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Set in the hills a short drive inland from Almeria, Enix is in a former mining area. It is known for its many natural springs and drinking fountains which were built by the Moors. The quaint mountain town is growing in popularity particularly with British and German tourists who appreciate its peaceful location.
The National Park of Sierra Nevada is within easy reach of Enix holiday rentals for hiking, mountain biking and horse riding. Close by is El Palmer beach which is clean and well kept. It is ideal for swimming and sunbathing, boating, windsurfing and other watersports. In August, the Enix festival brings dancing, music and other festivities to the streets for this cultural event. Sample the local gastronomy which is based on the fresh local vegetables such as tomatoes, garlic and chickpeas. Fried rabbit, garlic chicken and sausage are served in the local restaurants and bars in the town. Golfers will find plenty of golf courses along the coast.
Walking around the town of Enix is the best way to discover the local sights around your Enix holiday home. The Church of St Teresa was built in 1778 by a famous builder, Juan Antonio Munar. The mines, although no longer working, are a popular tourist attraction. Climb further up the mountainside to see the “Rock of the Hat”, a natural rock formation topped with a rock shaped like a hat. Take the scenic drive through the mountains to the Moorish city of Granada with its Alhambra Palace. The impressive fortress was built on a natural cliff and can still be toured along with its scenic water gardens. Closer to Enix is the town of Almeria which has beautiful beaches and historic attractions. The impressive cathedral and Alcabazar fortress are well worth exploring.
Holiday rental homes in Enix enjoy hot dry summers with average temperatures reaching 30°C (86°F) in August with almost zero rainfall. In the winter season there is slightly 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 times to visit.
The nearest airport to Enix holiday rentals is Almeria (LEI) airport which is 43 km drive away. The airport is located about 10 km east of Almeria city centre and 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 Enix.