Alfaix Holiday Rentals(1)
- 4 Bedrooms,
- 3 Bathrooms,
- 1 Separate WC, Sleeps 8
Alfaix holiday rentals are just a few kilometre inland from Mojacar, a coastal town in Almeria province. It is the perfect place to discover “real Spain” with charming villages, local markets and secluded beaches nearby. Locals still keep a donkey and chickens and the village has a small church and its own school for a handful of children.
The coastal area closest to Alfaix holiday homes has miles of sandy beaches about 20 minutes away by car. Secluded coves are occasionally the domain of nudists’ bathers but most beaches are family friendly and perfect for sunbathing, swimming and relaxing. The area has cultural fiestas throughout the year which are fun to watch and participate in with local cuisine, music, food and dancing. The area has some nightlife, but it is not as brash as other Costas. Visit the village markets where fresh local produce can be found along with local souvenirs. The best shopping can be found at the commercial centre near the Mojacar Playa where Mercadona is the best supermarket. The area also has a number of golf courses.
Mojacar is the main town near Alfaix holiday rentals and is nicknamed “El Rincon del Embrujo” which means “Corner of Enchantment”! Nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Cabrera mountains it is known for its narrow streets of whitewashed houses and stepped terraces. Just along the coast, Garrucha is famous for its fishing and prawns and is a great place to enjoy a meal at one of the fish restaurants. Further afield the ancient city of Granada is a two hour drive from your Alfaix holiday rental. The impressive Alhambra is a fascinating Moorish fort with thick walls and beautiful water gardens on top of a natural cliff.
Holiday rental homes in Andalusia enjoy hot dry summers with average temperatures reaching 30°C (86°F) in August and very little rainfall. It is known for being the driest and warmest coast in Spain. In the winter season there is more chance of a shower and daytime highs average 17-21°C (63-70°F). The shoulder seasons of March to June and September to November are very pleasant for enjoying outdoor activities in the area.
The nearest airport to holiday rentals in Alfaix is Almeria (LEI) airport about 10 km east of Almeria city centre. It has a high volume of tourists arriving daily from the UK and northern Europe as well as national flights from Madrid and Barcelona. easyJet, BMI Baby, Monarch and Ryanair fly into Almeria airport daily and offer cheap flights from the UK while Iberia Airlines are the domestic airline carrier. A hire car is essential to reach Alfaix, which is 80 km northeast.