The tranquillity of Bedar is undeniable. Nestled among the foothills of the mountains in the Mojacar area of Spain, Bedar is a picturesque village which hugs the contours of the land, leaving fine old buildings clinging to steep, twisting streets, and offering stunning views over both land and sea. Set back from the beaches of the Costa de Almeria, Bedar has avoided concrete development, instead attracting artists, writers and discerning holiday makers who are seeking a private villa rental in Bedar for a little peace, where they can enjoy authentic Andalucian culture whilst still having the tourist beaches within striking distance.
A Bedar property is a great place to just relax, take your watch off and forget about the madness and stress of everyday life. There are still traditional bakeries from which to buy your breakfast and cosy cafes in which to watch the world drift by. Artists will be in a version of heaven in a self catering Bedar property, as the views into the countryside are inspirational and the changing lights in the evening mean you could never get bored of the view.
There are many golf courses in the Bedar region, allowing any visitor with a handicap certificate to get in a round in the sun. There are some fantastic golf courses in the area, from the green, open courses of the coastal plains to the testing, obstacle strewn mountain courses closer to Bedar itself.
The rocky countryside which surrounds Bedar is the perfect location for walking holidays. There are many fantastic routes to take, running in every direction from a Bedar property. The more strenuous walking into the mountains attracts serious hikers and mountain bikers from around Europe. The Sierra Cabrera are also perfect for horse riding holidays and mountain biking excursions, equipment, guides and rental for which are available from various points in Bedar.
A Bedar property is only 15km from the famous sand beaches of Mojacar Playa. There are more than 17km of beaches, all of which have been awarded the European Blue Flag. There are so many miles of soft sand that you will never struggle to find a spot on which to place your towel. Around a third of Mojacar’s beaches are developed for tourism, with fun little bars, cafes and restaurants lining the promenade behind the beach. All manner of water sports are available from Mojacar Playa, and the scuba diving is sensational.
Bedar receives very mild conditions all year round. Monthly temperatures averages during the hottest summer months (July and August) hover around 27°C, with daily peaks soaring into the mid 30’s. During the winter months, when Bedar properties are in use by golfers, walkers and riders, temperatures are unlikely to dip below 10°C.
The proximity of Almeria Airport (LEI) to a self catering holiday rental property in Bedar means that despite its tranquillity, Bedar is actually quite easy to reach. There are frequent flights to Almeria Airport from six British airports, meaning that wherever you live in the UK, you should be able to find a convenient and cheap flight to Bedar, Spain.