Casa Rural Mirador de los Palomos, is a magnificent house located in a privileged setting. It is situated at the top of a hill and next to the Montes de Málaga Nature Reserve, offering spectacular views of this area and the mountain ranges of Sierra de Almijara, Sierra Tejeda, Sierra Sur del Torcal and several villages around Alta Axarquía.
Given its strategic location, Mirador de los Palomos lies only 30 minutes from the beaches of the Costa del Sol, near several golf courses (Antequera and Malaga) and very close to the large provincial cities, where you can go on day trips to visit Córdoba, Granada, Seville, etc. with easy access to the A-45 Motorway.
The main natural sights to visit in the area are: The Montes de Malaga Nature Reserve , less than 1 km away, with its wide variety of Carrasco pine trees, Holm oak, cork oak and Portuguese oak, as well as other Mediterranean species. Also available are many different outdoor sports activities (hiking, bicycle routes, etc.). It is also possible to observe a very varied selection of autochthonous fauna , such as the chameleon (in danger of extinction), the wildcat, beech marten, wild boar and birds of prey such as the short-toed eagles and booted eagle, goshawk, eagle owl, among others. Just five minutes away, you can visit the Piedras de Cabrera, where you will find prehistoric paintings and which has been declared a Cultural Historical Heritage site.
In the surrounding villages ,such as Casabermeja, you will be able to visit its church, chapel, its interesting cemetery, declared a Cultural Monument, the Zambra Tower . As well as enjoy its wide range of local dishes.
In Colmenar, visit its parish church, its chapel overlooking the mountains, and eat in any of its magnificent restaurants. Here you have the opportunity to buy its famous pork products, such as “chacina”.Both villages offer all the necessary local services, such as supermarkets, doctors surgery, chemists, public swimming pools, cashpoint machines, petrol stations, etc.
Other points worth noting are its proximity to the town of Antequera, just 15 minutes from the motorway, as well as a district full of monuments, archaeological sites and nature where you will be able to go on an infinite number of visits to very interesting places, such as the Laguna de Fuente de Piedra Nature Reserve, Torcal de Antequera, also declared a Nature Reserve or go on many of its routes such as the Wine or Olive Oil Routes, without forgetting the extensive artistic heritage on offer in the actual town itself.
All in all, you will be able to create a perfect combination for a holiday or a long or short weekend, either enjoying the tourism of the sun and beach, or if you prefer, relaxing in the idyllic countryside, surrounded by tranquillity and in permanent contact with nature, overlooking the delightful surrounding villages and enjoying its festivals, folklore, local traditions, gastronomy and especially the local folk .