Mojacar Pueblo, the famous Andaulucian whitewashed village sits predominantly on the crest of a hill on the Costa de Almeria, Spain. If you have seen holiday brochures of the area, you are more than likely to have seen Mojacar Pueblo on the cover, as it is a simply beautiful sight when bathed in sunlight and backed by clear blue skies. A Mojacar Pueblo apartment offers you a little piece of laid-back Spain, just minutes from the Costa de Almeria’s prime beach destination, Mojacar Playa.
Mojacar Pueblo apartments, villas and cottages have been filled by artists, poets and writers for many years as there is so much to inspire and endear. Painting holidays are still a large feature of tourism in Mojacar Pueblo, and if you struggle for inspiration whilst on holiday, you can retreat to one of the fine pavement cafes, enjoy the generous hospitality and relaxing atmosphere, and you will be going again in no time. If you take a Mojacar Pueblo apartment in June, the three day Moors and Christian festival celebrates the end of Moorish occupation of the region, and is a riot of colour, music, elaborate costume and mock battles which really fire up the eagerly watching crowd.
There are some marvellous little shops and bars throughout the village too, as Mojacar Pueblo serves many of the need of Mojacar Playa just down the hill. The Wednesday market is a lively and exciting time to be in the village, where you can pick up some magnificent bargains on local produce and craftwork, and who knows, a souvenir of you holiday in Mojacar could turn into an artistic investment!
The area surrounding Mojacar Pueblo provides a large range of entertainment, all under the watchful eye of the Indalo or Mojacar Man, a large totem pole whose replica is painted on many buildings to guard the inhabitants from the ‘evil eye’. The Cabrera Mountains behind the town are perfect for walking, mountaineering and riding, and the desert plains of Tabernas which boarders the town is home to three of the best golf courses in the region.
Mojacar Playa, which lies on the coast below Mojacar Pueblo has strict building restrictions which means that nothing over two stories is allowed, giving an apartment in Mojacar Pueblo unrestricted views over the coast. The 17km long beach is a true marvel of the Costa de Almeria, and has been awarded the European Blue Flag for cleanliness and safety year after year. Only 7km have been developed so far, so if you are looking for a peaceful spot, there shouldn’t be too many problems! The busy marina caters to all your water sports desires, from scuba diving to banana boating and from windsurfing to wakeboarding.
The mild climate of Mojacar, protected from the worst of the weather by the proximity of the Cabrera Mountains, means that holidays here are fantastic all year round, allowing you to escape the British winter blues. Summer temperatures average 25˚C, with daily temperatures reaching the mid 30’s (˚C) on most days from June until September. Even in winter, temperatures remain above 10˚C, perfect for golf.
The small airport of Almeria (LEI) is ideally placed for British holidaymakers looking to rent a Mojacar Pueblo apartment. The airport receives direct flights eight airports located across the UK, provided by Monarch, easyJet, Jet2 and Ryanair. The airport also houses five hire car companies, meaning you can get from the airport to your Mojacar Pueblo holiday rental with ease.