cuisine of the area and international cuisine. In addition, at nightfall, many establishments offer live music. Don't wait any longer to book your rental in La Herradura!
Types of travellers and activities
La Herradura has one of the best sea beds in all of Spain, so diving lovers will find in this town an authentic paradise. Due to the geographical characteristics of the area and the protection plans that have been put in place in recent years, this place has become a veritable sanctuary for a multitude of endangered species. In addition, being between cliffs, practically any day it is possible to find a quiet and protected place to enjoy this activity. Its famous diving centres are some of the most prestigious in the whole south of the peninsula. In the city you will find one on the same beach, near the urbanization of San Nicolas, where you will be able to rent the equipment or give classes to introduce you to this sport.La Herradura for families with children
La Herradura is a great destination for families traveling with children. And not only because it has quiet, well-equipped beaches with children's areas where the youngest will have a great time, but also because of the wide range of leisure activities that you will find in the area. During your stay you will be able to take pleasant walks through the village, visit the castle, hike through the Natural Park, dive in its seabed, take boat trips, visit the port to see the luxurious boats, etc... Activities for all tastes and ages that will make your holidays unforgettable.La Herradura for those looking for quiet beaches
On the coast of Andalusia there are currently few places that offer coves as peaceful and beautiful as those of La Herradura. If you are tired of overcrowded beaches and want to enjoy the sea in a quieter environment, do not hesitate to visit the coves of Marina del Este and Isa. But if you're looking for a more family atmosphere and beaches fully equipped with all kinds of services, the best is the urban beach that runs parallel to the town centre. In addition, it is precisely in this area where the marina is located, which offers the possibility of practicing numerous aquatic activities such as paddle surfing, kayaks or canoeing.
Did you know that La Herradura is the only coastal town in the whole province that maintains a small area of virgin vegetation and fauna? It is between Maro and Cerro Gordo and has been declared a Natural Area both on the surface and on the seabed.
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La Herradura offers a wide range of hiking routes such as those of the Rio Verde and those of the Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara and Alhama Natural Park, horse riding, golf and many other activities in the nearby municipalities of Nerja and Motril. So if you decide to book a letting close to the beach or a holiday villa close to its natural beauty spots, you won't have a minute to get bored2. Take a pleasant walk through the lighthouse
The lighthouse of La Herradura is located in an area of urbanizations and luxury houses. It was built on a watchtower of the Punta de la Mona and has its origin in the eighteenth century. It is worth visiting just to be able to contemplate the breathtaking views of the area.3. Discover the history of the Monument to the Men of the Sea
Although it may seem like a simple monument made of bronze, this work by Miguel Moreno has become one of the major emblems of the town, as it represents the shipwreck of the Invincible Navy of Philip II in the sixteenth century. Such is the importance of this event that every year different events are held in La Herradura to commemorate it.4. Travel to the past by visiting the Castle of La Herradura
Today the bay of the town is a quiet area but in the eighteenth century was the scene of numerous raids and landings of pirates and corsairs. For this reason, Charles III ordered the construction of this fortress, which communicated with the watchtowers of the area in order to protect it.5. Connect with nature in Maro Cerro Gordo Natural Park
With its beautiful beaches, small coves and impressive cliffs, this natural spot does not leave anyone indifferent. It also presents a great diversity of fauna and flora. If you spend a few days in La Herradura, don't miss the opportunity to make an excursion to this beautiful place.