When you arrive at this holiday home you are welcomed by the abundant vegetation. It are the cypress trees, olive trees and oaks that are so typical of Andalusia. When sitting on the terrace you have a dazzling view over the mountains of Malaga and the highlands of El Torcal de Antequera. El Torcal de Antequera is a well-known nature reserve and highland in Andalusia. At 10 minutes distance of the holiday home there is the small village of Pedania de La Higuera.
Note: Measures and distances are always approximate.
The house has an authentic feel to it because a lot of wood and natural stone is used. There are for example wooden beams in the ceiling, but also in the furniture and in the garden the traditional style is clearly present.
The holiday home has three bathrooms with each a double bed. There are two bathrooms of which one has a shower and the other one has a bath. There is a living room with fire place and there is a kitchen. The house is equipped with an oven/grill, dishwasher, satellite television and electric heaters. Outside there is a barbecue with traditional stone furniture. The stone furniture is typical of the gardens of Andalusia.
In the region La Higuera you can go hiking, horse riding and cycling. At 20 minutes distance there is also a golf court. This is in the zone of the nature reserve El Torcal de Antequera. At 4 km distance there is the village Villaneuva de la Concepcion and at 12 km distance there is the centre of Antequera.
The city of Antequera is situated at about 509 meters above sea-level. From Antequera you can visit places like La Vega, the marches of El Chorro and the nature reserve El Torcal de Antequera. In Antequera you find many monuments that remind of the history of Andalusia and date back from the Visigoths, the Romans and the Muslims. Next to this you will find many architectonic places of interest dating back from the Renaissance and the baroque. Here, you find for example the Dolmes of Menga, Viera and El Romeral, La Real Colegiata Santa Maria Mayor de San Sebastian, the interior of the Convento de Carmen and the Alcazaba. There is also a shopping mall with cinema.
At 51 km distance you find the second city of Andalusia, named Malaga. The bathing site Nerja and her beaches are to be found at about 102 km, the natural reserve El Torcal de Antequera at 14 km, Laguna de Fuente de Piedra at 33 km, el Desfiladero de los Gaitanas at 31 km, the mountains of Malaga at 40 km and the airport of Malaga at 59 km.
Antequera is the heart of Andalusia. It is a typical ´pueblo blanco´ a white village which Andalusia is known for. The big cities of Andalusia are easily reachable from Antequera. Granada is at 102 km, Cordoba at 115 km and Seville at 160 km.
In order to visit the surrounding cities and villages you can use the bus, which goes regularly. At 17 km from the center there is a train station named Antequera – Santa Ana. From here high speed links connect Antequera with the big cities inside and outside Andalusia like Cordoba, Granada, Malaga and Madrid.